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By New York Times News Service | January 5, 1995
There is a certain fashion customer who responds only to sarcasm. And that customer -- hip, disillusioned and teen-age -- happens to be the target for Tower Clothing.Posters recently began appearing around New York of groups of youths posed like a Seattle band. One carries the slogan: "For years we've been noticing how you've come into our stores. Now we're doing something about it."Tower attire was the idea of Shaheen Sadeghi, a former executive at Quicksilver and Gotcha Sportswear. Mr. Sadeghi organized the "anti-mall," a cluster of stores in Costa Mesa, Calif.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | January 10, 2013
Charles Louis von Nordeck, a jazz guitarist who led a quartet and was later a wine salesman, died of cancer Dec. 25 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 66 and lived in Stoneleigh. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Royden Blaine von Nordeck, a Martin Marietta engineer, and Elizabeth Mary Bell, a homemaker. He grew up in Gardenville and attended City College from 1960 to 1963, when he earned his General Educational Development certificate. Mr. von Nordeck joined the Air Force and became an airplane mechanic.
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By Phil Greenfield and Phil Greenfield,Contributing writer | July 14, 1991
A hole in the Annapolis area's cultural fabric has been stitched shut. We now have a real live classical music store in our midst. Tower Records has opened and some of the results are in.Its collection is sizable, the atmosphere amenable to extended browsing, piles of "cheapo" releases abound and -- praise God -- there is no deafening kiddie music assaulting your aesthetic sensibilities, as in the mall stores.If it's not quite the cavernous Tower Records near Lincoln Centerin New York City, so what?
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By MIKE HIMOWITZ | January 9, 2003
Every time I start to feel sorry for the recording industry because online piracy is cutting into sales of legitimate CDs, something comes along to remind me that these guys may be getting exactly what they deserve. This time it was a news blurb about a Web site advertising the settlement of a class action lawsuit brought by the attorneys general of 43 states, who charged that the industry's five largest labels engaged in a five-year campaign to fix CD prices. If you bought a recording from a retailer between 1995 and 2000, it's definitely worth a visit to the site at www.musiccdsettlement.
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By J. D. Considine and J. D. Considine,SUN POP MUSIC CRITIC | December 15, 1995
Declaring "a second phase to our crusade," rap critic C. Delores Tucker announced yesterday that the National Political Caucus of Black Women -- along with its newest allies, the NAACP and the National Baptist Convention -- will be instituting a new, four-point plan to "ban gangsta rap."Beginning with a planned Dec. 19 demonstration outside the Tower Records outlet in Washington, the groups are calling for a boycott against Tower Records for running "a prime-time commercial promoting the 'Dogg Food' album," she said, referring to the current release by Death Row/Interscope recording artists Tha Dogg Pound.
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By MIKE HIMOWITZ | January 9, 2003
Every time I start to feel sorry for the recording industry because online piracy is cutting into sales of legitimate CDs, something comes along to remind me that these guys may be getting exactly what they deserve. This time it was a news blurb about a Web site advertising the settlement of a class action lawsuit brought by the attorneys general of 43 states, who charged that the industry's five largest labels engaged in a five-year campaign to fix CD prices. If you bought a recording from a retailer between 1995 and 2000, it's definitely worth a visit to the site at www.musiccdsettlement.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | January 10, 2013
Charles Louis von Nordeck, a jazz guitarist who led a quartet and was later a wine salesman, died of cancer Dec. 25 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 66 and lived in Stoneleigh. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Royden Blaine von Nordeck, a Martin Marietta engineer, and Elizabeth Mary Bell, a homemaker. He grew up in Gardenville and attended City College from 1960 to 1963, when he earned his General Educational Development certificate. Mr. von Nordeck joined the Air Force and became an airplane mechanic.
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By Joe Christensen and Joe Christensen,SUN STAFF | May 2, 2002
BOSTON - Pedro Martinez was vulnerable last night, and the Orioles knew it. A head cold had sapped the strength from the three-time Cy Young Award winner. Tony Batista turned on a hanging curveball and hit one over the Green Monster. Mike Bordick pulled another fat pitch down the left-field line for a run-scoring double. Goliath wobbled, but David was fresh out of stones. With the chance to win their fourth consecutive series, the Orioles saw two young pitchers self-destruct in a 15-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
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By Monica Norton and Monica Norton,Evening Sun Staff | August 5, 1991
Renee Leibman, manager of the new Annapolis Harbour Center, said she's not sure who at the Bethesda-based Lerner Enterprises made the decision to purchase their newest retail space.In fact, Leibman said she's not even sure if the space was purchased with the intent of building a retail shopping mall.But with the expansion of Patuxent Boulevard to Md. Route 50, whoever made the purchase appears to have made a wise choice.The Annapolis Harbour Center is an outdoor retail shopping center at Md. Route 2 and Patuxent Boulevard.
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April 13, 1995
"The Ethics of International Relations" will be the theme of the four-day 35th annual Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference, which begins Monday.About 180 student delegates from more than 100 colleges in the United States and eight other countries will gather for meetings, speeches and discussions of global events.Speakers will include Rushworth Kidder, president of the Institute for Global Ethics, at 2:15 p.m. Monday in Alumni Hall; Paul D. Wolfowitz, dean of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, 1 p.m. Tuesday in Alumni Hall; and Hanna Suchocka, former prime minister of Poland, 7:45 p.m. Wednesday in King Hall.
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By Joe Christensen and Joe Christensen,SUN STAFF | May 2, 2002
BOSTON - Pedro Martinez was vulnerable last night, and the Orioles knew it. A head cold had sapped the strength from the three-time Cy Young Award winner. Tony Batista turned on a hanging curveball and hit one over the Green Monster. Mike Bordick pulled another fat pitch down the left-field line for a run-scoring double. Goliath wobbled, but David was fresh out of stones. With the chance to win their fourth consecutive series, the Orioles saw two young pitchers self-destruct in a 15-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
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By J. D. Considine and J. D. Considine,SUN POP MUSIC CRITIC | December 15, 1995
Declaring "a second phase to our crusade," rap critic C. Delores Tucker announced yesterday that the National Political Caucus of Black Women -- along with its newest allies, the NAACP and the National Baptist Convention -- will be instituting a new, four-point plan to "ban gangsta rap."Beginning with a planned Dec. 19 demonstration outside the Tower Records outlet in Washington, the groups are calling for a boycott against Tower Records for running "a prime-time commercial promoting the 'Dogg Food' album," she said, referring to the current release by Death Row/Interscope recording artists Tha Dogg Pound.
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By New York Times News Service | January 5, 1995
There is a certain fashion customer who responds only to sarcasm. And that customer -- hip, disillusioned and teen-age -- happens to be the target for Tower Clothing.Posters recently began appearing around New York of groups of youths posed like a Seattle band. One carries the slogan: "For years we've been noticing how you've come into our stores. Now we're doing something about it."Tower attire was the idea of Shaheen Sadeghi, a former executive at Quicksilver and Gotcha Sportswear. Mr. Sadeghi organized the "anti-mall," a cluster of stores in Costa Mesa, Calif.
NEWS
By Phil Greenfield and Phil Greenfield,Contributing writer | July 14, 1991
A hole in the Annapolis area's cultural fabric has been stitched shut. We now have a real live classical music store in our midst. Tower Records has opened and some of the results are in.Its collection is sizable, the atmosphere amenable to extended browsing, piles of "cheapo" releases abound and -- praise God -- there is no deafening kiddie music assaulting your aesthetic sensibilities, as in the mall stores.If it's not quite the cavernous Tower Records near Lincoln Centerin New York City, so what?
NEWS
February 18, 1993
Whitmore Publishing wins 8 awardsWhitmore Publishing took home eight Print Quality awards from the 15th Annual Print Quality Awards banquet, sponsored by the Printing Industries of Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania.Annapolis-based Whitmore Publishing won the awards, including six best of category honors, for materials produced for national and local clients, including Clark Keller and Lee Communications.3 businesses open at Harbour CenterLewis of London, Home Gym Systems and Household Finance Corp.
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By Young Chang and Young Chang,SUN STAFF | July 8, 1998
For the last month or so, fans of local radio station WHFS have been listening to something they've probably never heard before -- "Dundalk" in a song lyric.And they love it.The single "Blue Skies Over Dundalk," by an Annapolis cowpunk singer/songwriter who calls herself Mary Prankster, hit the airwaves in early June, and the reaction was "tremendous," says WHFS morning-show host Lou Brutus.Prankster's label, Fowl Records, rushed out 1,000 copies of the CD, also titled "Blue Skies Over Dundalk," and almost immediately they sold out. The album is now in its second printing, and the relatively unknown Prankster is "overjoyed."
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