Catch of the Day, Station North

BOMBING Comedy Night with Ben and Stav

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 1:49pm


catch of the day fish (2)Do you ever find yourself at a party, regaling friends with a hilarious anecdote or two, and suddenly you start thinking, “whoa, maybe I could do this, like, in front of people.” That is the first baby step (we’re assuming) one takes on their way to actually doing stand-up comedy. And though public speaking remains one of, if not the top fear of most people around the world, there’s still something appealing, or at least intriguing about just getting up on a stage and trying to make a bunch of strangers laugh. And thanks to Ben O’Brien and Stavros Halkias, you can get your chance monthly at The Crown. Read More →


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Private Schools Closed October 20th! Let Tripster Take the Kids to The Franklin Institute!

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 1:00pm


Private Schools are closed on Monday, October 20TH!  Let your child come with Tripster to The Franklin Institute!

Your child will have a blast exploring all 3 floors of The Franklin Institute’s hands-on, interactive science exhibits, watching an educational theater offering, and exploring a Live Science show! Transportation, admission, lunch, and snacks are included! 

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Don’t forget to use discount code SIBLING at check-out when you register more than one child!


Featured, Lifeline

Michael Phelps arrested for DUI in Fort McHenry tunnel

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 12:51pm


Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps was caught drunk driving in Baltimore overnight. The Baltimore Bullet was arrested on DUI charges early Tuesday morning after he was seen going almost double the speed limit in the Fort McHenry tunnel. TMZ Sports was first to the story, while WJZ-TV obtained a full police report. Read More →

Hot House, Real Estate, Home & Garden, Ruxton

Sunset Hill: An English Style Country House In Ruxton, With Wisteria Shaded Pergola and Pool

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 12:34pm

Hot House: ‘Sunset Hill’ 7900 Ruxwood Road, Ruxton, MD 21204


English country style estate, circa 1931, in stucco and stone with slate roof.  5,775 sq. ft., with 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, 3 fireplaces, recently updated and in virtually perfect condition. Gourmet kitchen/breakfast room/family room with fireplace. Formal living, dining rooms, study, large master suite with spa bath and glass shower, dressing rooms, den, guest suite. Pergola overlooks stone patio, large pool. Poolhouse w his/hers baths. Terraces, sweeping lawn, stonework, specimen trees. Unfinished basement, central a/c, attached two-car garage: $3,495,000 Read More →

Roland Park, Schools, Sponsored Post

Raven’s John Urschel and Mathnasium of Roland Park Offer a High School Scholarship

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 11:00am

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If you have a passion for math and excel in an after school activity, Mathnasium of Roland Park and John Urschel of the Ravens are calling. They have teamed up to offer two, six month scholarships to area high school students to study math. The scholarships will be awarded on one male and one female student who love math and have a passion for athletics, music, art, technology, or community service.

Applications will be accepted until December 1, so don’t waste any time getting your application submitted. John Urschel will personally select each winner and call them with the good news. Each winner will also have at least one session with John Urschel. For more information, contact Jim Trexler at Mathnasium of Roland Park, 443-863-0531, Click here to download the application.

Featured, Lifeline

Mayor SRB Talks Smack About DC, Its Mayor, Its Baseball Team and Possible ‘MARC Madness’

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 10:44am

Photo via the Baltimore Sun

Photo via the Baltimore Sun

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals have made it to the playoffs this year, which means it’s possible–though not necessarily likely– that this will be the year of the Beltway World Series. Talk about some serious DC-Baltimore rivalry. And Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake isn’t afraid to get in on the fight.

The Washington Post asked Rawlings-Blake and DC Mayor Vincent Gray a number of hypothetical questions about a Os-Nats match up. Both mayors are politicians first, and that comes across in their answers; SRB manages to work in sentences like “I am committed to improving our communities” into her answers. Fortunately, we’ve scraped away all the fluff; here are the best examples of (gentle, political) smack-talk by SRB from the WaPo’s interview:

If you made a bet on the World Series, what would you wager with each other? Read More →

Ruxton, Shop Local, Sponsored Post

20% Off Holiday Sale Going on Now at Simply Noted

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 10:00am


Holiday SALE Ends Saturday

Don’t miss out on the savings!  Stop by Simply Noted this week to order your personalized holiday cards  20% OFF ends Saturday, October 4th.
Many great options:
  • foil printed
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  • round and fun shapes

Also, mark your calendar for the FREE mini photo sessions: Thursday, October 9th  and  Friday, October 10th!



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Annapolis, Schools

Police Target “Drunk Bros” at U of Maryland

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 9:42am

Photo via BroBible

Photo via BroBible

According to a reliable source, police in College Park are “cracking down on University of Maryland students acting like assholes.” Okay, so the “reliable source” is something called But who better to report on the news from bro land? (You may also remember the site as the home of the foul-mouthed UM sorority girl’s dating advice column. Sigh.)

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Gawker Says the Baltimore Accent Is Ugly

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 9:17am

Gawker Disses the Baltimore Accent

Gawker just released the bracket for their own America’s Ugliest Accent Tournament, decided by user votes. In Round 1 Baltimore is pitted against Boston.Okay, Gawker, I’ll bite!

I have to tell you what I find most interesting about this is that Baltimore is seeded no. 16, meaning — as far as I can tell — that Gawker decided it is least likely to be determined the ugliest of all accents represented, and a far cry from Boston, seeded no. 1.

In giving the rundown of each accent in the first matchup, Gawker more-or-less gets the Baltimore accent right, giving two example phrases of words cribbed from “warshing an Ole Bay stain out of your shirt in the baffroom during an Oh-ree-oles game” and “Get dem highgeranium plants in ‘fore dey freeze.” Read More →

Culture, Featured, Food & Drink, Money & Power

John Oliver Reads The Helmand’s Yelp Reviews on Nat’l TV

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 8:38am

John Oliver Reads Helmand's Bad Yelp Reviews on TelevisionIn the middle of a bit on HBO’s Last Week Tonight about Afghan president Hamid Karzai’s America-dissing farewell address, John Oliver fired back. He noted that the former president’s brother Qayum Karzai “owns a restaurant in Baltimore” and proceeded to read negative Yelp reviews of Mt. Vernon’s beloved Helmand. Read More →

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