Six Ravens Roosts will raise money for charity in Saturday's Dip at the Dock in Millers Island.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Marge Neal
Friday, January 25
It's that time of year again when crazy folks are gearing up to dip, dunk, jump, plunge and otherwise throw themselves into frigidly cold water, all in the name of charity. On Saturday, the same day that thousands of people will descend upon Sandy Point State Park to raise money for Special Olympics of Maryland, a local collaboration of six Ravens Roosts will be carrying out their own version of the now famous fundraiser in Millers Island. The third annual Dip at the Dock will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dock of the Bay restaurant. The six roosts plan to make a day-long party out of the event, with breakfast, a bull roast and games of chance in addition to the outdoor dipping, which is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. While Dock of the …
Liquor commissioners rule the waterside restaurant's musical entertainment violated county regulations, judge's order.
A Millers Island bar owner’s unusual iPod accessory has landed him in hot water with the county Board of Liquor License Commissioners. The three-member panel Monday fined Larry Thanner, co-owner and operator of Dock of the Bay, $2,000 on each of two counts related to his use of a barge to play music outside his bar. During his testimony, Thanner said he was being unfairly singled out by the liquor board, and said many nearby restaurants on the water play much louder music than his bar. “I’m the only restaurant in Baltimore County that can’t have music,” Thanner said. The four-hour show cause hearing in Towson was the latest in an ongoing six-year dispute between Thanner and several local residents over the volume of music at his restaurant…