RBC Wealth Management to leave downtown Baltimore to move to Harbor Point

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Wills Wharf in Harbor Point.

RBC Wealth Management is joining the growing list of downtown Baltimore companies moving to newer waterfront offices east of the central business district.

RBC Wealth has signed a lease to move from the Transamerica Tower at 100 Light Street to Wills Wharf, an office building and hotel at Harbor Point, by October of this year.

Make the Most of Your Summer!

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Here comes summer! Time to get out and play. This past year has been quite the challenge and everyone is ready to turn loose! While some may be getting away on vacation, others are looking for fun right in their own back yard! CCBC has many ways to let you activate your summer, because taking a class doesn’t always mean sitting behind a desk.

For instance, if you haven’t been as active as you might have liked, CCBC can get you moving. From Fit Camp with a high-impact, interval resistance and cardio training to Basic Belly Dancing which lets you simultaneously move and tone… it’s easy to match your style.

How Play Helps: How Play Supports Kids’ Mental Health & Emotional Development

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After the year we’ve all been through, it may not come as a surprise that there’s a mental health emergency among children that’s only worsening as a result of the emotional toll the pandemic, economic crisis, and struggle against racial inequities is having on children.

And although it’s frightening to admit, it’s incredibly important that we realize how extensively children are impacted by stressors in their homes, neighborhoods, and communities. Stress from school, family issues, economic and housing challenges, changes in routine, health issues, abuse, trauma, and other adverse childhood experiences have significant and negative impacts on children.  Those stressors have been real and more plentiful than ever over the past year, causing rises in reports of childhood depression, behavioral issues, suicidal attempts, and other mental health concerns.

The good news: There are steps that we can take to both prevent adverse childhood experiences and support children’s mental health, setting our children up to succeed and thrive in school and life. But with the foundation for mental health built early in life, it’s important that we understand how to recognize and respond to mental health concerns in our children – and how to help support good mental health as well.

Q&A With Brennen Jensen and Tom Chalkley, Authors and Baltimore History Lovers

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Brennen Jensen and Tom Chalkley are quick to tell you that they’re not from Baltimore, which means they weren’t born here and didn’t go to a Baltimore high school. But Chalkley moved here in the 1970s and Jensen in the late 1980s, and they’ve been writing about Baltimore for more than 70 years combined. In a way, being “outsiders” has helped them look for interesting stories and not take Baltimore for granted.

Ingenuity is bliss: How a Northeast Baltimore community built BLISS Meadows into a sacred place for enjoying nature

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Five goats, six bee colonies and 13 chickens call BLISS Meadows home. The land-reclamation project in Northeast Baltimore seeks to create a space for Frankford neighbors to enjoy nature in tandem with native plants and wildlife. Photo by Marcus Dieterle.

Atiya Wells often drove her children nearly 30 minutes from their Northeast Baltimore home to go hiking at places like Cromwell Valley Park or Oregon Ridge Park.

One day in 2017, Wells was frustrated by the long car ride ahead.

Maryland’s average COVID positivity rate falls below 1% for first time

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This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depicts the exterior structure of the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. Image courtesy of CDC.

Maryland’s seven-day average COVID-19 positivity rate dipped below 1% on Wednesday for the first time during the pandemic.

Hot House: Semi-detached house backs up to two-acre community park

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2 Englewood Road, Roland Park, Baltimore

Hot House:  Palmer & Lamdin semi-detached house,  5 bedrooms/3.5 bathrooms with access to a private two-acre park. Asking price: $795,000