See bands from all over the state play at 2010 Maryland Community Band Day...

If you like band music, then Sunday June 13 is your lucky day. Community bands from all over Maryland will converge at Bel Air's Shamrock Park amphitheater and play throughout the day. Our local...

Bel Air author Bobbie Hinman’s newest fairy book will have kids giggling before they...

I just noticed that Bel Air author Bobbie Hinman's newest fairy book is due out next month. Following the success of her books "The Knot Fairy," "The Sock Fairy" and "The Belly Button Fairy," her...

Talk Maryland crime throughout history with author Ed Okonowicz at Edgewood library Thursday evening

Come discuss Maryland crime from colonial times through the modern era with Ed Okonowicz, author of "True Crime Maryland: The State's Most Notorious Criminal Cases" this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the...

BANV’s brush with fame and more fame

We just got back from Washington where my husband (an actual member of the mainstream media) and I attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner. We had tickets at table 182 and figured we'd be...

Had a famously good time @ the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

I don't think you could see this many stars in one place anywhere else but the Oscars. And we were herded into such close quarters, stars couldn't help but bump into you....

I’ve seen too many famous people!

I got Demi Lovato's autograph for my daughter. She was sitting with the Jo Bros. My table in the waaayy back of the White House Correspondents' Dinner. So we took the...

I’d blog more but …

I'm busy having dinner with Dominic & Sonjia from The Wire

BANV is off to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

BANV is off to the White House Correspondents' Dinner. I usually stick to local news on this site, but I have the opportunity to attend the correspondents' dinner as a guest of...

Winds & Words of War exhibit of original WWI posters comes to Harford County...

The Harford County Library just sent me this information on their Winds & Words of War exhibit that opened this past Saturday. The collection of 40 framed original posters, prints and lithographs has...