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Saddle Up: Historic 237-Acre Bacon Hall Farm Asks $2.889M

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Hot House: Bacon Hall Farm, 16300 Cedar Grove Road, Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152

Historic Georgian-style stone manor, circa 1779, with shingle roof. In fair condition, partially renovated. Four bedrooms, four full baths over two stories and 4,000 sq. ft. Living room and dining rooms with large stone fireplaces and double-height ceiling. Library, kitchen, one bedroom on the main floor. Further upstairs bedrooms. Several outbuildings, including bank barn and carriage house. Approx. 237 acres of fenced pasture land with pond, stream. Large working equestrian facility, Featherdown, with indoor riding arena and stables: $2,889,000 (price reduced)

Orioles Owner Peter Angelos Named His Horse Showalter

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Buck Showalter (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)
Buck Showalter (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)

Peter Angelos has been dipping a toe into horse racing in recent years, but it seems the Orioles owner will never forget his first love. 

Baseball Diplomacy: Revisiting the Orioles’ Role in Normalizing Relations with Cuba

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Orioles and Cuba shake hands, circa 1999.
Orioles and Cubans shake hands, circa 1999.

American aid worker and Maryland resident Alan Gross was released from a Cuban prison after five years this morning. By noon, President Barack Obama announced a “new chapter” in relations with our Caribbean neighbor, which includes easing the ban on traveling to Cuba, and making moves to lift America’s longtime economic embargo against the Communist nation. The morning developments marked a swift turnaround after 50 years of hard-line stances toward Cuba that were filled with plenty of tense moments and high political theatre. In 1999, the Orioles were a part of the diplomatic dance.

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