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ENTERTAINMENT
By Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | May 10, 2012
Blue Agave has new owners, Brian Acquavella and Nicole Callender. They closed the Federal Hill restaurant right after Cinco De Mayo for renovations. They plan to have it back open on May 17. In the meantime, they're asking the dining public to weigh in on what the new Blue Agave should be like. A message on the restaurant's website says: "We plan on making some changes, but want to make the right ones. Please send us a message via email, Facebook , Twitter , or if you're feeling adventurous stop by in person to give us your feedback.
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BUSINESS
May 6, 2013
Israel and Syria continue to fight, Robert Downey Jr. continues to  pretend to fight, and in sunny, pastoral northern Pennsylvania, a former judge is still getting international attention a week after his sentencing over what amounts to a human-trafficking scheme. Welcome to your daily trends report for Monday, May 6, 2013. Mark Ciavarella, a former common pleas judge in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., was sentenced early last week for his role as a cog in the prison-industrial complex. Ciavarella and another judge, Michael Conahan, received kickback money from private jail operators to fill their beds with children as young as 10 without due process, often on first-time offenses.
NEWS
April 29, 2005
South County center announces events South County Senior Center will offer the following programs: Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., garden club visit to the South County Community Gardens greenhouse. Bring lunch, wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. In case of heavy rain, trip will be postponed. Registration. Wednesday, 10 a.m., Cpl. Joe Hatcher of the Police Department will talk about protecting your car. Wednesday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Cinco de Mayo party with salsa and tortilla chips, merengue dancing and alcohol-free margaritas.
FEATURES
By Sherrie Clinton and Sherrie Clinton,Evening Sun Staff | May 1, 1991
The fifth of May marks an important day in Mexico's history Although Mexican officially gained independence from Spain in 1821, it wasn't until May of 1862 when the Mexican army defeated the French at the battle of Puebla, that Mexico's destiny as a strong and sovereign nation was solidified. May fifth, or Cinco de Mayo has become a symbol for the nation's perseverance, will and courage.As Mexico's neighbor,Americans celebrate the occasion with gusto and parties.And what better way to celebrate than with the robust foods and flavors of Mexico.
FEATURES
By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | May 6, 2014
"When the Cars Begin to Fall" might just be the first song you've ever heard that incorporates the words "insurance adjustor. " Baltimore musician Robert J. Friedman was moved to write a song after seeing footage of 26th Street falling into the CSX tunnel during last week's heavy rains. Charles Village , what will you do? Charles Village, what will you do? Charles Village, what will you do When the cars begin to fall? Friedman, 67, said he used to live a block away on 26th Street back in the 80s. His cousin, writer David Beaudouin, challenged him to write a folk song about the landslide.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Karin Remesch | May 13, 2001
They dined on salmon en croute, blackened tenderloin and assorted salsas. They placed their bids on items ranging from sports memorabilia to vacation trips for two at silent and live auctions, danced to the beat of maracas, celebrated Cinco de Mayo, applauded this year's Breath of Life Award recipient Cal Ripken Jr. and raised about $125,000 for the Lung Association's "Sesame Street A is for Asthma," a program for preschool children with asthma. Close to 400 guests attended the annual celebration and cheered as Billy Ripken accepted the award on his brother's behalf at the American Lung Association of Maryland's Breath of Life Celebration.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 29, 2004
COMING UP Cinco de Mayo festivities kick off Wednesday at the Can Company with music from Pastore-Brooks and drink specials at Austin Grill. The celebration continues May 7-9 at an outdoor festival at the Can Company. On May 7, hear Bushmaster and other local bands, followed by national act Marshall Crenshaw. May 8 will feature music from Mambo Combo, Rob Thorworth and more, including a headlining performance by Edwin McCain. There will also be live acoustic music May 9. On May 7, the music begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 12:30 a.m. On May 8, the festival will run from 1 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. On May 9 the music will run all afternoon.
SPORTS
By Jon Meoli and The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2014
Last week's rain seems like it was years ago on this fine Cinco de Mayo morning, but as you arrive at your desk, I'm sure there's not much you'd rather do than not start working just yet. That's why blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion, where every morning, Monday through Friday, he recounts the biggest local sports headlines. - The Orioles dropped out of first place this weekend after losing two of three in Minnesota, and Buck Showalter expressed some concern about the bullpen's usage since Thursday's doubleheader . In more positive news, Chris Davis says he's ahead of schedule in his return from a strained oblique.
NEWS
By Kate Shatzkin and Kate Shatzkin,SUN REPORTER | November 21, 2007
Seriously Simple Holidays By Diane Rossen Worthington The Healthy Hedonist Holidays By Myra Kornfeld Simon & Schuster / 2007 / $19.95 This paperback offers fodder for a year of "multicultural, vegetarian-friendly holiday feasts," including recipes for Ramadan, Kwanzaa, Chinese New Year and Cinco de Mayo. There's plenty for poultry and seafood eaters, too, such as a variation on gefilte fish for Passover and an Ethiopian chicken stew for Kwanzaa. I did wish for some at-a-glance graphics to let me know which recipes were vegan.
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