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A Look at Baltimore’s New Greyhound Station, Update on Two-Way Traffic Study, Former Sex Toy Warehouse Becomes New Home of Whitehall Mill

1 Written by: | Monday, Sep 26, 2016 10:30am

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Baltimore’s new Greyhound bus terminal.

There’s a new gateway to downtown Baltimore for those who travel by intercity bus lines. Read More →

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Take 2 Minutes And Switch Your Home To Renewable Electricity

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 11:21am

It's a no brainer. No change, same bill, save money, lower carbon emissions by choosing a renewable. Just Nike It.

Marylanders can choose what type of electricity powers our homes and businesses: clean energy or polluting fossil fuels. You may not believe this, but switching to a clean energy product is actually cheaper than BGE’s standard coal-fired power. $77.70 cheaper in one year. 

It’s mind-boggling to compare the many electricity suppliers and plans. Our Maryland Climate-Friendly Electricity Guide below is designed for residential customers. Learn why and how to switch your home’s electricity supplier. Better yet, we found the lowest rate. This climate action is a no-brainer.  

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Closing the Gap

7 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 11:55am

 

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I’m speaking of the gap between upper left canine and bicuspid that first appeared after dental work on a back molar several years ago. Flossing, which had before then had been tricky on account of too close contact, suddenly posed a new problem:  the floss flew through this gap, catching on nothing.  I coped as best I could, relying heavily on dental picks.  Recently my dentist proposed a more thorough cleaning with anesthesia.  After this “good” cleaning, he would build up the gap, restoring favorable relations between those once sympathetic neighbors.  I practically leapt at the prospect. Read More →

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Restored 1920’s Arts And Crafts Bungalow Just Listed In Cedarcroft

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 10:30am

Hot House: 6105 Blackburn Lane, Cedarcroft, Baltimore 21212

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Arts and Crafts style bungalow, circa 1922, with wood clapboard siding and new shingle roof. Four bedrooms, 2 full baths over two stories and 2,026 sq. ft. with half basement. Large living room w/ fireplace, dining room, den, galley kitchen, large deck off kitchen.  Three bedrooms and full bath on main level. Wood floors throughout. Large loft-style bedroom and full bath upstairs. Well maintained, with new exterior paint, upgraded electric, backup generator, central a/c,  waterproofed basement. On .34 landscaped acres with gardens. Garage/potting shed: $449,000 Read More →

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Groundbreaking for Baltimore Food Hub, Megachurch Seeks a New Home, Proposed City Landmark Suffers Partial Collapse

2 Written by: | Monday, Sep 19, 2016 10:30am

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Rendering of the Baltimore Food Hub. Image via baltimorefoodhub.com.

Construction begins this week on the Baltimore Food Hub, a $17 million development that will transform an urban brownfield in the Broadway East community into a center for food production and job creation.

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A Marriage of True Minds: David Ware and Sarah Hoover

2 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 12:30pm

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Last summer, David Ware and his wife Sarah Hoover answered separate calls to come to Baltimore. Read More →

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Maryland’s First West Elm Opens Today in Harbor Point

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 11:30am

Photocredit: Core Creative Co.

Photo credit: Core Creative Co.

Home furnishings retailer West Elm opened today its first Maryland location at 1301 Dock St. between Harbor East and Fells Point.

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This Baltimore Alley Makeover Should Be On HGTV

2 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 11:22am

Before: drab cement. After: A word-of-art leading to positive community outcomes.

Before: Drab cement. After: A work-of-art. Credit: Robbyn Lewis, Chris Beall and Darin Hughes.

Does your Baltimore alley need a little love? Too much trash and grit? Check out Patterson Park’s gorgeous “Green Alley” and get inspired. Learn how your alley community can be transformed from cement to a functional work-of-art that keeps trash where it’s supposed to be, in trash cans, not in the Inner Harbor. Read More →

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Stayin’ Alive

8 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 12:16pm

Amoeba Music.

In this month’s installment of  “Now We Are 50,” a new monthly column, writer Christine Kouwenhoven explores the markers and the music that fill the stages of our lives.

Ever since we’ve lived in our home, we’ve had a small stereo in the kitchen. Every morning the radio is turned on and stays on all day, tuned to classical music. But evenings, at dinner, it is usually switched to someone’s phone to listen to a playlist, Spotify, or Pandora. Read More →

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Open House Tomorrow at the Brand New RiverWatch Luxury Apartments in Elkridge

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 10:00am

Open House

Thursday, September 15th , 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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3 Bedroom 2 Bath Apartments  Starting at $1750!

Enter our Drawing to WIN a 40 inch HD  TV after you tour at our Open House on  Thursday, September 15th*

                            * you must have completed an application and be moving in!

If you’re in the rental market, or looking to downsize, make sure to visit the Riverwatch Open House tomorrow.  Centrally located in Maryland along the beautiful Patapsco River, RiverWatch Apartments will provide modern apartments for rent with easy access to Columbia, Baltimore, D.C. and Annapolis. Read More →

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