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Baltimore Hosts Celebration To Honor Michael Phelps & Other Md. Olympians

Maryland honored its Olympians and Paralympians including Michael Phelps Monday afternoon.

09/10/2012

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Baltimore County Organizing A Celebration To Honor Michael Phelps

Honoring the most decorated Olympian of all time. Towson native Michael Phelps hasn’t even left the London games yet but Baltimore County leaders are already making plans to welcome him home, gold medal style.

08/08/2012

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Antietam Battlefield Prepares For Fourth Of July

When about 20,000 people spread out over Antietam National Battlefield on July 7, many staking out a spot with a blue tarp or blanket, the park will be transformed in a way that only happens during the annual Independence Day celebration.

06/29/2012

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Ships Arrive In Baltimore For ‘Star-Spangled Sailabration’

Tall ships and naval vessels from around the world are making their way up the Chesapeake Bay to Baltimore.

06/13/2012

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Baltimore Celebrates War Of 1812 By Offering New Pass For 3 Historic Sites

Baltimore is pulling out all the stops when it comes to celebrating the upcoming bicentennial of the War of 1812.

05/23/2012

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B&O Railroad Celebrates 185th Birthday

We’re marking a birthday of note in Baltimore this weekend. The B&O Railroad is 185 years old.

02/24/2012

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Serving Up Rockfish: Baltimore Restaurants Celebrate The State Fish

It’s a real taste of Maryland, and if you’ve had it before you know how delicious and healthy it is. Baltimore restaurants are ready to serve up a rockfish celebration.

02/17/2012

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New Year’s Eve Band Promises To Get Funky

As crews get the Inner Harbor prepped for Saturday’s New Year’s Eve party, the night’s main entertainment is getting ready to funk up the stage.

12/29/2011

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Fireworks Returning To Salisbury On July 4th

After seven years of darkness, Salisbury’s night sky will again see fireworks on July 4.

11/21/2011

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Baltimore New Year’s Eve Celebration In Question

Officials with Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts officials say they don’t have the funds to produce the annual Inner Harbor fireworks display due to a lack of donations.

11/17/2011

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Douglass Statue Arrives After Years Of Debate

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass is finally getting a homecoming celebration in his native Maryland county with a statue honoring him, after years of work by local residents to recognize him in a prominent place — on the same courthouse grounds where he gave a speech in 1878 and where a monument to local men who fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War now stands.

06/16/2011

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History Of Father’s Day

Father’s Day, the holiday set aside to celebrate dad, has been an institution for 101 years. But what is the evolution of Father’s Day? How did it become the holiday it is today? One Father’s Day historian offers his unique perspective on the third Sunday in June and after you read this, you too will be a Father’s Day expert.

06/01/2011

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