Friday Morning Headlines: Massive Fire in Woodberry; Restaurants Close in Support of Immigrants; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 17, 2017 7:24am

Four-alarm fire hits warehouse in Baltimore’s Woodberry area; SB I-83 shut down – Fox45

Local restaurants close in support of A Day Without Immigrants protest – City Paper

Cummings Disputes Trump Claim He Backed Off From White House Meeting – WBAL

Maryland again tops for highest concentration of millionaires – BBJ

Baltimore Orioles Players Reunite in Florida for Spring Training – CBS Baltimore


Thursday Afternoon Headlines: Mother of 7 Vanished Without a Trace; 500 Jobs in Howard County; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 5:02pm

Moving up — city neighborhoods on the rise — Baltimore Sun

BPD: Mother of 7, one of her daughters ‘vanished without a trace’ — CBS Baltimore

3 people shot on Route 50, closing portion of highway — WBAL-TV

Port Covington’s first manufacturing bootcamp class finds jobs — BBJ

Healthy-meal delivery startup plates 500 jobs in Howard County — Baltimore

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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 →

Money & Power

Cummings, Utah Rep. Chaffetz Probe Flynn’s Paid Speaking Gig in Moscow

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 3:20pm

How’s this for a bit of bipartisanship? Elijah Cummings and Jason Chaffetz have penned a joint letter to a private speaking event firm to probe for more details about a 2015 trip that Michael Flynn took to Russia.

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Culture, Money & Power

BROS to Auction Hamilton Tickets, Showcase Local Music and Food at ‘Swanktacular’ Gala

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 2:23pm

Image via BROS

The Baltimore Rock Opera Society’s third annual fundraiser offers a chance to hear Baltimore’s finest rock-orchestral fusion hits, enjoy some good local eats and brews and, for the very lucky, win tickets to see “Hamilton” on Broadway.

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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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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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Money & Power

Two Baltimore Lenders Announce Plans to Merge

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 11:39am

A pair of longtime Baltimore lenders, Rosedale Federal Savings & Loan Association and Midstate Community Bank in Rodgers Forge, are planning to merge.

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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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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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