Those who drop by this year’s nine-day Light City festival will have a wide range of local fare from which to choose.
A new collaboration between Baltimore’s Open Works and Global Air Media makes the days when parents first sent their teenagers away to computer camp look like ancient history.
It’s that time of year when hearts, flowers and prix fixe menus dominate the restaurant scene. It’s Valentine’s weekend! Baltimore restaurants do have a lot of big plans in the works for the holiday, but this week offers more than chocolate.
Here’s a look at what’s happening in and around town:
Year End Round-Up: With Harbor Point, CORE and Growing Influence of Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, Development Spread Far Beyond Downtown in 2016
Wednesday Morning Headlines: School Bus Driver Killed in Crash Had Mostly Clean Record; Dr. Wen Reframes Addiction; and More
BOPA Says Lawsuit Will Not Affect 2017’s Light City Baltimore – Baltimore Mag
Thursday Morning Headlines: Rep. Sarbanes Discusses Re-Election Bid; Thousands of Rape Kits Untested; and More
Thousands of rape kits go untested in Maryland — Baltimore Sun
The Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame Turns 60 — Baltimore Mag
Q&A With Congressman John Sarbanes — SouthBmore
Baltimore’s arts council is suing the couple who planted the idea seed for the festival that lit up Baltimore and brought hundreds of thousands to the Inner Harbor this past spring.
It’s safe to say that one factor Freddie Gray’s death and the ensuing unrest exposed is that Baltimore continues to be a city divided. We have a lot to learn about each other. Like other cities, many of us stick with who and what we know. We tend to stay in our zones which makes it tough to engage with others outside of our routine.
When key players from OneBaltimore, Innovation Village, Mt. Royal Community Development Corp, and the Light City team examined how to bridge these divides, they came up with a new idea called “Kindling.” As the name implies, Kindling is designed to spark one-on-one conversations between Baltimoreans who may never get the opportunity to know one another.
The inaugural Kindling event will be held this Saturday, April 30 at the Prince Hall Grand Lodge in historic Bolton Hill in Innovation Village. Consider taking part in a new type of community conversation built on the belief that progress will be made when we move past labels and see one another as individuals.
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