Monday, February 4, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens come home from New Orleans as Super Bowl champs and will parade from City Hall to M&T Bank Stadium.
If you still haven't gotten the celebration out of your system after Sunday night's Super Bowl victory by the Baltimore Ravens, you might be interested to know that the team is holding a victory parade downtown. Around 10:45 a.m. Feb. 5, members of the Super Bowl-winning Baltimore Ravens will parade from Baltimore's City Hall (100 N. Holliday St.) to M&T Bank Stadium, according to a post on the Ravens' website. To check out the parade route, see the interactive map above. Beginning around 12:30 p.m., fans are invited to join the team at M&T Bank Stadium for a celebration featuring the team and live entertainment, the website says. Free parking will be available in stadium lots F, G, H, and J; but no tailgating is allowed, according to the…
Sunday, July 8, 2012
This week's top headlines in Prince George's County.
Shooting Near University of Maryland Campus, Suspect in Custody Prince George's County police are investigating a shooting that started in the 4700 block of Lakeland Road in College Park Thursday night and ended in a massive police convergence at the McDonald's at 8301 Baltimore Avenue. The suspect, 21-year-old Andre McKoy, was found to be high on PCP. PGPD Seek Suspect in Greenbelt Road Robbery of Xtra Mart The Prince George’s County Police department seeks information about a suspect in the Tuesday morning armed robbery of the Xtra Mart gas station at 5919 Greenbelt Road. Bowie Home Consumed in Generator Fire A single-family home in Bowie was consumed by flames on Saturday when a gas generator was placed too close to the home and ignited…
Monday, September 5, 2011
Photos from the 57th Annual Greenbelt Labor Day Festival parade.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Robert Mang
Monday, September 5, 2011
The final morning of the 57th Annual Greenbelt Labor Day Festival featured the Labor Day parade. Police shut down most of Crescent Road for the parade and hundreds of Greenbelt residents lined the streets to watch. A long-time Greenbelt tradition, the parade showcases many of the things that Greenbelt has to offer. Among the participants in this year’s parade were local politicians, the winners and participants from yesterday’s Miss Greenbelt pageant, law enforcement and fire services, youth groups, marching bands and community based religious organizations. This year’s parade saw people marching to represent both Protect Marriage Maryland, a group opposing same sex marriage, and GreenBeLT Pride, a group sensitive to the needs of gays, …
Friday, September 2, 2011
From rides to entertainment to face painting, sports competitions, the parade and more, get information on the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival.
We've also attached the detailed schedule for your convenience. Refer to it for more information on the events that interest you. If you plan to enter a competition, reference it for guidelines and contacts. Stay tuned for information on shuttle bus services during the festival. Please arrive at your desired location early on Monday or use shuttle services. Major roads in old Greenbelt will be closed from around 8:30 a.m. or 9 a.m. (depending on foot traffic) until the parade ends around noon.
Saturday, September 18, 2010
College Park was treated to a parade of fire and rescue units on Saturday.
Volunteer fire and rescue companies from as far away as Marion, Pennsylvania convereged on College Park this weekend to celebrate the final day of the Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary Annual Convention. The convention, which ran from September 12 - 18, was capped by Saturday's parade down Rhode Island Avenue. After the parade, friends, family and the public were invited to the Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad firehouse to enjoy a day of food, games and awards. The parade wasn't just for show - it was also for bragging rights. Each entry, from an 80-year-old fire truck to a fan boat seldom seen outside the bayou, were judged on uniqueness and appearance, among other …
Monday, September 6, 2010
Families celebrate community at Labor Day Parade
"Can Seymour Butts please come to the stand?" Dirk R'Kingsley, the emcee of this year's 56th annual Greenbelt Labor Day Parade, kicks off the event with a bit of childish humor in a dry, monotone voice. He knew his audience well – the streets had to be cleared of dozens of playing children before the parade could start. Parents finally rounded up their kids and returned them to the blankets and chairs lining Crescent Road, and the parade began. The Greenbelt Labor Day Parade isn't all childish fun though. It's a part of the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival, a four-day event put on by one of the nation's largest all-volunteer organizations, the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival Committee. It originally began in 1955 as a way to of raising funds to …