Monday Afternoon Headlines: Teen Arrested After Dirt Bike Hits Police Car; No Leave for Police During Freddie Gray Trial; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 5:48pm

Baltimore Police cancel leave days during Freddie Gray trial — CBS Baltimore

Teen hurt, arrested after Baltimore police car hits dirt bike — Baltimore Sun

Local advances to American Ninja Warrior finals — WBAL-TV

Chipotle-leased building on W. Pratt St. sells after 37 days on the market — BBJ

2 Md. law enforcement dogs die of heat exhaustion inside car — Baltimore Sun


Want Gordon Ramsay to Raise Hotel Hell in Maryland?

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 3:43pm

gramsGordon Ramsay is looking for some Maryland hotels to lambaste on TV. Britian’s cranky consultant is searching for hotels for a third season of Hotel Hell on Fox, and some could be in Maryland — if they’re terrible enough. Read More →


Maryland State Fair Ride Operator Found Dead of Possible Overdose

3 Written by: | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 3:00pm

maryland-state-fair-e1345724683337A 22-year-old woman who worked operating a ride at the Maryland State Fair was found dead in a trailer near the fairgrounds of a possible heroin overdose, according to Baltimore County police. Read More →

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Baltimore’s Indie Fiber Festival for Knitters, Crocheters, Spinners, and Weavers

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 1:00pm



Baltimore’s Indie Fiber Festival for knitters, crocheters, spinners, and weavers


PLY Party is a yearly gathering of local hand-dyers and spinners in tents at Lovelyarns in Hampden.  What started out as a small party to celebrate our first anniversary in 2007 has blossomed into a giant event!

As always, there will be refreshments, and the most  gorgeous selection of hand dyed and handspun yarns and fiber in Baltimore for this one day only.

Come by between noon and five to check out the amazing selection and creative atmosphere.

You can also register here!


​2015‘s ALL STAR Lineup so far:

Avalon Springs Farm

Blue Heron Yarns

Delicious by Lovelyarns

Flying Goat Farm

Full Circle Artworx

JUL accessories

Rajkovich Designs

Snallygaster Fibers

Threeravens​ Yarn & Fibers​

Wild Hare Fiber Studio

 Come Join Us!

Register here!

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O’Malley’s Discount Furniture: Why Hogan Moved into a “Largely Unfurnished” Government House

2 Written by: | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 11:33am


Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is being scrutinized by the state ethics board for some furniture purchases at the same time that he struggles to gain a footing in the Democratic presidential primary. Read More →

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West Virginia Batman Continues Baltimore Batman’s Legacy of Good Deeds

1 Written by: | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 9:56am


One of our favorite local heroes, Baltimore Batman, was killed in a car accident earlier this month–but his good deeds live on, thanks to copycat heroes who plan on continuing his work with kids in need. Read More →

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Maryland University Eliminates Textbooks

1 Written by: | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 9:28am


Textbooks are heavy and expensive and often out-of-date. It’s no wonder, then, that one Maryland university is taking the bold step of eliminating textbooks in favor of online materials as a way to save students money. Read More →

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Carroll County Teen Accused in Rape of 9-Year-Old Girl at Maryland State Fair

2 Written by: | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 8:00am

Jonathan Fleming (BCoPD)

Jonathan Fleming (BCoPD)

A 17-year-old from Carroll County was charged in the rape of a 9-year-old girl at the Maryland State Fair, according to Baltimore County police. Jonathan Fleming is being charged as an adult in connection with the case. Read More →


Monday Morning Headlines: Nick Mosby ‘Seriously Considering’ Mayoral Run; Former Gov. Mandel Dies; Harbaugh Gets Testy in Halftime Interview; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 7:00am

War Horse Builds Teacher Wellness Center at Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School –

Marvin Mandel dies; ex-Md. governor’s scandals overshadowed state’s progress – Washington Post

Nick Mosby ‘seriously considering’ run for mayor – Baltimore Sun

John Harbaugh draws criticism for tense halftime interview with Brent Harris – Baltimore Sun

Looking back at Baltimore’s deadliest month – Baltimore Sun

In Bard, Baltimore school officials hope to pave a free path to college – Baltimore Sun

Md. welfare benefits better than most European countries, think-tank claims – Maryland Reporter

Officials Urge Residents To Take Precautions After WNV Cases In Baltimore – CBS Baltimore

Nonprofit to create space for socially conscious entrepreneurs in Station North – Baltimore Business Journal

Baltimore Police officer hits young dirt bike rider with his vehicle – City Paper

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The Whit Harvey Group: Why Our Team is Part of the Coldwell Banker Team

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