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Ben Carson Starts Hilariously Awkward GOP Debate Moment

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 08, 2016 8:15am

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Marco Rubio may have earned a Golden Raspberry at Saturday night’s Republican presidential debate when he repeated a canned talking point like a malfunctioning robot, but Ben Carson initiated a cascade of cringe comedy when he failed to take his place on stage after his name was called. Read More →

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Teen Lingerie Entrepreneur Delivers Message of Empowerment to Local Girls

1 Written by: | Friday, Feb 05, 2016 2:05pm

Megan and Mary Margaret Grassell

Yellowberry Founder Megan Grassell and her sister Mary Margaret Grassell

Imagine you are eleven years old and your mom is taking you to the mall to purchase your first bra.  As you enter the lingerie section, you are confronted with rack after rack of lacy and racy undergarments befitting the runway of a Victoria Secret Fashion Show. 

It is exactly the scenario that inspired Megan Grassell, the CEO and Founder of Yellowberry who speaks today to inspire local girls, to create a bra that “fits your body, not the one you are supposed to have.” Read More →

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A Harris Teeter In Hampden? Local Residents Upbeat, Community Associations Wary on New Pepsi Plant Redevelopment

4 Written by: | Friday, Feb 05, 2016 9:30am

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Last November, when Baltimore developer Himmelrich Associates bought the 13-acre Pepsi distribution center on Union Avenue in Hampden (next to the Union Mill), it announced plans for a mixed-use development. Himmelrich paid $6.75 million for the property, and the cost to develop was estimated at $100 million. Read More →

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McDonogh Students Raise Classmate on Eagles’ Wings

1 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 04, 2016 12:00pm

Drone-captured image of McDonogh student body displaying Archer Strong sign

When tragedy strikes, it’s not uncommon for adults to rally around the victim and extended family; it’s expected, really. But when the victim of a tragic event is a teenager, it’s unclear how his or her peers will respond. Fear, inexperience, and immaturity can prevent teens from showing their support. That has not been the case since Roland Park resident and rising McDonogh junior Archer Senft suffered a life-changing spinal cord injury last summer. Read More →

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Baltimore Teen Becoming a Force in the ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 04, 2016 10:07am

From a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis. Photo by Tony Webster.

From a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis. Photo by Tony Webster.

Makayla Gilliam-Price, the 17-year-old Baltimore activist who penned a blog post that got a high-ranking police officer in hot water over his callous tweets, has earned a profile in the Washington Post as a “rising voice in Baltimore’s Black Lives Matters” movement. Read More →

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Baltimore Makes ‘Hottest Neighborhoods of 2016’ List

3 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 04, 2016 9:08am

Photo by Kevin B. Moore/via Flickr

Photo by Kevin B. Moore/via Flickr

Real estate website Redfin believes that “charm” is one of the top qualities people are looking for when it comes to trendy places to live in 2016… so it should come as no surprise that a Baltimore neighborhood is on their list of the hottest neighborhoods of the year. Read More →

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Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner Kicks Off BWI Baggage Claim’s Winter Music Lineup

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 03, 2016 2:14pm

business-traveler-waits-luggagecatch of the day fish (2)Animal Collective provided the sounds of Baltimore-born bands through BWI on a busy travel day. In the coming weeks, a couple local musicians are taking the next step and playing the baggage claim. Read More →

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Adnan Syed is Back in Court This Week

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 03, 2016 10:19am

Adnan SyedSerial pushed Adnan Syed’s case into the national conscience, but the courtroom drama portion of the tale will play out off the air. Starting Wednesday morning, Syed will be back in court in Baltimore as he seeks a new trial. Read More →

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Billy Murphy, Attorney for Freddie Gray’s Family, Files Suit on Behalf of Flint Residents

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 03, 2016 10:17am

Attorney Billy Murphy

Attorney Billy Murphy

The lead-contaminated drinking water that has plagued Flint, Mich., has prompted a $150-million-plus class-action suit filed by Baltimore attorney William H. Murphy Jr. Read More →

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Gingerbread Victorian, Circa 1887, On Two Acres In Cockeysville

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016 11:10am

Hot House: 37 Sherwood Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030

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Victorian style wood frame house on brick foundation, circa 1887, with wraparound porch and gazebo. Hand crafted exterior wood trim. Five bedrooms, 3 full baths over 3,032 sq. ft. Entrance hall, living and dining rooms, den,  kitchen with eat-in sunroom, walk-in pantry and vaulted ceiling. Original architectural details, high ceilings, plaster and wood moldings, arched doorways, pine floors. Large attic loft suite with full spa bath and balcony. Central air, nine car heated garage/workroom, 1.82 private acres: $549,944 (recently reduced) Read More →

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