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Memorial Day

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  • Sports and Recreation

    Sports and Recreation
    Whether you’re a channel-surfing couch potato or a balls-to-the-wall weekend warrior, Baltimore, Maryland is the sportsman or sportswoman’s paradise. For the “I’d rather watch” set, the Baltimore Ravens are perennial powerhouses and the Orioles have gone from upstarts to established contenders, making Baltimore the City that Reads the Box Scores with a big fat smile on our melons. If you’re the sort who’d rather play, well you’re still in luck. Baltimore is home to thriving sports leagues for children of all ages and, for the outdoor types, Maryland has over 96,000 acres of state parks encompassing mountains, forests, rivers, the bay, and the ocean. To put that in perspective, that’s big enough to hold 96,000 single acre yards! Maryland may be America in Miniature, but when it comes to sports and rec, we take it to the max.
  • Best "Longest Yard" remake

    Best "Longest Yard" remake
    In the six months between the Super Bowl and mid-July, five of your Baltimore Ravens were brought up on crimimal charges—three more than any other team in the NFL. Wide receiver Deonte Thompson was charged with felony possession of marijuana in Feb ...

    No Trivia: In praise of 92Q Labor Day weekend; August's best music

    No Trivia: In praise of 92Q Labor Day weekend; August's best music
    Holiday weekends in Baltimore mean local rap-and-R&B station 92Q opens up a little bit and allows its DJs to go nuts. For all intents and purposes, Labor Day or Memorial Day or Fourth of July becomes the centerpiece of days-long mixes with DJs rotating in...

    Murder Ink 5/28/14

    Memorial Day weekend often brings increased violence to the city and it did again this year. In the week leading up to it there were multiple shootings per night, including two triple shootings in a span of three days. The first few blocks of Mount Street...

    Kayak Class

    This week's field trip started like every single one should start for the next few months: a quick dip in ye olde sunscreen vat. That smell of fake coconut not quite masking the smell of chemicals is my summer signature scent, and with the Memorial Day...