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Culture, Featured

Bit Gen, a Festival Wholly Devoted to Video Game Music, Returns at the Ottobar

0 Written by: | Monday, Jul 24, 2017 11:32am

Rare Candy plays at Bit Gen Gamer Fest in 2016. Photo courtesy of Bit Gen.

It’s a rare, special moment, John DeCampos explains: You’re immersed in a classic arcade game, drinking a nice, cold craft beer, when a live band across the room starts playing a high-energy, spot-on cover of a tune from the very game that’s captivated you.

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Culture, Featured

Phelps Loses ‘Shark Week’ Race to Computer-Simulated Great White Shark

0 Written by: | Monday, Jul 24, 2017 9:17am

Still via YouTube/Discovery Channel

In an athletic showdown between the Baltimore Bullet and one of nature’s most feared beasts, nature triumphed…sort of.

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Culture

ESPN Documentary to Spotlight Dunbar’s Legendary ’81-83 Basketball Team

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 21, 2017 3:58pm

Still via YouTube/Maryland Public Television

The historic basketball program at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is getting the national spotlight again, courtesy of ESPN.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

A Year Later, Stabbing Death in Roland Park Remains a Mystery

2 Written by: | Friday, Jul 21, 2017 9:15am

Molly Macauley

Roland Park resident Anne Stuzin sometimes takes a moonlit stroll through the neighborhood with her two dogs. But this time a year ago, she wouldn’t have wandered her upscale leafy neighborhood after dark.
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Culture, Featured, Real Estate & Home

TLC Casting for Baltimore Neighbors to Mess With Each Other’s Houses on Revived Show ‘Trading Spaces’

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 2:00pm

Host Paige Davis and two surprised contestants. Still via YouTube/TLC

“Trading Spaces” is making a comeback in 2018, and TLC has Baltimore on its list of episode destinations.

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Culture, Shop Local, Sponsored Post, Towson

The Current Palette: July Art Auction Highlights from Alex Cooper Auctioneers

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 1:00pm

What not to miss in Alex Cooper’s upcoming July 22nd Gallery Auction: Read More →

Cross Keys, Culture, Roland Park, Shop Local, Sponsored Post

Summer Music Tonight 5 – 7PM in the Square at Cross Keys – Featuring ‘Vagabond Motel’

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 12:00pm

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Culture, Monkton, Sponsored Post

Ladew’s Annual Groovin’ in the Grass Summer Concert Series Presents ‘ Don’t Stop Band’ This Sunday, July 23

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 10:41am

This high energy rock and roll band features saxophones, keyboards and stellar vocal harmony leaving audiences wanting more. You’ll be shouting “Don’t Stop!” www.dontstopband.com

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Culture

Wednesday afternoon headlines: Md. Girl With Rare, Incurable Disease To Compete In Miss Teen Maryland; McCormick to add French’s mustard, Frank’s RedHot in $4.2 billion deal; and more

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 5:30pm

Md. Girl With Rare, Incurable Disease Leaving ‘Bubble’ To Compete In Miss Teen Maryland – CBS Baltimore

State Health Officials Warn About Possibly Contaminated Papayas – WBAL

Former Controller For Camden Yards Concessionaire Sentenced For Stealing From Safe – WBAL

McCormick to add French’s mustard, Frank’s RedHot in $4.2 billion deal – Baltimore Business Journal

Boy Suffering From Rare Disease Sworn In As Police Officer – CBS Baltimore

Culture, Schools

Morgan State, Towson to Revive Their Old Football Rivalry

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 2:19pm

Still via Towson Athletics/YouTube

After a six-year truce, Morgan State University and Towson University are ready to resume their gridiron battle.

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