Featured, Food & Drink

Hot Plate: Soft Shells, Summer Drinks and Chef Brian Lavin’s New Spot

0 Written by: | Friday, May 27, 2016 12:45pm

Strawberry Rhubarb Margherita at Charleston

Strawberry Rhubarb Margherita at Charleston

It’s summer! And both the calendar and the thermometer agree, which, after the spring Baltimore has seen, could not be more welcome news.

In restaurants, the sudden shift to warm weather comes at a great time. Even as our minds turn to the beach, there’s plenty of great summertime food action right in the city, including tons of soft shells and new ice cream flavors from The Charmery, including never-before-seen options as well as classics like their Lemon Stick.

And the food and restaurant events just keep coming. Here’s what we have to look forward to in Baltimore over Memorial Day weekend and for the week following: Read More →

Featured, Money & Power, Schools

How STEM Advocates Are Trying to Help Baltimore

0 Written by: | Friday, May 27, 2016 11:22am

Johns Hopkins University

Last year’s unrest inspired Baltimore’s advocates of science, technology, engineering, and math education to go into high gear. Read More →

Featured, Health and Fitness

Johns Hopkins Has Designed the Most Fashion-Forward Prosthetic Foot Yet

0 Written by: | Friday, May 27, 2016 9:11am


Johns Hopkins has become a leader in developing fancy prosthetics, like the thought-controlled robotic arm. But this new prosthetic foot developed by a team of Hopkins students is a step above the rest (sorry). Read More →

Featured, Lifeline, Remington

Green Dry Cleaner, Acupuncture to Remington Row

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 26, 2016 4:47pm

Remington Row (Hord Coplan Macht)

Remington Row (Hord Coplan Macht)

The next Remington project from Seawall Development is 90 percent filled; the developer said Thursday. Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink

Mount Royal Tavern is One of the 18 Best Bars in the US, Esquire Says

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 26, 2016 3:50pm

Mt. Royal Tavern (via MICA)

Mt. Royal Tavern (via MICA)

While Baltimore has plenty of great spots popping up to grab artisinally-made drinks with high-end ingredients, it’s the neighborhood watering holes that really bring out the adjectives in the national media. On Thursday, Esquire jumped into the fray by ranking one of the city’s finest dives among the best in the country. Read More →

Featured, GreenLaurel

Help Shape Baltimore’s Sustainability Plan 2.0 by Telling Your Story

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:36pm

The Office of Sustainability's partnership with Civic Works created Baltimore Energy Initiative which helps residents reduce energy.

Baltimore’s Office of Sustainability’s and Civic Works created the Baltimore Energy Initiative. The $52 million program helps residents reduce energy.

It’s time to update Charm City’s Sustainability Plan and the Office of Sustainability wants your voice and your story to be the plan’s foundation. With the recently launched Every Story Counts and Community Ambassador initiatives, along with the newly-awarded Partners for Places Equity Pilot grant, our next Sustainability Plan will ensure Baltimore will be sustainable and resilient for all neighborhoods. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Billy Murphy Criticizes Fox News Coverage During Fox News Interview

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 4:21pm

Screen Shot 2016-05-25 at 4.16.56 PM

During a Fox News interview about his reaction to Monday’s decision to acquit Officer Edward Nero, Freddie Gray’s attorney challenged Fox News’ coverage of the case. Read More →

Featured, GreenLaurel, Inner Harbor

Why These Big Blue Steel Hearts Just Appeared Around Inner Harbor

2 Written by: | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 2:08pm

Soon, these sculptures will display suggested etiquette guidelines for all who enjoy the Inner Harbor. Photo credit: Alexey Ikonomou

If you walked along the Inner Harbor yesterday you might have noticed couples posing for pictures in a big blue steel heart. Though bare of words today, very soon the Inner Harbor Project’s long-awaited Code of Respect (see below) will be etched into the heart sculptures.

Read More →

Columns, Featured, Guilford, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

Hollywood? Coral Gables? A Guilford Mediterranean With Spanish Tile Roof

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:17am

Hot House: 7 St. Martins Road, Baltimore 21218


Mediterranean style, center hall colonial, circa 1923, stucco with Spanish tile roof, sun porch and covered entrance, in good condition. Five bedrooms, 4.5 baths, over 3 stories and 4.517 sq. ft. with unfinished basement. Formal living and dining room with French doors, library, three fireplaces, open-plan gourmet kitchen with granite counters, Viking appliances, heated travertine floors. Family room off kitchen. Second floor ensuite master bedroom, two further bedrooms, laundry room. Original architectural details, crown moldings, arched doorways, hardwood floors throughout. Central a/c zoned. Landscaped .3 acre lot with detached two car garage and covered patio: $889,000 Read More →

Featured, Health and Fitness

Former Baltimore Colt Diagnosed Posthumously with Brain Damage

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:22am


When he was alive, Bubba Smith was a defensive end for the Baltimore Colts (and, later, a star of the Police Academy films). But in the final years of his life, he displayed a significant cognitive decline, becoming unable to do simple things like paying his own bills or going shopping.  Read More →

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