Friday Afternoon Headlines: Pimlico Renovation Would Cost $300M; Archbishops OKs Corned Beef; and More

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Renovating Pimlico Race Course would cost $300M, study says — Baltimore Sun

Archbishop: OK for Baltimore Catholics to eat corned beef on St. Paddy’s — CBS Baltimore

State Senators criticize governor’s firing over crab limits — WBAL

6 takeaway’s from Mayor Pugh’s first transition report — BBJ

Baltimore County police arrest Backpage bandits — ABC2

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Top Stories: Barnes and Noble Leaving Towson, Looney’s Pub in Canton Shuttered for Health Code Violations, Big Plans for Old Hutzler’s Building Downtown

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 5:11pm

The most well-read story on Baltimore Fishbowl this week was Ed Gunts’ breaking news from Monday about the impending departure of Towson’s last major bookstore. The two-story Barnes and Noble in the old Hutzler’s building at Towson Circle is the only large brick-and-mortar book retailer left in that area after the Border’s on York Road and Ukazoo Books in Dulaney Plaza recently cleared their shelves. Now, Barnes and Noble will vacate its space in June, several months after the adjacent Trader Joe’s, to make way for redevelopment of the shopping center.

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Lionel Richie’s Knee Surgery Postpones Tour that was Set to Begin in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 4:19pm

Wear and tear — and a recent knee operation — for Lionel Richie have postponed the pop-R&B singer’s planned tour with Mariah Carey that was set to begin in Baltimore next month.

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Orioles VP Says Trump Apology Would Have to Come Before POTUS First Pitch

1 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 3:31pm

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Frank Underwood was welcomed to throw out the first pitch at Camden Yards. Donald Trump, however, may not be getting the ball. Read More →

Culture, Food & Drink

CineBistro is now Open at The Rotunda

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 3:30pm

The new luxury dinner and a movie concept, CinéBistro at The Rotunda, officially opened its doors to the public last night at an event benefiting local non-profit Art With a Heart. The cinema and in-theater dining experience developed by Cobb Theatres is the first of its kind in Baltimore.  Read More →

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It’s a Beautiful Weekend to Explore Ruxton Real Estate

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Click here to check out what’s hot on the market in Ruxton.

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Video Appears to Show Rough Arrest, Macing of Teenager in Woodlawn

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 2:37pm

Photo via National Police Car Archives

A new video making the rounds online appears to show Baltimore County police officers aggressively detaining and macing a 16-year-old boy in Woodlawn.

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Kids Have Loved Friends Summer Camp for More Than 55 Years – Check Out What’s New

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 2:00pm

Summer at Friends offers a variety of educational and recreational day camps for boys and girls ages 4 through 13. Led by energetic and enthusiastic staff who love working with kids, campers form friendships and discover the joy of learning new skills in a safe, supportive environment. Read More →


Baltimore Brigade Holding Tryouts on Sunday For a Single Open Roster Spot

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 12:02pm

Calling all current and former football players: Want to represent Baltimore in the Arena Football League this year?

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RPCS Senior Rebecca Sereboff Elected International BBG President

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Photo by Jason Dixson Photography.

RPCS Senior Rebecca Sereboff has been elected International N’siah (President) of the 73rd International Board of the B’nai B’rith Girls (BBG). Read More →

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