Featured

Featured, GreenLaurel, Lifeline

New Beginnings Barbershop: ‘Doing Our Part To Make A Meaningful Difference’

2 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 11:58am

The New Beginnings Barbershop/Kaiser Permanente (KP) dream team is ready to to see you. From left to right: Troy Staton and Caira Daniels (New Beginnings Barbershop owners), Donette Jones (KP nurse), Sayonia Cheeks (KP lab technician) and Dr. Eddye Bullock (KP Physician).

“Our Hollins Market community sits between Baltimore’s two negative stories: The Corner and The Wire,” said Troy Staton, owner of the New Beginnings Barbershop located in Baltimore City. “We’re so much more than those two stories.”

Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

World Relief in Baltimore Lays Off 140 Staffers Due to Trump’s Refugee Resettlement Restrictions

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 10:00am

World Relief’s downtown Baltimore headquarters.

President Donald Trump’s restrictions on refugee resettlements in the United States have led a Baltimore-based evangelical agency that works with refugees to shutter some of its offices and lay off a chunk of its staff.

Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Soon, You Can Learn How to Build and Fly Drones at Open Works

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 9:34am

A boy at the McDonogh School builds a drone, Courtesy Global Air Media

A new collaboration between Baltimore’s Open Works and Global Air Media makes the days when parents first sent their teenagers away to computer camp look like ancient history.

Read More →

Featured, Real Estate & Home

68 Affordable Apartments Open in the Bromo Tower Arts District

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 4:56pm

Downtown Baltimore gained a new affordable housing development today when Mayor Catherine Pugh and others cut the ribbon on the Mulberry at Park Apartments, a $22.3 million, 68-unit project in the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District.

Read More →

Culture, Featured

Retiring Longtime Catholic Priest, The Rev. Richard Lawrence: ‘I Have no Intention of Dropping Off the Face of the Earth’

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 3:45pm

Photo courtesy St. Vincent de Paul Church

After 43 years of serving as pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Baltimore, the Rev. Richard T. Lawrence is retiring.

Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Kevin Plank Addresses Immigration, Investment in Baltimore in Open Letter After Fallout Over Trump

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 2:51pm

Still from video via CNBC

The last time Kevin Plank took out an ad in the Baltimore Sun, it was to tout the economic viability of a city-backed $660 million investment in his planned redevelopment of Port Covington ahead of a crucial City Council vote. Now, he’s done it again to respond to a wave of backlash he received for voicing support of our new president.

Read More →

Culture, Featured, Hampden, Roland Park

The Ritzy CinéBistro in the Rotunda will Open on Feb. 24

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 12:41pm

Starting next Friday, you’ll be able to plop down in a plush chair, put your feet up, order some fine American cuisine and enjoy a film on a 4K screen right in the Rotunda shopping center.

Read More →

Culture, Featured

BMA’s ‘Off the Shelf’ Exhibition to Showcase Modern, Contemporary Art with Books as Medium

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 11:22am

Pages. 87-88 of “The Departure of the Argonaut. 1983-1986,” by artist Francesco Clemente and author Alberto Salvinio (translator: George Scrivani). Courtesy of the Baltimore Museum of Art: The Ryda Hecht Levi Collection of Illustrated Books, and Mary Boone Gallery, New York.

The Baltimore Museum of Art’s spring exhibition seeks to highlight what its curator views as an oftentimes undervalued artistic medium: the artist’s book.

Read More →

Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power, Schools

Under Armour, Ravens Donate $75,000 to Help Fill Gap for Students’ City Bus Passes

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 9:42am

Photo from MTA S-Pass Brochure

Baltimore lawmakers and business leaders have come up with a short-term fix for a disruptive program cut that limited hours for free public transit rides for City Schools students.

Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Maryland Senate Unanimously Passes Moratorium on Cownose Ray Hunting

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 4:10pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Apparently, Maryland lawmakers don’t like cownose ray hunts much, either.

Read More →

Most Comments This Week

Recent Comments

GreenLaurel
Are You Overpaying For Electricity?

"Angela: Isn't it nice to support eco-choices and save cash. PLEASE write down that...

Angela
Are You Overpaying For Electricity?

"This is a very helpful post, Laurel. Thanks to your research, I was able to switch to a...

Millicent
New Beginnings Barbershop: ‘Doing Our Part To Make A Meaningful Difference’

"That is awesome -- thinking outside the box!!! New Beginnings!

Sue Chapelle
New Beginnings Barbershop: ‘Doing Our Part To Make A Meaningful Difference’

"It would be great to have a lot of programs like this!

Mary Finelli
Maryland Senate Unanimously Passes Moratorium on Cownose Ray Hunting

"Thank you very much for covering this important issue. As scientists have noted, the rays...