Featured, Food & Drink, Hampden

March 25 is the Last Day for Hampden’s Café Cito

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 10:30am

So long, Café Cito.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Md. House Passes Bill Protecting Immigrants, Which Gov. Hogan Promptly Promises to Veto

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 9:53am

Photo via U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Wikimedia Commons

The Maryland House of Delegates yesterday passed a measure restricting law enforcement from stopping individuals due to suspicions about their immigration status. Gov. Larry Hogan promptly said he doesn’t plan to let that bill become law.

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Featured, Money & Power

Costello Urges Hogan to ‘Return to the Negotiating Table” for State Center Development Plan

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 8:32am

Image of State Center via Google StreetView

Concerned about the possibility of 3,000 state employees leaving Baltimore, City Councilman Eric Costello wants Gov. Larry Hogan to come up with an acceptable development plan for the 28-acre State Center renewal area.

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Featured, Lifeline

Fake Pandora Website Selling Imitation Jewelry, Says Watchdog

1 Written by: | Monday, Mar 20, 2017 4:04pm

It’s great that you don’t have to leave the couch when shopping for jewelry on the web, but there’s also more concern. The jewelry could be an imitation, and the website you’re browsing could be, too. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: Annie E. Casey Buildings Get Makeover; Metro West Garage Design Questioned; New Name Proposed for Stadium Authority; The Sun’s Natalie Sherman Moves On

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 20, 2017 12:53pm

The Annie E. Casey Foundation building at 701 St. Paul Street.

Just in time for spring, the “flowerbox building” is getting a makeover.

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Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Former Baltimore High School Principal Charged with Stealing Tens of Thousands from City Schools

1 Written by: | Monday, Mar 20, 2017 11:01am

City Schools headquarters on North Avenue, photo via Wikimedia Commons

An ex-principal of a shuttered Southeast Baltimore high school stole tens of thousands of dollars from school accounts and spent a good share of that money at Maryland Live! Casino, according to state prosecutors.

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Featured, Lifeline, Ravens Nation

Ex-Raven Ray Rice: ‘I’m Never Going to Give Up’ on Comeback

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 20, 2017 9:27am

Ray Rice in 2010, via Wikimedia Commons/U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Benjamin Hughes

Nearly three full years have passed since Ray Rice last suited up for a professional football team. Yesterday, when Rice made a homecoming trip to play in a charity basketball game in Baltimore, he said he still doesn’t quite yet see the light at the end of the tunnel for his career.

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Featured, Money & Power

Hogan Backs Fracking Ban in Maryland

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 17, 2017 5:19pm

Photo via Gov. Larry Hogan/Twitter

Friday afternoon’s headline from Larry Hogan was not doctored. In a surprise move, the Maryland Governor called for a ban on fracking in the state. Read More →

Featured, Links

Top Stories: ‘Lit City’ Party Planned for the Orleans Street Viaduct; Starbucks to Replace Historic Bel-Loc Diner in Parkville, Deciding the Fate of Camden Station

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 17, 2017 5:13pm

Baltimore Fishbowl’s top story this week concerned a flashy dance party planned in an underpass downtown early next month. Many evening drivers on St. Paul Street have witnessed the bright neon lights lining the underside of the Orleans Street viaduct. On Thursday, April 6, the Downtown Partnership has arranged to transform that section of the road into a full-blown party with a dance floor, DJ and an open bar. As it falls in the middle of the Light City festival, the organization has cleverly dubbed the event “Lit City.”

Our readers were thrilled about the news of the party. The question is, will they get in? The Downtown Partnership expects the event to sell out quickly. For now, it appears tickets ($40) are still available.

Here were our other most-read stories in the last seven days:

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Culture, Featured

John Waters Promotes His Latest Book, ‘Make Trouble,’ in a Video

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 17, 2017 3:00pm

Still via MakeTroubleBook.com

Movies have trailers. TV shows have “teases.” Book publishers are getting in on the act, too, with book trailers.

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