Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: Blue Moon Cafe Turns 21, Peach Festival at Weber’s, Cocktail Dinner at Ouzo Bay

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 11, 2017 9:25am

Photo via press handout

As summer winds down, the local food scene is heating up. This week brings numerous events, from cocktail dinners to crab feast fundraisers. Here’s a look at what’s on tap:

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Featured, Lifeline, Reservoir Hill, Waverly

City’s ‘Art @ Work’ Program to Bring New Murals to Reservoir Hill, Waverly This Summer

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 4:58pm

A mural created in Upton last year. Photo by Nate Larson.

Eight walls in the Waverly and Reservoir Hill neighborhoods will soon be getting a major facelift.

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Featured, Lifeline

Urban Trail Should Go in the 33rd Street Median, Planners Recommend

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 12:03pm

Artist’s rendering via Rails to Trails Conservancy

Planners designing a new urban trail to connect Lake Montebello with Wyman Park announced last night that they have come up with a preferred approach for further study: Building the trail in the 33rd Street median, rather than displacing a parking lane in the street itself.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power, Waverly

Prosecutors Won’t Charge Baltimore Cop for Shooting Man in Waverly on Black Friday

1 Written by: | Monday, Apr 17, 2017 9:40am

Courtesy Baltimore Police Department/YouTube

A Baltimore police officer who shot a 48-year-0ld man behaving erratically in Waverly on Black Friday of 2016 won’t be charged with any crime, according to a new report from prosecutors.

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Featured, Lifeline

Proposed Cycle Track Along 33rd Street Sparks Debate

5 Written by: | Friday, Apr 07, 2017 10:22am

Another proposed cycle track is sparking debate in North Baltimore, this time along 33rd Street.

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Shop Local, The Rack, Waverly

Baltimore Business Offers Local Flowers with a Conscience for Valentine’s Day

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017 1:15pm

Buying flowers is a Valentine’s Day standard, and few gifts make someone feel as admired as a big, vibrant bouquet. A study by Rutgers University researchers in 2005 concluded that flowers have both an immediate impact on happiness and a long-term positive effect on mood. People who are regularly around flowers demonstrate a higher sense of life enjoyment and satisfaction. They are a fail-safe gift that everyone loves. But have you ever considered the environmental impact of buying flowers?

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Monday Morning Headlines: Flacco Helps Ravens Clobber Dolphins; Another Juvenile Arrested in Carjacking of Councilwoman; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 05, 2016 7:23am

MGM National Harbor, new Maryland ‘landmark,’ gambling on region’s casino appetite – Baltimore Sun

Police shooting in Waverly “extremely disturbing,” disability advocates say – Baltimore Brew

Joe Flacco Peaking at Right Time Gives Baltimore Ravens Edge in AFC North – Bleacher Report

Grand jury indicts Baltimore police officer on assault charges – WBAL-TV

Second suspect arrested in assault of Councilwoman Spector – ABC2

Featured, Lifeline, Waverly

Police Release Body Cam Footage of Officers Shooting Knife-Wielding Man in Waverly

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 4:42pm

Courtesy Baltimore Police Department/YouTube

Courtesy Baltimore Police Department/YouTube

In a first for Baltimore City, police have released body camera footage from a police-involved shooting. This incident was the Black Friday standoff in which officers shot a 48-year-old man who was wielding two knives in the Waverly neighborhood.

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Featured, Lifeline, Waverly

BPD Major Attempted to Save Unresponsive Baby During Saturday Protest

0 Written by: | Monday, Nov 28, 2016 10:28am

BPD Major Rich Gibson, Courtesy @MajorRichGibson/Twitter

BPD Major Rich Gibson on patrol earlier this month, Courtesy @MajorRichGibson/Twitter

In a tragic turn of events this weekend, an infant died after she stopped breathing inside a Waverly restaurant while a protest over a police-involved shooting was happening outside.

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Featured, Giving, Lifeline, Waverly

The Book Thing Needs Volunteers All Week

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 08, 2016 9:19am

Photo via driftingfocus

Photo via driftingfocus

Baltimore’s Book Thing was pretty much gutted by an early morning fire last week. But they’re not giving up the fight yet. Read More →

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