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Fake Campaign Bus Causes Real Traffic Jam

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 9:20am

Photo via Brian Kuebler/@BrianfromABC2

Photo via Brian Kuebler/@BrianfromABC2

We love Veep. So much so that we’ll forgive them for snarling up traffic on 83 North yesterday morning. Read More →

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Mt. Vernon Teen Starts Legwarmer Business, Meets the President

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 8:15am

Lily DeBell meets the president

President Barack Obama greets from left: Jesse Horine, Lily DeBell, and Ambar Romero.(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Lily DeBell, 14, has been knitting for five years. Recently, she parlayed her skill into an Etsy shop that sells legwarmers, a $25,000 entrepreneurship prize, and an invitation to the White House. Read More →

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BGF Leader Tavon White to Testify for Prosecution in Jail Scandal Trial

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 6:53am

Tavon White to Testify

Even as the premise of a television drama, the whole thing would be a little far-fetched. Yet somehow, this is real life. Read More →

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Sisters Accused in Million-Dollar Embezzlement Scheme from Charities That Help Homeless

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 3:00pm

MDsealTwo Rosedale women who are sisters were indicted for stealing money from organizations that were supposed to be helping homeless children, according to U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein. Read More →

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Baltimore’s Coziest Bars and Restaurants

2 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 10:13am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

When the temperature starts dropping, you have two choices: Stay inside, crank up the heat, and huddle under the covers… or venture outside in search of one of Baltimore’s many restaurants and bars with cozy fireplaces. Here are a few of our favorite places to warm up around town: Read More →

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What’s for Dinner? (One Mother Confesses)

5 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 9:50am

overworked momWhen University of Baltimore MFA student Melinda Cianos suddenly realized she’d never shown her family how to serve themselves dinner, she felt called to instruct.

My father worked at Bethlehem Steel for 20-some years and my mother never finished high school. There weren’t conversations around the dinner table, or elsewhere in the house for that matter, about how and why I should attend college, so I didn’t. I started a family at 22 years old; I had more than enough to keep me busy so I don’t how not having a degree found its way in to start gnawing at me, but it did. I looked away from it until I was 34, at which time I thought, “I’m ready.” What I didn’t realize was that I might be the only one in my household who was. Read More →

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As Grand Jury Decision Looms, Baltimore Activists Plan Ferguson Protest

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 8:50am

Baltimore plans Ferguson protest

Officer Darren Wilson

A grand jury is currently weighing whether Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson will be charged with any of several crimes in the shooting death of Michael Brown in early August. Baltimore-area activists are planning a demonstration at McKeldin Square, whatever the outcome. Read More →

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Brown’s Unpaid $500K Loan Could Get Pretty Awkward

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 8:15am

Brown fails to pay back loan

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown

In the home stretch of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s ultimately failed gubernatorial campaign, the candidate borrow $500,000 from the Laborers International Union. It came due Nov. 7, but the Baltimore Sun reports that Brown still hasn’t made a payment on it. And that creates a pretty awkward situation. Read More →

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Do It For the Horses: Barn, Tack Room, Paddocks And Victorian Farmhouse On 8+ Acres In Sparks

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 11:18am

Hot House: 808 Upper Glencoe Road, Sparks, 21152 MD

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Victorian farmhouse, circa 1899, clapboard with slate and metal roofing, full-width covered front porch, in good condition. 3,125 sq. ft. over three levels, unfinished basement. Five bedrooms 2.5 baths, with yellow pine floors, original architectural detail, breakfast area with French doors to deck overlooking fields, barn, paddocks. Whole house generator, two zoned central A/C, on 8+ acres with stream: $785,000 Read More →

Culture, Featured

The Maryland Film Fest Is One of the World’s 25 Coolest

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 10:49am

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In 2013, there were 3,000 active film festivals throughout the world. Read More →

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