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Bohemian Rhapsody

A writer’s life in Baltimore, where it’s never too late to be a work-in-progress.

Column by Marion Winik


On a Marble Stair

A Baltimore poet, essayist and educator chronicles adventures and experiences with the places, people, and pastimes they have called home.

Column by Jalynn Harris

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Tuesday Afternoon Headlines: Chesapeake Bay health gets C grade in University of Maryland report; Two drivers charged in I-695 crash that killed six workers; Baltimore denies majority of sewage backup damage claims; and more.

Latest Bay report card: Middling health but signs of progress — Maryland Matters Drivers facing charges in I-695 construction zone crash — WBAL “You’re getting pooped on” City denies majority of sewage backup damage claims — WMAR Erie Insurance unlawfully rejected Baltimore auto customers in minority neighborhoods, state agency finds — The Baltimore Sun Gov.…

Tuesday Morning Headlines: Embattled executive remains in charge of Md. 529 college savings plans; Hopkins baseball heads to championship; Md. getting a new area code; and more.

Embattled executive remains in charge of Maryland 529 despite treasurer’s office transfer – WBFF-TV Baltimore County Council revokes approval of Middle River quarry project = The Sun Racing Commission set to consider agreement to keep horse tracks operating – Maryland Matters Baltimore’s Fortune 500 companies: Constellation on the list; McCormick drops off – Baltimore Business…

Monday Morning Headlines: Sonic boom caused by F-16s chasing Cessna; Uptick in Pikesville car break-ins; Drought conditions are worsening; and more

Sonic boom in DC region caused by F-16 fighters chasing unresponsive Cessna that later crashed – USA Today Uptick in car break-ins in Pikesville reported by community watch group – WBAL-TV Mt. Vernon Marketplace to add four restaurants as longtime vendors exit – Baltimore Business Journal No rain in Md. this week means drought conditions…

Friday Afternoon Headlines: 19-year-old gets 65 years for killing of Baltimore police captain’s husband; Baltimore fire marshal is dismissed; Advocates propose reimagined Red Line as phased-in subway project; and more.

Judge sentences 19-year-old to 65 years in prison for fatal shooting of Baltimore Police captain’s husband — The Baltimore Sun “It came out of the blue.” Baltimore’s well-respected fire marshal is dismissed — Baltimore Brew Advocates reimagine Red Line as a phased-in subway project — Maryland Matters Parents fed up with lack of air conditioning…

The Countdown to Summer Fun has Begun

With less than 20 days to the start of the 2023 Camp Season, work is underway to prepare for an amazing Summer at Friends! Summer at Friends offers a variety of day camps for ages 4 to 13, ranging from traditional day camps to more specialized programs in sports, technology, and drama! Campers enjoy daily…

Blooming Success: Alana Brookfield’s Floral Journey in Baltimore

Meet Alana Brookfield, a Baltimore native and proud graduate of Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School (BT), who has turned her love for flowers into a thriving business. As the founder of Brookfield Blooms, Alana offers an array of services, including seasonal cut flower subscriptions, exquisite floral designs, and engaging workshops, all designed to bring the…

Friday Morning Headlines: State health department seeks approval for abortion pill stockpile; City schools without AC to close early; Teens urged to stop game using water guns that look like real weapons; and more.

State health department seeking approval from Board of Public Works for stockpile purchase of abortion pill – The Sun High temps mean city schools lacking AC will close early – WBAL-TV Teens urged to stop game using water guns that look like real weapons – WMAR-TV Designs unveiled for rec center in West Baltimore funded…

Thursday Afternoon Headlines: Baltimore State’s Attorney to resume enforcement of low-level offenses; Former UMBC swimmers allege university covered up sexual abuse and harrassment by coach; City seeks volunteers to monitor youth amid curfew; and more.

Violators of low-level offenses in Baltimore will be cited beginning in July, State’s Attorney says — WJZ Six former UMBC swimmers allege university leaders covered up sexual abuse, harassment by former coach — The Baltimore Sun Youth curfew: Seeking volunteers to monitor Baltimore’s young people this weekend — Baltimore Brew Ocean City prohibits licenses for…

One of Kind Custom Home in Federal Hill – Open this Sunday 1 – 3pm

OPEN HOUSE Sunday, June 4 • 1:00pm – 3:00pm 21 W Hughes Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 4 beds | 4 1/2 baths | 5,010 sq. ft. Listing Price: $1,350,000 Listing agent: Cindy Conklin | Monument Sotheby’s International Realty Cell:  Welcome to 21 W Hughes, perfectly situated where Federal Hill meets Otterbein. Incredibly large, “triple wide”…

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