Misty Copeland is known nationwide as a groundbreaking ballerina who became the first African American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre. She assumes the title on Saturday. Conincidentally, she will be in Baltimore that day giving a talk at the Reginald F. Lewis African American History and Culture Museum. Read More →
Gov. Larry Hogan is shuttering the Baltimore City Detention Center’s men’s jail, effective immediately. Over the coming days, about 750 male inmates housed at the jail will be moved. Read More →
Have you been wondering when you signed up for BGE’s Smart Energy Saver’s Program? More than 800,000 BGE customers participated in the June 21 collective effort to cut electricity via BGE’s PeakRewards and Smart Energy Saver programs. The goal of both initiatives is to reduce our area’s peak electric grid load and help avoid “brown outs,” where power is cut to many. The energy reducing programs, which are funded through EmPOWER Maryland, are also a clever way to motivate us to finally take steps to reduce monthly energy. Read More →
In the 1950s, if you keeled over because your heart stopped, that was generally it. But a Johns Hopkins electrical engineer thought there must be a better way. In the 1950s, William Kouwenhoven began work on the first cardiac defibrillator, which he used to shock lab dogs’ hearts back to life after they’d stopped beating. And then came the famous day in 1958 when a dog’s heart stopped–but the lifesaving defibrillator was on the wrong floor of the hospital. Read More →
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Former provisions warehouse, circa 1920, in painted brick with glass block windows and triple membrane rubber roof. Features 4,435 sq. ft. over two levels, with 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, commercial kitchen, two wood-burning stoves, office, separate laundry area. Commercial grade HVAC w/central air, security system, large roof deck. Commercial rollup garage door, interior accommodates 6 cars. Hybrid zoning offers multiple use options: $1,200,000 Read More →
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