Featured, Money & Power

Retired Baltimore Cop Gives More Detail on Allegations

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 01, 2015 1:31pm


Retired Baltimore police officer Michael A. Wood Jr. is making the media rounds, expounding on his explosive tweets that alleged serious and systemic misconduct within the Baltimore Police Department. This time, he was talking to the BBC, who asked him for more details on each of his terse tweets. Read More →

Bohemian Rhapsody, Featured

OxyClean and Oxycontin: The Mothership Visits Boston

13 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 01, 2015 9:12am



Photo via aclsurgeryrecovery.net

Once one’s child is twenty-seven years old, opportunities for hands-on mothering are rare. Should this child live far away in another city, be male, have a steady girlfriend, a good job and a nice apartment, one gets at most a courtesy call in situations where one would once have played a leading role. Or would at least have been required to supply a credit card number. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Mayor Wants Conversation on Future of Confederate Statues

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 2:30pm

Confederate Women of Maryland monument, one of several Confederate symbols in Baltimore.

Confederate Women of Maryland monument, one of several Confederate symbols in Baltimore.

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake put the future of Baltimore’s Confederate statues in the hands of a commission. The mayor said she is aiming to get the public involved in the conversation surrounding the statues. Read More →

Featured, Homeland, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

CEO House, Under $1 Million: Extended Stone Cape Cod On Double Lot In Homeland

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 12:10pm


Hot House: 1 Goodale Road, Baltimore,  MD 21212


Stone Cape Cod style house, with slate roof and wings on either side, circa 1951. Four bedrooms, 4 baths over 3,565 sq. ft. First floor en suite master bedroom, formal living and dining rooms, large new gourmet kitchen w/gas fireplace, granite counters, high-end appliances. Library/family room, sunroom, partially finished basement, zoned central a/c. Large landscaped lot with extensive stonework. Attached 2-car garage plus off street parking pad on .63 acre lot : $975,000 Read More →

Featured, Health and Fitness

Medical Marijuana Inches Closer to Reality in Maryland

2 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 10:18am


Marylanders with anxiety, glaucoma, or chronic pain may be able to get medical marijuana as soon as next year, as the state slowly continues to work through all the obligatory bureaucratic red tape. Read More →

Featured, Giving, Health and Fitness

Baltimore Social is Now Offering Friendly Neighborhood Sports Leagues For Kids

1 Written by: | Monday, Jun 29, 2015 3:37pm

(photo by Stephen Babcock)

(photo by Stephen Babcock)

Baltimore Social leagues started as a way to get together with friends, play some bocce or skeeball and grab a drink or a bite to eat to catch up afterward. As city dwellers know from all of the groups in matching T-shirts walking around, however, the leagues have grown to feature multiple sports in multiple cities. And at the same time, fouder Giovanni Marcantoni and his team have gotten organizing friendly sports down to a science. So as Marcantoni considered how to address a need for more youth leagues in Baltimore City, he eventually realized that he was already in a place to do so. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

What Baltimore Emojis Should There Be?

3 Written by: | Monday, Jun 29, 2015 10:09am


Among some people, emoji are rapidly replacing words as the preferred method of communication. To help broaden communication options, enterprising graphic designers in San Francisco have come up with a set of city-specific emoji: Read More →

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Culture, Featured

The Buck Showalter Garden Gnome Really Blew Up for a Minute

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 29, 2015 9:39am

Via the Baltimore Orioles

Via the Baltimore Orioles

Orioles manager Buck Showalter is pretty popular around here, but his garden gnome likeness is a full-on sensation. The Orioles offered a free Buck garden gnome to the first 25,000 fans at Game 2 of a doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, and folks were lined up around the block to get their hands on one. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Cummings Says Confederate Flag Not the Most Important Thing

1 Written by: | Monday, Jun 29, 2015 8:56am


In his appearance on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday, Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland praised the efforts of activists and officials throughout the South to the end the use of the Confederate flag. But he cautioned that it “simply is not enough.” Read More →

Baltimore Fishbowl Weekend, Featured

Get Up & Go! Summer Time Fun is All Around

0 Written by: | Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 10:00am


It doesn’t get much more summer than this. School is out, the solstice is behind us, and how about that heat? This weekend, stay cool indoors, or get out and embrace that humid air we know so well. Here are a few ways to do it.

Stay cool but get messy today at the Maryland Science Center’s Mess Fest. Kids are welcome to make all kinds of messes– whether as part of an art project or an obstacle course. Best of all, you don’t have to do the clean up.

Free outdoor films abound all summer, as usual. Tonight, you can catch Jurassic Park at 9pm in Center Plaza. Bring something to sit on, and some cash to get your dinner from local food trucks!

Tomorrow night’s Groovin’ in the Grass concert at Ladew Gardens will feature the Trinidad & Tobago Steel Drum Orchestra. Bring the whole family for a laid back evening in the garden.

If some summer shopping is in order for your upcoming vacation (or just to stay looking and feeling cool), Green Spring Station has tons of sales all month long. Check out Bare Skinlabs, Bijoux, Misha Boutique, and the rest of Green Spring’s amazing boutiques for awesome deals through the end of the month.

With or without new duds, you can also join in on the Great American Camp Out. Families across the country are camping out this weekend to instill a love of the outdoors in their kids. Join the fun in your own backyard or at an organized event, such as the one at Cromwell Valley Park. Here’s to summer!



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