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Friday Afternoon Headlines: Verizon, Unions Reach Deal; Most Googled Maryland Question; and More

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Verizon, unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contract — Baltimore Sun

Most Googled question in Maryland: ‘Is Joe Flacco elite?’ — CBS Baltimore

Sparrows Point drawbridge closed to cars as holiday weekend begins — WBAL

Sagamore reveals phasing and new details for Port Covington at final UDARP presentation — South Bmore.com

Crab population growth is good news for restaurants and diners this year — BBJ

Patriots fans wanted to see Ravens lose a draft pick — NBC Sports

Money & Power, Schools

CEO’s Layoff Letter is ‘New Low,’ Says Baltimore Teachers’ Union Prez

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Baltimore City Schools HQ

Baltimore City Schools HQ

Baltimore public schools are planning layoffs after Memorial Day. The teachers’ union president said they didn’t give enough notice. Read More →

Culture, Giving

Book Thing Brewery Benefit Features Booku Baltimore Bands

0 Written by: | Friday, May 27, 2016 4:31pm

bookthingcatch of the day fish (2)If you don’t happen to be at the beach this weekend, Peabody Heights Brewery is one local spot for all-day relaxing with food, music and beer. Plus, your attendance helps the Book Thing as it recovers from a March fire. Read More →

Shop Local

Richard Sarmiento, Maryland founder of White House/Black Market, launches Boho Nation chain in Towson

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Thirteen years after he sold more than 100 White House/Black Market clothing stores to Chico’s for $90 million, Maryland-based retailer Richard Sarmiento is building another fashion chain, and Towson is one of the first locations. Read More →

Lifeline

Camden Yards Garden Aims to Attract Orioles — The Bird Kind

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Photo by Patty McGann/Flickr Creative Commons

Photo by Patty McGann/Flickr Creative Commons

What better way than sports to teach kids about nature? Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink

Hot Plate: Soft Shells, Summer Drinks and Chef Brian Lavin’s New Spot

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Strawberry Rhubarb Margherita at Charleston

Strawberry Rhubarb Margherita at Charleston

It’s summer! And both the calendar and the thermometer agree, which, after the spring Baltimore has seen, could not be more welcome news.

In restaurants, the sudden shift to warm weather comes at a great time. Even as our minds turn to the beach, there’s plenty of great summertime food action right in the city, including tons of soft shells and new ice cream flavors from The Charmery, including never-before-seen options as well as classics like their Lemon Stick.

And the food and restaurant events just keep coming. Here’s what we have to look forward to in Baltimore over Memorial Day weekend and for the week following: Read More →

Featured, Money & Power, Schools

How STEM Advocates Are Trying to Help Baltimore

0 Written by: | Friday, May 27, 2016 11:22am

Johns Hopkins University

Last year’s unrest inspired Baltimore’s advocates of science, technology, engineering, and math education to go into high gear. Read More →

GreenLaurel, Inner Harbor

Here’s the Inner Harbor Project’s ‘Code of Respect’

0 Written by: | Friday, May 27, 2016 10:26am

Inner Harbor Project’s Desmond Campbell and Diamond Sampson show off one of the new Code of Respect sculptures.

On Wednesday, we spilled the beans about why big blue steel heart sculptures were installed along the Inner Harbor waterfront.  The steel hearts are part of the “Respect Starts in The Heart” campaign launched by the Inner Harbor Project. Read More →

Real Estate & Home, Sponsored Post

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Culture

Everyman Theatre Wants to Expand in the Bromo Tower District

0 Written by: | Friday, May 27, 2016 9:30am

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Three years after Everyman Theatre moved to its current home at 315 W. Fayette Street, the organization wants to expand by buying and renovating a city-owned building nearby.

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