Lifeline, Money & Power

Today’s News Surrounding the Death of Freddie Gray

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 27, 2015 4:20pm

Photo via Huffington Post

Photo via Huffington Post

Thousands mourned Freddie Gray on Monday amid calls for peace, while police circulated warnings of potential gang violence directed at officers.

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Schools, Sponsored Post

Calvert School Independent School Admission Workshop

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 27, 2015 11:30am

AdmissionWorkshopInvite2015The Calvert School is pleased to host an Independent School Admission Workshop and Lunch on Thursday, May 14th at 11:45 A.M.  This is the 2nd annual workshop, and Calvert is looking forward to another informative event for parents looking at the Independent Schools Network.  The workshop is not specific to Calvert’s process, so all are welcome!  Click here for more details.

Featured, Money & Power

Obama Makes Fun of O’Malley at Correspondents’ Dinner

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 27, 2015 10:22am

President Obama

President Barack Obama

Saturday was the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and like you’d expect, President Obama yucked it up at his and everyone else’s expense for a good 20 minutes. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline, Links

Some Media Gets Protest Story Totally Wrong

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 27, 2015 10:12am

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The Drudge Report isn’t known for being the most balanced or accurate news source. Still, Matt Drudge’s tweet about the weekend protests in Baltimore is a particularly egregious fail. Read More →

Schools

Say Hello to Johns Hopkins’ Impressive Honorary Degree Recipients

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 27, 2015 10:05am

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You have to be pretty special to get a degree from Johns Hopkins, which means you have to be extra special to be deemed worthy of an honorary degree. This year’s recipients are a laudable bunch, including a Baltimore politician, distinguished musicians, and a public health hero. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Waverly

Blaster Al Way: Waverly Block Gets Renamed!

1 Written by: | Monday, Apr 27, 2015 9:53am

Blaster Al Ackerman

L to R: Rupert Wondolowski and Blaster Al Ackerman, back in the day.

Blaster Al Ackerman was more than a writer and a mail artist. He was a full-on cult figure, whose sayings (e.g., “May you be blessed to work in a despised medium”) are widely quoted and whose pranks and stunts (e.g., performing his work with a bar of soap in his mouth) have become legendary. Read More →

Links

Monday Morning Headlines: Protests, Protests, Protests; Orioles Rout Red Sox; Hogan Focuses on Maryland’s Structural Deficit; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 27, 2015 7:00am

Rep. Cummings Reflect on Baltimore’s Violent Protests – CBS Baltimore

As Baltimore mayor, critics say, O’Malley’s police tactics sowed distrust – Washington Post

Photojournalists ‘taken down,’ detained by police in Baltimore protests – Baltimore Sun

At funeral home, a call for peace and remembrance for Freddie Gray – Baltimore Sun

Batts email praises police for being ‘scary good’ at protests  – Baltimore Sun

City leaders call for peace after 35 arrests, 6 officers injured – Baltimore Sun

As Orioles watch protest develop, emotions range from fear to understanding to disappointment – Baltimore Sun

Rascovar: Hogan begins taming Maryland’s structural deficit – Maryland Reporter

Commissioner: Cops Failed to Get Freddie Gray Help “Multiple Times” – Gawker

Orioles Get 20 Hits In 18-7 Rout Of Red Sox – CBS Baltimore

In aftermath of Freddie Gray protests, ‘patronize restaurants and businesses,’ city leader says – Baltimore Business Journal

Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Scenes from Saturday’s Freddie Gray Protests in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 1:17pm

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Nearly a week after Freddie Gray died in police custody, hundreds of people marched from West Baltimore to City Hall on Saturday demanding justice in the case. After the pre-planned rally at City Hall was over, pockets of violence flared up as protests continued near Camden Yards, and at other points along Pratt Street. Check out some photos: Read More →

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Giving

Don’t Forget: March for the Animals Tomorrow

0 Written by: | Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 4:19pm

unnamedThe big day for the animals is this Sunday! Join the Maryland SPCA, rain or shine, at Druid Hill Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the 20th Annual March for the Animals.

Pet Costume Contest! Games!
Demonstrations! And, so much more!

The March for the Animals offers an exciting day packed full of fun activities for the entire family.

Delicious food! Pet-friendly vendors! Kids’ activity tent! A 1.5-mile walk around Druid Hill Lake! There’s plenty to see and do. If you’re an animal-lover, this is the place to be. (SeeSunday’s schedule on the left!)

Directions, Parking & Map

 

Directions:

Not familiar with the Druid Park area? Don’t let that stop you and Fluffy from enjoying this wonderful day together… Plug it into your GPS! DRUID HILL PARK: 3001 EAST DRIVE, BALTIMORE, MD 21217

 

Parking and Map:

Parking for the March for the Animals is free. See directions to the event. To avoid congestion, please follow the alternate routes listed. View a map of the event.

 

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Gibson Island, Real Estate & Home, Sponsored Post

A Boater’s Paradise on Gibson Island

0 Written by: | Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 3:00pm

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This beautiful, sun-filled waterfront Dutch Colonial with dock and slip on Gibson Island is a boater’s paradise. Read More →

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