Comedian, actor and recent social media do-gooder Patton Oswalt is performing stand-up at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric on Nov. 9.
With the city’s largest landfill approaching capacity, the viability of the Baltimore Refuse Energy Systems Co. (BRESCO) waste-to-energy plant in question and the city having one of the worst recycling rates in Maryland, Baltimore’s Department of Public Works is developing a long-term plan for recycling and disposing of waste.
And the agency wants the public’s input.
Johns Hopkins University today released a draft of the Maryland General Assembly bill that would give the college its own police force, with officers patrolling properties owned or leased by the school and the department answering to an accountability board made up of students, faculty, staff and residents of the neighborhoods surrounding the three main campuses.
According to the text of the bill, officers would have “primary responsibility” for theft, burglary and motor vehicle taking, all Category 1 offenses under the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program.
Crews are scheduled to start work in March to replace three bridges running over the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, add an auxiliary lane and other projects that will cause traffic delays, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation announced today.
Fresh off a few reunion shows celebrating the 25th anniversary of “Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers),” and with time to kill before the Wu-Tang Clan heads to Europe for the Gods of Rap Tour with Public Enemy and De La Soul, members Ghostface Killah and Raekwon are plotting some shows, including a March 31 gig at Baltimore Soundstage.
Johns Hopkins University is buying the Newseum building on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C., with an eye toward consolidating its academic programs in the nation’s capital.
The Washington Post was first to report the story.
The Baltimore City Board of Estimates this morning approved $318,000 for the repair of Federal Hill Park after a part of the eastern slope eroded away in December.
Of that, $150,000 comes from the state and $118,000 from the Baltimore Casino Local Development Council, an advisory board in the mayor’s office that consults on spending local impact funds and other casino revenue.*
The beautiful mid-19th century home of The Elephant restaurant is on the market, but the owners of the restaurant say nothing will change with their dining service as a result.
“The thinking is to keep things going just the way it has been without our guests and the community and employees seeing any change,” said co-owner Steven Rivelis.