Lifeline

Tuesday Afternoon Headlines: Police Not Releasing Body Camera Footage of Officer Shooting; Planned Parenthood Funding Bill Passes; and More

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 5:32pm

Franchot: Proposed brewery legislation could ruin industry in Maryland — BBJ

Police not releasing body camera video of fatal officer-involved shooting – WBAL

Maryland Senate passes Planned Parenthood funding bill — CBS Baltimore

Police describe circumstances of finding murder victim’s daughter in car after 90 minutes — Fox Baltimore

Orioles acquire right-hander Eric Asher from Phillies — Baltimore Sun

Culture

Baltimore’s Cone Sisters to be Subjects of a World Premiere Play

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 4:50pm

Director Joseph Ritsch. Photo by Dan Corey/via Rep Stage.

The Cone sisters are well-known to visitors of the Baltimore Museum of Art, which has a wing dedicated to the art they collected.

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Money & Power

Both of Maryland’s Senators Will Oppose Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 4:28pm

From left: Sen. Ben Cardin (D), Judge Neil Gorsuch and Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D)

President Donald Trump’s nominee for an open seat on the Supreme Court will go before the U.S. Senate for confirmation within the week. Today, both of Maryland’s senators pledged they will not vote to let him in.

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Culture

Baltimore’s John W. Brown Project Liberty Ship to Appear in Fells Point this Weekend

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 3:46pm

Photo via www.ssjohnwbrown.org.

A proud symbol of Baltimore’s maritime heritage is heading to Fells Point for public tours and photography meetups this weekend.

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Culture

Michael Phelps to Help Kick Off Discovery Channel’s Shark Week

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 3:25pm

It seems winning 23 gold medals just wasn’t enough for Towson native Michael Phelps. The all-time great Olympian swimmer is reportedly jumping back in the water for Shark Week this summer.

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Real Estate & Home

City Seeks Proposals for Lexington Market and the Avenue Market

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 2:40pm

Photo via Lexington Market/Facebook

The City of Baltimore is seeking assistance from developers to rejuvenate two public properties: Lexington Market and the Avenue Market.

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Featured, GreenLaurel, Lifeline

GreenLaurel: Marylanders Choose To Ban Fracking

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 2:26pm

Protesters outside Baltimore Sen. Joan Carter Conway’s office in November 2016.

Maryland’s legislature has officially voted to ban fracking within its borders. Yesterday, the Senate voted 35-10 in favor of banning hydraulic fracturing, a little over two weeks after the House of Delegates passed the same ban bill with a veto-proof margin. How Maryland banned fracking is pretty interesting, especially in light of the complete undoing of environmental laws by the Trump administration.

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Schools

The New York Times’ Frank Bruni to Speak at Hopkins Commencement in May

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 1:51pm

Photo via Johns Hopkins University

Journalist Frank Bruni has seemingly done it all, from writing about religion and war in Detroit to covering George W. Bush’s White House in Washington to co-authoring his own cookbook. Soon, he’ll add an honorary doctorate from Hopkins to his resume.

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Culture, Featured, Hampden

Made-in-Baltimore ‘Fearless Girl’ Sculpture Gets a Reprieve, Will Remain on Display in New York

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 1:17pm

Photo via Adweek/Change.org

“Fearless Girl,” the sculpture made in Baltimore that has attracted national attention for staring down a charging bull in lower Manhattan, just received permission to remain on display until early next year. Read More →

Food & Drink, Greenmount West, Shop Local, Station North

The Greenmount Coffee Lab Opens at Open Works

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 1:00pm

Photo courtesy of Open Works

Greenmount Coffee Lab, a new addition the Red Emma’s family of cooperative projects, is now operating inside Baltimore makerspace, Open Works (1400 Greenmount Ave.).

Offering a full coffee and tea bar, and a selection of vegan pastries and healthy snacks for a light lunch, the Coffee Lab is exclusively stocked with transparently-traded, cooperatively-roasted beans by Thread Coffee, whose new roasting facility is on-site at Open Works. Read More →

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