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Top 10 List Of Things That Real Baltimoreans Hate About That List Of Things That Real Baltimoreans Love

Top 10  List Of Things That Real Baltimoreans Hate About That List Of Things That Real Baltimoreans Love

Faced with a seemingly unending set of ‘lists’ vomited from the Internet informing the world what ‘real’ Baltimoreans are like, we’ve decided to put together a list our own. Hear the full conversation on the latest TBD Show at or around the 17:00 mark. @BryanLevy contributed 99% of the material here. Direct all complaints his way. #1: 3/4 of the people that say they are from ‘Baltimore’ are from Baltimore County. More than likely if … Read entire article »

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South Baltimore Parking Problems to Get Even More Worserer

South Baltimore Parking Problems to Get Even More Worserer

South Baltimore parking is about to get even more sparse than it was before. After more than five years of being teased that luxury apartments are coming to Heath Street (http://citythatbreeds.com/2009/04/111-w-heath-st/ EtM edit: good god it’s been THAT long?), traction is finally being made on this plan. The Heath Lofts will boast almost 60 luxury pads at a hefty price tag, two bedrooms are said to start at $1,750 a month. But thanks to a … Read entire article »

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A local favorite now offering lunch on the weekends

A local favorite now offering lunch on the weekends

Not that we needed more Sunday Funday options in the Hill area, but ask and ye shall receive! Pub Dog has long been providing us in the neighborhood with delectable eats, this is no surprise. The selection of delicious, personal (if you try hard enough) pizzas has been a craving to many Federal Hillians for years. As one of the few restaurants in the area that promises to stay open each night till 2am, it’s … Read entire article »

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Will Crossbar der Biergarten be open by October?

Will Crossbar der Biergarten be open by October?

Crossbar der Biergarten, or Crossbar for short, is the latest “super-bar” planned for Federal Hill. Brian McComas, Ryleigh’s owner, continues to push for this newest concept. The plan is to merge 12 & 14 East Cross Street and knock down the walls of 14 & 16 East Cross Street to create an open-air beer garden, thus uniting four currently vacant units. But the hurdles continue for Crossbar. They are getting extensive pushback from some of … Read entire article »

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The City That Chats: Liam Davis

  The City That Chats returns Dennis to Southeast Baltimore where he speaks with Liam Davis, a local activist who currently works for Baltimore City Government. Liam gets extra props for trudging to the Hills of Hamilton to have this chat! You can learn about Liam by visiting his website, or on twitter at @voteliamdavis. … Read entire article »

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An Underdog’s Up-Fed-Hill Battle?

An Underdog’s Up-Fed-Hill Battle?

If you’ve been keeping your finger on the pulse of Federal Hill life, you may have heard that Petco’s smaller brand label, Unleashed, is moving in to the spot that Quizno’s used to occupy. The concept is a good one, in theory: bring in the knowledge and know-how of the larger brand and put it in a smaller package. But personally, I won’t be shopping there because much like how video killed the radio star … Read entire article »

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Hey guys, look what we can do!

Hey guys, look what we can do!

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League of Women Voters Legislative Breakfast, Part I

League of Women Voters Legislative Breakfast, Part I

The League of Women Voters of Baltimore City hosts an annual Legislative Breakfast where members of the Baltimore City Delegation of the General Assembly discuss their priorities for the upcoming legislative session. Here is part one of this year’s event. The recording features a few members of Baltimore’s delegation including Curt Anderson, Verna Jones-Rodwell, Keith Haynes, and Barbara Robinson. Part 2 of this recording – which includes some questions and answers from the crowd in attendance along … Read entire article »

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On Homelessness in Baltimore

On Homelessness in Baltimore

If you’ve ever strolled the busy walkways of the Inner Harbor or happened to stop at a busy intersection there’s a chance that you’ve encountered homelessness in Baltimore. As an omnipresent issue in Baltimore, our leaders have consistently tried to devise actions to address what seems to be an insurmountable problem. Fueled by a lack of jobs, drug abuse and an overall failure in public policy, the issue only seems to be getting worse as … Read entire article »

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Where to spend Halloween Eve in Baltimore: A flowchart

Where to spend Halloween Eve in Baltimore: A flowchart

When living in Baltimore during what can truly be considered a high holiday in this fair city – Halloween – the pressure of deciding where to go to show off your a) ironic, b) sexy, or c) all of the above costume and getting blackout drunk with thousands of other people can be daunting. It’s a decision process that frankly, you’re no longer qualified to make, so via the powers of Science and Technology a … Read entire article »

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