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]

DPW Fixing Erroneous Bills of More Than $50K


Following a software update, the Department of Public Works accidentally sent bills of more than $50,000 to 566 customers.

Ryan Flaherty Bids Farewell to Baltimore

Ryan Flaherty in 2015. Photo by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia Commons.

News broke yesterday that utility man Ryan Flaherty is on his way to Philadelphia Phillies, bringing to an end his six-year stint with the Baltimore Orioles.

After Years of Pressure From Parents, County Agrees to Replace Dulaney High School

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Following multiple calls to replace Dulaney High School in Timonium, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz agreed to set aside funding for a new school in 2019, according to several reports.

10 Md. Thoroughbreds Nominated for Triple Crown

Clever Mind wins the Maryland Million Nursery on Oct. 21, 2017. Image via the Maryland Jockey Club.

Last week, 10 Maryland-bred horses were nominated for horse racing’s Triple Crown series, one more than last year.

War On Women Announces New Album, ‘Capture the Flag’

The cover of “Capture the Flag.” Image via Facebook.

Back in 2016, Vice’s music site Noisey called local feminist hardcore band War On Women the “Only Band That Matters During This Election.” The blistering anthems on the group’s 2015 self-titled debut album, touching on reproductive rights, feminism, sexism and so much more, continued to find new audiences as Trump’s candidacy rose and the band bounced around the U.S. as part of the Vans Warped Tour.

Report: Youth-Led Groups Need More Funding

The cover image of OSI-Baltimore’s report “Young, Gifted and Underfunded.”

A new report by the Open Society Institute-Baltimore says that while funding given to youth-led organizations increased in the wake of the Baltimore Uprising, the amount of money received by these groups is still “nominal.”

Event Pick: Do Yoga Surrounded by Kitties–Yes, Really

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Nothing brings more joy in this life than a cute, adorable kitten. At least that’s what the Viral Cat Industrial Complex has taught us to believe. For complete inner peace, combine yoga with these fluffy balls of joy–they totally won’t mew or scratch or create discomfort by climbing on you during Cobra Pose. This moment of zen can be yours tonight at Hampden’s emporium of adoptable cats, Charm Kitty Cafe, where Maura Roth-Gormley of Baltimore Yoga Village will be leading a class surrounded by felines. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to the Baltimore Humane Society, and participants will receive a goody bag from the pet store Bark!

7:45-8:45 p.m., Charm Kitty Cafe, Whitehall Mill, 3300 Clipper Mill Road,, $20.

Old Goucher Theater to be Revived as Second-Run Playhouse, Research Lab

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After several years sitting dormant, the theater building on W. 25th Street in Old Goucher will soon serve two purposes.

City Council Votes to Back State Bill to Raise Minimum Wage

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The Baltimore City Council last night threw its support behind legislation in Annapolis that would bring the statewide minimum wage to the $15-an-hour mark by 2023.

Four Md. Mayors Endorse Franchot’s Beer Bill. Mayor Pugh Is Not One of Them—Yet

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Last week, the mayors of Annapolis, Frederick, Cambridge and Ocean City threw their support behind the Reform on Tap Act of 2018, a bill drafted by Comptroller Peter Franchot after he chaired a task force examining the state’s beer laws.