Rainy Weekend Forecast Leaves Parents Concerned About Sanity

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 30, 2016 2:00pm

Three-story "urban treehouse" at Port Discovery!

Three-story “urban treehouse” at Port Discovery!

IT’S GONNA RAIN TOMORROW!!?? On a Saturday? You have GOT to be kidding me!

My house is packed with three tiny humans who have an unflagging need to run, jump, wrestle, explore. On a crisp, sunny, fall Saturday, this boundless energy is a beautiful thing. Read More →

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Adieu, Baltimore Messenger

1 Written by: | Friday, Sep 30, 2016 12:20pm

baltimore-messenger_300x286The Baltimore Messenger ended its print run Thursday, September 29, 2016. For more than three decades The Messenger was a strong community paper.

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Police Unveil Interviewing Space Designed for Sexual Assault Survivors

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 11:38am

Courtesy of Baltimore Police

Courtesy of Baltimore Police

The Baltimore Police Department is toughening up on sexual assault investigations by softening its surroundings for survivors.

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Baltimore Is Seeing an Influx of Kuwaiti Dogs

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 8:39am

Kuwait City. Photo by Mikael Lindmark.

Kuwait City. Photo by Mikael Lindmark.

According to reporting in the Baltimore Sun, it can actually be easier to find permanent for Kuwaiti rescue dogs in Baltimore than in Kuwait. Read More →

Google is Taking on Amazon in Delivery, and It’s Now Available in Maryland

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 4:37pm

googleexpreAmazon may not be the only name in delivery if another tech giant has anything to say about it. Read More →


New Building Near Johns Hopkins Hospital Will Have Starbucks With Job Training for Youth

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 3:42pm

starbucksStarbucks opening a new store at a university building may not seem like a big deal. But the next store to open at Johns Hopkins is set to be one of the latest sites of a unique concept that provides job training to youth. Read More →



After Summer Flood, Nepenthe Homebrew Closes Ahead of This Week’s Storm

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 2:19pm

NepentheLocated in Meadow Mill, Nepenthe Homebrew was one of the businesses that flooded in the July storm that also inundated Ellicott City. With more heavy rain in the forecast this week, the Woodberry business is taking precautions. But they aren’t just closing the doors. Read More →


Church of the Redeemer Lecture Series Explores Social Justice

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 1:29pm

The second of the Church of the Redeemer Lecture Series is tonight. It’s not too late to register to attend!

September 28: Judge Andre Davis, 4th Circuit

andre-davisAndre M. Davis has been a judge for over two decades. Upon graduating from law school, Davis served as law clerk to Judge Frank A. Kaufman and then to Judge Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr. He also served as an appellate attorney for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S Department of Justice and as an Assistant United States Attorney in Baltimore. In 1987, Davis was appointed as associate judge of the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City. Next, he was appointed as associate judge of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. In 1995, Davis was nominated and confirmed to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Davis has been a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit since 2009. Davis received his BA in American history from the University of Pennsylvania in 1971 and graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1978. To register, click here.

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Baltimore’s Subway Line Actually Exists, and Apparently It’s Not Bad

5 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 10:03am

Photo by Flickr user orazal.

Photo by Flickr user orazal.

I’m grateful that Baltimore magazine’s Patrick Maynard spent a day riding the city’s single subway line. For one, I can now be fairly certain it exists. Also, it sounds like the rat thing might have been over-hyped. Read More →

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This is the Last Week of The Baltimore Messenger

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 8:45am


The 30-year-old weekly neighborhood newspaper will cease print publication this week.

It’s the end of the road for The Baltimore Messenger, a weekly publication of the Baltimore Sun Media Group that has covered north Baltimore neighborhoods and institutions for three decades.

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