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.

Bill would set new max speed limits—including 25 mph on ‘arterial roads’—for Baltimore’s streets and alleys

Photo by Ethan McLeod

Legislation being introduced before the Baltimore City Council tonight would require the Department of Transportation to set new “general maximum” speed limits for city roads, capping legal speed limits at 25 mph for arterial roads, 20 mph for local roads and 15 mph for alleyways.

Event Pick: Abell comes together for its annual Community Street Fair

Photo via Abell Improvement Association

It’s always exciting to see a neighborhood’s merchants and residents come together for their own unified festival, but it adds a new layer when that celebration is a decades-old tradition. Exhibit A: The Abell Community Street Fair, which today marks its 45th year of raising money for the neighborhood’s improvement association.

Event Pick: The grand opening of Baltimore Spirits Company’s new home at Union Collective

Courtesy of Merchant Professional Services

It’s a new era for the company formerly known as Baltimore Whiskey Co., with a new name to match its roster of locally made batch liquors and a larger distillery to produce all of it. The new headquarters, part of the made-in-Baltimore hub Union Collective in Medfield, officially opens its doors to the public today.

Baltimore boxing star Gervonta Davis arrested after fight outside D.C. bar

Photo via Facebook

Two-time super featherweight world champion boxer and Sandtown-Winchester native Gervonta “Tank” Davis was arrested early this morning after a fight outside a bar in downtown Washington D.C.

Vatican taps Baltimore’s archbishop to investigate alleged sexual harassment by newly resigned West Virginia bishop

Archbishop of Baltimore William Lori. Photo via Archdiocese of Baltimore.

By order of the Pope himself, Baltimore Archbishop William Lori is headed to West Virginia today to spearhead an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment of adults by a now-former bishop.