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January 4, 2008

New Year's Eve recap

Sorry I'm late in getting around to asking, but how was everyone's New Year's Eve?

What did you guys do?

Friends of ours rented out Jack's Bistro in Canton (pictured), so we hung out there all night.

MS reader Andrew e-mailed me about his night:

I can tell you that the bars in Canton were dead. My friend told me the same for Towson.

As for Fells, I had 2 people go out and say it was ho-hum. I am guessing that house parties were the rage this year.  

Anybody second his opinion? 

(Colby Ware/Special to The Sun)

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 12:15 PM | | Comments (3)
Categories: Bars & Clubs, Random stuff


The ball drop they rigged up in Hampden on 34th street was pretty cool. It was like Times Square for hipsters.

Hampden drops the ball every New Year's...and there are plenty of "non-hipsters" there too!

Ocean City, MD is the only way to fly for rockin' New Years fun. You heard it here. Plus they have a Penguin Plunge New Years Day that looks like someone cut a scene out of Let's Make a Deal. Genius. I believe the Batman made a rare day appearance for it as well.

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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