Baltimore Fishbowl Staff


MCHC announces new series launching with Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, Ph.D.

Carla Hayden

Librarian of Congress and Baltimorean, Carla Hayden, Ph.D., will join Catherine Mayfield, France-Merrick Director of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library at the Maryland Center for History and Culture, on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in a conversation about how museums and libraries can make their collections useful in today’s world. The program is the first in a four-part series entitled, “Core Conversations,” and will explore the institution’s four newly identified core values: discovery, dialogue, authenticity, and community.

Lexington Market vendor applications now accepted, due Oct. 2


Round one vendor applications for food purveyors and retail businesses at the historic Lexington Market, which is undergoing a redevelopment to construct a new market building, have opened until October 2nd, 2020.

Laid-off hospitality workers to protest at City Hall tomorrow, Sept. 15

Photo by Wally Gobetz, via Flickr

Laid off hospitality workers who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus from the Hyatt Hotel, Marriott Waterfront, and other workplaces will protest at City Hall on Tuesday, September 15 at 1 p.m. They are calling on Mayor Young and the City Council to pass legislation to require hotel, event center, and commercial property owners to bring back the same employees let go before the crisis as they reopen or restore operations.

Baltimore Center Stage announces dates for ‘The Bridge Series’


Baltimore Center Stage announced today the dates for The Bridge Series, a new program of virtual gatherings from Baltimore Center Stage. The Bridge Series explores the interconnectedness of classic and contemporary theater through virtual play readings and conversations between artists and scholars.

Lyft expands program to offer free rides to job seekers

Photo courtesy of Lyft.

Lyft announced today an expansion of the LyftUp Jobs Access Program, a program that offers free or discounted rides to people looking for a job. Lyft works in partnership with United Way and Goodwill to run the program.

Applications open for $16 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants

Maryland’s 24 local jurisdictions can begin applying for $16 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants, which will help support local rental assistance programs across the state, Governor Larry Hogan announced today.