1. The Eleventh Anniversary of the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001 - Today, many municipalities are toning down their commemorations of the attacks. The New York Times wrote this morning, "After the commemorations reached a peak of sorts for last year’s 10th anniversary, a sprinkling of communities have decided to scale back — prompted, they say, by a growing feeling that it may be time to move on." In Howard County, at the Garden of Hope in Centennial Park this morning at 8:46 a.m. to remember those who lost their lives eleven years ago.
2. Columbia Band to Play at the Pier - Meridian One, a band that features three members from Columbia and a lead singer who lives in the city will be playing tonight at the Hard Rock Cafe in Baltimore. The event is part of a fundraiser to raise money for the Fisher House, a charity that aids wounded veterans. Meridian One will take the stage at 9 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m., suggested $10 donation at the door.
3. Ravens Win Big - The Ravens crushed the Bengals 44-13 last night on Monday Nigh Football. Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco led a no-huddle offense that quickly picked apart the Bengals secondary. A stout defense highlighted by a pick six by Ed Reed sealed the deal and left Ravens fans very, very happy with their teams' performance.
4. Weather - After a chilly 50 degree morning, temps are predicted to rise into the low 70s today, with sunny skies, according to weather.com.
5. Featured Blog Post - Sarah Says on her hopes for a block party she helped organize in her community.