Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts Receives Large Grant

The Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) was recently awarded a $10,000 Cultural Excellence Grant from the Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation. The grant will...

Bernstein Plays Hardball (The Numbers Game, Part 2)

When I began working on this column my plan was to talk about a recent interview Gregg Bernstein – the man charging hard to...

Maryland, District Take Top Honors in Race to the Top Education Grants

Maryland and Washington, D.C., are among the newest winners of the highly competitive Race to the Top initiative, announced U.S. Secretary of Education Arne...

First African American Woman Joins Court of Special Appeals

In a room full of local and statewide luminaries, Judge Michele D. Hotten was sworn in as Fourth Appellate Circuit Judge for the Court...

Returning to Their Lives

Charges against Dale Lawton, Renard James, Dante Green, and Howard Smith-Cook were dropped and the men were released from jail Aug. 10. According to...

Organization Empowers Park Heights Community through Homeownership

The economy may still be in disarray as the housing market continues to be bombarded with foreclosures, but that hasn’t stopped one organization from...

Local Currency Set to Debut in Baltimore

Baltimore may soon have its own local currency, or scrip, if Jeff Dicken of the Baltimore Green Currency Association has his...

Catonsville Farmers Market in Town Through November

The first annual Catonsville Sunday Farmers’ Market is open, rain or shine through Nov. 21, from11 a.m. to 3 p.m., including Sept. 12, the...

Baltimoreans Earn Key Positions in Minority Real Estate Brokers Group

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers, (NAREB®) the nation’s oldest minority professional real estate trade association, carried on a tradition of electing and...

Balt. Co. Councilman Proposes Ban on ‘Spice’

Baltimore County Councilman Kevin Kamenetz announced plans yesterday to ban the sale, possession and distribution of synthetic marijuana sold on the market as “Spice”...

Violent Weekend Leads to More Police on Streets

A violent weekend in Baltimore came to a close with a heightened police presence across the city. According to the Baltimore City Police Department,...

NAACP Headquarters Staying Put in Baltimore

The NAACP has decided to keep its national headquarters in Baltimore. The civil rights organization passed on opportunities to move to Washington, D.C., Montgomery County,...