Friday Afternoon Headlines: Vigil for Edgewood Shooting Victims; How the Wieters-Castillo Trade Worked Out for the O’s; and More

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Under Armour Jumps On the Subscription Box Bandwagon — Fortune

Baltimore man arrested for 2013 murder of UMES student — ABC2

Community Celebrates Little Free Libraries Near Pimlico — Jewish Times

Harford County community holds vigil for victims — WBAL-TV

Exchanging Matt Wieters For Welington Castillo Worked Out Well For Orioles — PressBox

Money & Power

Cummings Says He May Move to Subpoena White House Over Private Email Use

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 20, 2017 3:56pm

Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings is continuing to press White House officials and his Republican counterpart on the House Oversight Committee to bring to light Trump administration employees’ illegal use of private email.

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Health and Fitness, Sponsored Post

Join Hundreds of Women at ‘A Woman’s Journey’ – A Day Dedicated to Health and Wellness

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Seize this opportunity to join hundreds of women at  A Woman’s Journey  November 11 at the Baltimore Hilton Hotel. Read More →

Real Estate & Home, Sponsored Post

Open Houses This Weekend With The Whit Harvey Group

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 20, 2017 2:30pm

Culture, Lifeline

You Can Help Name Baltimore’s Third Trash Wheel

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 20, 2017 2:04pm

Professor Trash Wheel. Photo via Healthy Harbor Initiative/Waterfront Partnership.

State officials are giving the public an opportunity to help name the next member of Baltimore’s growing trash wheel fleet.

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Baltimore Writers Club, Culture

Baltimore Writers Club #8: Four UB Alums Take Flight

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 20, 2017 12:00pm

A couple of years ago, my colleagues and I at the University of Baltimore Creative Writing MFA program watched with pride as D Watkins published The Cook Up and The Beast Side, a memoir and a collection of essays from two major publishing houses, and quickly became recognized as a major voice of his generation of African-American writers. D had just graduated from our relatively young program, and his level of success was a first for us.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Gov. Hogan is Now Backing Elon Musk’s D.C.-Baltimore ‘Hyperloop’ Idea

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 20, 2017 11:50am

A sign for The Boring Company in Anne Arundel County. Photo via Gov. Larry Hogan/Twitter.

A tube-based, vacuum-like electric transportation system is going to be built across dozens of miles along an underground stretch of Maryland, our governor says.

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Culture, Featured, Schools

Artist Amy Sherald, Tapped to Paint Michelle Obama’s Official Portrait, is Speaking at Hopkins Next Week

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 20, 2017 10:55am

Still via YouTube/National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Baltimore portrait artist Amy Sherald, who was recently chosen for the prestigious job of painting the official portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama, will be speaking at Hopkins next week.

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Featured, Money & Power

Old Goucher Neighborhood Group Submits its Own Bid for Amazon’s HQ2

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 20, 2017 10:21am

State Center, one of several sites mentioned in the Old Goucher Neighborhood Association’s application. Photo via Google StreetView

As city leaders and developers were pouring hundreds of hours into their Port Covington pitch for Amazon’s future second North American headquarters, a neighborhood group was quietly assembling its own application for HQ2.

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Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: New Fall Cocktails, BBQs over the Weekend, Charm City Cook at Everyman Theater

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 20, 2017 9:30am

R. Bar is one of several local spots that has recently launched a new fall cocktail menu.

This week has a little bit of everything for Baltimore food lovers, from good news about new spots opening to a long list of boozy dinners. Here’s a look at what will keep you entertained all week long:

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