Wednesday Evening Headlines: Pugh Budget Includes Tax Cut; Melo Trimble Changed Maryland; and more

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 7:14pm

Pugh budget includes tax cut, more funding for Baltimore schools, police — Baltimore Sun

Trump’s reversal of clean energy rules could hurt the Chesapeake Bay — CBS Baltimore

Feds in plea negotiations with indicted officers — WBAL-TV

Baltimore’s $15 minimum wage bill will likely die despite final push — BBJ

Melo Trimble changed Maryland — Testudo Times

Featured, Lifeline

Baltimore Housing Brings Building Permit System Online with ePermits

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 5:00pm

Historic row houses in East Baltimore, via Wikimedia Commons

This should be music to homeowners’ and contractors’ ears: Baltimore City’s permitting process has entered the 21st century.

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Future Islands Adds Two More Nights of Ottobar Shows for ‘The Far Field’ Album Release

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 4:04pm

Future Islands performing in Germany in 2015. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Baltimore trio Future Islands has thrown a bone to hometown fans by adding two more shows at the Ottobar after the first one sold out.

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Money & Power

State’s Attorney Drops Charges in Sex-for-Repairs Case

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 3:26pm

Gilmor Homes

Accusations against two former city maintenance men charged in the sex-for-repairs case in the city’s public housing don’t look like they will be tried in court. When the trial dates arrived, the State’s Attorney’s office dropped charges on separate occasions. Read More →


Baltimore Designer and John Waters Dreamlander Vince Peranio to be Subject of Book, ‘From Trash to Treasure’

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 3:08pm

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If you’ve seen the films of John Waters, you’ve seen the work of Vince Peranio.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

Two More Trash Wheels Planned for Baltimore

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 2:31pm

Professor Trash Wheel, photo via Healthy Harbor Initiative/Waterfront Partnership

Mr. Trash Wheel’s family is set to keep on growing.

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Featured, Shop Local, Station North, The Rack

Publications and Multiples Fair Opens April 1 at Baltimore Design School

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 1:01pm

Publications and Multiples Fair, happening April 1-2 at Baltimore Design School.

Baltimore’s Annual Publications and Multiples Fair, or PMF, is an annual exposition of contemporary artist publications, prints, sculptures, jewelry, textiles and all things deemed worthy of the description “produced in multiple.” Read More →

Culture, Schools

Loyola Students to Try to Break World Record for Crabwalking on the ‘Today’ Show

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 12:08pm

Al Roker on the “Today” show in New York in 2012. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Tomorrow morning will be crabby for those on the Loyola University Maryland quad, where Al Roker and company are stopping by to film an episode of the “Today” show.

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Featured, Federal Hill, Food & Drink

Camden Pub Closes, While Crossbar Opens Near Oriole Park

2 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 11:08am

Camden Pub in October 2015, via Google Street View

With Opening Day of the MLB season less than a week away, Orioles fans have one less bar to visit on Pratt Street, but one new megabar to patronize in South Baltimore.

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Money & Power, Sponsored Post

Is Baltimore Open for Business?

2 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 11:00am

One of Governor Hogan’s key messages is that “Maryland is open for business.”  Read More →

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