Next week is as busy as ever in the Baltimore restaurant world, with wine events and fundraisers, opportunities to check out spaces new and old and tons of new spring-inspired dishes and drinks. Here’s a look at what we have to look forward to in the week to come: Read More →
A year ago this week, the city was spiraling out of control until a tough guy stepped in to save the day; thanks to his decisive actions, all the troublemakers went “scurrying home.” At least, that’s how Gov. Larry Hogan saw what happened last year. Read More →
For the first time in 40 years, there will be no Baltimore Symphony Decorators’ Show House.
The decision was spelled out in a letter from Sandy Feldman, president of the Baltimore Symphony Associates, a volunteer organization that selects and organizes the Show House as a fundraiser.
Dear Friends of the Baltimore Symphony Associates,
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators’ Show House. We appreciate your continued support of this annual fundraiser for the educational programs of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Read More →
They called it the Chicken Box, because for many years it housed a fried chicken business.
After this week, it will be history. Read More →
Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr. and Kelly Ripken finalized a divorce after more than 30 years of marriage on Thursday. Read More →
A teen was shot by a police officer in Southeast Baltimore on the one-year anniversary of Freddie Gray’s funeral. Police commissioner Kevin Davis said the 13-year-old boy was holding a replica gun. His injuries are non-life-threatening. Read More →
The big fire at the under-construction Mary Harvin Senior Center in East Baltimore became one of the go-to images for TV networks during the rioting that followed Freddie Gray’s funeral. On the one-year anniversary of the fire, the building is officially open. Read More →
Just in time for Mother’s Day, University of Baltimore MFA student Roxanne V. Young remembers her mom’s sage advice on black pride, self-confidence, and still more.
- I’m Black and I’m Proud (James Brown)
My mother was the consummate teacher in the classroom and in life.
It was a frigid January afternoon, but I was enjoying the warmth of rare one-on-one time with my mother. We both had skipped school that day to celebrate my 10th birthday. On January 18, 1965 we sat down at the lunch counter at a Baltimore Woolworth’s. It was my first time dining out with my mother. While we waited for the waitress, she took a few minutes to discreetly give me a quick lesson on proper table etiquette. Read More →
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