Stephen Babcock

Stephen Babcock is the editor of Baltimore and an editor-at-large of Baltimore Fishbowl.

ACLU Calls for Baltimore’s HQ2 Proposal to be Made Public

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Amid the fanfare and future-thinking surrounding Baltimore’s proposal to bring Amazon HQ2 to Port Covington, one question remained: What’s actually in the bid?

Software Rollout Contributed to UA’s Disappointing Earnings


Under Armour had more bad earnings news for the third quarter of 2017, as the company reported sales were down in a quarter for the first time since 2005. The 4.5-percent dip is the latest in a string of results this year that forced the company to lay off workers over the summer, and overall left CEO Kevin Plank and the company “incredibly disappointed,” Plank said on a conference call Tuesday. Bloomberg reported the struggles shaved $2.5 billion off Plank’s net worth (though he remains a billionaire).

10 impact-focused Ventures Join Johns Hopkins’ Social Innovation Lab


Johns Hopkins’ Social Innovation Lab announced last week 10 new ventures that will participate in the program.

The Ravens Are Handing Out DNA Tests at the Season Opener


The Baltimore Ravens have a giveaway for Sunday’s season opener that will provide fans some knowledge about their mind and body.

UMD Makes a Pitch for Amazon Headquarters at College Park


When Amazon announced its search for the home of its future second headquarters, Baltimore and D.C. were quickly among the locales in the area under consideration.

But what would a Maryland competition be without the Terps?

Student Innovation on Display at JHH Health-Focused Hackathon

Students make their presentations at MedHacks.

Sleeping bags and laptops in tow, the participants of MedHacks filed into the Turner Auditorium at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Sunday afternoon to listen to the finalists make their pitch to judges.

Top Stories: Zillow Fight; Top Secret Under Armour Tour, Sandlot’s First Week

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This week’s most popular story centered around a real estate listings giant, and a blog that mocks the architectural amalgamations often found on such sites.

Drake Had Some Sushi and Posed for Pics in Harbor East Last Night

Drake (via Wikimedia Commons)

Drake made an appearance in Baltimore on Thursday night. The hip-hop star wanted to eat on the water. 

Maryland’s Minimum Wage Goes Up This Weekend


Mayor Catherine Pugh may have rejected a bid to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Baltimore, but it’s still getting a little bit of a hike.