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  • Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments

    Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments
    Quarters? How quaint. When paying city parking meters, Baltimore drivers may soon be able to rely on smartphones. Just as in cities such as Washington and Tel Aviv, Paris and San Francisco, Baltimore is looking to develop an app for that. The...
  • Irish pubs are popping up in Bethlehem

    The Christmas City could soon be getting a double dose of the Emerald Isle when one Irish pub and possibly another join its growing list of Guinness-loving locales. As I've reported in past columns, an Irish pub is already in the works at McCarthy's...
  • Central Catholic is one of four unbeaten teams left in state entering PIAA tournament

     
    Look over the latest state rankings and you'll notice there are very few unbeaten teams. Four of them, to be precise. Two of them are Class A teams. One is Central Catholic, and yet the Vikings are still ranked No. 3 in Class 3A entering the state...
  • Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard

    Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard
    Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
  • John Ostrowski, sausage maker

    John Ostrowski, sausage maker
    John Ostrowski, a renowned Southeast Baltimore sausage maker who refused to sell his product to supermarkets for wider distribution, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Wednesday at Somerford Place Assisted Living in Columbia. The Lutherville...
  • Nearing 70, Syracuse's Boeheim Never At A Loss For Words

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Forget the bracketologist-in-chief. The sour puss-in-chief said Wednesday he'd pick Michigan State, Louisville, Florida and Arizona to advance to the NCAA Tournament Final Four. "Those are the four best teams going into the...
  • TICKET BOX: ZZ Top at Musikfest, The Monkees at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Los Lobos at Musikfest Cafe among nearly 60 new shows

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. ZZ Top at Musikfest in Bethlehem, The Monkees at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Los Lobos at Musikfest Cafe are among nearly 60 shows for which we have information.......
  • KISS, Def Leppard to announce they will tour together this summer

     
    It looks like KISS and Def Leppard will tour together this summer. The bands have set a joint news conference for 2 p.m. Monday, March 17, in Los Angeles for a “major announcement,” according to their publicists, PMK*BMC. KISS The......
  • Central Catholic falls to No. 5 in 3A in latest state basketball poll

     
    Central Catholic's first and only loss of the 2013-14 season on Friday dropped the Vikings from No. 3 to No. 5 in the latest state rankings courtesy of Michael Bullock of the Harrisburg Patriot-News and pennlive.com. The four teams ranked ahead of CCHS,...
  • Central Catholic still No. 3 in the state entering biggest week of season

     
    Central Catholic is still ranked No. 3 in the state in the latest state rankings compiled by Michael Bullock of the Harrisburg Patriot-News and pennlive.com. But that number doesn't matter at this point. What matters is the number two, as in two tough...
  • Why the 2014 Cubs are like 'The Office'

    I'd love to have the luxury of comparing the Cubs to a show like "The Walking Dead," or any popular scripted drama for that matter. Alas, in terms of quality, drama and critical acclaim, the Cubs are more like a sitcom. A sitcom on its way up, no doubt,...