Tuesday Afternoon Headlines: More Police Misconduct Settlements; Subtle Sabathia Signs in Baltimore; and More

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Baltimore to settle 2 police misconduct lawsuits — Baltimore Sun

Subtle warning signs seen in Baltimore for Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia — ESPN

Baltimore County schools to be fully air conditioned by 2021 — CBS Baltimore

3 reported shot in West Baltimore — WBAL-TV

BJ’s Wholesale almost ready for its Canton debut — BBJ

OrderUp, Millennial Media founders share secrets for building successful startups in Baltimore — Baltimore


Money & Power

Md. Medical Marijuana Business Opts to Unionize Before it Opens

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015 4:34pm

UFCW workers.

UFCW workers.

As Maryland’s medical marijuana industry buds, there are plenty of regulatory considerations. Cannabis Commission director Hannah Byron described many to Cynthia McIntyre last week, like how to allow for delivery and licensing procedures. The businesses themselves are also new, which means their owners are also establishing how the companies will be run. In the case of one Bethesda company, employees are also getting organized. Read More →

Schools, Sponsored Post

Park School – Tour with the Principle Thurs. Oct. 8

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At this unique event, prospective parents tour the school’s academic settings and hear from Head of School Dan Paradis, and Lower, Middle, and Upper School principals.

Thursday, October 8th  at  8:45 – 10:30 am. Click to Register.

Money & Power

Rumors of Cal Ripken as Nats Manager Churn Once Again

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015 3:13pm

Cal Ripken Jr.,Baseball season is over in Baltimore and Washington, but the two Beltway areas will be filled with diamond-centered chatter for weeks to come as each team reshuffles after a disappointing season. At least for this week, heads are turned toward DC as the Nationals look to make a manager change. Once again, rumors are circulating that the all-time Orioles iron man is in the running. Read More →


Giving, Lifeline, Sponsored Post

Help Care and Find Homes for Baltimore Pets at Shop-a-Paw Looza

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015 3:00pm

Shop-a-paw-looza Fishbowl ad rectangle 9.24.15

The Maryland SPCA’s 11th annual online auction, Shop-a-Paw-Looza, opened last Friday and closes at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27.  The proceeds from the auction, one of the MD SPCA’s largest fundraisers, help care for and find homes for more than 3,500 pets each year.

“Last year, through the generosity of people who donated items and people who graciously placed bids, the auction raised close to $40,000,” said Tami Gosheff, MD SPCA special events and outreach manager. “With the community’s support, we know we can raise more money this year and continue our mission of improving the lives of pets and people in our community.”

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Shop Local, Sponsored Post, Stevenson Village

Embracing The Fall Season With New Arrivals From Liza Byrd

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Embracing The Fall Season With New Arrivals From Liza Byrd + Martha’s Market This Week In Charlottesville

Featured, Lifeline

Peanut Factory Catches Fire, Leading to Nut Allergy Warning

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015 1:48pm

Barcelona Nut Company (Google Maps)

Barcelona Nut Company (Google Maps)

A peanut factory in Southwest Baltimore caught fire on Tuesday in Southwest Baltimore. Officials said people with nut allergies should take extra precaution as a result. Read More →


One Black Teen’s Life in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015 1:44pm

Scott Thompson II is currently a freshman at Baltimore City College high school. Image © by James G. Howes

Scott Thompson II currently attends Baltimore City College high school. Image © by James G. Howes

Thirteen-year-old Scott Thompson II is a bright kid enrolled at Baltimore’s top magnet school, and he’s got a family that “won’t allow [him] to not be something.” But at the same time, he hasn’t lived a sheltered life. Baltimore’s violence came home to him two years ago, when his father was killed in a shooting. He finds strength in a supportive social network, writing poetry, and his determination not “to become the embodiment of what’s happening in my city.” Read More →

Featured, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

Brick Georgian Style Colonial, Circa 1922, on the Brightside of the Road

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015 12:00pm

Hot House: 7321 Brightside Road, Woodbrook, Maryland 21212


Brick Georgian style house, circa 1922, with asphalt shingle roof and two-story, cedar-sided addition. Recent (2010) renovation. Six bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bath over three stories and 6,459 sq. ft. Formal living and dining rooms, gourmet kitchen, adjacent family room with fireplace, cherry-paneled study with fireplace, large master suite. Two story guest cottage, 53’ bluestone patio, garage, sweeping lawns, gardens, 2.5 acres: $3,195,000 Read More →

Culture, Featured

Baltimore is the First Stop on a Big Paul Simon Exhibit’s Tour

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015 11:53am

via Rock n' Roll of Fame

via Rock n’ Roll of Fame

An in-depth look at Rhymin’ Simon is coming to Baltimore. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is making Baltimore the first stop for a touring exhibit that pays tribute to the great musician before he bookends his career. Read More →

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