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By Wesley Case, The Baltimore Sun | October 15, 2012
On Sept. 25, a new Facebook page celebrating a legendary (or infamous, depending on whom you ask) Baltimore party-spot from years past made an announcement: " Bohager's Bar and Grill opened [its] doors on July 2, 1992 and served [its] last customer on October 31, 2004. Twenty years later, Bohager's will hold a reunion for all of the employees and customers who enjoyed the craziness known simply as 'Bohager's.'" The at-times controversial Fells Point megabar - which hosted foam parties, college nights, concerts and was the city's version of Seacrets before shutting down in 2004 - will host a 20-year reunion at the Gameday Warehouse (1400 Warner St.)
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by Annie Linskey | September 19, 2012
The latest evidence that Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo won't be muzzled about his support for same-sex marriage: He is hosting a Monday Night football party for the cause. Gov. Martin O'Malley this morning applauded Ayanbadejo for "tackling the issue" (O'Malley's pun, not ours), and plans to join. The party is set for Oct. 8 at Mother's Federal Hill Grille in Baltimore. The football player has been a longtime supporter of same-sex marriage, but received a flood of attention after Baltimore County Del. Emmett Burns, a Democrat, tried to stop him from talking publicly about the issue.
SPORTS
By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | March 1, 2014
SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles will play their Grapefruit League home opener at 1:05 p.m. today at Ed Smith Stadium against the Toronto Blue Jays. The game will be broadcast live on television on MASN and WBAL-AM 1090. Nelson Cruz will make his Orioles spring debut today, hitting second at designated hitter. Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez will start today. Here is the Orioles' starting lineup today: Davis Lough LF Nelson Cruz DH Chris Davis 1B Adam Jones CF Nick Markakis RF J.J. Hardy SS Matt Wieters C Ryan Flaherty 2B Alex Gonzalez 3B -- Left-hander Mike Belfiore, who has a hairline fracture on the fingertip of his left pinky finger, said it didn't hinder him during his spring debut Friday.
SPORTS
By Glenn Graham and The Baltimore Sun | July 6, 2012
Lake Clifton boys basketball coach Herman "Tree" Harried will conduct his annual Skills for Life Basketball Camp on July 25-27 at Lake Clifton. The camp, for boys and girls ages 8-12, will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on each of the three days. The cost of the camp is $75 and you can register on the first day or contact Joyce Venable at 443-415-8125 .
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March 4, 2013
The Homecoming Project Inc. will hosts its 4th Annual Stiletto Dinner & Fashion Show on Thursday, March 14 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Maryland Golf and County Clubs. The Homecoming Project Inc. is an eight-bed, female-only recovery facility in Bel Air. With a well-established and active recovery community, Bel Air offers many opportunities for the women of the Homecoming Project to build a solid foundation of recovery and reintegration as productive members of society. This year's Stiletto Dinner & Fashion Show will feature father/son, mother/daughter fashions in addition to elegant evening wear.
SPORTS
From Sun staff reports | July 26, 2012
Major League Lacrosse announced Thursday that it will host the 2013 All-Star Game on July 13, 2013, at American Legion Memorial Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.  The stadium is home to the Charlotte Hounds, a 2012 expansion team. The 2013 MLL All-Star Game will revisit the 2011 format in which two fans get to pick their fantasy All-Star teams on Friday night of All-Star weekend. They will serve as honorary captains and will take part in all team activities during the weekend. Tickets for the game are on sale now through the Hounds.
NEWS
By Candy Thomson, The Baltimore Sun | February 4, 2013
In the battle of waterfront towns, Newport, R.I., has beaten Baltimore for the right to host the only U.S. stopover of the around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race in 2015. Volvo race CEO Knut Frostad and other officials were on their way to Providence for a Tuesday afternoon news conference at the Rhode Island State House. State officials have promised to spend more than $3 million to build a legacy sailing facility for the visit. Ocean Racing USA, the Baltimore bidder, and other officials were informed of the decision in a conference call Friday.
NEWS
By Candy Thomson and Chris Korman, The Baltimore Sun | January 10, 2013
Volvo Ocean Race officials will visit Baltimore on Monday to evaluate a bid to host the only U.S. stop of the 2014-2015 edition of the round-the-world contest known as the Super Bowl of sailing. Volvo officials are expected to begin announcing the ports along the route next week. Announcements will continue into February. "I really believe we're going to win this thing," said Rob Housman, an executive director of Ocean Racing USA, the private-sector bidder. "The success of Sailabration last summer shows Baltimore knows how to do fantastic water events.
SPORTS
The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2013
PPL Park in Chester, Pa., will host the Atlantic Coast Conference men's lacrosse tournament in 2014 and 2015, the conference announced Wednesday. It will mark the first time in eight years that the tournament has been held at a neutral site. The 18,500-seat stadium, home to Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union, will be the host venue for the ACC on April 25-27, 2014, and again in the spring of 2015. Next season will be the fourth time in the 26-year history of the tournament that the event has been held at a neutral site.
ENTERTAINMENT
By David Zurawik, The Baltimore Sun | November 3, 2011
After 50 years as host of "It's Academic," the longest-running quiz show on television, Mac McGarry, the longest-tenured host, says that "it's really time" to step down. "I'm 85 years old and gone way beyond Social Security," the Potomac resident said Thursday. "A lot of things are getting to me like this sinus trouble. Right now my eyes are watering, and I thought, 'My gosh, would I be able to read the cards?' Generally speaking, I'm in good health, but these minor things make you realize you might be losing a step here or there.
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