We’re taking time off to celebrate Thanksgiving. We’ll see you back here on Friday. Happy Thanksgiving from the Baltimore Fishbowl.
Maryland can’t claim the fleet-fingered 14-year-old named Lucas Etter. But when he broke a world record, we’re glad he did it here. Read More →
There’s a new editor-in-chief at Baltimore Style magazine and it’s our own Betsy Boyd. Writer, teacher, mother (of toddler twins!), Betsy, 42, was recently named to head up the magazine after working there as freelance senior editor for the past year. Her first issue will come in January. She’ll continue with the Baltimore Fishbowl as literary editor.
Isn’t it great when good old-fashioned journalism works? Earlier this month, the Baltimore Sun published an investigation by Yvonne Wenger into the shoddy state of affairs in Baltimore public housing, where residents have to wait months to get someone to fix doors that won’t lock, leaky roofs, and other crucial repairs. [EDIT: As our astute commenters have pointed out, this story was originally broken by Roberto Alejandro in the Afro-American, way back in July.] After the article was published, the Baltimore City Council got up in arms, calling the lack of repairs “unconscionable.” And then the city actually did something about it! Read More →
Baltimore has been lighting up the Washington Monument in Mt. Vernon for 44 years now. That’s almost half a century that Baltimoreans have been gathering to welcome the holiday season right in the heart of the city. This year, the holiday tradition has never looked so spectacular.
Elvis lovers from age 5-94 are set to hop on the Mystery Train for the annual Night of 100 Elvises next week at the Lithuanian Hall. The many Kings can take their burning love beyond the Hall this year, as the event is branching out to another pair of nearby sights. Read More →
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