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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

December 30, 2008 Holiday Tour of Lights Night Ride and Dine to Christopher Daniel Restaurant with Maserati of Baltimore

joppa_road_baltimore-county_holiday_lightsWith 2008 coming almost too quickly to a close, Maserati of Baltimore Staff and M.O.B. Exotics friends finally found a night with clear weather and organized their holiday “Ride and Dine”, this time heading out for a Holiday Light tour and a delicious late night relaxing bite at local gourmet hangout Christopher Daniel restaurant back home in Timonium, Maryland.

CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS OF THE HOLIDAY RIDE AND DINE TOUR PARADE OF HOMES AND BALTIMORE, MARYLAND LIGHTS

Breathtaking was the Word of the Night

Cold but above freezing temperatures with clear and bright quarter moon skies gave the team the perfect street conditions for an after dark rally December 30th, 2008. A long busy day helped all participants build an appetite with the two hour light tour relaxing everyone perfectly before dining at local gourmet bistro and Timonium West Padonia road casual restaurant and bar favorite Christopher Daniel (www.christopher-daniel.com).

Miracle on 34th Street Baltimore Style

34th_street_auto_christmas_light_fun_displayLeaving from Maserati of Baltimore, the group headed down I-83 to see the twinkling and locally famous light tour in Hamden.

Residents of the 34th street area have been decorating as a group since 1947, and in 2008 the tradition did not disappoint. Affectionately known as the best “tacky light tour” in town, the neighborhood appeared as magical to local adult and child visitors as a trip to Walt Disney World–without the holiday travel headaches and for a more friendly and cost effective price (free to the public, charity and light strand donations welcomed).

Behind the Scenes in Baltimore County

baltimore_neighborhoods_christmas_lightsFollowing guided routes led by long time Baltimore resident and Maserati of Baltimore Guest Services team Tom and Diane Beckman, the exotic cars from Maserati of Baltimore toured the streets and neighborhoods of Baltimore county sparkling and nice.

Thanks to all the heads up from Maserati of Baltimore clients who like to spend time on the road driving for pleasure, we were able to find some of the best decorated homes around the area off the beaten path. Maryland residents don’t play around when it comes to their Christmas lights. Despite rising energy costs through BGE, everywhere we went we saw holiday houses filled with good will, love, and festive spirit. All were lit for neighbors pleasure–with hardly a house seeming to be missing any touch of decoration on this particular star studded night.

Estate Homes Pretty as a Picture on A Cold Winter’s Night

Knowing the back roads and having mapped out a road rally tour of neighborhoods decorated in a way sure to delight, the group enjoyed viewing many new enclaves of communities around town. What was in store for drivers and passengers was a Holiday Parade of Homes; doing Maryland proud, these homeowners went all out to make sure their houses and streets look bright. Here’s a few of our favorites homes “Better Homes and Gardens” worthy decoration photos from this very special holiday “Play in Traffic” get together on the perfect for driving December night:

Holiday Light Tour Night Road Rally Casual Drive and back to dinner at West Padonia Road's Christopher Daniel Restaurant in Timonium with friends from Maserati of Baltimore

Holiday Light Tour Night Road Rally Casual Drive and back to dinner at West Padonia Road's Christopher Daniel Restaurant in Timonium with friends from Maserati of Baltimore

Holiday Light Tour Night Road Rally Casual Drive and back to dinner at West Padonia Road's Christopher Daniel Restaurant in Timonium with friends from Maserati of Baltimore

Ride and Dine Recommendation

Restaurant Christopher Daniel is located at 106 W. Padonia Road in Timonium, Maryland 21093 just a few short minute miles from Maserati of Baltimore. They do accept reservations in their seated dining room “The Chellis Room” or take walk in dining guests in their well appointed bar lounge “fiVe”; call 410-308-1800 to inquiry about the crowd on any night. Prices range from a fantastic $10 cheeseburger up through the $30+ dollar a plate specials.

maserati_of_baltimore_at_christopher_daniel_restaurant_timoniumTasty comfort food favorite side dishes include Lobster Macaroni and Cheese, Sweet Potato Fries, and Potatoes Au Gratin. Serving an assortment of soups, salads, seafood, steaks, and gourmet fare specialties, the restaurant is sure to have something on the menu to please a group, single, or couple on any given night. Add an ample wine list, full bar, easy parking, and a friendly wait staff, and we’re proud to report they treat Maserati of Baltimore customers and staff right.

Enjoy the Ride: Join the M.O.B. Exotics Club on the Road

If you are interested in joining the Maserati of Baltimore M.O.B. Exotics team list of club members who like to head out each month for a casual ride and dine, email Jack or Kae Davis at mobexotics@gmail.com.  The group headed out to the Acropolis restaurant in Baltimore City’s Greek town for a meet up this month in addition to the road rally tour of the festivals of lights. Always open to new ideas and hungry for more opportunities to have more social road time, please feel free to submit your favorite route or restaurant suggestion any time.


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