Ethan McLeod

Ethan has been editing and reporting for Baltimore Fishbowl since fall of 2016. His previous stops include Fox 45, CQ Researcher and Connection Newspapers in Northern Virginia. His freelance writing has been featured in Baltimore City Paper, Leafly, DCist and BmoreArt, among other outlets. He enjoys basketball, humid Mid-Atlantic summers and story tips.

Pugh, SRB, O’Malley, Schmoke urge Legislative Black Caucus to fight for Pimlico

From left: Martin O’Malley, Mayor Catherine Pugh, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Kurt Schmoke testify before the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland. Still via live stream from Sen. Antonio Hayes/Facebook.

In a historic scene, four of Baltimore’s last five mayors gathered Thursday morning in Annapolis to urge a coalition of black legislators to join them in solidarity to help keep the Preakness in the city.

Council committee approves fees, fines, speed limits and other dockless scooter and bike rules

Photo by Ethan McLeod

With about a month left in the city’s extended pilot program for dockless transit, a committee of city lawmakers today approved broad rules and regulations for the thousands of rentable bikes and scooters that have been dropped around town by Bird, Lime, Spin and, soon, Jump.

For second straight year at Camden Yards, kids can come watch for free

Photo courtesy of the Orioles

Opening Day is merely days away, and with a new GM at the helm, it feels like the only way for the Orioles is up. With that in mind, the franchise announced today that it’s bringing back one of its most popular promotions ever, letting parents bring the kids along to ballgames free of charge.

BDC offers S. Gay Street properties to developer planning 62 apartments, ground-floor retail

Photo via Baltimore Development Corporation

A stretch of vacant, city-owned properties along S. Gay Street near the Inner Harbor is set to be redeveloped into more than six dozen apartments and 6,000 square feet of retail space.