Sunday, January 22, 2012
The sports bar in Severna Park was a sea of purple on Sunday as fans cheered on their team among friends and the Ravens Nest #10 fan club.
The fever was high at Bill Batemans in Severna Park on Sunday where Ravens fans were out in force at the local sports bar cheering on the team.
Friday, January 20, 2012
The Severna Park fan club not only roots on its team, but also donates to local charities.
There's more to the Ravens Nest #10 of Severna Park than "purple fever" —their other color could be green, $10,000 dollar's worth—donated to five local charities on Wednesday night in a ceremony at Bill Bateman’s in Park Plaza. Each nonprofit received $2,000. Accepting the check for the Muscular Dystrophy Association was Tricia Gibbons and her family. Gibbons' brother died of the disease in 2004. The donation will be given to the Johns Hopkins Hospital where a foundation is set up in his honor. The Special Olympics Maryland, Anne Arundel County, represented by Gregg Meade, area director, accepted the donation while praising the Nest for its help, especially since the organization's biggest fundraiser, the golf tournament, didn't happen …
Saturday, January 14, 2012
The Ravens super fan joined a few buddies of Raven's Nest #10 of Severna Park at Bill Bateman's for some pre-game cheer on Friday.
First you see the spiked purple hair bobbing up the steps to the bar at Bill Batemans Bistro, then comes the rest of the package: A sparkling smile, gold-glittered eyes, ropes of purple necklaces and more purple in the camouflage pants. She shouts the greeting, "Caw-caw, let's go Ravens" getting an enthusiastic cheer right back from the lunchtime crowd at the bar. Meet the Ravens "super fan" Cindy Pierce, aka "The Purple Dame," working toward a 16-hour day this Purple Friday as she moves from one event to the next to pump up the fans. Not only has Pierce gained notoriety locally as a leader of spreading the fever in the Ravens clan of thousands, she's also a member of the Ravens Nest #10 and also two other fan clubs, “Club Purple" and its …
Monday, December 19, 2011
If you are heading out with friends or entertaining visitors, take a look at our list of local restaurants and pubs offering tapas.
This time of year is great for catching up with old friends and family members, out-of-town guests and visitors. Many gatherings naturally center around food. That’s why tapas, or meals made up of several small plates to share, are a perfect plan for reuniting with an old gang. “Tapas” comes from traditional Spanish snacks and appetizers, but many types of restaurants offer their own version of “small plates.” Choosing items to share off a menu is a group activity and discussing and experiencing new tastes can be a gustatory adventure. Patch compiled a list of local restaurants you can go to experience the small plate trend with your own loved ones. Severna Park Woodfire features entrees such as pizza, steaks, seafood and even desserts …