Featured, Lifeline, Real Estate & Home

Area Churches in Transition

1 Written by: | Monday, Oct 09, 2017 11:05am

Govans Presbyterian Church, pictured, will merge with Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church.

Three well-known Protestant churches in the Baltimore area are going through transitions this fall, with one closing and the other two merging. A Jewish congregation that shares space with one of the churches is looking for a new home. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Lifeline

Former Orioles Exec Janet Marie Smith Goes Back to School

1 Written by: | Friday, Sep 15, 2017 12:00pm

Los Angeles Dodgers during a game against the Baltimore Orioles Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Camden Yards. Photo by Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers, LLC 2013.

You can call her Professor Smith now.

Janet Marie Smith, the Baltimore resident, and nationally prominent urban designer and planner who played a key role in shaping Oriole Park at Camden Yards and other major league ballparks, has gone back to school.

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Bolton Hill, Food & Drink, Lifeline

After Multiple Robberies, a Popular Coffee Bar Closes in Bolton Hill

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 07, 2017 1:01pm

Photo by Ed Gunts

After getting robbed five times in four months, and then going “cashless” in an effort to prevent thefts, a popular Bolton Hill café has closed its doors permanently.

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Giving, Schools

Morgan State University receives $352,000 grant from the Abell Foundation for plant science research

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 30, 2017 11:00am

Morgan State University announced today that it has received $352,000 from the Abell Foundation to help fund its state-of-the-art greenhouse facility and enhance training and research in plant science technology. Read More →

Featured, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: Catholic Review HQ Under Contract; Jordan Faye Contemporary Gallery to Close; ‘Chef Boyardee’ Mansion Up for Auction

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 2:46pm

Photo by Ed Gunts

For the second time this year, a newspaper headquarters appears likely to be sold in Baltimore.

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Mt. Vernon

Hotel Revival Baltimore Sets Oct. 11 as Tentative Opening Date

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 1:02pm

Photo by Ed Gunts

Baltimore’s newest hotel is expected to open in less than four months.

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Featured, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: The Sandlot Already Looking to Expand; Council Votes on the Overlook, Clayworks; Fells Point’s ‘Caulkers’ Houses’ Recognized; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 19, 2017 4:17pm

Photo via the Sandlot

Even though it just opened, Sandlot Baltimore is already looking to expand, upgrade and increase its staff.

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Culture, Featured

Musician Thomas Dolby’s Vintage “Time Capsule” Trailer” Up for Auction

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 16, 2017 2:15pm

The new Sandlot dining and entertainment venue at Harbor Point may have a vintage Airstream trailer as one of its attractions, but music lovers now have a chance to own something even more exotic. Read More →

Food & Drink, Station North

Bottega Opens Today in the Space Vacated by Colette Bistro

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 1:20pm

Photo by Ed Gunts

Goodbye Colette, hello Bottega.

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Culture, Featured, Schools

America’s Biggest Art Museum Will be Run by a Former Hopkins Art History Professor

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 10:43am

Photo via The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Tuesday promoted interim director and former Hopkins Krieger School dean Daniel Weiss to the position of president and chief executive officer.

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