Brandon Weigel

Brandon Weigel is the managing editor of Baltimore Fishbowl. A graduate of the University of Maryland, he has been published in The Washington Post, The Sun, Baltimore Magazine, Urbanite, The Baltimore Business Journal, b and others. Prior to joining Baltimore Fishbowl, he was an editor at City Paper from 2012 to 2017. He can be reached at [email protected]

DC Comics moves on from Cockeysville-based Diamond Comic Distributors

Diamond Comic Distribtors’ offices in Cockeysville. Image via Google Street View.

DC Comics, home to Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and other classic titles, has cut ties with Cockeysville-based company Diamond Comic Distributors, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar set to open June 14 with restrictions

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The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar will open for the season on June 14, albeit with fewer vendors and restrictions in place to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announced today.

City creates Baltimore Health Corps to train and deploy 300 health care workers

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The city will train 300 residents to help in the response to COVID-19, employing them to conduct contact tracing and serve as care coordinators and community health workers under a pilot program called Baltimore Health Corps, officials announced.

Hogan requests report on ‘significant failures’ of primary election

A mail-in ballot for the primary election on June 2. Credit: Brandon Weigel

With Baltimore’s results still unknown after an early morning disappearing act, and other “significant failures,” Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday called for a report on the primary election from the Maryland Board of Elections and legislative hearings on what went wrong.

Downtown restaurant Maisy’s announces it’s closing for good

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Maisy’s, a restaurant located in the heart of downtown known for brick oven pizzas and creative takes on classic American fare, will not reopen after coronavirus restrictions are lifted, owner Matt Helme posted on Facebook.

District 1 printing error caused election results snafu, board says

A mail-in ballot for the primary election on June 2. Credit: Brandon Weigel

Just after 2 a.m. this morning, as voters and observers eagerly refreshed the Maryland State Board of Elections’ to see who might become the next mayor of Baltimore City, the results were completely wiped from the internet.

Mayor Young says he sees no need for a curfew, citing peaceful protests

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At a press conference called to laud the peaceful demonstrations from protesters and “restraint” shown by police, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young said he hasn’t seen a need to institute a curfew in Baltimore.