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Hot Plate: Harry Potter Cocktails, Hersh’s Italian Takeover at The Corner Pantry

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 29, 2016 12:11pm

Hersh's squid ink pasta

Hersh’s squid ink pasta

Congratulations, Baltimore – you made it through the week. And it was a hot one! Everyone in and around the city deserves at least one orange crush this weekend.

Over those celebratory drinks, plan your week. Here’s what’s happening in the restaurant world over the next few days:

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Featured, Lifeline

Here’s How a Cockeysville Astronaut Is Practicing for a Mars Mission

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 29, 2016 10:06am

Via Reid Wiseman's Twitter profile

Via Reid Wiseman’s Twitter profile

Anyone who’s seen The Martian knows (or thinks they do) that sending humans to live on Mars presents some knotty problems (which hold incredible comedic and dramatic potential). Astronaut and Cockeysville native Reid Wiseman is helping NASA solve some of those problems, and to do it, he’s been living underwater. Read More →

Featured, Health and Fitness, Schools

Two Hopkins Students Swimming in Olympics

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 29, 2016 9:36am

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Johns Hopkins isn’t usually considered a swimming powerhouse; if the school is associated with anything, it’s doctors and lacrosse.  Read More →

Featured, GreenLaurel

Exploring Baltimore’s Harbor By Kayak

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 11:00am

IMG_0384Have you ever seen kayakers paddling in the Inner Harbor or Middle Branch River and wondered if that could be you? Thanks to an expanded Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks kayaking program, the Canton Kayak Club, and Ultimate Watersports, everyone in Baltimore can enjoy our urban waterways. Not only is kayaking fun and active, but the many clean-up initiatives underway to improve our waterways will make more sense when we can see the progress and potential. Keep calm and paddle on.  Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

O’Malley Back to Doing What He Does Best in DNC Speech

1 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 9:24am

Still via PBS NewsHour

Still via PBS NewsHour

After a failed run at the Democratic nomination for president, former Md. Gov. Martin O’Malley has returned to his true calling as an excitable and slightly cringe-inducing party attack dog. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Trump Says Mosby Should Self-Prosecute

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 3:08pm

donaldtrump61815During the 2012 election, Mitt Romney introduced voters to the concept of self-deportation. This year, the GOP presidential nominee is once again rolling out ideas of self-imposed punishment.  Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Marilyn Mosby Drops Remaining Charges Against Police in Freddie Gray Case

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 11:49am

Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., Officer Edward M. Nero, Officer Garrett E Miller (top L-R), Officer William G. Porter, Lt. Brian W. Rice, Sgt. Alicia D. White (bottom L-R),

All “Baltimore 6” no longer face criminal charges

The remaining trials of police accused in Freddie Gray’s death will not go forward. Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby decided to drop the charges against the three officers who were set to face trial in the coming weeks. Read More →

Culture, Featured

Harford County Gas Station Gets New Life as ‘House of Cards’ Set

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 9:45am

Before. Image via Google Street View.

Before. Image via Google Street View.

A neglected corner of Routes 136 and 22 in Churchville was dressed up to serve as a House of Cards set on Monday. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Baltimore Police Start Dirt Bike Tip Line

2 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 9:07am

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The Baltimore Police Department has long struggled with how to handle the city’s thriving dirt bike subculture. Read More →

Featured, Inner Harbor, Lifeline

Here’s Some Free Stuff Available at the Inner Harbor on Thursday

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 4:34pm

At Inner Harbor (BOPA)

At Inner Harbor (BOPA)

catch of the day fish (2)The Inner Harbor has plenty of attractions. But for those who need more of a reason to go, some free offers can’t hurt. Read More →

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