Marijuana is basically no longer a criminal offense in some parts of Maryland and officials are in the process of setting up medical marijuana program. But for pot advocates, one hurdle remains: legal marijuana. Read More →
…and that’s not even counting production costs for a 30-second spot, which can easily cost more than some indie films. How can that kind of money possibly be worth it? According to Haiyang Yang, a marketing professor at Johns Hopkins’ Carey School of Business, sometimes it is–and sometimes it isn’t. Read More →
When the Washington Post‘ s Valerie Strauss asked a Gov. Larry Hogan spokeswoman what the governor planned to do about Maryland’s commitment to Common Core and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, this was the email reply:
“Governor Hogan believes that we need to hit the ‘pause’ button on Common Core and give control back to teachers and parents.”
We’ve all grumbled about the pesky “handling fees” that somehow make a $30 ticket $36 when you buy it online. Well, another astute reader of Baltimore’s voluminous City Code may have gotten your money back, at least if you bought a ticket to Rams Head Live or Pier Six. Read More →
Okay, so this is could be a good thing. Under Armour wants to give Baltimore some free police uniforms. Fine. I guess they’ve got the resources. But receiving the uniforms as a gift requires an ethics waiver, which was approved by the Board of Estimates “unanimously” and “without discussion.” Was there really nothing to discuss? Read More →
Last year, Under Armour passed Adidas and became the second most popular athletic wear company in the world. Number one, of course, was the unassailable Nike, which had a lockdown on 31% of the sportswear market in 2014. Facing a dominant company like that, Under Armour could easily just be content with their #2 spot. Who would blame them? But Under Armour doesn’t appear to be content with second place. Read More →
#Deflategate may be just another NFL ploy to co-opt our attention in the two week layoff before the Super Bowl, but it just so happens to be pretty successful. After all, the hype machine that accompanies the week before the big game is in full swing, and we’re still talking about it. Given the general Patriots hate and the scientific explanations that have emerged, it’s no surprise that a Change.org petition emerged that takes aim at keeping Tom Brady and co. out of the Super Bowl. Still, you might not have expected it to come from Baltimore. Read More →
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