Baltimore Summer Antiques Show Brings International Flair for 30th Year

Now in its 30th year, the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show will return to the Baltimore Convention Center Labor Day weekend, Sept. 2-5, with a cauldron of diverse collections from hundreds of international dealers. Guests...

History and Vision Intersect on The Avenue

If you know the Black Bottom is more than a dessert; if you know the real reason God made Tommy Hunt human and if you have a lonely memory craving an age-appropriate companion, you...

Phillips Seafood Harborplace Celebrates Anniversary with ‘Crabby’ Specials

In celebration of its 30th year, Light Street eatery Phillips Seafood Harborplace is offering the “Steam it Up in September” special, with 30 crabs for $30. Every Wednesday throughout the month, the restaurant will...

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 Duncan Tuesday. The District and Maryland will receive up to $75...

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 officials with the Division of Pretrial Detention and Services, the...

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 creating new homeowners. Park Heights Renaissance (PHR) is a non-profit community...

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 way. Next spring Dicken, with partner Michael Tew, is planning...

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 of Special Appeals – the first African-American woman in Maryland...

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 day of the Catonsville Arts and Crafts Festival. Located on...

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 installing new officers at its 63rd Annual Convention held in...

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” and “K2.” Kamenetz said he will introduce legislation at the...

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, 13 shootings – three ending with deaths and two involving...
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