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Obama: ‘You Don’t Want to be on the Wrong Side of Barbara Mikulski’

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015 11:03am

Screen Shot 2015-11-25 at 10.58.14 AMDecades-old plans to put an interstate through the center of Baltimore were a topic of conversation at the White House Wednesday, but there wasn’t a threat this time. Barbara Mikulski received the highest honor a civilian can get from President Barack Obama. Read More →

Featured, Schools

Towson Coach Charged With Felony

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015 9:16am


This week, Towson University diving coach Maureen Mead was indicted for felony interception of communication, as well as misdemeanors for “peeping Tom” and tampering with evidence. The charges stem from an investigation into a cell phone found in the women’s locker room at the school.  Read More →

Culture, Featured, Money & Power

The Third Presidential Candidate Who Made His Name in Baltimore

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015 8:35am

Vermin Supreme

Vermin Supreme in 2011. Photo by Marc Nozell.

He’s not polling as well as retired Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson (or even former mayor Martin O’Malley), but he’s a conversation-starting presidential hopeful who made his name in Baltimore, that name being Vermin Supreme. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Teen Breaks Rubik’s Cube World Record in Maryland

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 3:47pm

Screen Shot 2015-11-24 at 3.43.52 PMMaryland can’t claim the fleet-fingered 14-year-old named Lucas Etter. But when he broke a world record, we’re glad he did it here. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Lifeline

Baltimore Fishbowl’s Betsy Boyd Named Style Mag EIC

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 1:15pm

Betsy Boyd

Betsy Boyd

There’s a new editor-in-chief at Baltimore Style magazine and it’s our own Betsy Boyd. Writer, teacher, mother (of toddler twins!), Betsy, 42, was recently named to head up the magazine after working there as freelance senior editor for the past year. Her first issue will come in January. She’ll continue with the Baltimore Fishbowl as literary editor. Inline image 1

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Featured, Hot House, Real Estate & Home, Towson

Classy Victorian Estate In West Towson: Heated Pool, Guesthouse, Gardens — Just Needs A Name

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 11:00am

Hot House: 620 Chestnut Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21204


Victorian-style frame house circa 1928, with shingle roof and wide front veranda. 6,095 sq. feet over three stories, with unfinished basement. Five bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths. Large rooms with high ceilings, elevator, entry foyer with fireplace. Five fireplaces total. Double living room, formal dining room, sunroom, 2 master bedroom suites, each with sitting room. Central A/C. Heated pool, two story guesthouse, 2 car garage, off street circular driveway, brick patio, gardens: $1,345,000 Read More →

Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Hogan Announces Plan to Open 6-Year Tech High Schools in Baltimore

3 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 8:57am


Calling it “one of the most innovative approaches to education that I have seen in some time,” Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that he wants Maryland to partner with IBM to open four hybrid high school-early college vocational programs in the state, two of which would operate in Baltimore City. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Horseshoe Casino’s New Manager Has Las Vegas Experience

1 Written by: | Monday, Nov 23, 2015 3:55pm

Erin Chamberlin

Erin Chamberlin

The new leader of Baltimore’s one-year-old casino has seen how gambling is done in places that are famous for gambling. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

What’s Behind Baltimore’s Highest-Ever Murder Rate?

3 Written by: | Monday, Nov 23, 2015 9:45am


Earlier this month, Baltimore reached a tragic milestone: The city now has its highest-ever per capita murder rate, with more than a month still left in the year. Across the nation, experts are scrambling to explain just how and why that happened. Read More →

Culture, Featured

Ravens Lose Flacco, Forsett to Season-Ending Injuries

0 Written by: | Monday, Nov 23, 2015 8:17am

Joe Flacco (still via WBAL-TV)

Joe Flacco (still via WBAL-TV)

The Baltimore Ravens’ last-minute 16-13 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday was the definition of a Pyrrhic victory. The game saw quarterback Joe Flacco tear his ACL and running back Justin Forsett break his arm. Both of them are now out for the season. Read More →

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