Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Artists, Advocates Chime in on Discussion About Safe Art Spaces at Community Meeting

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 17, 2017 2:41pm

Dozens of artists, community leaders, students and others met at the War Memorial Building downtown Thursday night to share their hopes and concerns in the city’s quest to create safe artist spaces in Baltimore.

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Lifeline, Woodberry

Another Fire Hits Old Schenuit Rubber Tire Factory in Woodberry

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 17, 2017 12:30pm

A firetruck sits parked outside the vacant factory on Friday morning.

A massive fire broke out in an already burnt-out vacant tire factory in North Baltimore’s Woodberry neighborhood on Thursday night.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

In Wake of Trump’s Victory and Looming Defunding Fears, Planned Parenthood of Maryland Sees Boost in Support

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 17, 2017 11:44am

Planned Parenthood of Maryland staff and volunteers participating in this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade in Baltimore.

For better or worse, everything changed for Planned Parenthood of Maryland after Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Getting In, Lifeline, Sponsored Post

Why 4 Months of Tutoring for the SAT/ACT?

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 17, 2017 11:00am

Conventional wisdom says that students should take the SAT/ACT exams sometime during their junior year of high school. Parents typically pick a testing date based on this advice and then race to enroll their student in a prep class, or private tutoring sessions, four to six weeks before the test date.

But it’s not the best strategy. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Lifeline

Baltimore Rock Opera Society to Receive Permit to Re-Enter First Floor of Bell Foundry

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 17, 2017 10:26am

The Bell Foundry in 2013, by Tyler Merbler

After three months, at least one of the Bell Foundry’s tenants is being let back into the building to resume their work.

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Featured, Lifeline

Welcome to the Snow Hole, Baltimore

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 4:12pm

After last year’s blizzard and this year’s storm to the north, Baltimore hasn’t had much snow this winter. Literally less than an inch, it turns out.  Read More →

Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Federal Judge Requests Public Input on Police Consent Decree

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 12:46pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

A federal judge wants members of the public to chime in before he signs off on the the much-deliberated consent decree containing required reform measure for the Baltimore Police Department.

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Featured, GreenLaurel, Lifeline

New Beginnings Barbershop: ‘Doing Our Part To Make A Meaningful Difference’

2 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 11:58am

The New Beginnings Barbershop/Kaiser Permanente (KP) dream team is ready to to see you. From left to right: Troy Staton and Caira Daniels (New Beginnings Barbershop owners), Donette Jones (KP nurse), Sayonia Cheeks (KP lab technician) and Dr. Eddye Bullock (KP Physician).

“Our Hollins Market community sits between Baltimore’s two negative stories: The Corner and The Wire,” said Troy Staton, owner of the New Beginnings Barbershop located in Baltimore City. “We’re so much more than those two stories.”

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New Baby Female Giraffe Born at the Maryland Zoo – The First in 20 Years

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 11:06am

Photo by Jeffrey F. Bill, Courtesy Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

A very tall baby has joined the diverse clan of wildlife in the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore’s African Journey section.

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Lifeline, Owings Mills, Schools, Sponsored Post

Free Public Screening of CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 11:00am

Join Garrison Forest School for this free screening of CODE:  Debugging the Gender Gap followed by a Q&A with Director/Producer Robin Hauser Reynolds.

When:  February 22, 2017 6:30pm

Where:  Garrison Forest School 300 Garrison Forest Rd, Owings Mills

Click here to register.

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