Mr. Trash Wheel was once blind, but now he can see. Read More →
Got $12 million to spare and a hankering for some swanky Baltimore real estate? Then I have a listing for you. Read More →
In Maryland, oysters are normally associated with the Chesapeake Bay. But, much closer to Baltimore, the Patapsco also once enjoyed a bumper of bivalve. Over the next five years, a pair of environmental groups are looking to resurrect the oyster habitat. Read More →
If you’ve been captivated by a mysterious dancer who was popping up in various Baltimore neighborhoods over the past several weeks, moving to the music on her iPod, you should know that she just moved all the way to Michigan. She recently ramped up her one-person serial flash mobs as her way of saying goodbye to the city. Read More →
The giant, solar-powered water wheel in Inner Harbor is designed to collect trash. But you never what it’s going to turn up. After last night’s thunderstorm, staffers found a python looking to dry out. Read More →
As any self-respecting capitalist knows, startups are the secret sauce of successful economies. They provide innovation in industries that have become stale; they seek out gaps in the market place and fulfill them; and now they use technology to accomplish their goals. The public perception about startups reads from a logline of Silicon Valley or The Social Network—we’ve been treated to years of 20-something college dropouts becoming the faces of billion dollar companies while the rest of the startup world angles to raise more money for their passion project. Read More →
The Inner Harbor’s trash-filtering water wheel was a $800,000 investment in keeping Baltimore’s most prominent waterway free of trash and debris. One year in, it’s paid off in spades, capturing as many as 19 tons of gunk in one day, and even winning a starring role in a Ford commercial. There are 6 million fewer cigarette butts in the Inner Harbor thanks to this guy. Read More →
The Port of Baltimore’s latest visitor comes from France, and she’s open for tours all weekend. Read More →
This week’s horrendous shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston claimed nine victims--including a track coach, a librarian, a state senator, and many other beautiful souls. It’s easy to feel helpless after such a horrible incident. But sometimes even just gathering together can feel like taking a small, positive step. Read More →
The water in Baltimore’s harbor is still dirty and got an F on its 2014 report card, but there are signs of improvement. Gwynns Falls even managed to eek out a D-. Read More →
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