Musician Offers a Wry, Snarky Look at Trump Era

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 01, 2017 3:16pm

Photo courtesy of Jmore

By Alan Feiler

In the opening track of his new album “Songs of Snark & Despair,” award-winning local musician Seth Kibel wonders how some of the icons of the left would feel today living in the Trump era.

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Culture, Featured, Schools

A MICA Faculty Member Designed This Hard-Hitting New Yorker Cover of President Trump

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 21, 2017 11:09am

David Plunkert’s Aug. 28 cover for The New Yorker. Credit: The New Yorker.

The cover of this week’s New Yorker depicting President Donald Trump powering a boat with a sail that looks an awful lot like a Ku Klux Klan hood was designed by one of Baltimore’s own.

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Featured, Money & Power

Maryland Joins 18-State Lawsuit Against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

1 Written by: | Friday, Jul 07, 2017 9:52am

Brian Frosh is freely using his newfound power to sue the federal government. This time, he’s made the state a plaintiff in a federal case against Trump administration Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who recently rescinded a new federal rule that sought to make for-profit colleges more accountable for failing their students.

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Baltimore Women Face Charges for Setting a Trump Sign on Fire

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 4:10pm

A Trump sign (not the one in question).

The unexpected election of Donald Trump continues to inflame passions. One not-so-figurative example: Two women from Baltimore were charged with burning a Trump campaign sign in Somerset County. Read More →

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Bohemian Rhapsody, Featured

On the March

9 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017 8:15am

As you’ve heard or seen with your own eyes, it was amazing. It was three times the size of the inauguration. It was peaceful and positive. It was the Woodstock of marches! Read More →


Top Stories: War Memorial Lighting Fix Planned, A Home with Southern Charm in North Roland Park, Documentary About Baltimore Step Team Praised at Sundance

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 27, 2017 4:54pm

Our most popular story this week was Ed Gunts’ coverage of a planned restoration project for Baltimore’s 92-year-old War Memorial Building at 101 N. Gay Street. Ed Gunts reported in his Urban Landscape column that the historic building is set to receive a simple makeover when the city removes the soundproofing covering the interior glass windows. Once that’s finished, natural light can flood into Memorial Hall and let its design truly shine.

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Featured, Money & Power

Rep. Cummings Shares Some Details of Phone Call with President Trump

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 27, 2017 9:30am

At a press gaggle last night, Rep. Elijah Cummings delved into some of the details from an impromptu Wednesday phone conversation with President Donald Trump.
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Thursday Morning Headlines: Governor’s Budget Cuts Baltimore School Program Funds; Another Bomb Threat at Park Heights Jewish Community Center; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 7:24am

Bomb Threat Reported at Jewish Community Center in Park Heights – Patch

Which Maryland Agencies Will Help With Security At Inauguration? – CBS Baltimore

Hogan budget cuts Baltimore school programs – WYPR

Baltimore developer gets Trump administration tech post – Baltimore

Harford County tractor will be part of Inauguration Parade – Fox45

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Reed Cordish Joining Trump Administration as Assistant to the President

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 5:16pm



Blake, Jon, David, and Reed Cordish.

Like father, like son.

Reed Cordish, a principal of the Baltimore-based Cordish Companies, will join the Trump administration as an assistant to the president for intragovernmental and technology initiatives, according to Trump’s transition team.

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Featured, Money & Power, Real Estate & Home

Baltimorean Reed Cordish Reportedly in Talks to Join Trump Administration

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 06, 2017 11:55am

Reed Cordish. Photo via

In the 1970s, a Baltimorean named David Cordish joined President Jimmy Carter’s administration to help the president focus on ways to revitalize cities. This year, one of Cordish’s sons is drawing attention as a likely candidate to follow in his footsteps by joining the administration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Reed Cordish, a principal in the Baltimore-based Cordish Companies, is expected to serve as Assistant to the President in the Trump administration, according to reports by Jewish Insider, The Jerusalem Post, and JP Updates. Read More →

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