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Tuesday Afternoon Headlines: Baltimore Reaches 31 Homicides in July; Ravens Add OT Jake Long; and More

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Mikulski offers Clinton’s name for nomination; Rawlings-Blake conducts roll call — Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Ravens add 4-time Pro Bowl OT Jake Long — NFL.com

Baltimore reaches 31 homicides in July — Baltimore Sun

Miller defense team seeks testimony of prosecutors over concerns of ‘tainted prosecution’ — WBAL

Former Bozzuto managers form new company — BBJ

Manure, finances challenge Maryland dairy farmers — Lancaster Farming

Lifeline

Here’s Some Free Stuff Available at Inner Harbor on Thursday

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 4:34pm

At Inner Harbor (BOPA)

At Inner Harbor (BOPA)

catch of the day fish (2)The Inner Harbor has plenty of attractions. But for those who need more of a reason to go, some free offers can’t hurt. Read More →

Money & Power

Baltimore Proposes Sewer and Water Rate Hike

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via Sidewalk City

via Sidewalk City

Sewer and water rates would rise 33 percent over three years under a new plan floated on Tuesday.  Read More →

Culture, Featured

American Visionary Art Museum Inspires Hope & Imagination

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 2:43pm

The American Visionary Art Museum. Photo by Jack Hoffberger

The American Visionary Art Museum. Photo by Jack Hoffberger

This summer, Lauren Eller is visiting some of Baltimore’s neighborhood-level museums. Like the communities they are located, these museums have a strong, colorful identity all their own. Each deserves a closer look, for though they may be off the beaten track, the history held within is both harrowing and fascinating in equal turns.

Before paying a visit to the American Visionary Art Museum this summer, I’d only been once before for a bat mitzvah that was held in the Jim Rouse Visionary Center. Even then, although the space was arranged to accommodate the celebration, I was struck by the works of art on display: their unusual, spontaneous forms and the ingenuity with which they’d been crafted.

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Featured, Lifeline

Our Favorite Baltimore Designer Made Michelle Obama’s Dress

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 11:42am

Photo via Instagram / @csiriano

Photo via Instagram / @csiriano

Christian Siriano is really just killing it these days. Read More →

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Artscape

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1,600 Sq. Ft. Cottage In Roland Park: A Renovation Opportunity

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Hot House: 216 Oakdale Road, Baltimore, MD 21210

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Stone and shingle, English style cottage, circa 1894, in need of full renovation. Three bedrooms, two baths over 1,588 sq. ft. Semi-circular stone front porch, 50-year architectural shingle roof, unfinished full basement, and attic. Hardwood floors throughout, living room with fireplace and French doors to sunroom, separate dining room, kitchen. Extra room on second floor with potential for master bath or office. Landscaped front garden with stone walkway. Flat, sunny backyard with driveway and garage foundation: $335,000 Read More →

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Sample Your City! Baltimore Restaurant Week in Full Swing Thru Sunday

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Baltimore is a delicious city. From hand crafted street eats to James Beard Award-winning chefs, our restaurateurs are torchbearers for creative and diverse cuisine from all around the world. And luckily for all of us, July 22-31 is Baltimore Restaurant Week, when eateries around the city are offering special, prix-fixe menus designed to give diners a taste at a discounted price. Read More →

Culture, Food & Drink, Mt. Vernon, Sponsored Post

Baltimore Block Party – Park Fest! Music, Food, Art Throwdown at Park & Central

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HELLO Baltimore! We are throwin’ down our first B’more blockparty PARK FEST! Come out and experience the best of Mount Vernon, featuring amazing street #FOOD, #BEER, #WINE, #ART & live music by Caleb Stine and The Brakemen  DJ Palombo  Jordan August Band  Landis Expandis  OSLO Acoustic Soul Music. CORNER OF PARK AVE & CENTRE ST. 12 – 8pm, rain or shine!  Free to the public. Read More →

Lifeline

This Election Is Really Making People Crabby

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 9:33am

Earlier this month, an airplane towed pro-Trump, anti-Hillary banners over Ocean City. Then, after receiving hundreds of complaints, that company said it would no longer carry any political advertising at all. But don’t worry–people are finding other ways to get their message across. Read More →

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