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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!

  FFUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK   FUCKITY FUCK FUCKF UFCKCKCKKFUCJFUCFUCFJCUFKCUFCUF   FUCK   Don’t worry Baltimore, your F Bombs are safe with us!!   FIZZUCK … Read entire article »

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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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Tommy’s Downtown Tavern is the toehold Pigtown needs

Tommy’s Downtown Tavern is the toehold Pigtown needs

A while ago I had heard through the grapevine (probably via @casey18cc and @carolott, who live within eyeshot) that Tommy’s Downtown Tavern (839 W Cross St, Pigtown) was for sale and was reminded again by reading it over on southbmore.com that Tom Fox is trying to sell the property to the “right person,” someone who would foster the relationships he’s built with his surrounding community over the past three years and continue to nurture them … Read entire article »

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Help fund the running of the pigs, get cool stuff

Help fund the running of the pigs, get cool stuff

The annual Pigtown Festival is upon us on October 19th and what would the Pigtown Festival be without the iconic Running of the Pigs (aka “The Squeekness”)? Adorable little sue-WEEthearts trotting along a makeshift racecourse covered in hay, delighting and DAZZLING children of all ages. Or something like that. At any rate with 12 days left Pigtown Mainstreet is running an Indiegogo campaign to raise the $2000 needed to cover the cost of the race … Read entire article »

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First Mariner employees are either the happiest or craziest

First Mariner employees are either the happiest or craziest

From our buddy Brad over at Beer in Baltimore – is he Prancercising? Horse Bicing? A very elaborate Carlton? An evolution of the Harlem Shake? Either way he looks pretty happy. Have a happy day, guy. … Read entire article »

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Grand Central Commentary Rebuttal Commentary

Grand Central Commentary Rebuttal Commentary

Grand Central: The DC Bar, located in New-Detroit by Ann Marie and Liz Grand Central experienced some impromptu remodeling on Monday night, when the driver of a stolen car crashed in to its south-side wall. The driver also managed to smash into a truck carrying drums of white paint, splashing it all over the sidewalk and side of the building. Fortunately, no one was injured, but Baltimore did become a little more enlightened about something that the … Read entire article »

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