Monday, February 4, 2013
The headlines you may have missed from the Free State, home of the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.
Monday, February 4
By Patch Staff Ravens Win Over 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII In one of the most unusual games in Super Bowl history -- one that included a power outage in the New Orleans Super Dome -- the Baltimore Ravens took the Super Bowl 34-31 over the San Francisco 49ers. Check out all the Maryland Patch coverage, including profiles of the Harbaugh family, here. O'Malley Pushes for Wind, Gun Legislation In his seventh State of the State speech, Gov. Martin O'Malley urged lawmakers to pass his offshore wind bill and find more money for transportation projects—an address seen by many as a prelude to an expected run for president in 2016. Leopold Resigns, Acknowledges 'Serious Errors in Judgment' The Anne Arundel County Council no longer needs to vote on …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
See what your friends and neighbors said about Super Bowl XLVII in the rewind of the live chat on Patch and on Twitter.
Sunday, February 3
Using hashtags #PatchRavens and #Patchniners, users joined the live feed during the Super Bowl in the New Orleans Superdome.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Many bars and restaurants will show the Ravens-49ers game and feature food and drink specials.
The Super Bowl is annually the most-watched television program, garnering over 100 million viewers in the United States. With the prices of high-definition televisions making the technology much more affordable, many people watch the game at home with their families, sometimes inviting friends over. Other people enjoy being around bigger crowds, not having to clean up after the game and having the chance to win prizes at a bar, restaurant or other local establishment. If you haven't decided where to watch the Super Bowl - which will feature the Baltimore Ravens squaring off against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. - check out some of the local places in our guide below. Bethesda The popular Bethesda restaurant Caddie's On …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The NFL franchises from Baltimore and San Francisco are both likely to lose Sunday.
They're playing for the Lombardi Trophy, but the Ravens and 49ers are both headed toward a loss on Sunday. Executives from the franchises set to meet in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday told Bloomberg Businessweek that the organizations are set to lose money. Ravens President Dick Cass told the publication the bill is "significant." “You lose money," he said. "But there are long-term benefits that pay off later. Hey, we work hard all year long to go to the Super Bowl. I don’t think anybody would trade off a short-term loss for winning a Super Bowl." Last postseason, the Giants were to pay out an $88,000 share per player for winning the Super Bowl alone, according to Forbes.com. That would be on top of a $40,000 reward for winning the conference …
Monday, January 28, 2013
At least one Washington Post writer thinks so.
As the Ravens prepare to face the 49ers in Sunday's Super Bowl—and with the Redskins having long since begun their own off-season—Washington fans are once again faced with a conundrum: should they back Baltimore? It's a question many Washingtonians confronted in recent seasons as the Ravens racked up four playoff appearances to the Redskins' none. But with the arrival of rookie sensation Robert Griffin III and the team's first signs of postseason life since 2007, has the calculus changed? For one Washington Post writer, the answer is still simple: Hail to the Ravens. Craig Timberg, an admitted Baltimore fan, says it's a no-brainer given the Ravens' many parallels to the Lombardi-winning Redskins clubs of yore: a stout defense, a great …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Police: Plan ahead, use a sober designated driver.
Maryland State Police are encouraging football fans to designate a sober driver if they plan to drink on Super Bowl Sunday. Troopers from 22 barracks around the state will specifically target drunken and aggressive driving on Sunday, the agency announced in a news release. “We must remain vigilant to maintain the safety of our motorists and for those traveling throughout Maryland,” said Col. Marcus L. Brown, superintendent of the Maryland State Police. “The aim of our extra drunk and aggressive driving patrols is to arrest those who choose to disregard the law and who endanger the lives of everyone.” Maryland State Police offered the following tips for those who are drinking: If you are hosting a party: State police advise drivers that …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Pizza puffies, baked Reuben dip on rye and cookie pizza: three non-traditional takes on Super Bowl party finger foods.
Step away from tradition with these tasty finger foods. They’re easy to eat and not your typical football fare. Pizza puffies—makes 24 3/4 cup self-rising flour 1/8 tsp. granulated garlic ¼ tsp. each dried basil and oregano 3/4 cup milk 1 egg 4 oz. whole salami 1 1/4 cup shredded four-cheese Italian blend ½ cup pizza sauce or non-chunky marinara sauce Coat a mini-muffin pan with cooking spray. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, garlic and herbs. (If you don’t have self-rising flour, add three-fourths of a tablespoon of baking powder to three-fourths of a cup of all-purpose flour.) Thoroughly mix in the milk and egg. Dice salami into quarter-inch cubes and add to bowl. Use the lowest fat salami you can find to avoid the greasies! …
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Some of the best bets for places to watch the Packers and Steelers face off.
Every Thursday, Patch will run a new weekly feature called Patch Picks, highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off, and more. You’ll find useful lists to help you, your family, friends and significant others find the best places for everything from Sunday brunch to New Year’s Eve celebrations, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, girlfriend nights out, kids party places, parks and more. This week we will be tackling (no pun intended) the best places to watch the Super Bowl as the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers face off. Want to suggest a list? Submit your idea in the comment box.