Friday, February 22, 2013
The North Point Village school found itself at the center of the pro football universe when the Pro Bowl center used the occasion to announce his retirement.
Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk this morning pledged to stock a reading lab at Battle Grove Elementary School this and then used the occasion to announce his retirement from the National Football League. Birk will donate a "Reading Oasis," a community reading lab, to the North Point Village school. The six-time Pro Bowl Player and Super Bowl XLVII champion first visited Battle Grove in December, when he donated 350 books, according to a statement from Baltimore County Public Schools. At that time, he befriended 10-year-old Larry Bryant, a Battle Grove fifth-grader. He gave Larry tickets to the Dec. 23 Ravens game against the New York Giants, and on Friday announced that the donated reading lab would be known as the "Larry Bryant Reading …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Thousands of people filled the streets of Baltimore Tuesday.
Excitement was in the air Tuesday as thousands of Ravens fans filled the streets of Baltimore to welcome home the Super Bowl XLVII Champions. If you weren't able to be there, check out photos and video here on Patch. On the other hand, if you were among the thousands lining the streets of Baltimore or filling M&T Bank Stadium Tuesday, you can share your own photos and videos by clicking the "Upload Photos & Video" button attached to this post. Attention Instagrammers: Use the hashtag #PatchRavens to show your Purple Pride in our parade gallery.
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Share your photos and video from the Ravens championship parade in downtown Baltimore. You can also post on Instagram and have your images appear in this article. It's simple: use the hashtag #PatchRavens and your Instagram images will appear in this nifty grid.
Ravens Super Bowl MVP quarterback Joe Flacco was on The Late Show With David Letterman Monday. See what the star of Super Bowl XLVII had to say.
Joe Flacco was on The Late Show With David Letterman Monday night. Check out the video included here. Flacco was all over the map on Monday, less than a day after winning Super Bowl XLVII. Tuesday, he'll be in Baltimore, for the team's victory parade from City Hall to M&T Bank Stadium. Follow along with our live coverage of the parade here. Here are a few more Super Bowl-related posts from Patch: » For more Ravens news, 'like' Maryland Patch on Facebook.
Stay with Patch and follow live updates from Tuesday's Ravens parade in Baltimore.
Follow our live chat with this post for continuous updates from Tuesday's parade, celebrating the Ravens Super Bowl XLVII victory over the San Francisco 49ers. Join in the chat by commenting in the window included, or use #PatchRavens in your Tweets. Here are a few more Super Bowl-related posts from Patch: » For more Ravens news, 'like' Maryland Patch on Facebook.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Vote on the team that you think is the best in the city’s history.
Choose the Baltimore football team you think was the best.
One local furniture chain will be reimbursing more than a half-million in weekend sales after Ravens speedster Jacoby Jones returned the third-quarter kickoff for a touchdown in Super Bowl XLVII Sunday.
Some lucky Baltimore-area residents enjoyed their new couches a whole lot more in the second half of Sunday's Super Bowl. Because Jacoby Jones returned the opening kickoff of the third quarter for a touchdown, Gardiner's Furniture will fulfill a promise to refund all purchases made in their stores over the weekend. Sports blog Deadspin has a video of the 108-yard return, the longest play in NFL postseason history. On its Facebook page Sunday night, Gardiner's Furniture posted: That was amazing! Furniture is FREE! If you made a purchase this weekend, it's your lucky day. Go Ravens! John J. Campion Jr. wrote: "Thank you Jacoby Jones for our new table set!!!!" Kalea Kaiser posted: "Yeah baby! So glad we picked this weekend to buy!" According …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Super Bowl parties are being hosted in private homes and public restaurants and taverns. Post photos of your celebration.
Ravens Nation is hunkered down and getting ready for the big game as the Baltimore Ravens face the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. Post your photos of your celebration here by clicking on the "upload photos and videos" button.
Police patrols will be out in force today and tonight to keep county residents and roads safe.
Baltimore County Police Department officials want Baltimore Ravens fans to celebrate today's big game, but remind fans to celebrate safely and responsibly. Across the county, individual police precincts will make patrol assignments depending on the needs of each area, according to department Spokeswoman Louise Rogers-Feher. "Each precinct commander will determine the plan for each area," she said Friday. "They will deploy police to the areas that are historically problematic." Police want all county residents and those who might be traveling through to be safe. Officials know many people will attend private parties and patronize local restaurants and taverns to watch the big game, and they remind fans to drink responsibly, have a …
Many businesses are using their signs to send supportive messages to the Baltimore Ravens.
Many Dundalk and Edgemere businesses and organizations are using their signs to cheer on the Baltimore Ravens as they gear up to face the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. Dundalk photographer Dotty Cristy took pictures of a couple of local business signs to share with Patch. Add pictures of your local business signs with ravens messages by clicking on the "upload photos and videos" buttons.