Monday Afternoon Headlines: Can Homeless People Move into Baltimore’s Abandoned Houses?; Inmate Mistakenly Released in Baltimore; Feds detail BPD Probe; and More

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Can homeless people move into Baltimore’s abandoned houses?, The Atlantic

Inmate mistakenly released in Baltimore, CBS Baltimore

Feds reveal plan to investigate Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore Sun

Salisbury University breaks ground on $19M stadium, Baltimore Business Journal

Teen with Rare Medical Condition Missing in Baltimore County, CBS Baltimore


Culture, Schools, Station North

Johns Hopkins, MICA Receive $5M Grant to Turn Parkway Theatre into Film Center

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Rendering of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Film Center (Ziger/Snead Architects)

Rendering of Stavros Niarchos Foundation Film Ctr. (Ziger/Snead Architects)

Thanks to a $5 million grant, an historic Station North theatre is on its way to being reborn as one of Baltimore’s film palaces. Read More →

Giving, Shop Local

Shop-a-Paw-Looza Update: 300 Items to Bid On, $20K Raised

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SPCA auction

The Maryland SPCA has close to 300 items to bid on now (more being added every day)!  So far the organization has almost $20,000 in bids which is half of its $40,000 fundraising goal.

Each day the MDSPCA features one Item of the Day on its Facebook page (check it out here) as well as general auction posts.  One item available for bid: A One of a Kind Ravens Weekend Experience for Two that includes (Saturday, November 8), practice at Ravens facility (Owings Mills); dinner at Sullivan’s Steakhouse; overnight stay at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore, and (on Sunday, November 9), pre-game passes; tickets to the Ravens game vs. Tennessee Titans (near 50-yard line). Cheer on the Ravens, experience a weekend you’ll never forget, and help homeless pets at the MD SPCA, by placing your bid at Read More →

Roland Park, Schools, Sponsored Post

Tomorrow, Latte and Learn with the Head of School at the Friends School

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from the Friends School website:
You are Invited!
We believe the best way to get to know us is to visit us on campus. So, come to Friends and take a look!
There are several ways to experience Friends School, and we welcome the chance to show you around.

Latte and Learn with the Head of School
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Our version of an Open House gives prospective families the opportunity to sit in classes and see our teachers teach, meet faculty and administrators and talk to our students and ask them “what makes a Friends education so wonderfully unique.” For more information, please contact the Admission Office at 410.649.3211.

Location: Zamoiski Alumni Center (ZAC) – Lobby – 100
Contact: Karen Dates Dunmore


House of the Day, Patterson Park, Real Estate & Home

House of the Day: Townhouse Near Patterson Park With Garage, Roofdeck and Studio Loft

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217 Collington Avenue South, Upper Fells Point
3 bedroom(s), 3 bathroom(s)
217 Collington Avenue South Read More →

Lifeline, Money & Power

Baltimore’s Young Professional Population Nearly Doubled in a Decade

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photo via

photo via

Long-time residents and the owners of all those hip new restaurants have observed that there’s a lot more of the young people running around Baltimore neighborhoods like Federal Hill, Canton and Hampden in the new millennium. Today, City Observer released some numbers that prove the chatter is true: The city’s growth among young people was in the top 5 nationwide, while the metro area was in the top 10. Read More →

Big Fish, Featured, Schools

Big Fish: Onward and Upward With New Goucher President Jose Bowen

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jose brown

Jose Bowen’s CV is 33 pages long, and it reads like a how-to guide to a liberal arts education. A musicologist with four Stanford degrees under his belt, starting with a B.S. in Chemistry, Bowen has risen quickly through the ranks of academia – at Stanford, the University of Southampton (England), Georgetown University, Miami University, and for the past eight years, as Dean of the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Read More →


Fire at Md. Halloween Store is 2nd This Fall

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spirithallThings are getting spooky in Waldorf. A Halloween store burned in the Charles County town, leaving kids without a spot to get masks and authorities looking for clues in what is becoming a string of arson attacks.  Read More →

Food & Drink

A tasty night in Hampden

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One of the most fun parties of the year – Taste of Hampden – takes place this Thursday, October 23. Many restaurants in the neighborhood are a part of this wonderful benefit for the Hampden Family Center. The event offers many, many delicious choices all at a very reasonable ticket price of $35 per person ($40 at the door.) Hope to see you there!  Read More →

Owings Mills, Schools, Sponsored Post

Prospective Parent Visiting Days Start Tomorrow at the Garrison Forest School

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Join us for a Prospective Parent Visiting Day and discover Garrison Forest School.  Throughout fall 2014, we offer Parent Prospective Visiting Days for parents of students for Twos through 11th Grade.

Registration is required for these parents-only events. Most students will spend time during a school day as part of their application process or visit with us for their evaluation.

We look forward to welcoming you and introducing you to Garrison Forest School!

Upper School
Tuesday, October 21
Tuesday, November 4
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Marshall-Offutt (Upper School building)

Middle School
Friday, October 24
Friday, November 7
Friday, December 12
Time: 7:45 a.m.
Location: O’Neill Middle School

Lower School
Wednesday, October 15
Wednesday, November 5
Wednesday, December 3
Time: 8:10 a.m.
Location: Livingston (Lower School building)

Thursday, October 23
Thursday, November 20
Thursday, December 11
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Moncrieffe (Preschool building)

Evening Program for all Divisions:
Thursday, November 13
Thursday, January 8
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: O’Neill Middle School
All parents will be together for a joint introductory session followed by break-out programs for each division.

For Boarding Students and Their Parents:
Garrison Getaway overnight program
Thursday and Friday, November 6-7

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