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 Gaithersburg restaurant will be replaced by a medical facility, owner Bill Tempchin said.
Super Bowl Sunday will be a last hurrah for not only the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers, but also a Gaithersburg sports bar. Rockafellas Bar and Grill owner Bill Tempchin told Patch Tuesday afternoon the restaurant will close its doors following Super Bowl XLVII. "That's happening," Tempchin said. "I guess there's a story there but I'm not willing to talk about it...It's peaceful, it's been planned." Gaithersburg Director of Economic Development Tom Lonergan said rumors of Rockafellas' closing "have been circulating for some time" and he had fielded some inquiries over the past few months from prospective businesses that were interested in the space. Tempchin said it will be replaced by a medical facility, but he was not sure of …
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 …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Where to go for some Big Game-related deals.
The Super Bowl is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the big game than with some good ol' fashioned savings? Check out these deals and Super Bowl-related specials from around town and make the most of Super Sunday. What are you doing for the Super Bowl? Tell us your favorite party, hang-out or tradition. Going out? Staying in? Share your Super ideas!