Events, Family, Health, Sports

2020 Turkey Bowl cancelled amid coronavirus outbreak

TOWSON, MD—A long-standing streak has come to an end. After 100 consecutive meetings, the Calvert Hall College High School and Loyola Blakefield football squads will not be taking the field on Thanksgiving morning. One of the nation’s most storied and longest running high school football traditions has been paused as the COVID-19 pandemic surges. An Executive Order issued for Baltimore …


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Wayward Smokehouse to hold Purple Pup Rally on The Avenue

WHITE MARSH, MD—Deck out your dog in purple and head to THE AVENUE at White Marsh later this month. Wayward Smokehouse will be holding a Purple Pup Rally on Thursday, October 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. “Break out the purple and join us for a socially distanced pup rally on the patio of Wayward Smokehouse in White Marsh. The …


Governor Hogan applauds Big Ten Conference decision to resume play

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday applauded the Big Ten Conference’s decision to resume its football season. The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) announced Wednesday morning that they had adopted significant medical protocols including daily antigen testing, enhanced cardiac screening, and an enhanced data-driven approach when making decisions about practice/competition. The COP/C voted unanimously to resume the …

Baltimore County recreation councils authorized to hold youth sports in fall with COVID-19 safety protocols

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks on Friday announced that it will authorize local recreation councils to hold youth sports in the fall, with strict requirements in place to protect public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Using guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Baltimore County Health Department, and the National Recreation …

Students from Parkville, Perry Hall, Overlea, Essex to be honored online at 2020 McCormick Unsung Hero Awards

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 80th annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards has been transformed into a virtual celebration which will be streamed live across the web on Monday, May 11th.  This year, student-athletes from Parkville, Perry Hall, Overlea, Essex and other portions of northeastern Baltimore County will be recognized. The annual event presented by McCormick & Company, which has been honoring unsung Baltimore …

Ravens Foundation accepting applications for PLAY 60 grant

BALTIMORE, MD—For the 14th-consecutive year, the Ravens Foundation, Inc. is executing the Ravens PLAY 60 Grant. This grant provides funding of up to $10,000 to qualifying nonprofit organizations that create and/or continue programs or projects promoting physical fitness and nutrition education. The program continues the foundation’s commitment to increasing physical activity among area youth and seeks to encourage healthy youth …

Zumbathon for ALS 2020 to be held at The Avenue in May

WHITE MARSH, MD—The Zumbathon is back. The 2020 Zumbathon for ALS will return to The Avenue at White Marsh in May. Together with Merritt Clubs, the 90-minute Zumba class will take place on Wednesday, May 13, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The event will feature an exhilarating Zumba class led by Merritt Clubs’ top Zumba instructors. Participants will dance to …

Ravens gameday experience earns exceptional rankings

BALTIMORE, MD—In the NFL’s annual “Voice of the Fan” survey – a poll that rates the gameday experience satisfaction of fans – the Baltimore Ravens/M&T Bank Stadium ranked No. 2 overall among all teams in 2019. Baltimore placed in the Top 5 in most major voting categories, earning premier No. 1 rankings for stadium technology, video board content, gameday staff, …