Most Popular Posts This Week: SRB Released From Hospital; Hot Real Estate; Healthy Schools; and more

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Has All the Character Vanished from North Charles Street? – Robert O’Brien

SRB Released from Hospital, Cancels Appearances - Robert O’Brien

Hot House: Cozy English Tudor, Just in Time for Dinner Party Season – Cynthia McIntyre

Four Baltimore Schools Among Healthiest in Nation – Rachel Monroe

Towson’s 4.23 Mile Bike Loop Is Now Open – Robert O’Brien

Johns Hopkins Tuition Is Less Expensive Than You Think - Rachel Monroe

Real Estate, Home & Garden

House of the Day: Restored Victorian with Incredible Architectural Details

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910 Maiden Choice Lane, Baltimore

3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms




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Featured, Money & Power

Trouble in Tom Clancy Land

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 19, 2014 10:44am


Tom Clancy’s lawyer and Tom Clancy’s widow are in the middle of a very big legal fight. If this were a Tom Clancy novel, there would be some sort of international political intrigue at the heart of it, but it’s real life, so it seems mostly to be about boring old money.

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Featured, Fells Point, Inner Harbor, Lifeline

HuffPo Lavishes More Praise on Baltimore

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 19, 2014 10:28am

Photo via HuffPo

Photo via HuffPo

It was a mere four months ago that the Huffington Post decided Baltimore was a great place to visit. I guess they felt as though people didn’t get the message, because they’re at it again, with a list of “10 reasons why Baltimore should be your next weekend getaway.”

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Let’s All Move to Europa

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 19, 2014 10:19am

Rendering of Jupiter as seen from Europa via NASA

Rendering of Jupiter as seen from Europa via NASA

Mars, shmars: Johns Hopkins’s Applied Physics Laboratory wants to know about Jupiter. And the thing they’re finding are turning out to be quite interesting indeed.

The APL researchers and other astronomers have been puzzled by something that happens on one of Jupiter’s moons, Europa, for years. They had clear evidence that the moon’s icy crust was expanding, but they couldn’t explain how or why.

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Featured, Health and Fitness, Lifeline

Ex-Raven Donates Kidney to Ex-Steeler

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 10:36am

Photo via WJZ

Photo via WJZ

With all the awful news about football players circulating these days, it’s nice to hear a heart-warming story every now and then. Like this one, about former Raven Ma’ake Kemoeatu donating a kidney to his brother, Chris, even though his brother used to play for the Steelers.

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Health and Fitness, Links, Schools

Johns Hopkins Gets Involved with the Fight Against Ebola

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 9:35am

Photo via Jhpiego

Photo via Jhpiego

The Ebola outbreak is bad and getting worse. The president is sending in ground troops to build hospitals and train West African health care workers, and the WHO estimates that may cost as much as $1 billion to bring the epidemic under control. And now Johns Hopkins is getting involved, too.

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Featured, Lifeline

Chris Davis Lifts Truck Off Accident Victim

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 10:03am


On Monday, a car accident on I-295 left one victim pinned underneath a pickup truck. A bunch of people gathered to help lift the pickup off the trapped man… and one of them happened to be Baltimore Oriole Chris Davis.

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Johns Hopkins Is One of the Best Universities in the World

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 9:38am


Johns Hopkins is on a multi-year quest to become one of the top 10 universities in the country. According to the most recent US News ranking, they’ve almost made it, coming in at number 12. (Prepare to go down, Cal Tech and Dartmouth!) But do you know what else sounds pretty good? Being the 14th best university… in the world. And if you filter out the UK schools also in the top spots, this makes Hopkins the 9th best school in the United States!

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Culture, Featured

Frederick Douglass Moves Into Maryland Governor’s Mansion

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 10:34am

Photo via Twitter/ ‏@APBrianWitte

Photo via Twitter/ ‏@APBrianWitte

Yesterday night, a new resident moved into the Maryland Governor’s Mansion. Frederick Douglass, the 19th century abolitionist, writer, and statesman,  is the first African-American to reside in the mansion, at least in official painting form. And it’s about time.

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