Parkville's own Tommy El will take the stage both Friday and Saturday nights at Baltimore's Lithuanian Hall.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Nick Gestido
Thursday, November 29, 2012
For two nights this weekend, Baltimore will be home to the King. Or, the Kings, it should be said. There might not be exactly 100 Elvises at the eponymous "Night of 100 Elvises" Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at Baltimore's historic Lithuanian Hall, but one thing is for certain: Parkville's Tommy El will be there. Tommy El—who prefers to use his stage name—has performed at the annual event for 10 of the 19 years the event has run downtown. He never intended to be involved; heck, he never even meant to become an Elvis tribute artist (generally the preferred term, though El said he prefers "impersonator"). It all started, as many things do, with karaoke in Essex. "I just wanted to sing to my wife for our fifteenth wedding anniversary," he said. So he …
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A Middle River man and a 17-year-old from Nottingham have been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged drug-deal-turned-armed-robbery. Around 7:30 p.m Nov. 19, two people met with 27-year-old Francisco Daniel Lasanta and Caleb Joseph Auberg in order to buy some marijuana, according to Lt. Ron Brooks of the police department's White Marsh precinct. The victims got into a vehicle in the 500 block of Dale Avenue with Lasanta and Auberg, at which point they tried to rob the victims of the cash being used to transact the deal, Brooks said. Police were called to the scene and one of the suspects fled into the neighborhood and was arrested in the 5900 block of Daybreak Terrace. Lasanta, of the 200 block of Riverthorn Road, faces three …