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Why the Grand Prix Failed

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 11:41am

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While I wasn’t sad to see the Baltimore Grand Prix go, I was a little curious about what exactly went wrong.

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There’s Just No Pleasing Some Charles Village Residents

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 9:47am

Charles Village residents endure continuing construction

Man, people complain when half a city block and several cars fall onto railroad tracks, and they complain when you try to fix it. Read More →

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100-Year-Old Time Capsule Found in Washington Monument

8 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 3:05pm

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Along with rare views of the city, the restoration on Baltimore’s Washington Monument turned up a small box that leaders hope will be a trove of city history. The contents, however, will remain a mystery at least for the time being.
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When Bill Murray Crashed This Baltimorean’s Bachelor Party

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 10:26am

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EJ Rumpke was just minding his own business one Saturday this summer — okay, it was his bachelor party, so things might’ve been a little raucous–when Bill Murray showed up and crashed his party. Yes, Bill Murray-Bill Murray.¬†Millions of people watched the video of the ensuing shenanigans, but we talked with Rumpke–now happily married and the director of operations at a Baltimore-based start-up–to get the story behind the viral phenomenon.

So where and how did you come to meet Bill Murray?

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This Spanish Dictator Looks a Lot Like John Waters’s Muse ‘Divine’

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 9:06am

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I always thought Divine, the drag queen and actor who frequently appeared in John Waters films, didn’t look like anybody else. But it’s clear to me now that he’s the spitting image of 20th-century Spanish dictator Francisco Franco. Read More →

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SRB Takes Public Art Walk, Dedicates Murals

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 4:17pm

srburalMayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake took a tour of downtown Baltimore’s public art today. In the process, she re-dedicated murals that recently went in for some primming.¬† Read More →

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Bad Moon Rising: A Halloween Story

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 10:33am

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My 1979 Halloween was one strange trip. It was my sophomore year of college, already full of freedom and weirdness. That year, every day felt like Halloween as the country was swept up in the mania of The Rocky Horror Picture Show’s twice-weekly screenings at over 230 theaters. And punk rock ruled. It was the heyday of bands like the Ramones, the Cramps and Richard Hell and the Voidoids. I knew lots of people who sported mohawks, wore dog collars routinely and pushed giant safety pins through their lips. But this was Halloween, the freakiest night of the year, and I was eager to blend into the mayhem myself. But I had one mundane chore to finish first. Read More →

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Baltimore Rapper’s Confinement Without Bail Deemed ‘Cruel and Unusual’

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 9:51am

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Kevron Evans, aka Young Moose, center, rapping in the video for “Wats the Reason”

Baltimore rapper Young Moose (real name Kevron Evans) has been sitting in jail without bail since his arrest on drug charges days before he was schedule to perform at what is now Royal Farms Arena in August. Read More →

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New to Baltimore? We Have Some Questions for You

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 9:35am

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If you’re new to Baltimore — meaning you’ve moved to the city within the past three years — we know some people who want to hear from you.

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Shop-a-Paw-Looza: Final Bidding Today!

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 8:00am

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Today is the last day to bid on hundreds of fabulous items in this year’s Shop-a-Paw-Looza. Every single item in our auction was generously donated, which means that your bids will go directly to help us save the lives of over 3,000 pets every year. Read More →

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