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Lauretta nostalgia

At the safe distance of Owings Mills, far from the urban blight the West Baltimore neighborhood of Lauretta Avenue has become, former residents of the enclave will hold a picnic reunion to fondly remember what was.


One of those nights

A night like no other, a night for baseball statisticians to savor, for testing the wits of sports bloggers, for a scorekeeper to remember and for members of the Baltimore Orioles to try their best to forget. Meditating on 30-3, thankfully a rare thing indeed.



Michael Sragow on 'The Nanny Diaries' Movies Today

Chris Kaltenbach on 'September Dawn' Movies Today


The Screamfest TourWith southern rap kings T.I. and Young Joc and R&B-pop; princess Ciara, the tour stops at 1st Mariner Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St. 7:30 p.m. $27.50-$57.50. 410-547-SEAT or

Little Italy Film alfrescoBring a chair to High and Stiles streets to see Come September, a 1961 romantic comedy starring Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Sandra Dee and Bobby Darrin. At dusk.

PowwowBaltimore's 33rd annual Powwow Native American Festival this weekend at Patterson Park, 400 S. Linwood Ave., featuring American Indian dancers, instrumentalists, craftspeople and artists. 2 p.m.-9 p.m. $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12. Children younger than 6 admitted free. 410-675-3535 or

CrawdaddiesThe band brings its Cajun/zydeco/blues/rock/ska gumbo to Belvedere Square, on the southeast corner of York Road and Belvedere Avenue. 6 p.m. Free. 443-573-4466.

'Rocket Science'The movie filmed in Maryland but set in New Jersey tells the story of a stuttering high-school boy named Hal Hefner who joins the debate team in an attempt to impress his crush. Opens today.

No designer left behind

Fashion writer Tanika White joins a high school student on the hunt for the perfect back-to-school outfit.

Tomorrow in Go Today


Listen to Orioles beat writer Jeff Zrebiec talk about the O's 30-3 loss to the Rangers in this week's podcast.

Fab Five Fridays

Local entertainment reporter Sam Sessa unveils his list of true Baltimore dive bars.

Fair opens

The state fair officially opens at 10 a.m. at the Maryland State Fairgrounds.

Young hero to be honored

Patrick Boyle, the 10-year-old Parkville boy who saved the life of a toddler in a neighbor's swimming pool in June, will receive a hero pin and citation from Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith

Roch Around the Clock

Look for Roch Kubatko's latest posts on the Orioles.

Campaign coverage

Continuing coverage of the campaign for Baltimore mayor and City Council

1O's allow 30 runs in historic loss to RangersNo major league team had scored 30 runs in a game in 110 years, but the Texas Rangers did it on Wednesday night, defeating the Orioles 30-3 at Camden Yards.

2Google puts universe onlineThe universe is online, available from the comfort of your computer chair. It's a feature that Google developers, in collaboration with astronomers, have added to the Google Earth Web site.

3'I had to listen to her screams'The supervisor of the Baltimore fire recruit killed in a training exercise rejected yesterday the findings of an independent report that concluded he had abandoned the cadet inside a burning rowhouse.

4An ugly game at Camden YardsOn the day Dave Trembley was introduced as the Orioles' permanent manager, his team greeted him with the worst performance in franchise history Wednesday.

5U.S. rules threaten aid for childrenHealth officials in Maryland and other states are scrambling to respond to new Bush administration rules that could effectively end subsidized medical insurance for thousands of children.

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