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Thursday Afternoon Headlines: Cold to Follow Snow; Big Fire in NW Baltimore; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 5:17pm

Snow heavy storm ushering in another freeze – Baltimore Sun

Officials: Stay off roads if possible — CBS Baltimore

Baltimore City Schools closed Friday — Baltimore Sun

3-alarm fire burning at 9 homes in NW Baltimore — WBAL-TV

OneMain will move to Harbor East in April — Balt. Biz Journal

Lifeline, Towson

Man Seeks Refuge from Snow in TV Weather Van, Leaves Ice Cream Behind

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 5:04pm

Scene of the crime: WJZ's Mobile Weather Lab

Scene of the crime: WJZ’s Mobile Weather Lab

Eating an ice cream cone while it’s snowing is likely to make one cold. Upon discovering this concept in Towson on Thursday, a drunk Towson man sought shelter at Safeway. But, according to WJZ-TV, he yelled at all the customers there, and was forced to find another roof. Read More →

Money & Power, Schools

CEO: Teacher Layoffs Coming in Baltimore City Schools

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 4:47pm

publicschBaltimore City Schools officials hinted that they had a major budget hole to close. Now that Superintendent Gregory Thornton has a plan to balance spending, he’s signaling that layoffs are likely ahead. Read More →

Lifeline

Spring is Coming (Really): Lineups are Out for Firefly, Sweetlife, Preakness Infield Music Festivals

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 3:23pm

McCarntney in Maryland. He'll be close in June.

McCarntney in Maryland. He’ll be close in June.

A snow day is a perfect day to bring some visions of spring into your life. Area music festivals offer the perfect jumpstart, and, fortunately, some of the larger gatherings announced their lineups this week. All three are out of control, so we’ll let you compare side-by-side: Read More →

Money & Power

Senate Watch: Van Hollen In; Mizeur, Kennedy-Townsend Mulling Bids

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 2:38pm

Heather Mizeur

Heather Mizeur

If you’re a Maryland Democrat, you’re probably thinking about running for U.S. Senate this week. Barbara Mikulski’s decision to step down from her seat — and former Gov. Martin O’Malley’s subsequent decision not to run — has created a free-for-all among donkeys. We gave an initial rundown earlier this week, but here’s an update with a few new faces that have emerged. Read More →

Annapolis, Culture, Sponsored Post

Annapolis Film Festival Film 2015 Slate Announced

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 2:22pm

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For the third year, the Annapolis Film Festival (AFF) will bring Hollywood to the Chesapeake with an incredible line up of independent feature, shorts and documentary films. The Festival takes place March 26 to 29, 2015, in downtown Annapolis. Moviegoers can stroll from venue to venue or catch a free City Circulator trolley to see some of the world’s smartest and edgiest just-released films. Read More →

Lifeline

Pets of the Week: EB White the Bunny, Gus Grissom the Guinea Pig

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 12:49pm

EB White

Hello, the name is EB White! I am a sweet five year old gal looking for my forever home. Are you looking for a bunny to snuggle up with and read a good book? May I suggest myself and Charlotte’s Web? It’s my favorite, especially since it was written by my namesake! Stop on by BHS to meet with me. I hope to see you soon! Read More →

Featured, Health and Fitness

Two Fixes Aimed at Reducing Baltimore’s Crappy Air Pollution

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 11:07am

Satellite image reveals air pollution over Mid-Atlantic region. Ohio Valley power plant emissions float to Baltimore. ©UCAR. Image by Alison Rockwell, NCAR, based on NASA satellite map.

Charm City’s air quality is so bad that we top the list for highest mortality rate from air pollution.  But, this isn’t just a bummer-our-air-quality-is-lousy-post. Have you heard of two proposed government initiatives (yes-that’s code for regulations) that may actually improve our city’s air quality? New EPA smog limits and the Maryland Clean Energy Advancement Act sound kind of wonky, but these “big deal” policies can cut air pollution and hopefully better protect Baltimore’s citizens.

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Real Estate & Home, Roland Park, Sponsored Post

Whit Harvey Group’s Featured Listing: Elegant Living in Roland Park

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 10:00am

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Extraordinary home, designed by Patrick Sutton Design & located on one of the most sought-after streets in Baltimore. Full of incredible details and custom finishes. Kitchen has two marble-topped islands & Viking appliances. 5 bedrooms, including Master Suite with his & hers dressing rooms & baths. Lower level features 3 wine cellars, recreation room, workout room & game room. Wraparound porch. Fenced level back yard. For more information, please call Whit Harvey at 443-286-5808 or J.L. Polovoy at 443-794-0200.

Featured, Real Estate & Home, Remington, Schools

Johns Hopkins Anchors Major Development in Remington

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 9:52am

Remington Row architectural rendering via Hord Coplan Macht

Remington Row architectural rendering via Hord Coplan Macht

On Tuesday, Under Armour announced plans to basically build a brand new hip neighborhood around its brand new headquarters in South Baltimore. And now Hopkins is announcing its plans to open a big new neighborhood medical center in Remington. So should we just go ahead and change the name of Baltimore to HopkinsArmourstan already? Read More →

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