Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Ellicott City Teen Heads to Olympic Swim Trials

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 24, 2016 8:35am


Ellicott City’s Jake Lamparella, 19, is one of 100 swimmers fighting it out for two open spots on Team USA. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Light City is Coming Back Bigger Next Year

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 4:55pm

LIght City U will feature learning by day with art and music at night.

LIght City.

The second edition of Light City is going be a bigger version. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Goodson Acquittal Leads to Questions About Remaining Police Trials

1 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 11:12am

Officer Caesar Goodson

Officer Caesar Goodson

The Baltimore police officer facing the most serious charges in connection with the death of Freddie Gray will not face criminal punishment. The decision led to renewed calls from the city’s police union to drop the cases against the other officers in the case, as well.  Read More →

Culture, Featured

Flacco’s Not Dead; He Is Surely Alive

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 10:14am

The deleted and retracted tweet.

The deleted and retracted tweet.

Forget whether or not Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is “elite.” Wednesday night, fans had a hard enough time figuring out whether he was alive. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Maryland Democrats Join Gun Control Sit-In in Congress

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 8:12am

Rep. Donna Edwards with a sign bearing the name of a victim of gun violence, and a blanket for her sleepover on the House floor. Photo via @isabelalbee

Rep. Donna Edwards with a sign bearing the name of a victim of gun violence, and a blanket for her sleepover on the House floor. Photo via @isabelalbee

Yesterday, civil rights leader (and congressman) John Lewis led House Democrats in an act of old-fashioned protest: a sit-in. Read More →

Baltimore Writers Club, Culture, Featured

Faux ‘Ruxton Academy’ Sets the Scene for Local Writer’s Latest Novel

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 11:00am

The Trouble With Lexie book jacket

Baltimore Writers’ Club is an occasional series introducing new books from Baltimoreans.

Jessica Anya Blau fans — a significant voting bloc in Baltimore —will be found on their pool lounges this summer with another of her high-spirited, racy novels in hand. As usual, it’s a triple fudge sundae with sex, drugs, and money on top. This time, we’re at a fictional East Coast private school called Ruxton Academy, where guidance counselor Lexie James, 33, has gotten herself in a heap o’ trouble.

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Culture, Featured

This New Guitar Is Very, Very Baltimore

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 10:09am

The Reverend JW1

The Reverend JW1

One of Baltimore’s favorite guitar players just got a signature model that doubles as an art piece. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Tornado Touches Down in Howard County

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 8:52am

Photo via @nbcwashington

Photo via @nbcwashington

The weather yesterday was crazy. Really crazy.

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Featured, Schools

Baltimore High School Valedictorians Take it to the Top

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 11:56am

Lauren Sands, valedictorian at Notre Dame Prep.

Lauren Sands had the highest GPA at Notre Dame Prep.

What do an aspiring biologist, computer scientist, gender/sexuality theorist and engineer have in common?

They all had the highest grade point average in their graduating class.

For four recent graduates of Baltimore-area high schools, achieving the distinction was no simple feat, but all felt driven to push themselves toward it.

Read More →

Featured, Hampden, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

Stone Hill Cottage: Baltimore’s Coolest Little House For Sale

5 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 10:56am

Hot House: 718 Pacific Street, Stone Hill, Hampden, Baltimore, 21211


Stone cottage, circa 1864, well maintained and updated. Three bedrooms, two full baths over three stories and 1,328 sq. ft. Front porch, large living/dining rooms, through to retro style kitchen with original Oriole stove. En suite master bedroom with fireplace, two further bedrooms, skylight, hardwood floors throughout. Four parking spaces, two in front, two in back. Central air fully fenced yard with stone patio off kitchen: $324,944 Read More →

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