Featured, Lifeline

Memorial Ride Planned Monday Night for Aaron Laciny, Cyclist Killed in June Hit-and-Run

0 Written by: | Monday, Jul 24, 2017 2:16pm

Aaron Laciny, photo via Hopkins Hub

Baltimore cyclists are gathering and riding through the city tonight in memory of 20-year-old Aaron Laciny, starting near the very spot where he was killed late last month.

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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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Featured, Links

Top Stories: Police Say Hopkins Student Fell from High-Rise, Fed Hill Bars Discourage Helping Panhandlers, DeRay Mckesson Leaving City Schools Gig

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 21, 2017 4:45pm

The most-read piece on our site this week was a sad update about the death of a 19-year-old student athlete at Johns Hopkins University. Abigail Bastien “fell from quite a distance” from a high-rise on N. Charles Street to her death, Baltimore police spokesman T.J. Smith said at a news conference on Monday. Bastien’s body had been discovered on the morning of Thursday, July 13.

Smith said investigators weren’t sure exactly high up she was before her fall. The evidence detectives pulled together indicated it was an accidental death, he said, noting that “nothing in this case points towards homicide.”

Members of the Hopkins community and Bastien’s hometown of Sandusky, Ohio, mourned her passing. Bastien was a sprinter on the Hopkins track-and-field team and a member of the school’s Alpha Phi sorority chapter. Her high school track coach told the Sandusky Register she “was a person with a heart of gold and was all about everyone first and putting herself second.”

Here were other our most popular reads over the last seven days:

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Featured, Federal Hill, Lifeline

Banditos’ Liquor License Suspended Two Weeks in Connection with May Triple Stabbing

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 21, 2017 1:48pm

Image from August 2015, via Google Street View

The punishment is in for Banditos: Two weeks without a liquor license, starting yesterday, to go with a costly fine.

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Featured, Food & Drink, Lifeline

DuClaw Brewing’s Founder is Seeking A New Investor – Or Buyer – for His Brewery

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 21, 2017 11:02am

Image via DuClaw Brewing Co./Facebook

Ever wanted to own a craft brewery with some brand name appeal and a relatively broad distribution reach? You’re in luck.

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Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: Bluebird Cocktail Room Opens, The Charmery Turns Four, Restaurant Week Starts

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 21, 2017 9:45am

El Bufalo Tequila Bar + Kitchen will celebrate National Tequila Day on Monday, July 24.

Happy Artscape, Baltimore! (And happy hottest weekend of the year.) Baltimore’s food scene is offering plenty of reasons to venture outside of your air-conditioned house this week.

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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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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Elon Musk Claims ‘Verbal’ Government Approval to Build NY-Philly-Baltimore-DC Hyperloop

1 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 3:42pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Elon Musk is stealing the MagLev’s thunder today, sending out a viral series of tweets about a proposed underground East Coast “Hyperloop” train that would run through Baltimore.

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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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