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Hot Plate: Blue Moon Cafe Turns 21, Peach Festival at Weber’s, Cocktail Dinner at Ouzo Bay

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Photo via press handout

As summer winds down, the local food scene is heating up. This week brings numerous events, from cocktail dinners to crab feast fundraisers. Here’s a look at what’s on tap:

City’s ‘Art @ Work’ Program to Bring New Murals to Reservoir Hill, Waverly This Summer

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A mural created in Upton last year. Photo by Nate Larson.

Eight walls in the Waverly and Reservoir Hill neighborhoods will soon be getting a major facelift.

Urban Trail Should Go in the 33rd Street Median, Planners Recommend

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Artist’s rendering via Rails to Trails Conservancy

Planners designing a new urban trail to connect Lake Montebello with Wyman Park announced last night that they have come up with a preferred approach for further study: Building the trail in the 33rd Street median, rather than displacing a parking lane in the street itself.

Prosecutors Won’t Charge Baltimore Cop for Shooting Man in Waverly on Black Friday

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Courtesy Baltimore Police Department/YouTube

A Baltimore police officer who shot a 48-year-0ld man behaving erratically in Waverly on Black Friday of 2016 won’t be charged with any crime, according to a new report from prosecutors.

Proposed Cycle Track Along 33rd Street Sparks Debate

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Another proposed cycle track is sparking debate in North Baltimore, this time along 33rd Street.

Baltimore Business Offers Local Flowers with a Conscience for Valentine’s Day

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Local Color Flowers

Buying flowers is a Valentine’s Day standard, and few gifts make someone feel as admired as a big, vibrant bouquet. A study by Rutgers University researchers in 2005 concluded that flowers have both an immediate impact on happiness and a long-term positive effect on mood. People who are regularly around flowers demonstrate a higher sense of life enjoyment and satisfaction. They are a fail-safe gift that everyone loves. But have you ever considered the environmental impact of buying flowers?

Police Release Body Cam Footage of Officers Shooting Knife-Wielding Man in Waverly

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Courtesy Baltimore Police Department/YouTube
Courtesy Baltimore Police Department/YouTube

In a first for Baltimore City, police have released body camera footage from a police-involved shooting. This incident was the Black Friday standoff in which officers shot a 48-year-old man who was wielding two knives in the Waverly neighborhood.

BPD Major Attempted to Save Unresponsive Baby During Saturday Protest

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BPD Major Rich Gibson, Courtesy @MajorRichGibson/Twitter
BPD Major Rich Gibson on patrol earlier this month, Courtesy @MajorRichGibson/Twitter

In a tragic turn of events this weekend, an infant died after she stopped breathing inside a Waverly restaurant while a protest over a police-involved shooting was happening outside.

The Book Thing Needs Volunteers All Week

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Photo via driftingfocus
Photo via driftingfocus

Baltimore’s Book Thing was pretty much gutted by an early morning fire last week. But they’re not giving up the fight yet.