Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Baltimore Metro area was expecting between 5 and 11 inches of snow during this week's winter storm. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in your Patch area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of your Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. It updates as Skywarn volunteers file their reports, so check back later to see more accurate statistics. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices. The effects of the snowstorm that began Tuesday night have been hit-or-miss throughout the Baltimore Metro area, about 5 inches fell in Westminster but less than 1 inch in Parkville, for example, according to the map. The National Weather Service had forecast that 4-11 inches of snow would accumulate …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Organizers are giving away a pair of tickets to the summer concert at Oregon Ridge Park. Find out how to win and who is headlining here.
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Galatctic and Greensky Bluegrass, BoomBox and AntiBalas are just some of the talented bands who will headline the 2013 Hot August Blues and Roots Festival, organizers announced Monday. Tickets for the impressive lineup happening at Oregon Ridge Park go on sale Thursday, March 7. But organizers want to give you a shot at getting into the show for free. "We will be giving away 2 free tickets on Wednesday!" organizers announced on the official concert Facebook page. How you ask? Just a few simple social media requests. "That's it! Winner will be chosen Wednesday evening! Thanks for spreading the word!!!! Early Bird tickets go on sale Thursday!" the post goes on to say. As of 1 p.m. Tuesday, 510 Facebook users …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Catch hip-hop, metal, funk and classic rock in Baltimore and the surrounding towns this weekend.
Those looking to catch some live music this weekend have an eclectic variety of national and regional acts to choose from. If you're in the mood for hip-hop, head to Rams Head Live on Friday for Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def. If you're in the mood for metal, head to Hampden Saturday night for Necropsy. If you want to jam and dance, head to the 8x10 for Talking Heads Tribute The Psycho Killers on Friday, or Saturday for funk-rock band Subtle Hustle and electro-rock jamband Big Something. Here's what's on tap this weekend: Friday, March 1 Who: Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def Where: Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place, Inner Harbor, Baltimore Time: Doors 8 p.m., Show 9 p.m. Tickets: $40, purchase here Who: Muddy River Blues Band Where: Tidewater Grille, 300 …
Here are the highlights for this weekend in Baltimore city and county.
Here's what's happening around town this weekend. Remember, you can always browse local events or add your own. Just click Events at the top of this page. It's quick, easy and free. All weekend The Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show sails into the Baltimore Convention Center. Friday "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart offers a night of political commentary and comedy at the Meyerhoff. It's First Friday at the Maryland Science Center. Get admission to the exhibits, planetarium and theater for just $8 Friday evening. Yasiin Bey (also known as Mos Def) performs at Rams Head Live. Saturday The Timonium Fairgrounds host a home and garden show Saturday and Sunday. Towson University's basketball teams say farewell to the Towson Center Arena—next…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The group 7th Avenue continued the school's tradition of singing Valentine's at the nearby boys school.
Who in your life is deserving of a romantic song today? Check out more covers from the St. Paul's School for Girls' a Cappella group 7th Avenue here. Songs include hits from The Beatles, Jason Mraz, The Temptations, Billy Joel, and Rick Springfield. Tell us which song in your favorite. What are the most romantic songs on your playlist? Then, show us your Valentine's Day spirit by posting photos or video of your special someone in our Neighborhood Gallery. Watch the most romantic video ever posted on Patch. << Can you top that? Happy Valentine's Day, from Patch!
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Watch Aberdeen resident Kriss Mincey talk about her experience on American Idol.
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Monday, February 4, 2013
Want to keep the party going? Let Patch help get your the playlist started.
As I sit at my desk in my purple shirt, wearing my purple bandanna on this lovely purple Monday, I began thinking of ways to continue celebrating the Baltimore Ravens’ Super Bowl victory. And what could be better than keeping the festive vibes alive with some music? Here are six songs that can keep the Ravens party going: Are there other songs that will help you celebrate the Ravens winning the Super Bowl? Tell us in the comments.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Matt Walder, a student at Arizona State University, and Pikesville High School alum, shows purple pride.
"When we suit up, we are gladiators. "So don't talk to me about pain. "Don't tell me about sacrifice." Those are the introductory words to Matt Walder's Ravens anthem, posted Tuesday on YouTube. The song, a Seven Nation Army remix, by the Pikesville High School alum from Owings Mills, is a rousing chant in support of the Baltimore Ravens as they take on the San Francisco 49ers Sunday in Super Bowl XLVII. "Here's a little diddy for you Ravens fans to get pumped up for the Superbowl!!! BALTIMORE STAND UP!!!!," Walder said on YouTube. Walder is a 2008 graduate of PHS who resides in Tempe, AZ, according to his Facebook page. He's finishing his last semester at ASU where he is majoring in design management and minoring in music. "I've spent …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Dulaney High School's marching band continues its tradition of excellence.
It was a year ago that Dulaney High School's marching band performed for the Silver Anniversary of the New Year's Parade in London. Now The Lions Roar will once again jam in the new year, only this time, subtract her Majesty, and add thousands of screaming football fans. The band was one of 14 high schools invited to play at the halftime show of the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on Jan. 2, 2013. _______ Do you have a cool photo that shows off the best of Timonium? Add it to our Neighborhood Gallery.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The series, starring Kevin Spacey, has been filmed in Harford and Baltimore counties.
Netflix recently released the trailer for its series "House of Cards," which was filmed partly in Baltimore and Harford counties. The show, starring Kevin Spacey, is based around Washington, D.C. politics. It debuts Feb. 1, 2013. Follow Maryland Patch on Facebook and Harford County Patch on Twitter. Scenes were shot in Havre de Grace in June, with Spacey captured in a Patch photo despite heavy security along Union Avenue. The film star also signed the guest book at the city's visitor's center during his stay. Havre de Grace was depicted as Gaffney, SC during the filming, and a Gaffney publication featured the city—and Patch reporting—in a June edition. Harford and Baltimore residents were also invited to casting calls for roles on the …