Sunday, October 28, 2012
I ran across this M&M Mars candy advertisement Sunday at a Pikesville retailer, and I got this everything bagel with nova lox at a Pikesville eatery. Can you guess where I found them?
It's the week of Halloween and Frankenstorm. Appropriately, this guy was promoting M&Ms, Milky Way and other candy by Mars. Meanwhile, I headed out for a traditional Pikesville breakfast—a bagel and lox. Do you know where I took these photos? Take a guess in the comments section. While Halloween may or may not carry on as usual, due to Hurricane Sandy, what kind of candy do you usually hand out to trick-or-treaters? What's your favorite bagel?
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
I took a photo of this pig-head shaped, ground sausage at a store, somewhere in Pikesville. Do you recognize where?
Country sausage is set out, somewhere in Pikesville, shaped like a pig's head. Can you guess where I took this photo? If you see another interesting item today, take a photo and attach it to this article. Just tell us which town it's in.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Can you guess which restaurant has this salad on its menu?
It has a large slice of avocado, pico de gallo, tortilla chip strips and more. Do you know where I got it? Take a guess in the comments section, below this article. Facebook Fan Jon B. Good guessed the restaurant correctly. It's the Southwest Avocado Wedge side salad, available at Corner Bakery Cafe in Pikesville. The salad's small, but the one I had was fresh and tasty. It's about $4.95, but can be combined with two other salad choices in the salad trio special. Here's the menu description: "A quarter avocado topped with corn and tomato salsa and crispy tortilla strips, on a bed of jicama slaw." For more salads available at Corner Bakery, visit the menu website. Corner Bakery Cafe is located at 1809 Reisterstown Road, in the Festival at …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Do you think you know Pikesville shopping? Patch found Wine Wipes and Pearly Wipes—can you guess where?
Wine Wipes and Pearly Wipes are promoted as a way wine tasters can get rid of embarrassing teeth discoloration. Does that really happen? And, they can help cleanse the palette for more tastings, the manufacturer says. But, does the residual, minty taste really help? No matter what your opinion, it does reveal a not-so-glamorous aspect of wine tasting. Can you guess where Patch took these photos of Wine Wipes and Pearly Wipes in Pikesville? Guess as many times as you like in the Comments section below this article. What do you think of this product? Would you buy them? Have you bought them? I'll reveal the retailer after we collect some guesses! ANSWER: Wine Loft in Festival at Woodholme.
Friday, May 18, 2012
There's a new gadget in Pikesville. Take a look at this photo guess what it is, and where it is.
UPDATE (3:32 p.m. May 20)—This charger for an electric vehicle is found at Walgreens in Quarry Lake. It's at the end of an electrical vehicle parking space. Thanks to everyone who guessed! "Ruth" wrote in first, guessing what it was. But "Melanie" guessed both what it is and where I found it—somewhere in Pikesville. Make sure you catch the next "Somewhere in Pikesville" game by clicking the "Keep Me Posted" button at the end of this article. Also, have you used one of these? I've seen some at MOMS Market in Timonium, but no others in Pikesville. Have you seen any others?
Thursday, April 19, 2012
As a nature nut, I know generally what this is. Do you? And can you tell me where I would find it?
UPDATE (9:47 a.m. May 3)—Somewhere in Pikesville last month I came across this tree. Do you know what's on the tree, and where I found it? There are some inherent clues for folks who know Pikesville. but I will give you another clue: It was in a place accessible to the public. Here's the answer: This is a shelf fungus, ganoderma applanatum, and I found it at Druid Ridge Cemetery in Pikesville. It's also known as a bracket fungus. Some call it artist's conch, because artwork can be carved or drawn onto the opposite side. That would be the white underside in this fungus. It often grows on decaying, dead trees. But in this case, it's a parasite, because it's growing on a wound of a living tree. The clue I thought readers could get from the …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
During the past two weeks, I came across this colorful artwork at an area business.
Do you know where this artwork hangs? I'll give you a hint: It's in a retail business in Pikesville. Don't be shy. Take as many guesses as you'd like, by clicking on the "Comments" below this story.
Saturday, December 31, 2011
I took this photo Friday night. Can you guess where in Pikesville?
Where in Pikesville would you find such a thing? Go ahead. Guess!
Friday, July 15, 2011
Can you guess where I saw this humongous—and interesting—tree?
I came across this tree yesterday in Pikesville. Can you guess where it is? Here's a hint: It's been around so long, I bet there's someone alive who can recognize it. Also, I'm hoping someone can identify what kind it is. I'll add more photos and clues if you need them. To keep up with this photo mystery, click the box to receive updates, or visit Pikesville Patch's Facebook Page.