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Baltimore Pride Organizers Turn to Crowdfunding to Cover Debt

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 1:29pm

gay_prideThis year’s Baltimore’s Pride festival is set for the summer, but organizers are turning to a public fundraiser to cover leftover costs from last year. Read More →

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Eight Sides To Every Story: For Sale, The Octagon House In Historic Lutherville

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 11:38am

Hot House: 1708 Kurtz Avenue, Historic Lutherville, MD 21093

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Octagonal house, circa 1856, in gravel cement block and stucco, well maintained and updated. Terrace, stone patio, Juliette balcony and back porch. Four bedrooms, 2.5 baths over 2,880 sq. ft. Two stories, with attic and partially finished, windowed basement. Central spiral staircase, 12’ ceilings, original wide-plank Georgia pine floors, interior shutters, long windows and French doors to porch, recent kitchen, en suite master bedroom, central a/c. Circular driveway, covered parking, rear guest house/studio, 1.5 acres with mature plantings: $849,000 Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink

“Consider Baltimore the Next Brooklyn,” Says USA Today

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 9:46am

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Baltimore’s burgeoning food scene is not news to locals, but the word is finally getting out. Case in point: This feature in USA Today, highlighting the city’s “culinary renaissance.” Read More →

Culture, Featured

Buck Showalter’s Approval Rating, and Other Opinions We Learned From This Public Policy Poll

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 25, 2016 4:21pm

Buck Showalter (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)

Buck Showalter (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)

Timely as ever, Public Policy Polling released results of its latest survey just before the Maryland primary. Studying the results more closely, it quickly became clear that it wasn’t about the candidates for mayor or president. But it provided a few insights nonetheless. Read More →

Culture, Featured, GreenLaurel

‘Kindling’ Looks to Spark Conversations Across Races and Neighborhoods

1 Written by: | Monday, Apr 25, 2016 3:18pm

Kindling’s vision team plans a unique community conversation. Pictured are: Andre Robinson, Nel Andrews, Jamie McDonald, Dale Terrill, and Quincey Gamble. Meryam Bouadjemi not pictured.

It’s safe to say that one factor Freddie Gray’s death and the ensuing unrest exposed is that Baltimore continues to be a city divided. We have a lot to learn about each other. Like other cities, many of us stick with who and what we know.  We tend to stay in our zones which makes it tough to engage with others outside of our routine. 

When key players from OneBaltimore, Innovation Village, Mt. Royal Community Development Corp, and the Light City team examined how to bridge these divides, they came up with a new idea called “Kindling.” As the name implies, Kindling is designed to spark one-on-one conversations between Baltimoreans who may never get the opportunity to know one another.

The inaugural Kindling event will be held this Saturday, April 30 at the Prince Hall Grand Lodge in historic Bolton Hill in Innovation Village. Consider taking part in a new type of community conversation built on the belief that progress will be made when we move past labels and see one another as individuals.
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Culture, Featured, Locust Point

Domino Sugars Sign Turns 65 Today

1 Written by: | Monday, Apr 25, 2016 10:23am

domino-smallMonday brings a landmark anniversary for a Baltimore landmark: The Domino Sugars sign turns 65. Read More →

Featured, Health and Fitness, Lifeline

The Other Baltimore CVS Story

1 Written by: | Monday, Apr 25, 2016 9:45am

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The Penn-North CVS became a focal point during last year’s unrest in Baltimore, with the pharmacy’s looting and arson serving (to some) as a symbol of a city spinning out of control. Read More →

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Street Collapses in Mt. Vernon

0 Written by: | Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 1:50pm

photo: Baltimore DPW

photo: @BaltimoreDPW

There’s a hole in Mt. Vernon this weekend. A “large section” of N. Centre St. collapsed outside the Walters Art Museum. Read More →

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Ending Pickup Truck Tour, Mayoral Candidate David Warnock Says Focus is on Creating Jobs and Opportunity

0 Written by: | Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 12:44pm

David Warnock completes the "Turnaround Tour."

David Warnock completes the “Turnaround Tour.”

At community forums during the Baltimore mayoral campaign season, David Warnock often told voters that he is a candidate who delivers on his promises. As the race was entering its final weekend before the April 26 primary, he sought to show that his campaign delivered on a promise even before votes were finished being cast. Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink

Hot Plate: Bun Shop and Food Market Expand, Chefs and Breads Do Battle

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 22, 2016 5:37pm

Seared tuna is one of many dishes that will pop up on The Corner Pantry's newly expanded dinner menu

Seared tuna is one of many dishes that will pop up on The Corner Pantry’s newly expanded dinner menu

This week brought with it tons of new restaurant news, with openings, expanded menus and seasonal cocktails – and next week promises to be just as exciting, with a long list of collaborative efforts and fundraising events. Here’s what we have to look forward to in and around Baltimore next week: Read More →

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