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Sagamore Spirit Distillery Opens to the Public

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 21, 2017 8:40am

Photo courtesy of Sagamore Spirit

During Thursday’s ribbon cutting for the new Sagamore Spirit distillery in Port Covington, speakers hammered home one big point: Mark Twain approved of whiskey.

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Culture, Downtown, Featured

After 18 Months, the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower is Getting its Hands Back

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 2:35pm

Photo via Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower website

A $1.9 million effort to repair the clock atop Baltimore’s Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower is nearing completion, with the clock hands scheduled to return to the four giant clock faces next week.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

City to Appoint Five Baltimoreans to Help Reform Civilian Review Board, with Hope of Holding Officers More Accountable for Misconduct

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 1:57pm

Still via WMAR/Facebook

Mayor Catherine Pugh wants you…to help oversee a crucial component of court-ordered police reform in Baltimore.

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Featured, Food & Drink, Mt. Vernon, Real Estate & Home

The Owners of ‘Sascha’s Cafe’ Have Put their Landmark Building on Charles Street Up for Sale

1 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 12:11pm

The restaurant building at 527 N. Charles Street was used to film a key scene in Barry Levinson’s movie, Diner.

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Culture, Featured

NYT’s ‘Frugal Traveler’ Column Touts Baltimore Art, Good Eats and Duckpin Bowling

2 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 11:09am

The American Visionary Art Museum. Photo by Jack Hoffberger.

The New York Times’ travel section fixated on Baltimore for a second straight week this month, supplementing its “36 Hours in Baltimore” guide with a column on Charm City’s unique mix of fun, artistic flare and affordability.

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Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Baltimore County School Board Eyeing One-Year Interim Replacement for Outgoing Superintendent Dallas Dance

1 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 9:26am

Photo via Baltimore County Public Schools

Baltimore County’s school board is looking to hire an interim replacement for Dr. Dallas Dance, who announced his resignation as superintendent earlier this week.

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Featured, Lifeline

The Bay Has a Lot More Female Blue Crabs This Year, and They’re Ready to Spawn

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 4:16pm

Survey says: The Bay has more female crabs ready to give birth than ever before. Read More →

Featured, Mt. Vernon, Real Estate & Home

Mount Vernon Hotel Has a New Name, ‘Hotel Revival’ — and Soon, it Will Have a New Top

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 3:42pm

The boutique hotel at the corner of Cathedral and Monument streets has been called the Peabody Court, the Wyndham Baltimore and the Mount Vernon Hotel.

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Featured, Lifeline

National Aquarium Staff Rehabbing Harbor Seal Found Stranded in Delaware

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 3:18pm

Photo via National Aquarium

A harbor seal that now goes by Phil is being nursed back to full health at the National Aquarium after being found stranded in a river in Delaware.

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Featured, Giving, Schools

Local Initiative Gives $3 Million to ‘High-Quality’ Summer Youth Programs, with $1 Million Coming from Weinberg Foundation

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 11:37am

Students in the Young Audiences Summer Arts Learning Academy in August 2016. Photo via Young Audiences of Maryland/Facebook.

An infusion of money from the Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation and 10 other groups and businesses will support 41 “high-quality summer programs” serving youth from Baltimore’s low-income communities following the end of this school year.

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