Friday Afternoon Headlines: West Nile Virus Cases in Baltimore; Lawyers to Challenge Cellphone Tracking; Plank Denies Park Plans; and More
Maryland state superintendent resigns for new job — Baltimore Sun
Preseason injuries taking toll on Ravens — WBAL-TV
Sagamore: No plans for West Covington Park land — Md. Daily Record
Larry Hogan said he is 95 percent cancer-free after his last cancer treatment. Starting this weekend, doctors will go to work on the last 5 percent. Read More →
Marin Alsop is adding another job to her already impressive resume. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director was appointed as the Peabody Conservatory’s graduate conducting program. Read More →
Weekend benefit runs abound this time of year for those looking to test their endurance. Flying Dog Brewery is well aware of this, but they’re looking to take some distance off the race, and add oysters. Read More →
Friday, September 18 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Sally & Butch Michel Center for Parks & People
2100 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217
Serious Comfort Food by The Food Market
Gypsy Jazz by The Hot Club of Baltimore
For more information about the Parks & People Foundation, visit parksandpeople.org.
A World Premiere Production of Jane Austen’s
Pride and Prejudice
Adapted by Christopher Baker
Sep 11–Oct 11
“As fresh and relevant as the day it was written.”—The Independent (UK)
Jane Austen’s mastery of manners and morals will be on full display in Center Stage’s new production of her beloved masterpiece, Pride and Prejudice. In the Bennet sisters’ 19th-century English world, marriage is the prize, but for second-eldest, Lizzy, companionship trumps blind courtship. Enter Mr. Darcy, and one of literature’s most iconic and tempestuous romances takes flight. Journey through a world quite unlike—and yet perhaps not so different from—our own, as Lizzy and Darcy learn that first impressions aren’t all they seem, and that second chances can lead to answers that have been there the entire time.
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Mid-Atlantic Day Trips – The Western Maryland Rail Trail (WMRT) still beckoned to us, even though we hadn’t liked the east-from-Hancock section of it very much (for that stretch, recommend sticking to the C&O Canal, which is further away from the highway and a little more pleasant, but read more about that here). The blurb about the western half in the Rails to Trails book sounded interesting, mentioning the remains of an old cement factory, and some views of the Potomac. Read More →
This column, That Nature Show, is about the nature right under your nose, in our backyards, playgrounds and parks! Stop and look around, you’ll be amazed at what surrounds you.
On Thursday, I wrote an Op-Ed about the sad lack of trees (and sidewalk cafes) in Baltimore County for The Baltimore Sun. Then I took a piece of my own advice and planted bulbs in my own garden. As my grandfather used to say, “As goes your own patch, so goes the world, right?” Read More →
Scott Plank and his wife, Dana DiCarlo, funded a new center to make sure teachers at one Locust Point school get their phys ed. The Teacher Wellness Center at Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School draws on a model that thinks of the educators as well as the students, according to a release posted at SouthBmore.com. Read More →
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