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Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19 as Ravens’ virus outbreak nightmare continues

The reigning NFL MVP was among the latest Baltimore players to test positive, putting Sunday's game against Pittsburgh in clear jeopardy.

After that delicious Thanksgiving dinner, you gotta get up and move!

Let our local Planet Fitness fitness guru and internet sensation from Poly tell you how to start moving past the gravy and mashed potatoes on Black Friday and beyond the holiday cookies and leftovers.

Teaming up with Taharka to deliver you local holiday ice cream comfort

Running the scoop shops is difficult during a pandemic so let Kowfi Dorman-El bring the deliciousness to you. And we'll save you $15.70 on every order beginning on Black Friday. Do you prefer pumpkin or egg nog?

I’d love to tell you that I knew that “Don’t Stop Believing” was going to become the iconic song that it has become but I do remember the first time I ever heard it when Todd Nierwinski dropped the needle on his brother’s turntable. And I can’t tell you how many times we jammed that album after that first time in his basement in 1981 and 1982.

The iconic MTV Houston Summit concert still warrants a spin in my living room just so I can feel 13 again.

I think the title track “Escape” is the best song the band ever wrote. (“I’ve got dreams I’m living for…”) It still inspires me and has since the first time I read the liner notes and learned the words.

But when the lights went out in the city and we were all making out to “Open Arms” or rollerskating when “Separate Ways” was the biggest song in the world, everyone knows and has felt the power of Journey.

Well, memories never fade away of those summer nights and my dude Ed Merritt with the boombox blasting Steve Perry on the Colgate playground. And the eternal 10 p.m. ride into the midnight sun of Skunny at Nacho Mama’s on Canton Square makes it complete!

I camped out all night at the Harford Mall Hecht’s and got lousy tickets on the “Escape” tour. I was crying then but Ron West will tell you that we sat very well and front and center after an all weekend campout at the Reisterstown Road Hecht’s on the “Frontiers” tour for chain reaction and the fall.

And the one night I went drinking with Steve Bisciotti was after a Journey concert.

Now, of course, they’ve lost their minds and the whole thing is off the rails. But loving a music man ain’t always what it’s supposed to be…

Have faith. Believe.

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Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19 as Ravens’ virus outbreak nightmare continues

The reigning NFL MVP was among the latest Baltimore players to test positive, putting Sunday's game against Pittsburgh in clear jeopardy.

After that delicious Thanksgiving dinner, you gotta get up and move!

Let our local Planet Fitness fitness guru and internet sensation from Poly tell you how to start moving past the gravy and mashed potatoes on Black Friday and beyond the holiday cookies and leftovers.

Teaming up with Taharka to deliver you local holiday ice cream comfort

Running the scoop shops is difficult during a pandemic so let Kowfi Dorman-El bring the deliciousness to you. And we'll save you $15.70 on every order beginning on Black Friday. Do you prefer pumpkin or egg nog?

The best crab cakes in the world at your fingertips

When Damye Hahn of Faidley's at Lexington Market was talking about shipping her legendary crab cakes across the country, we surprised her with a special customer. Let our head coach Brian Billick tell you about his Maryland Thanksgiving-eve tradition now shipping to the grandkids in the midwest...

A bright idea to light up Ravens fans in darkness of winter

Our pal Cort Smith at Sporticulture has supported our sporty chats for years but here's one with him discussing why a lifer local flower lover from Walnut Springs Nursery would dream up cool NFL sports novelties like magma lamps.

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