On Tuesday, The New York Times published a real estate story about a Baltimore neighborhood on the come-up thanks to the elbow grease of determined residents banding together to save their patch of a woefully troubled city.
That neighborhood was Mount Vernon. No, that is not a typo.
Joining teams like the Atlanta Falcons and our very own Baltimore Orioles, the Baltimore Ravens announced today they are cutting prices on 21 food and beverage options at M&T Bank Stadium.
The move also includes 12 oz. cans of Bud Light and Miller Lite for the very reasonable price of $5. Domestic draughts and 16 oz. domestic cans go from $8.50 to $7, and premium brews of the same size go from $9.50 to $8. Spirits go down one dollar, to $9.
It’s still cheaper to tailgate of course, but think of it this way: It’s now easier on the wallet to keep riding your pregame buzz.
Calling earlier this week from the middle of the Pimlico Race Course, Tiffani Steer says the infield still looks like a bit of a construction site. There’s obviously a considerable amount of work that goes into putting on an event the size of the Preakness, happening Saturday, but this year the Stronach Group, owners of Pimlico and Laurel Park, among other tracks, is reconfiguring both the corporate village and the music festival area.
Apparently we’re in for yet another damp day at Old Hilltop for the Preakness. But that shouldn’t stop people from enjoying the second jewel of horse racing’s Triple Crown, and the party gets started tonight at the Mt. Washington Tavern.
Mayor Catherine Pugh and City Solicitor Andre Davis defended the mayor’s plans to seek an exemption from ethics rules so she can raise private money to fund city programs without needing approval in each instance.
A day after Darryl De Sousa resigned from his post as Baltimore Police Department commissioner, Mayor Catherine Pugh said during her weekly press conference that she owns the selection and promised to expand the vetting process.