Thursday, January 29, 2009

Studio C Valentine's Day Love Fest

Hooray! Studio C is almost a year old! You are invited to join in the celebration!

The Love Fest begins on Saturday, February 14th from 10 a.m to 6:00 p.m. and, for those who just can't get enough, the party will continue on Sunday, February 15th, , from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m

Join Constance at Studio C for a wonderful, love-filled weekend of sugar cookies and pink libations (for those old enough!).

For all those who spend $30 or more on that special beloved they will add in a free hand crafted pendant!

Constance Scott
Studio C Jewelry & Gifts
above The Red Canoe
4337 C Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21214

Harford Senior Center Schedule of Bus Trips

Harford Senior Center (4920 Harford) has announced their 2009 Trip Schedule, which includes Lancaster, a three-day trip to Atlantic City, and a day-trip to Hunt Valley Towne Center.

For a full list of trips and prices, please contact Paul Parker, Activities Coordinator, Harford Senior Center, 410-426-4009.

Clementine's Cold-Busting Menu

5402 Harford Rd

In this cold and stormy time, Clementine is serving the food to warm you from the inside out!

Chicken Pot Pie; Beef, Duck & Pork Meatloaf; Burgoo (a hearty gumbo-like stew with shrimp, scallops & pork shoulder originating in Kentucky); Beef Tip Chili and Duroc Pork Stuffed Cabbage w/ our most excellent Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes; and Duck A La Clementine. Oooh, and our Mac N' Cheese!

Mmmmmmmm Good! Don't forget, they do carry-out!

See the whole menu at and click on restaurant. Then click on breakfast, lunch or dinner at the left side of screen.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

First Friday in Hamilton and Lauraville

Guest artist series
: An Abstract Retrospect by Leo Hylan

February 6th, 2009
The Herring Run Artists Network
at the Hamilton Gallery
2927 Hamilton Avenue.
Music and song provided by Rebecca Slavin!

Eat at one of Hamilton’s restaurants before or after the show to finish your evening. Clementine, Los Amigos, Pizza Plus, Big Bad Wolf House of Barbecue, Cosmos, Zorbas, Fast Wok, Brannan’s, and The Hamilton Tavern !
LOST IN THE 50’S – it's now OPEN! Please see Main Street business listing for addresses and telephone numbers of the restaurants.

In Hamilton, there is free parking in some areas and paid parking across Hamilton Avenue entrance of the HAC. Have your quarters ready! In the time it takes to find change for parking, some cars have been towed.

Be sure to NOT park at the Harvest Fare during business hours.

in Lauraville...

Artwork can be found at the Red Canoe along with good food and ZEKE's coffee.

Be sure to stop at the Grind-On Cafe for more fine display of artwork, food, Zeke’s coffee and great company! Artwork at Grind-On rotates monthly.

Be sure to stop by The Lauraville House just across the street from Grind-On.

The Chameleon Café is a great dinner destination, reservations only.

Join Great Soul Wellness Studio in celebrating their One Year Anniversary. Please telephone Great Soul at (410) 254-2786 for more details:
  • Feb 6th, Friday night: Wellness Open House and Great Soul Jam (music)
  • Feb 7th, Saturday: Classes and Demo classes all day. Kirtan (chant) at night
  • Feb 8th Sunday: Classes, Feng Shui Workshop, and Performance Party

First Fridays in Hamilton presents works by the members and guest artists of the Hamilton Arts Collective. As their membership is growing, so is the art that is available for view and purchase. Visit the gallery to see the diverse selection of artwork available.

Stay tuned to Art and Culture in Hamilton and Lauraville

Breakfast and Lunch in Hamilton at 'Lost in the 50s'

Hamilton's own Lost in the 50s is Open for Breakfast and Lunch.

Click here for the breakfast and lunch menus, and hours of operations.

Lost in the 50's
5512 Harford Road

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Councilman battles overly aggressive towing in Hamilton

Article in the Examiner regarding Baltimore City Councilman Robert Curran desire to halt aggressive towing companies and the parking lot owners, in particular Hamilton One Dollar parking lot adjacent to Hamilton Art Gallery.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Grind-On's 'Coffee with an Expert' series: .........Solar Panels

Are you interested in learning more about solar panels? Staff from Standard Solar, a Gaithersburg-based installer, will be giving a brief presentation on the use of solar panels for electrical generation and water heating, followed by Q&A.

Where: Grind-On Cafe 4607 Harford Rd
When: Thursday Jan 29 at 7:00 p.m.

Beth's DIY on MPT

Beth's DYI Workshop (4321 Harford Road) will be featured on MPT's Made in Maryland Sunday, January 25, at 7:00 a.m. (repeat showing; original aired Jan 22, 7:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Inauguration Day Mementos

To mark the special occasion, Inauguration Day-related items are being raffled.

  • Grand Prize is an U.S. flag flown over the Capitol Building on 1/20/09 Inauguration Day (a collector's item)
  • Second Prize is a original Inauguration Day T-Shirt designed by local artist, Michael Clark
  • Third Prize is Robert Sabuda's pop-up book 'America the Beautiful.'

$1.00 per ticket.

Winner will be picked on President's Day February 16, 2009. Winners need not be present to win. Raffle tickets will be sold through February 15th.

Raffle Tickets are available for purchase at:

The Lauraville House 4528 Harford Rd 410-444-6664
Red Canoe Bookstore and Cafe 4337 Harford Rd 410-444-4440
Grind-on Cafe 4607 Harford Rd 410-426-1161
The Chameleon Cafe4341 Harford Rd 410-254-2376
Wilson's Pub 4537 Harford Road 410-426-0521
Clementine 5402 Harford Rd 410-444-1497
Pizza Plus 5440 Harford 410-444-7500

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Inauguration Celebration Pictures

Inauguration Celebration: Pizza Plus

Inauguration Celebration: Big Bad Wolf BBQ

Inauguration Celebration: Lauraville House

Inauguration Celebration: Chop Shop

Inauguration Celebration: Los Amigos

Inauguration Celebration: Great Soul

Inauguration Celebration: The Parkside

Inauguration Celebration: Cosmos

Inauguration Celebration: Clementine

Inauguration Celebration: Zorbas

Inauguration Celebration: Grind-On

Inauguration Celebration: Chameleon Cafe

Inauguration Celebration: Red Canoe

Inauguration Celebration: Zeke's

Inauguration Celebration Pictures: Lost in the 50s

Lost in the 50s Diner