Have you ever wondered what’s left of Cutty’s boxing gym from “The Wire,” or even what it may have been before it was a training ground for fictional West Baltimore youngsters? A recent tour of the building by filmmaker and YouTuber Dan Bell offers some insight.
A new report published by the Baltimore-based Abell Foundation suggests the city take a page out of other countries’ books and establish designated drug consumption spaces in East and West Baltimore to reduce overdoses, HIV infections and crime and promote addiction treatment.
Top Stories: Housing and Care Facility Planned for Young Adult Cancer Patients in East Baltimore, Clayworks Plans to Sell At Least One of its Buildings, Developer Backs Out of Cross Street Market Deal
Our most widely read story this week was Ed Gunts’ Monday real estate column, which led with the Ulman Cancer Fund’s plans to connect six East Baltimore row houses and turn them into lodging for young adult cancer patients. At present, crews are renovating the six vacant homes in the 2100 block of E. Madison Street in the EBDI Area. If all goes well with construction, by fall 2017 they’ll become the The UCF House, described as a “home away from home” for cancer patients ages 15 to 39. The planned facility will contain eight family suites, communal and dining spaces, a fitness area, a relaxation space, a library, a backyard and a roof deck.
Here were Baltimore Fishbowl’s other most popular stories from last Saturday through today:
Top Stories This Week: Tragic Discovery of Man’s Body in Harbor, Charles Barkley Angers Crowd in East Baltimore, Camden Yards Gets LED Lights
Our most-read story this week was the sad report of a man’s body being found on Thursday in the harbor near Fells Point. Police were quickly able to identify it as Michael Bagley, a 23-year-old Baltimore resident who went missing about a block away in the neighborhood 12 days earlier. Bagley attended high school at Loyola Blakefield prep school in Towson and graduated from Loyola University Maryland here in Baltimore earlier this year.
Here were the other most well-read posts during the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2:
An attorney for Timothy Randall Korr, the 25-year-old former charter school employee charged with assaulting a 7-year-old boy, has offered up his client’s account of what happened at City Springs Elementary/Middle School on Monday.
A 7-year-old Baltimore elementary school student is in the hospital after his parents say an assistant teacher threw him against a wall while taking him to the office.
Friday Morning Headlines: Calvert Hall Wins 97th Turkey Bowl; Officer Identified in West Baltimore Police-Involved Shooting; and More
What’s next for Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake? – The Baltimore Sun
Officer Identified In West Baltimore Police-Involved Shooting – CBS Baltimore
Halloween this year made for some spooky behavior from some of Baltimore’s teenagers. Police say they’ve nabbed six teens in assorted robbery and carjacking incidents from this past Sunday and Monday.
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A transformation is underway for a run-down 3.5-acre section of East Baltimore where city leaders say there will soon be plentiful space for urban farming, commercial production kitchens, job-training facilities and a fresh food market. Read More →
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