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.

Howard County Leaders Urge Sheriff to Resign, Citing Discrimination Investigation

Courtesy Howard County Sheriff's Office/Facebook
Courtesy Howard County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook

By Ethan McLeod and Robert O’Brien

Howard County’s council, state delegates and former leaders are piling onto a call made by their executive for Sheriff John Fitzgerald to resign.

Baltimore County Fire Stations Outfitted with Oxygen Masks for Pets


Courtesy Baltimore County Fire Department

Cats and dogs in Baltimore County now stand more of a fighting chance to be rescued from fires thanks to one local company’s donation.

Construction Begins for Baltimore Food Hub in Broadway East



Courtesy of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake/Twitter

A transformation is underway for a run-down 3.5-acre section of East Baltimore where city leaders say there will soon be plentiful space for urban farming, commercial production kitchens, job-training facilities and a fresh food market.

City Council Gives Final Approval for Port Covington Financing Deal



Rendering courtesy Sagamore Development.

The Baltimore City Council voted on Monday to night to give final approval for $660 million in public financing for the Under Armour-backed Port Covington development project.

Hundreds Turned Away from Towson Town Center As Teen Curfew Takes Effect


Towson Town Center

Teenagers in Towson may need a couple more weeks to adjust to their mall’s new youth supervision requirements.

Paralympic Swimmer from Baltimore Completes Glorious Run in Rio


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U.S. Paralympic swimmer Brad Snyder made Baltimore proud last night, setting a world record and winning his fifth career gold medal in Rio de Janeiro.

City Council Moves Port Covington Deal Forward to Final Vote

Rendering courtesy Sagamore Development.
Rendering courtesy Sagamore Development.

The massive public financing deal for the Port Covington development project in South Baltimore moved one step closer to becoming law on Monday after a 12-0 preliminary vote of approval by the Baltimore City Council.