Featured, Health and Fitness

Former Baltimore Colt Diagnosed Posthumously with Brain Damage

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:22am

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When he was alive, Bubba Smith was a defensive end for the Baltimore Colts (and, later, a star of the Police Academy films). But in the final years of his life, he displayed a significant cognitive decline, becoming unable to do simple things like paying his own bills or going shopping.  Read More →

Food & Drink

Out with Mars and in with Weis in Baltimore County

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:21am

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Baltimore County, prepare yourself for a grocery store switcheroo. Read More →

Schools

The University of Baltimore Is Shrinking

1 Written by: | Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:38am

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At a time when some local universities are seeing record numbers of applicants, the University of Baltimore is undergoing the opposite trend. Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink

This Wine Ice Cream Is Going to Make Summer a Whole Lot More Fun

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:23am

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You know that moment after you’ve finished dinner when you can’t decide if you want dessert or a(nother) glass of wine? Well, imagine a world in which you could have both. At the same time. Read More →

Health and Fitness

Medical Marijuana Moving Slowly in Maryland

0 Written by: | Monday, May 23, 2016 9:25am

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Way back in 2013, the Ravens won the Super Bowl, the movie Sharknado created a minor Twitter storm, and the Maryland legislature approved medical marijuana. Now it’s 2016, the Ravens are a disaster, Sharknado feels like a retro treat, and we’re still not much closer to medical patients having access to cannabis.

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Featured, Lifeline

A Moment of Appreciation for Mayor SRB’s Style

2 Written by: | Monday, May 23, 2016 9:20am

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For some people, the Preakness is less about the horse racing and more about the hats. Take, for example, Baltimore’s outgoing mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink

Why You Can’t Buy Natty Boh at an O’s Game

0 Written by: | Friday, May 20, 2016 10:22am

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Natty Boh may not be brewed (or owned) locally, but it’s still widely considered to be the Baltimore beer. And the Orioles are obviously the Baltimore baseball team. Ergo, you might expect you could spend a lovely afternoon at Camden Yards, drinking some $7.50 Bohs and cheering on the O’s. But not so fast. Read More →

Lifeline

Johns Hopkins Spies on 13.8 Billion Year-Old Light

0 Written by: | Friday, May 20, 2016 10:07am

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Johns Hopkins astrophysicists have spent the past several years working to install one of the most powerful telescopes in the world in a remote mountain location in Chile. Now, all that effort has begun to pay off.

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Featured, Lifeline, Schools

No More Live Animal Experimentation for Johns Hopkins Students

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 19, 2016 10:24am

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For years, medical students practiced certain procedures on live animals–primarily pigs–in order to hone their techniques before dealing with actual patients; afterwards, the animals are euthanized. But that practice has increasingly come under attack from animal rights activists. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline, Patterson Park

Why Yes, Patterson Park IS Great, Thanks for Noticing

1 Written by: | Thursday, May 19, 2016 10:13am

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Patterson Park, one of Baltimore’s most popular places for a stroll (or a jog, if you’re feeling ambitious) is getting some nice attention recently. Read More →

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