Tag: Abell Foundation

Hot House: Laurence Fowler’s Handsome Tudor Masterpiece Asks $2.275M

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Hot House: 33 Warrenton Road, Baltimore 21218

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Abell Foundation Report Suggests ‘Safe Consumption Spaces’ for Baltimore’s Drug Users

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A new report published by the Baltimore-based Abell Foundation suggests the city take a page out of other countries’ books and establish designated drug consumption spaces in East and West Baltimore to reduce overdoses, HIV infections and crime and promote addiction treatment.

Baltimore Could Attract Companies That Focus on More Than Profits, Report Says

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Doug Becker of Laureate Education
Doug Becker of Laureate Education

To address inequality and poverty, Baltimore needs to solve numerous societal issues and create more jobs. A new report says the city put more energy toward an initiative that does both at the same time.

Chesapeake Shakespeare Receives Major Gift from Abell Foundation

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Vince Eisenson and James Jager in CSC's current production of "The Two Gentlemen of Verona." Playing till March 17, 2013 at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, MD. Photo by Teresa Castracane.
Vince Eisenson and James Jager in CSC’s current production of “The Two Gentlemen of Verona.” Playing till March 17, 2013 at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, MD. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Big dramatic news for the Baltimore area’s third largest theater company, Chesapeake Shakespeare, which has received a hefty gift of $250,000 from the Abell Foundation “to help transform the landmark Mercantile Trust and Deposit Company building into a downtown theater,” according to Jean Thompson, communications manager for the company. What all will they do with these generous bucks? And how much more do they need to complete the vision?