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Two House of Cards Casting Calls This Weekend

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 27, 2015 3:29pm

House of Cards fans

This was just sent to us from the Maryland Film Office…

SEEKING PAID BACKGROUND PERFORMERS

* Government Official Types * Black Tie Affair * Men In Black *
* Cocktail Party Dresses, Business Casual, Art Gallery Types, Working Class *

ANNAPOLIS Open Casting Call: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 Time : Between 10 am and 2 pm we won’t turn anyone away

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Culture, Featured, My Real Life Modern Family

Roland Park Reflections On The Riots

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:00pm

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“A riot is the language of the unheard.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

From my bedroom in my big house at the top of a hill, I can hear many things: the rush of the highway like a river, concerts at the racetrack down the hill, the marching band and cheers at high school football games. Bird song in spring, insect orchestra in autumn.

And this spring, sirens. Sirens that seemed to go on and on through the day and the night. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Sean Hannity Argues with Baltimore Community Leaders

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:34am

Sean Hannity questions Adam Jackson and Councilman Brandon Scott

Sean Hannity questions Adam Jackson and Councilman Brandon Scott

Fox News host Sean Hannity brought activist Adam Jackson and Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott onto his program to talk about Baltimore’s recent spike in violent crime. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Rolling Stone Explains “Why Baltimore Blew Up”

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:28am

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Freddie Gray

A lengthy Rolling Stone article considers Baltimore’s unrest in the context of aggressive Broken Windows policing tactics that began in New York City in the nineties and spread across the country. Much of the blame is laid directly at O’Malley’s doorstep, for the former Baltimore mayor’s statistics-focused Broken Windows offshoot. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Good Riddance, Grand Prix — Have Fun in Boston!

4 Written by: | Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:26am

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IndyCar just announced that it will host a major race in Boston over Labor Day weekend next year. I guess that puts the final nail in the coffin of the Baltimore Grand Prix. Read More →

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MTA Raising Fares for Buses, MARC Trains

1 Written by: | Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:55pm

11.03.11news-flickr-marc-train-editTolls may be going down in Baltimore’s tunnels and bridges, but public transportation fares on the surface streets and rails are taking a hike next month. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Protestors Created Gridlock During Morning Rush Hour

2 Written by: | Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:39pm

Jamal Bryant/via Instagram

Jamal Bryant/via Instagram

Protestors have become a common sight on the streets of Baltimore over the last month. But on Tuesday morning, they took to the highways.  Read More →

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A Swedenborg Revival: Enchanting Mt. Vernon Condo In A Former Church

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:15am

Hot House: Calvert Abbey, 1100 N. Calvert Street #1, Baltimore, MD 21202

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Three story condo in former Swedenborgian church. Romanesque Revival style, circa 1874, in stone with slate roof, designed by noted architect Charles Cassell. Condo is 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, over 1,400 square feet, well and completely renovated. High ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, many original architectural details, chef’s kitchen, central air, two parking spaces, separate storage room: $346,000  Read More →

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Johns Hopkins Tuition Rises to $63,250 Next Year

2 Written by: | Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:50am

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Johns Hopkins, one of the most expensive universities in the country, is about to get a little more pricey– 3.5 percent more pricey, to be precise. Read More →

Featured, Schools

72,000 Ladybugs Released Inside Maryland High School

6 Written by: | Tuesday, May 26, 2015 8:50am

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Photo by D Sharon Pruitt.

Investigators said four male juveniles and three men perpetrated a bizarre — and criminal — “senior prank” at Chopticon High School in Morganza, Md. Five of them, wearing masks, forced their way into the school at 3:40 a.m. and released somewhere around 72,000 ladybugs. Two others waited in cars outside. Read More →

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