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Top Stories: Barnes and Noble Leaving Towson, Looney’s Pub in Canton Shuttered for Health Code Violations, Big Plans for Old Hutzler’s Building Downtown

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 5:11pm

The most well-read story on Baltimore Fishbowl this week was Ed Gunts’ breaking news from Monday about the impending departure of Towson’s last major bookstore. The two-story Barnes and Noble in the old Hutzler’s building at Towson Circle is the only large brick-and-mortar book retailer left in that area after the Border’s on York Road and Ukazoo Books in Dulaney Plaza recently cleared their shelves. Now, Barnes and Noble will vacate its space in June, several months after the adjacent Trader Joe’s, to make way for redevelopment of the shopping center.

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Friday Morning Headlines: Thousands Rally for City Schools Budget Fix; Adam Jones Eyes Deeper Playoff Run; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 24, 2017 7:24am

Thousands rally to fix the budget gap for Baltimore City Schools – ABC2

Baltimore, Howard County act on electronic weapons ban in face of lawsuit – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore astronomers will help NASA understand newly discovered exoplanets –

Orioles’ Adam Jones wants deeper postseason run – AP

Changes in Sex Assault Laws Advance in Annapolis – WBAL


Thursday Afternoon Headlines: Baltimore Police Investigated Triple Shooting in Brooklyn; Pressing Questions for Orioles; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 6:17pm

Teen arrested for swastika graffiti cases, burglary — CBS Baltimore

Baltimore police investigate triple shooting in Brooklyn — WBAL-TV

Hogan officials refuse compromise in transportation fight — Baltimore Sun

Weinberg Foundation gifts $5M toward new Ronald McDonald House — BBJ

Pressing questions: The Baltimore Orioles — Yahoo! Sports


Thursday Morning Headlines: Ivanka Trump Stops Through Baltimore; Hogan Says 30 Bills Seek to Curb His Power; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 7:23am

Faced with outsized stresses, these Baltimore students learn to take a deep breath – PBS NewHour

Ivanka Trump visits Baltimore center for minority-owned businesses – WBAL-TV

New commuter bus lines to link Baltimore with Annapolis and Kent Island – Fox45

School officials defend plan to close $130 million budget gap – Baltimore Brew

Governor says 30 bills aim to curb his power – WYPR


Wednesday Afternoon Headlines: Protesters Demand Hogan Speak Out on Trump; Maryland Tied for Worst Commute; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 5:51pm

Protesters interrupt Maryland board meeting, demand Hogan speak out on Trump — Baltimore Sun

Part of Pulaski Highway shut down as crews battle fire — CBS Baltimore

Downed trees shut down part of Light Rail — WBAL

Tradepoint Atlantic close to $110M manufacturing deal in Sparrows Point — BBJ

Maryland ties for worst commute in US — Patch


Wednesday Morning Headlines: City’s CIO Resigns; A New Community Center in East Baltimore; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 7:24am

Brush fire burning in Baltimore County – WBAL-TV

Chief information officer escorted out of City Hall – Baltimore Brew

Mayor Pugh wants control of city schools given back to the city – ABC2

A Place Like Home – Baltimore Magazine

Woman pleads guilty to looting Ellicott City restaurant after flood – Fox45


Tuesday Afternoon Headlines: Baltimore’s Jewish Community Sounds Alarm on Threats; Dirt Bike Godfather Arrested; and More

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 5:35pm

Police arrest Baltimore dirt bike ‘godfather,’ allege he maintained a chop shop — Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City officials testify in favor of civilian trial board — WBAL-TV

Little Italy bistro closes 6 months after reopening — BBJ

Baltimore’s Jewish community sounds alarm on threats — WBAL-TV

Chris Davis wants to put last year behind him — FoxSports


Tuesday Morning Headlines: Court of Appeals Rules Against Baltimore Strip Club; Zoo Accepting Votes to Name Baby Giraffe; and More

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 7:23am

Truck drivers upset over long wait times at Port of Baltimore – ABC2

High court strips Club Harem’s defense – City Paper

Baltimore Surgeon Gives Boy A New Hand Using His Foot Bones – CBS Baltimore

Chefs4Vets Celebrates One Year of Uniting Local Chefs with Veterans – Baltimore Magazine

Zoo Opens Up Voting For Baby Giraffe’s Name – WBAL


Monday Morning Headlines: Man Shot on MTA Bus; $1M Powerball Winner in Md.; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 20, 2017 7:25am

Woman shoots man on MTA bus in South Baltimore, arrest warrant issued – Fox45

Glen Burnie-based Mission BBQ blends barbecue and patriotism in bid to become national brand – Baltimore Sun

Melo Trimble Stars, But Maryland Falls At Wisconsin – Press Box

$1-Million Powerball Winner In Maryland – WBAL

Cummings: Congressional Black Caucus to meet with Trump – CBS Baltimore


Friday Afternoon Headlines: Man Charged with Shooting Grandmother, Children; Endowments Drop; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 17, 2017 5:35pm

Hogan blasts expansion of Maryland attorney general’s powers — AP

Man charged with shooting grandmother, children — WBAL-TV

Johns Hopkins, USM endowments drop in 2016 — BBJ

Baltimore lawmakers endorse bill to give mayor sole power over school board — Baltimore Sun

Orioles holding tryouts for ballboys and ballgirls on March 4 — CBS Baltimore

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