Orioles Move on From Miscues, Head for West Coast

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 03, 2015 1:45pm

Buck Showalter (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)

Buck Showalter (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)

by Todd Karpovich/Pressbox

Orioles manager Buck Showalter was obviously not pleased with the way his team ended a seven-game home stand before heading west for another crucial stretch of the season. Read More →

Featured, Schools

Partnering to Build a Better Baltimore

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 03, 2015 10:03am

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Baltimore city students arrive at Bridges, a program at St. Paul’s and Gilman.

Baltimore’s public and private schools join forces to make a difference through education.

On a blindingly sunny day in June, at precisely 8:15 am, a couple of packed school buses pull up to the curb of St. Paul’s Middle School in Brooklandville and deposit around 110 elementary- and middle school-aged children onto the sprawling bucolic private school campus. As they file out, the riders are greeted by several volunteers—high school students from St. Paul’s—and counselors who they animatedly “high five.”

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Featured, Money & Power

Feds Are Coming to Baltimore to Curb Homicide Rate

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 03, 2015 9:55am


Baltimore’s ongoing spike in violent crime has prompted what Interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis is calling a “flipping of the script of sorts.” That is, 10 federal agents from a total of five different agencies are coming to the BPD’s homicide unit to try to clear more homicide cases, the Baltimore Sun reports. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Two Sets of Baltimore Emojis Available Soon

1 Written by: | Monday, Aug 03, 2015 9:40am


Pretty soon, you’ll be able to sprinkle your text messages with more Baltimore flair, thanks to two new sets of Baltimore-themed emojis.  Read More →


Monday Morning Headlines: 10 Shot Overnight in Baltimore; Blue Moon Cafe to Grow Its Operation from Federal Hill; Mosby Wont Cooperate with Homicide Panel; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 03, 2015 7:08am

A Maryland Town Fires Its Black Police Chief, Exposing a Racial Rift – New York Times

Blue Moon Café To Grow Its Operations Out of New Federal Hill Location –

Gov. Hogan’s changes for Maryland come with an in-your-face attitude – Washington Post

300 Men March bikes across city to call for an end to violence – Baltimore Sun

2 Dead, 10 Shot Overnight In Baltimore – CBS Baltimore

Mosby Derailed Program to Analyze Baltimore Homicides – Baltimore Sun

Real Estate & Home, Sponsored Post

Porch Ideas from Houzz

0 Written by: | Saturday, Aug 01, 2015 3:00pm


Embracing easy summer living can be as simple as spending time each day on your front porch. There is something utterly relaxing about hanging out on the porch, whether it’s to sip morning coffee or unwind at the end of the day — and then there’s the added perk of making your neighborhood feel warmer, friendlier and more connected. Make your porch a place you can’t wait to spend time on with these 10 simple, beautiful ideas from Houzz. Read More →

Culture, Monkton, Sponsored Post

Sunday – Cara Kelly and the Tell Tale at Ladew’s Last Summer Concert this Season

0 Written by: | Saturday, Aug 01, 2015 10:00am

Sunday, August 2 (68 pm / Cara Kelly and the Tell Tale

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Friday Afternoon Headlines: Blue Moon Tonight; Hogan’s Positive Outlook; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 31, 2015 4:28pm

In Baltimore, hope can be a dangerous thing — Baltimore Sun

Cancer, hair loss haven’t affected governor’s positive outlook — CBS Baltimore

Rare blue moon to occur tonight — WBAL-TV

Design for Merritt Athletic Club expansion in Canton has ‘come a long way‘ — BBJ

Ravens’ Jimmy Smith wants place among top NFL corners — USA Today

Money & Power, Schools

U.S. Cabinet Officials Introduce Pell Grants to Prisoners at Goucher

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 31, 2015 4:17pm

Goucher College

Goucher College

Washington went to Baltimore once again on Friday, as U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a new push to make federal grants that pay for college once again available to prisoners. Read More →


Latest Orioles Bobblehead is Pirate Manny Machado

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 31, 2015 3:51pm

Captain_Manny_dyycht31_h1p75auyThe big league Orioles may be moving on to garden gnomes, but minor league promoters in Bowie know that baseball and bobbleheads go hand-in-hand. The Bowie Baysox aren’t beyond a little skullduggery in their figurines, though. Read More →

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