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New Year’s Eve celebrations in Berlin


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 27, 2018) The busy Berlin events season – and calendar year – concludes with a New Year’s Eve celebration downtown on Wednesday, Dec. 31. Kicking things off from 5-6 p.m. is a special event for children and families that is timed to coincide with the New Year’s countdown in Berlin,… Read more »

Hundreds trek to ‘Other Side of the Tracks’ art show

•Art show group

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 20, 2018) Cold-weather art strolls in Berlin generally are not as well attended as their summertime counterparts, but that wasn’t the case last Friday when Jordan Pippin and Pete Mueller hosted a special 2nd Friday exhibition at Steel N Glory on Washington Street. The show featured a dozen artists, from… Read more »

Snow Hill recognizes act of kindness by delivery driver


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 20, 2018) While the Dec. 11 Snow Hill Town Council meeting had its share of controversy, it did have its lighter moments, including the public recognition of an act of kindness by a local business. Mayor Stephen Mathews presented a commendation to Four Seasons Pizza owner Mustafa Ozgan for helping… Read more »

Wor. Youth Snack Shack seeking donations


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 13, 2018) With the final “Bus Stop Snack Shack” scheduled next week, the program’s organizers are focusing on continuing the monthly events next year while also tackling issues of hygiene. Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services in Berlin began the Bus Stop Snack Shacks in June as a way to… Read more »

Berlin art stroll taking trip to ‘Other Side of the Tracks’

Studio Tour Steel N Glory

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 13, 2018) Rather than the traditional 2nd Friday art stroll this month in Berlin, two local artists on Friday will host an exhibition of “nontraditional art for nontraditional people.” Dubbed “Other Side of the Tracks,” illustrator Pedro Mule, aka Pete Mueller, and metalworker Jordan Pippin will be joined by eight… Read more »

Bring donation and get your gifts wrapped, Sat. in Berlin


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Dec. 13, 2018) The Berlin-Ocean City Jaycees hope to spread holiday cheer for a good cause this Saturday during its free gift-wrapping event. Anyone interested can bring their gifts to Stevenson United Methodist Church on 123 North Main Street in Berlin, and have them wrapped from 12-5 p.m. Channel Chaplin, management… Read more »

Young Professionals spread holiday cheer


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Dec. 13, 2018) Simply having a wonderful Christmas time. Those song lyrics apparently rang true for children who participated in the Ocean City Young Professionals’ Christmas Spirit Shopping Campaign on Dec. 1. Cate Nellans, co-chair of the Christmas Spirit Campaign, said more than 80 children between pre-K and fifth grade were… Read more »

Pines anniversary has one last big event

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 13, 2018) A 50th Anniversary Sock Hop, the final event of the year celebrating the Ocean Pines semicentennial, is set for Friday, Dec. 14 from 6-10 p.m. at the community center on 235 Ocean Parkway. Event organizer Cheryl Jacobs described the happening as “a time to come and have fun”… Read more »

Berlin Christmas Parade returns to downtown

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 6, 2018) More than 80 floats will compete for awards in 10 categories during the annual Berlin Christmas Parade, today, Thursday, beginning at 7 p.m. Participants will travel north on Main Street, through the downtown area and end at the Berlin Fire Company. New this year are trophies in each… Read more »

Berlin Artists Studio Tour returns, Saturday

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 29, 2018) Ten art studios will welcome the public during the 3rd Annual Berlin Artists Studio Tour from 1-6 p.m. Saturday. Sponsored by the Berlin Arts and Entertainment Committee, the event will feature artists in the arts and entertainment district. “They don’t necessarily have a storefront and they’re (the artists)… Read more »