Due to snow, city cancels public meeting to discuss future of Roland Avenue bike lanes

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UPDATE (March 20, 2 p.m.): The Baltimore City Department of Transportation says it has cancelled the 6 p.m. meeting at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School due to inclement weather.

Original (March 8): Nine months after a neighborhood association representing Roland Park residents asked the city to tear out two mile-long bike lanes in their neighborhood, the Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting about the matter.

Craft beer bar chain Growler USA coming to Hampden’s Rotunda

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Craft beer bar chain Growler USA is moving in at The Rotunda shopping center in North Baltimore.

Jubilee Arts, #MadeInBaltimore to take part in MICA Store grand opening

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The Maryland Institute College of Art is celebrating the opening of its new, expanded school store by inviting young artists with the Jubilee Arts’ Youth in Business program to discuss their wares and offering special discounts on locally made goods.

Bolton Hill church to host Dr. Wen for talk on naloxone and the opioid epidemic after Sunday sermon

Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

A historic Bolton Hill church is bringing in the city’s top public health official this Sunday for a post-sermon chat and tutorial for administering the life-saving drug naloxone.

Taste testing Baltimore Whiskey Company’s Epoch Rye, the first rye distilled in the city in more than 50 years

Tasting Baltimore Whiskey Company’s Epoch Rye. Photo by Brandon Weigel.

On a recent Wednesday, a couple dozen bottles of Epoch Rye are all lined up, freshly labeled, in the Baltimore Whiskey Company’s distillery, waiting to go out into the world. Three employees stand nearby labeling more.

Photos: A look inside the in-progress Union Collective

  • Union co-owner Kevin Blodger inside of what will be Union Craft Brewing's taproom. Photo by J.M. Giordano.

While Union Collective’s opening is still a few months away, Baltimore Fishbowl got a tour this morning of the massive 138,000-square-foot complex at the southern edge of Medfield that will house Union Craft Brewing, an Earth Treks Climbing Center, the Baltimore Whiskey Company, the Charmery, Vent Coffee, Huckle’s hot sauce and Well Crafted Kitchen.

We’ll be checking back in at the space before the grand opening later this spring. For now, here are a few shots of what’s in the works. (Photos by J.M. Giordano.)

Remington is celebrating its 100-year history with ‘RemFest’ in May

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The Greater Remington Improvement Association is throwing a festival this spring to celebrate the North Baltimore neighborhood’s 100-year history and recent resurgence.

Fire department acknowledges two calls to Blacksauce Kitchen, says fire rekindled

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A spokesperson with the Baltimore City Fire Department on Monday acknowledged firefighters were sent to Blacksauce Kitchen after midnight Friday morning and returned after 4 a.m. when the fire had rekindled.

Well Crafted Pizza plans new concept for Union Collective

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The creators of Well Crafted Pizza, the mobile 1949 Dodge truck that has a wood fire pizza oven built onto the back, are planning a less mobile brick-and-mortar kitchen in Union Collective.