Monday Morning Headlines: Killer of 2 NYPD Officers First Shot Ex-Girlfriend in Owings Mills; Ravens Playoff Chances Take Hit in Loss to Texans; New Ray Rice Video Vexes Domestic Abuse Experts; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 22, 2014 7:00am

Orioles’ Options Dwindling – Splice Today

Ravens’ playoff chances take hit in 25-13 loss to Houston Texans – Baltimore Sun

Police say killer of 2 NYPD officers first shot ex-girlfriend in Owings Mills – Baltimore Sun

New Ray Rice video vexes domestic abuse experts – Baltimore Sun

Man Dies While Hunting With Friends In Md. – CBS Baltimore

Maryland Woman Named Hero For Work On Her Disorder – CBS Baltimore

Visit Baltimore is creating a foundation to train workers for tourism – Baltimore Business Journal


Baltimore County Shooting Linked to Man Who Killed 2 NYPD Officers

0 Written by: | Sunday, Dec 21, 2014 8:00am

Ismaaiyl Brinsley

Ismaaiyl Brinsley

The man who killed two New York City police officers on Saturday afternoon is the same suspect who is believed to have shot a woman in Baltimore County earlier that morning, police said. Read More →

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The View from Halcyon: Decorating (or not) for the Holidays

0 Written by: | Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 10:20am

As the headline indicates, this year, it’s more like not decorating for the holidays. Our beloved housekeeper who keeps the house and us whipped into shape, broke her arm a few weeks ago, and is incapacitated until after the New Year. She’s the power behind the throne, so to speak, and we really rely on her to lead the charge on getting the house ready for the festive season, and all its attendant parties, dinners, and most of all decorating.


We have decorated Halcyon House Antiques, but the farm house will be woefully under-decorated this year. For the shop, mainly because of fire regulations, we’ve used faux fir, along with strands of white fairy lights. In the main hallway, we’ve added two of our cheery Santas, as well as two trees made from capiz shells and two tiny glass trees. The gas fire adds a note of warmth. Read More →


Friday Afternoon Headlines: Ichiro to Orioles?; 8 Teens Arrested for School Fight; Maryland’s Job Gains; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 19, 2014 5:04pm

Ichiro is a consideration for Orioles, who need an outfielder — CBS Sports

8 teens arrested after fight at Arundel High School — WBAL-TV

Under Armour named Yahoo! Finance Company of the Year — Balt. Business Journal

This app will tell you if you’re too drunk to drive — Baltimore

Maryland gains 3,800 jobs in November — Baltimore Sun

JJ Watt poses strong challenge for Ravens — Press Box



Food & Drink, Links

Learn from the pros – cooking classes from local chefs

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 19, 2014 3:33pm

One thing people ask me all the time? Where can I go to take cooking classes in town? Well, there are some options…and more chefs are getting into the game all the time. Read More →

Lifeline, Links

Hopkins Cuba Expert Weighs In on New Policies

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 19, 2014 10:41am


President Obama announced this week that we can look forward to new, normalized (or at least normalizing) relations between the U.S. and Cuba. It’s a pretty big deal. (It’s also all thanks to the Orioles. Well, sort of.)

Hopkins foreign policy professor Piero Gleijeses thinks this is a good thing. He should know, too–he’s been traveling to Cuba for more than 30 years, and he’s also the only foreign scholar who’s been allowed to conduct research in that country’s archives.

He gave a long, meaty interview on US-Cuba relations to the Hopkins Hub; if it’s a topic that interests you, head over there and check out the whole thing. Here are a few highlights: Read More →


Friday Morning Headlines: O’Malley Increases Pardons; Phelps Trial Today; Road Travelers Expected in Record Numbers This Season; and more

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 19, 2014 7:32am

O’Malley Increases Pardons _ The Baltimore Sun

Michael Phelps Faces DUI Trial Today – The Baltimore Sun

Md. Congressman Chris Van Hollen Talks About Effort to Release Alan Gross – cbslocal

Year in Review: Under Armour Keeps Growing and Growing – Baltimore Business Journal

Triple A Expecting Record Number of Holiday Travelers – cbslocal

Z on TV: ‘Serial’ Leaves Me Frustrated, Even Annoyed – The Baltimore Sun



Thursday Afternoon Headlines: Towson University President Resigns; Boy Abducted by His Mother; West Baltimore Drug Bust; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 5:08pm

Baltimore drug bust results in 16 indictments — Baltimore Sun

Baltimore expected to hit nuisance flooding ‘tipping point’ by 2020 — Baltimore Sun

Police search for boy who was abducted by his mother — WBAL-TV

Towson University President resigns due to health concerns — CBS Baltimore

Kaiser Permanente to open medical center in Little Italy — BBJ

Woman fined $100 for leaving kids in hot car — WBAL


Thursday Morning Headlines: Mayor Says Some Officers Afraid of Becoming next ‘Darren Wilson'; Ray Rice Attends Baltimore Toys for Tots Event; Baltimore-Area Theaters Won’t Be Showing ‘The Interview'; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 7:00am

Maryland lieutenant governor to share staff with Hogan – Washington Post

Mayor says some officers may feel anxiety about not being next ‘Darren Wilson’ – Baltimore Sun

Ray Rice Attends Toys For Tots Event In Baltimore – CBS Baltimore

Baltimore Bakery Unveils Fleet Of Clean Cars – CBS Baltimore

Hogan Speaks Out On Maryland Budget Deficit – CBS Baltimore

Bob Caret: ‘I could not say no’ to University System of Maryland – Baltimore Business Journal

New Maryland Jockey Club head wants to keep Triple Crown schedule as is – Baltimore Business Journal

Baltimore-area theaters won’t be showing ‘The Interview’ – Baltimore Sun

U.S. Links North Korea to Sony Hacking – New York Times


Wednesday Afternoon Headlines: Alan Gross Speaks After Release; Frank Perdue’s Example; SRB on Batts’ Protestor Comments; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 5:29pm

Alan Gross speaks after release from Cuban prison — CBS Baltimore

Mayor addresses Batts’ comments to protestors — WBAL-TV

Frank Perdue’s wife wants others to find success from his “tough” yet “tender” ways, BBJ

Former Towson President is new BSM chancellor — Baltimore Sun

Port of Baltimore announces record month for container shipments — Baltimore Sun

Can you balance Baltimore’s books? — Baltimore


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