Poll: Hogan holds 22-point lead over Jealous less than two months out from election


The latest polling update in Maryland’s gubernatorial race suggests it’s not even close, with 54 percent of likely voters planning on picking incumbent GOP Gov. Larry Hogan, compared to 32 percent who are backing former NAACP president and venture capitalist Ben Jealous.

What will the Impact of Maryland’s New Red Flag Law Be?



Sponsored Content: Maryland will have a new red flag law pertaining to firearms in October, and it has many wondering what the impact of the law will be. The law states that family members and law enforcement officials can petition a court to remove a person’s firearms if they are considered to be a danger to themselves or others. It comes after a shooting in a Maryland newsroom killed five people in June and will be similar to red flag laws in Florida, Delaware, New Jersey, and several other states.

Hopkins conducting ‘thorough internal review’ after mother accuses anesthesiologist of insulting son, making him pee in bottle

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Johns Hopkins Hospital says it’s undertaking a “thorough internal review” of an alleged incident that’s gone viral on social media, in which a mother wrote that an anesthesiologist there made insulting and racist comments to her son before a procedure and had him pee into a bottle instead of letting him use the bathroom.

Neighborhood Spotlight: Highlandtown – Diversity, dining, and the arts make it a popular choice for Baltimoreans


Highlandtown mural

From attending festivals at Patterson Park to eating at the latest ethnic eatery to open on Eastern Avenue, Highlandtown residents have so many reasons to love city life. The Southeast Baltimore neighborhood has welcomed immigrants since 1866 and remains a welcoming neighborhood for new residents today. Originally settled by Irish, German, Polish and Italian immigrants, the area now hosts a mix of ethnicities, including longtime residents and a recent wave of Hispanic and African residents. The neighborhood is also home to the largest arts district in Maryland—the Highlandtown Arts & Entertainment District — and boasts its fair share of galleries, artist studios, murals and arts and cultural activities.

Hot House: In Idyllic Sabina-Mattfeldt, a rare, renovated farmhouse


Hot House: 5521 Mattfeldt Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209

house in sabin-mattfeldtCedar shingle farmhouse in Sabina-Mattfeldt, circa 1900, with front porch and back deck, completely and recently renovated. Two bedrooms, one bath over three stories, 1,905 sq. ft with basement. Hardwood floors throughout. New Pella windows. Open living/dining room area, new kitchen with stainless appliances opens to family room with fireplace and new back deck. New bathroom with ceramic tile. Two bedrooms with closets. All new HVAC and electrical systems, central AC, recently updated roof, driveway with off street parking, .12 acre lot: $299,000

A lot of championship golf, including Ryder Cup and PGA Championship, is coming to Bethesda’s Congressional C.C.

The clubhouse at Congressional Country Club. Photo by Carl Lindberg via Wikimedia Commons.

In what the PGA of America is calling a “landmark agreement,” the organization is bringing eight championship golf tournaments to Bethesda’s Congressional Country Club in a 16-year stretch, including the PGA Championship in 2031 and the Ryder Cup in 2036.

John Mayer to play acoustic benefit at Modell Lyric next month

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Fresh off some recent questionable commentary on feminism, yet another successful summer of touring with Dead and Company and a busy few days of guest gigs around Lockn’ in Virginia last month, virtuoso guitarist John Mayer is coming to Baltimore to play an acoustic set.

Jed Dietz, founding director of Maryland Film Festival, to retire

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Jed Dietz, who helped start the Maryland Film Festival two decades ago and guide it to what The New Yorker called “one of the crucial showcases for independent films” with a new headquarters in the renovated Parkway Theatre, is stepping down this fall, the festival announced Tuesday.