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The Baltimore Drone Racing League Begins this Weekend

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 11:05am

Photo courtesy Open Works/Global Air Media

Baltimore’s first-ever drone racing league kicks off this weekend in Greenmount West.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Mayor Pugh Eyes the Return of Speed, Red-Light Cameras in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 9:40am

Fast drivers, beware: Speed and red-light cameras are likely returning to Baltimore this summer.

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Featured, Lifeline

Baltimore Housing Brings Building Permit System Online with ePermits

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 5:00pm

Historic row houses in East Baltimore, via Wikimedia Commons

This should be music to homeowners’ and contractors’ ears: Baltimore City’s permitting process has entered the 21st century.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

Two More Trash Wheels Planned for Baltimore

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 2:31pm

Professor Trash Wheel, photo via Healthy Harbor Initiative/Waterfront Partnership

Mr. Trash Wheel’s family is set to keep on growing.

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Featured, Shop Local, Station North, The Rack

Publications and Multiples Fair Opens April 1 at Baltimore Design School

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 1:01pm

Publications and Multiples Fair, happening April 1-2 at Baltimore Design School.

Baltimore’s Annual Publications and Multiples Fair, or PMF, is an annual exposition of contemporary artist publications, prints, sculptures, jewelry, textiles and all things deemed worthy of the description “produced in multiple.” Read More →

Featured, Federal Hill, Food & Drink

Camden Pub Closes, While Crossbar Opens Near Oriole Park

2 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 11:08am

Camden Pub in October 2015, via Google Street View

With Opening Day of the MLB season less than a week away, Orioles fans have one less bar to visit on Pratt Street, but one new megabar to patronize in South Baltimore.

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Featured, Lifeline

Light City’s Labs Bring Spotlight to Baltimore’s Community Innovators

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 10:51am

A look at one of Light City’s conferences from last year. Photo courtesy of Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts.

In its second year, Light City Baltimore will bring some big names to town next week for its innovation conferences, ranging from a Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer to a renowned poet. But while there may be a national spotlight on the festival and its speakers, organizers have designed the conferences to bring attention to homegrown problem-solvers and social innovators, says Light City board co-chair Jamie McDonald.

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Featured, Giving, Lifeline

Thomas E. Wilcox Announces his Retirement as Head of the Baltimore Community Foundation

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 8:32am

Photo via Baltimore Community Foundation

Thomas E. Wilcox is stepping down as president and CEO of the Baltimore Community Foundation after 17 years.

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Featured, GreenLaurel, Lifeline

GreenLaurel: Marylanders Choose To Ban Fracking

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 2:26pm

Protesters outside Baltimore Sen. Joan Carter Conway’s office in November 2016.

Maryland’s legislature has officially voted to ban fracking within its borders. Yesterday, the Senate voted 35-10 in favor of banning hydraulic fracturing, a little over two weeks after the House of Delegates passed the same ban bill with a veto-proof margin. How Maryland banned fracking is pretty interesting, especially in light of the complete undoing of environmental laws by the Trump administration.

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Culture, Featured, Hampden

Made-in-Baltimore ‘Fearless Girl’ Sculpture Gets a Reprieve, Will Remain on Display in New York

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 1:17pm

Photo via Adweek/Change.org

“Fearless Girl,” the sculpture made in Baltimore that has attracted national attention for staring down a charging bull in lower Manhattan, just received permission to remain on display until early next year. Read More →

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