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March 22, 2013
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Preakness Looks Contest ("Contest") starts at 7 a.m. (ET) on May 8, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on May 20, 2013 ("Contest Period"). This Contest shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and and The Baltimore Sun Company ("Sponsor"). 1) Eligibility: This Contest is open to legal U.S. residents residing in Maryland, the District of Columbia, or York County, Pennsylvania who are 18 years and older as of the first day of the Contest Period.
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March 21, 2014
2014 Baltimore Sun Peeps Recipe Contest OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. The Baltimore Sun Peeps Recipe Contest (the “ Contest ”) is sponsored by Peeps and the Baltimore Sun. Contest is offered only in the Maryland and is subject to all federal, state and local laws. Entry deadline is March 31, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for this Contest. By entering, you agree to these Official Rules. Eligibility . To enter, you must be at least 18 old or older and resident of Maryland.
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FEATURES
July 14, 1991
1. Only amateur photographers are eligible to enter. Anyone is eligible except employees of the Times Mirror Co. and their families, and employees of Eastman Kodak Co. and their families.2. No rules or information about the contest will be given over the phone. The winners will be announced in the Oct. 13 issue.3. Black-and-white or color pictures taken after Jan. 1, 1989, are eligible. The contest ends at midnight Aug. 12, 1991. All entries should be mailed to the Sun Magazine Photo Contest, The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, Md. 21278.
SPORTS
Sports Digest | December 26, 2013
Et cetera 2-week firearm deer harvest up from 2012 Hunters reported killing 36,942 deer during the statewide, two-week firearm deer season, which ended Dec. 14, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources said. This harvest represents a 2percent increase compared with the 36,127 deer killed during the 2012 season. Overall, hunters reported seeing more deer than last year in many parts of the state, but challenging weather reduced the harvest slightly. Region A deer hunters reported 4,179 deer harvested, up 5 percent; the Region B deer harvest increased 2 percent, to 32,763.
NEWS
May 8, 1991
KLR Publications, PMI Photography and several local businesses are sponsoring "PEOPLE & PLACES," a county photography contest for amateurs.Entries will be accepted through June 15.More than $1,000 in prizes will be awarded.Winning entries will also be considered for publication in the 1992 Howard County Calendar.For entry forms and contest rules, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: PEOPLE & PLACES, c/o PMI Photography, P.O. Box 297, Ellicott City, Md. 21043.Information: 461-1788.
FEATURES
March 8, 1991
Soon the envelopes will be opened and the Academy Awards given out. And that means that The Evening Sun's annual Oscar contest, You vs. Lou, is under way.Lou Cedrone, our film critic, will predict the winners in 10 categories. And you, the reader, can make your predictions.Enter the contest and predict more Oscar winners than Lou does, and you will win a coveted, commemorative "Lou vs. You IV" T-shirt. The overall winner, based on predictions and a tie-breaker if necessary, will be awarded our grand prize, the details of which will be divulged later.
FEATURES
By Karol V. Menzie | September 25, 1996
Area's chefs launching a feast for ChesapeakeA dozen of the region's best chefs are putting on their toques and whipping up their specialty dishes to celebrate a "Taste of the Chesapeake." The event, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday at Pier 3, the National Aquarium, benefits the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. There'll also be dining, wining, a silent auction and dancing. Tickets are $125 a person ($110 for members) and $1,500 for a corporate table for 10. Call (410) 377-6270.Afro-Caribbean tastesCulinary sleuth and British and Australian TV chef Dorinda Hafner traveled the Caribbean looking for African influences on island food.
FEATURES
May 12, 1991
SUMMER IS COMING, SO GET OUT YOUR SWIMSUITS . . . AND YOUR typewriters. It's time for the Sun Magazine's third annual Summer Short Fiction Contest. The winners will be published in our Sunday, Aug. 11, issue.The contest rules are simple:Stories must be original and unpublished.Manuscripts must be typewritten, double-spaced and no longerthan 1,500 words. The author's name, address, daytime phone number and Social Security number must be included.Only two stories may be entered per person.No manuscripts will be returned or acknowledged.
FEATURES
April 18, 2001
Strawberry spread Spring marks the return of fresh strawberries to the grocery shelves. For an easy spread to slather on your breakfast toast, combine sliced strawberries and sugar in a small bowl and let set at room temperature for 15 to 30 minutes, then mash lightly with a fork. Add freshly grated orange peel or vanilla extract, if desired. Battling hunger You can help fight hunger with Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation wine-and-food tasting 5 p.m. Sunday at McCafferty's restaurant, 1501 Sulgrave Ave., in Mount Washington.
SPORTS
From Sun staff reports | December 21, 2013
Looking to get the new year off on the right foot? Maryland state parks are offering 24 guided walks on New Year's Day as part of the third-annual national First Day Hike program presented by America's State Parks and the American Hiking Society. Visitors can choose from among a variety of 1- to 2-mile trips through natural areas, led by park rangers and volunteers. Some hikes include additional activities such as campfires, s'mores, crafts, costume contests and storytelling.
FEATURES
October 25, 2013
Houses with a history. That's what The Baltimore Sun is looking for. The Baltimore region is dotted with homes that have a rich past, ranging from Federalist to Victorian to Arts and Crafts. Is yours one of them? This fall, we are sponsoring a contest to find those dwellings that beautifully reflect the era in which they came to life - whether it be through preservation, rehabilitation or restoration. All kinds of historic homes are eligible, including those that have been adapted for use as living space, such as converted churches, barns and carriage houses.
FEATURES
October 9, 2013
OFFICIAL RULES 1. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. The Historic Homes Contest (the "Contest") is sponsored by The Baltimore Sun Company, LLC ("Baltimore Sun"), Bella Kitchen and Bath and Hotel Monaco Baltimore. Contest is offered only in the counties in Harford, Howard, Baltimore, Carroll, Anne Arundel Counties & Baltimore City, Maryland (the "Contest Area") and is subject to all federal, state and local laws. Contest begins on October 6, 2013. Entry deadline has been extended to Nov. 8, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET")
ENTERTAINMENT
by Richard Gorelick | April 22, 2013
Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore is holding a "That's My Momma's Recipe" contest. The grand prize winner will receive an overnight stay in a luxury suite and dinner for two at Explorers Restaurant over the upcoming Mother's Day weekend. Entries are being accepted through April 30. A panel of judges from the hotel will determine three finalists, and the public will vote for the best recipe on the hotel's Facebook page. Contest rules are on the hotel's website , but be prepared to submit an essay of 100 words or less about why your mother's recipe is the best.
NEWS
March 22, 2013
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Preakness Looks Contest ("Contest") starts at 7 a.m. (ET) on May 8, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on May 20, 2013 ("Contest Period"). This Contest shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and and The Baltimore Sun Company ("Sponsor"). 1) Eligibility: This Contest is open to legal U.S. residents residing in Maryland, the District of Columbia, or York County, Pennsylvania who are 18 years and older as of the first day of the Contest Period.
ENTERTAINMENT
by Richard Gorelick | November 13, 2012
It's holiday cookie contest, time. The City of Baltimore is accepting recipes for its inaugural Holiday Cookie Challenge, which will be held on Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. in the Light Street Pavilion at Harborplace. Bakers of all skill levels can submit recipes for an opportunity to win prizes, including cash. The submission deadline is midnight on Monday, so you have all weekend to chop up your pralines. According to a press release from the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, here are the rules in a nutshell: Recipes should be original or modified ones, and clear and concise.
NEWS
November 9, 2012
Holiday fair The Howard County NAACP Youth Council's Holiday Craft/Flea Market, featuring Christmas decorations, toys, clothing, antiques, furniture, jewelry and household items, will be held beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Ridgely's Run Community Center, 8400 Mission Road in Jessup. Information: 443-280-1935. Art exhibit An exhibit of brush paintings by Jing-Jy Chen is on view through Nov. 30 at Artists' Gallery, American City Building, 10227 Wincopin Circle in Columbia.
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