Culture, Featured, Homegrown, Shop Local

Treason Toting Co. Forges Business Born, Bred and Built in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 1:15pm

Aaron Jones and Jason Bass met for the first time four years ago drinking whiskey at a bar with mutual friends. The two immediately hit it off and began working together on a clothing line Bass had visualized called IROCKFOX. They knew they wanted to start a business with strong Baltimore ties, but after a year or so with the clothing line, they had a better idea: bags. Read More →

Culture

Baltimore Marathon Changes Course, Puts Finish Line At Inner Harbor

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

Baltimore Running Festival hosts its 17th annual running event on October 21, with a new finish line on Pratt Street, along the Inner Harbor. Read More →

Culture

Guinness Brewery Testing Taproom to Open Next Month, Brewery to Follow in 2018

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 15, 2017 11:30am

Brewmaster Peter Wiens takes a spin around the brewery.

 

The wait is almost over for Stout enthusiasts eagerly anticipating the opening of the latest taproom in Maryland. Irish Beer maker, Guinness, is opening its first brewery on American soil since 1954, and its “testing taproom” will open late next month.  Read More →

Culture, Lifeline, Towson

Towson Hosts 21st Annual Baltimore County African American Cultural Festival

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 1:32pm

The Baltimore County African American Cultural Festival (BCAACF) presents its 21st annual event on Saturday, September 16. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Shop Local

Introducing FROATS: Gilman Alum Produces Line of Fresh Boat Shoes

1 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 12:03pm

 

The Froats line of colorful, patterned boat shoes.

In 2014, Baltimore native Will Rienhoff left a steady job at a tech start-up in Thailand for a new chapter and a bit of adventure as an entrepreneur. Read More →

Culture, Featured

Rat Film, Documentary Featuring Baltimore’s History with Rats, Opens Tomorrow at Parkway Theatre

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 9:36am

 

A locally produced feature length documentary about Baltimore’s rat population opens Friday, September 15 at Station North’s Parkway Theatre. Theo Anthony’s Rat Film explores what Baltimore’s relationship to rats exposes about boundaries of separation and the history of racism in our city.

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Culture, Health and Fitness, Lifeline

Get Outside This Season With Family Programming at Lake Roland Park

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 1:46pm

Kayakers on Lake Roland

Located on the historic Baltimore City reservoir of the same name, Lake Roland Park in the Jones Falls Valley is hands down one of the best places to hike, picnic, and enjoy nature near the city. Read More →

Culture, Featured

Baltimore Bike Share Shuts Down Temporarily To Improve Security

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 10:45am

Baltimore Sun Reports that the Baltimore Bike Share program is shutting down temporarily, to update the security equipment on its 200 piece fleet of rentable bicycles. The local bike share program opened in 2016, but has weathered a rocky start after a high number of instances of theft, and related damage to locking docks. The bikes are outfitted with GPS, and generally recovered when stolen, but the track-downs and maintenance to the bikes and the locking docks take time, money, and man power away from a small staff. Read More →

Culture, Downtown

Pile of Cubed Ham in Baltimore Takes Twitter By Storm

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 11:00am

Baltimore is a city well known for its quirkiness. Even so, finding a random pile of cubed ham on a morning commute would still give most of us pause. On Friday morning, Michael Evitts, vice president of marketing at Downtown Partnership of Baltimore was walking to work when he passed such a pile. He stopped to snap a photo of the ham, and shared it on the organization’s twitter feed with the caption, “You see a lot of things just walking around. Today, apropos of nothing, we found a pile of ham.” Read More →

Culture, Featured

$35 Million Youth Detention Facility to Open in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Monday, Sep 11, 2017 9:00am

Maryland officially opens in the coming weeks a new $35 million youth detention center in Baltimore, after a decade of protests from many juvenile advocates and community members over various iterations of its planning. Read More →

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