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 Virginia. His freelance writing has been featured in CityLab, Slate, Baltimore City Paper, DCist and elsewhere.

Plan chosen for new Center for Architecture and Design downtown, future home of local AIA chapter


Rendering of a proposed light and projection beacon for the Light City festival on the planned Center for Architecture and Design. Image from presentation by Quinn Evans Architects/courtesy of AIA Baltimore

Baltimore’s very own Center for Architecture and Design at One Charles Center is moving forward, with the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects announcing today that it’s picked a proposal.

The Meyerhoffs step in to save the Inner Harbor Ice Rink

Courtesy Waterfront Partnership

Baltimore’s waterfront tourism hub will not go rink-less this fall, thanks to the ubiquitous philanthropy of the Meyerhoff family.

Councilman asks public to opine on DOT, sets hearings on agency staffing, traffic signals, more

Photo by Elvert Barnes, via Flickr

With new leadership at the Department of Transportation and a standalone committee now overseeing issues like buses, bike lanes and parking, the ways that people navigate the city are getting fresh scrutiny.

The chair of that new committee, Councilman Ryan Dorsey, today announced a half-dozen hearings at City Hall on subjects ranging from the city’s at-times out-of-sync traffic lights to DOT’s “operational and staffing challenges.”

Grocery store Rooster + Hen relocating from Catonsville to redone Cross Street Market

Photo via Cross Street Market/Facebook

Next to join Federal Hill’s newly made-over market is Rooster + Hen, a local organic grocery that’s moving from Catonsville to Cross Street.

True Chesapeake Oyster Co. to open at Whitehall Mill on Sept. 17

Photo via True Chesapeake Oyster Co./Facebook

True Chesapeake Oyster Co., the anchor for Hampden’s soon-to-open Whitehall Mill food hall, will debut Sept. 17, its operators announced today.