Culture

Thursday Afternoon Headlines: Baltimore Police Investigated Triple Shooting in Brooklyn; Pressing Questions for Orioles; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 6:17pm

Teen arrested for swastika graffiti cases, burglary — CBS Baltimore

Baltimore police investigate triple shooting in Brooklyn — WBAL-TV

Hogan officials refuse compromise in transportation fight — Baltimore Sun

Weinberg Foundation gifts $5M toward new Ronald McDonald House — BBJ

Pressing questions: The Baltimore Orioles — Yahoo! Sports

Culture

‘La La Land,’ ‘Moana’ Headline This Year’s Pics in the Park Film Series

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 4:53pm

Photo via Downtown Partnership of Baltimore/Eventbrite

The list of films set to screen outside in this year’s Pics in the Park series downtown includes two new movies with plentiful Oscar buzz, along with some crowd favorites.

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Featured, Health and Fitness, Lifeline, Money & Power

Michael Phelps Called to Testify Before Congress in Anti-Doping Hearing

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 4:16pm

Still via NBC

Lawmakers are very interested in what the now-retired Baltimore Bullet has to say about doping in international sports.

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Featured, Food & Drink, Hampden

Photos: A Walking Tour of the New CinéBistro at the Rotunda

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 2:14pm

The bar and lounge area inside CinéBistro.

The wait will soon be over: Hampden’s new restaurant-bar-lounge-movie theater, known as CinéBistro, opens tomorrow.
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Culture, Roland Park, Sponsored Post

Gorgeous Exhibit by Liza Matthews on Display Now at Monument Sotheby’s Roland Park Gallery

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 1:00pm

 

Visit the the latest art exhibit at Monument Sotheby’s Roland Park,  featuring Artist Liza Hathaway Matthews. Read More →

Culture, Lifeline, Sponsored Post

Listen, Learn, Engage, (eat!) During the Wednesday Lenten Speaker Series – Transforming Narratives

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 12:00pm

Wednesday Evening Supper and Lenten Lecture Series Followed by Compline

March/April 2017

6:00—8:00 p.m. Transforming Narratives

From Baltimore stoops to the White House, from outsider art to the art of dying well, speakers transform their disciplines and their communities. Read More →

Lifeline

Voters Name Maryland Zoo’s Newborn Giraffe Calf ‘Willow’

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 11:59am

Photo by Jeffrey F. Bill, Courtesy Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

The newest addition to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore now shares a name with a common type of tree and Will Smith’s celebrity daughter.

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Featured, Money & Power, Schools

JHU President and His Wife Help Fund $1M Endowment for First-Generation Students

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 11:26am

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins is making another power play to support its undergraduate students, this time for those who are among the first in their families to attend college.

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Featured, GreenLaurel, Lifeline

Making Your Voice Heard: To Frack or Not in Maryland

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 10:38am

This West Virginian mountaintop in Doddridge County was flattened to create a six-acre fracking well pad hosting six fracking wells. 

The decision to frack or not in Maryland is finally upon us. Even though most of us don’t live in western Maryland atop the natural gas fields, our state senators and delegates will cast votes to either ban fracking permanently, continue a moratorium or allow fracking permits in October 2017. Here’s the inside news about Maryland’s fracking fight, as well as the best actions you can take to make your voice heard about fracking’s fate in western Maryland. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Surprise: Most Marylanders Disapprove of Trump’s First Month in Office, Poll Finds

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 9:36am

Official portrait of President Donald Trump, via the White House

President Donald Trump isn’t making many inroads with residents of mostly blue Maryland after his first month in office, according to the most recent Goucher Poll.

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