Friday Afternoon Headlines: Pimlico Renovation Would Cost $300M; Archbishops OKs Corned Beef; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 5:33pm

Renovating Pimlico Race Course would cost $300M, study says — Baltimore Sun

Archbishop: OK for Baltimore Catholics to eat corned beef on St. Paddy’s — CBS Baltimore

State Senators criticize governor’s firing over crab limits — WBAL

6 takeaway’s from Mayor Pugh’s first transition report — BBJ

Baltimore County police arrest Backpage bandits — ABC2


Lionel Richie’s Knee Surgery Postpones Tour that was Set to Begin in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 4:19pm

Wear and tear — and a recent knee operation — for Lionel Richie have postponed the pop-R&B singer’s planned tour with Mariah Carey that was set to begin in Baltimore next month.

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Culture, Food & Drink

CineBistro is now Open at The Rotunda

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 3:30pm

The new luxury dinner and a movie concept, CinéBistro at The Rotunda, officially opened its doors to the public last night at an event benefiting local non-profit Art With a Heart. The cinema and in-theater dining experience developed by Cobb Theatres is the first of its kind in Baltimore.  Read More →


Baltimore Brigade Holding Tryouts on Sunday For a Single Open Roster Spot

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 12:02pm

Calling all current and former football players: Want to represent Baltimore in the Arena Football League this year?

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Culture, Featured

Mike Gibbons Ends 35-year Tenure as Director of the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 8:42am

Photo courtesy of The Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum

For the first time in three and a half decades, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation does not have Mike Gibbons at the helm.

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‘La La Land,’ ‘Moana’ Headline This Year’s Pics in the Park Film Series

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 4:53pm

Photo via Downtown Partnership of Baltimore/Eventbrite

The list of films set to screen outside in this year’s Pics in the Park series downtown includes two new movies with plentiful Oscar buzz, along with some crowd favorites.

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Culture, Roland Park, Sponsored Post

Gorgeous Exhibit by Liza Matthews on Display Now at Monument Sotheby’s Roland Park Gallery

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 1:00pm


Visit the the latest art exhibit at Monument Sotheby’s Roland Park,  featuring Artist Liza Hathaway Matthews. Read More →

Culture, Lifeline, Sponsored Post

Listen, Learn, Engage, (eat!) During the Wednesday Lenten Speaker Series – Transforming Narratives

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 12:00pm

Wednesday Evening Supper and Lenten Lecture Series Followed by Compline

March/April 2017

6:00—8:00 p.m. Transforming Narratives

From Baltimore stoops to the White House, from outsider art to the art of dying well, speakers transform their disciplines and their communities. Read More →

Culture, Lifeline

Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ to Air on HBO on April 22

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 4:24pm

Image via HBO/YouTube

“You’re famous. Just nobody knows it,” a woman says to her long-deceased mother in the much-anticipated HBO movie based on events that took place in Baltimore.

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Culture, Food & Drink, Mt. Vernon

Baltimore Center Stage Picks Flavor as its New Restaurant Vendor

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 1:41pm

Julia (left) and Vanna Belton, owners of Flavor in Mt. Vernon. Photo courtesy of Baltimore Center Stage.

As it prepares to reopen following a $28 million renovation, Baltimore Center Stage announced today that it has a new pre-show restaurant vendor.

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