Food & Drink, Giving

Red Emma’s Has a New Way to Help Someone Else Get a Bite to Eat

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 20, 2016 4:06pm

coffee Le GarageRed Emma’s organized as a worker’s cooperative to give all of their employees a voice and a share in their workplace. Last week, the Station North spot rolled out a new way to help people in need a chance to partake in their food and coffee offerings. Read More →



Baltimore Community Foundation Raises More Than $100M in Latest Campaign

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 17, 2016 4:01pm

Baltimore at night

Baltimore at night

A foundation focused on supporting neighborhood-level and public education investments in Baltimore reached its lofty fundraising goal. Read More →

Culture, Giving

Book Thing Brewery Benefit Features Booku Baltimore Bands

0 Written by: | Friday, May 27, 2016 4:31pm

bookthingcatch of the day fish (2)If you don’t happen to be at the beach this weekend, Peabody Heights Brewery is one local spot for all-day relaxing with food, music and beer. Plus, your attendance helps the Book Thing as it recovers from a March fire. Read More →

Food & Drink, Giving, Ravens Nation

Terra’s Kitchen Partners with Ed Reed to Benefit Baltimore’s Friends of Great Kids Farm Initiative

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:32pm

_DSC1697What do former Raven (and all-around lovable guy) Ed Reed and meal kit company Terra’s Kitchen have in common? They both love Baltimore – and are both committed to making sure that children in the region have access to healthy food and food education. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Giving, Roland Park, Schools

Roland Park Couple to Receive JHU Honorary Degrees Today

1 Written by: | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:35am

shale stiller and ellen heller

Attorney Shale Stiller and Judge Ellen Heller will receive honorary degrees today from Johns Hopkins University. Photo via

One Baltimore couple is getting “his and hers” honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University today.

Filmmaker Spike Lee may be doing the heavy lifting when he gives the keynote speech and receives an honorary degree at Hopkins 140th commencement ceremony, but seven others will receive honorary degrees as well, including longtime Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Ellen Heller and her husband, attorney Shale Stiller from Roland Park who have made contributions in the fields of law and philanthropy.

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Culture, Food & Drink, Giving, Parties

Sunnyfields and MAP Partner for IMPACT

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:04pm

Sunnyfields and MICA flyer

Giving, Health and Fitness, Schools

Hopkins, Warby Parker, Health Dept. Partner to Give Glasses to Baltimore Students

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 10, 2016 5:04pm

mobile-eye-centerFor a lot of students, that moment when the chalkboard requires more squinting to see is a right of passage to glasses. But when students don’t get their eyes checked, the squint turns into a serious learning impediment. That’s where Vision to Learn wants to come in. Read More →

Baltimore Fishbowl Weekend, Food & Drink, Giving, Lifeline, Parties

Don’t Miss Cylburn Arboretum’s Market Day This Weekend

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:20pm

Wagons at Cylburn

Photo by Kathy Hudson.

Don’t miss Market Day, Cylburn Arboretum’s plant sale and festival, Friday, May 6th from 4:30-7:30 (preview party) and Saturday, May 7th from 8:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. The Preview Party costs $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Enjoy free parking, wine and beer, music and food trucks on Friday. Saturday’s Market Day is free and it is a great time to load up on plants for the season (purchase plants on Friday night, too!). Park on the grounds for $10, park on the street, or take a free shuttle from the KIPP school. Read More →

Culture, Giving, Lifeline

One Year After the Riots, BSO Plans Free Concert in West Baltimore

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:10pm


Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra are heading back to West Baltimore to present a free concert, one year after the riots following the death of Freddie Gray.

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Culture, Featured, Giving

Plans Fall Through for Baltimore Decorators’ Show House

1 Written by: | Friday, Apr 29, 2016 8:16am

'Oakhurst,' the 2015 BSO Decorator's Show House.

The 2015 BSO Decorators’ Show House. The BSO will not hold one in 2016.

For the first time in 40 years, there will be no Baltimore Symphony Decorators’ Show House.

The decision was spelled out in a letter from Sandy Feldman, president of the Baltimore Symphony Associates, a volunteer organization that selects and organizes the Show House as a fundraiser.

Dear Friends of the Baltimore Symphony Associates,

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators’ Show House. We appreciate your continued support of this annual fundraiser for the educational programs of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Read More →

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