Culture, Lifeline, Sponsored Post

Welcoming ‘the Stranger’ in Our Midst: Interfaith Speakers’ Series

0 Written by: | Friday, May 26, 2017 2:45pm

On three consecutive Wednesday evenings (last Wednesday, May 24, next Wednesday, May 31 & June 7) from 7-8:30 pm, the Interfaith Community of Roland Park will host a speaker series entitled “Welcoming ‘the Stranger’ in our Midst: Walking the Path of Radical Hospitality to Immigrants, Refugees & Asylees”.  The series kicks-off Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Redeemer, 5603 North Charles Street.

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Culture, Real Estate & Home, Roland Park

North Roland Park Residents Voice Opposition to The Overlook at Roland Park

7 Written by: | Friday, May 26, 2017 2:15pm

Residents gather at the Radisson at Cross Key.  Photo by Meg Fielding.

The design of a proposed apartment building in North Roland Park has been approved. The North Roland Park Association and the city’s Planning Commission have given their blessing.

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In Wake of Black Bowie State Student’s Murder in College Park, UMD President Promises to Fight Hate on Campus

2 Written by: | Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:39pm

A shot of the University of Maryland’s McKeldin Library, via Wikimedia Commons.

“United by this recent tragedy, we can be a force for good. Together, we can be stronger and smarter than those who would divide us and subvert the values that undergird our University and our democracy.”

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline, My Real Life Modern Family

21 Flowers: A Potion for Luck and Powerful Change

3 Written by: | Thursday, May 25, 2017 10:45am

When University of Baltimore MFA grad Elisa Estrella returns to a botánica for the first time in years, she’s nervous as can be. She remembers feeling faint in just such a spiritual space as a child. As an adult, she’s desperately seeking change, so she steps inside.

I moved to Baltimore for a new job in the summer of 2008. About one month after I started work, the stock market crashed, and four months later, so did my new job. Thanks to a referral from a friend in my business network, I got a job working for a small federal contractor in the DC area. It meant a long commute from Baltimore and significantly less pay, but I was desperate. Read More →

Culture, Featured

Under Armour Signs Hometown Champion Boxer Gervonta Davis, Announcing it on I-95

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 25, 2017 9:44am

World championship boxer Gervonta Davis, who was born and raised in West Baltimore, will now be greeting travelers coming into or past the city on I-95.

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Culture, Money & Power

After 50 Years in Business, Interior Designer Rita St. Clair is ‘Downsizing’ and Auctioning Off Pieces of Her Collection

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 24, 2017 3:04pm

Photo via Alex Cooper Auctioneers

Rita St. Clair, the Baltimore-based interior designer, has traveled around the world in search of furniture and decorative arts for the various restaurants, hotels and residences she helped create over the years.

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Canton, Culture, Featured, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

A Twofer in Canton: Unique Rowhouse-Warehouse Combo with Garage Asks $849K

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 23, 2017 3:20pm

Hot House: 2110 Cambridge Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (second entrance at 2117 Fleet Street)

Brick rowhouse, circa 1840, and former warehouse combined into 3,100 sq. ft. single-family home. Complete modern renovation, 2014. Two stories with 1,200 sq. ft. roof deck and fully finished lower level. Four bedrooms, four full baths, gourmet kitchen with marble island and breakfast bar, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf range. Large master suite with walk-in closet and glass shower. Upstairs office with wet bar and entrance to roof deck. Lower-level living area with game room, bedroom and storage. Home audio and automation system, central a/c, attached two-car garage:  $849,000 (ask about CHAP tax credits)

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Culture, Roland Park, Schools, Sponsored Post

Gilman Latin Students Bring Home Gold

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:00am

Gilman School has 77 reasons to be proud of its Latin program this spring. That’s how many boys and girls earned awards on the 2017 National Latin exam — nearly half of the Bryn Mawr, RPCS and Gilman students to take the exam. Read More →

Culture, Real Estate & Home

Former Hammerjacks Location Going Up for Auction

0 Written by: | Monday, May 22, 2017 2:49pm

Just as a new Hammerjacks in South Baltimore gets its liquor license, a former Hammerjacks building is going up for auction.

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Culture, Featured

Filmmaker Matthew Porterfield Expects ‘Sollers Point’ to be in Theaters by Early 2019

0 Written by: | Monday, May 22, 2017 8:42am

Photo via Johns Hopkins University

Local filmmaker Matthew Porterfield says he’s hopeful his next made-in-Maryland movie, “Sollers Point,” will be in theaters sometime in early 2019.

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