Ethan McLeod

Ethan is Baltimore Fishbowl's associate editor. He previously covered Baltimore-area news as a web producer for Fox45/WBFF-TV. Before arriving in Baltimore, he worked as an assistant editor for CQ Researcher in Washington D.C., and a reporter for Connection Newspapers in Northern Virginia. Look for his freelance bylines in Baltimore City Paper and DCist.

Event Pick: Duck in from Artscape to celebrate Wet City’s second birthday

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Believe it or not, the beer nerds at Wet City have been at it for two years now, introducing patrons to all sorts of new brews paired with a menu of creative bar fare. This weekend marks the craft beer drinkery’s second birthday, which means another party to add to the rambunctiousness of Artscape.

Feds give Baltimore $30 million to help demolish Perkins Homes, redevelop surrounding area

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The feds have awarded $30 million to Baltimore City to kick off a rebuild of the 75-year-old Perkins Homes, nearby Oldtown and the former Somerset Homes.

By razing 629 units spread across the Perkins Homes’ 48-building community in stages, the city and developers are aiming to construct a larger, 1,345-unit community on 244 acres that the mayor’s office is calling a “transformation zone.” Demolition is slated to begin within a couple years.

Event Pick: A trivia fundraiser at Mick O’Shea’s for Capital Gazette shooting victims

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Three weeks have passed since a mass shooting at the Capital Gazette headquarters claimed the lives of five newspaper employees and wounded two others. We’ve since heard tales of heroics from the scene, tearjerking commemorations of those lost and poignant reminders that there are reporters in Annapolis covering the tragedy that struck their very own newsroom.

Baltimore County police officer who shot theft suspect in Rosedale won’t be charged

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A grand jury has decided not to charge a Baltimore County cop who shot a theft suspect during a vehicular pursuit in Rosedale earlier this month.

Event Pick: Korean pop-up haenyo celebrates one year with event at Rye

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In one year, the local duo behind the roving Korean restaurant haenyo has made a splash without need for a brick-and-mortar home. Tonight and tomorrow, chefs Irvin Seo and Collin Morstein celebrate their business’ first anniversary by popping up at Fells Point cocktail bar Rye.