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Happy Memorial Day

0 Written by: | Monday, May 29, 2017 9:00am

We’re off today and we hope you are, too. Enjoy your day and remember the sacrifices of the men and women who died serving our country.

We’ll be back tomorrow with more stories from the Baltimore Fishbowl.

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Phil the Rescued Harbor Seal is Starting to Feel Better

0 Written by: | Friday, May 26, 2017 4:07pm

Photo via the National Aquarium

Six weeks since he was first whisked away to Baltimore from a muddy stretch of an inland Delaware river, Phil the harbor seal is showing signs of improvement.

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O’s Fans Have an Answer for Red Sox Maryland Flag Shirt

0 Written by: | Friday, May 26, 2017 2:59pm

For those wondering if Orioles fans were just going to let the Red Sox get away with putting the Maryland flag inside a “B,” Route One Apparel is here for you. Read More →

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Welcoming ‘the Stranger’ in Our Midst: Interfaith Speakers’ Series

0 Written by: | Friday, May 26, 2017 2:45pm

On three consecutive Wednesday evenings (last Wednesday, May 24, next Wednesday, May 31 & June 7) from 7-8:30 pm, the Interfaith Community of Roland Park will host a speaker series entitled “Welcoming ‘the Stranger’ in our Midst: Walking the Path of Radical Hospitality to Immigrants, Refugees & Asylees”.  The series kicks-off Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Redeemer, 5603 North Charles Street.

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Second Body Recovered from Inner Harbor Within a Week

0 Written by: | Friday, May 26, 2017 1:10pm

Baltimore police this morning recovered a body floating in the Inner Harbor, the second one discovered there in the last week.

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Baltimore Judge Puts Brakes on Licensing of Marijuana Growers in Maryland

0 Written by: | Friday, May 26, 2017 9:45am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Laurie Avocado CC BY 2.0

A Baltimore judge yesterday stopped the state from continuing to grant full licenses to cannabis growers, siding with an African-American-owned company that’s alleging discrimination by Maryland’s cannabis commission.

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Red Sox Co-opt Maryland Flag for T-Shirts, and Plan to Wear Them in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:56pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Once again, there seems to be a little confusion over the difference between Maryland and Massachusetts. Read More →

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Greenlaurel: Beneath the Surface of Baltimore Harbor’s Failing Clean-Up Grade

1 Written by: | Thursday, May 25, 2017 1:37pm

The Waterfront Partnership and Baltimore City have joined paddles to expand the affordable public kayaking program.

At face value, the 2016 Healthy Harbor Report is pretty depressing. Another year of failing grades in swimming stats and fecal matter and pollutant levels. But if you dive beneath the surface, there’s a clear story of progress, pipes and partnership. If only time could speed up a bit so we could all enjoy — maybe even swim — in a cleaner Baltimore Harbor sooner, rather than later.

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Congressman Cummings Undergoes ‘Minimally Invasive’ Heart Surgery in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 25, 2017 11:31am

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings is currently recovering from surgery on his heart valve at Johns Hopkins Hospital, his office announced today.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline, My Real Life Modern Family

21 Flowers: A Potion for Luck and Powerful Change

3 Written by: | Thursday, May 25, 2017 10:45am

When University of Baltimore MFA grad Elisa Estrella returns to a botánica for the first time in years, she’s nervous as can be. She remembers feeling faint in just such a spiritual space as a child. As an adult, she’s desperately seeking change, so she steps inside.

I moved to Baltimore for a new job in the summer of 2008. About one month after I started work, the stock market crashed, and four months later, so did my new job. Thanks to a referral from a friend in my business network, I got a job working for a small federal contractor in the DC area. It meant a long commute from Baltimore and significantly less pay, but I was desperate. Read More →

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