Laura Stewart


Mr. Trash Wheel holiday apparel now available online

“All together for the holidays” tee shirt

If you’re searching for the perfect holiday gift for a Mr. Trash Wheel fan, look no further.

Governor Hogan announces Maryland’s first data and privacy officers

Photo by the Office of Governor Larry Hogan

Gov. Larry Hogan yesterday named two appointments to fill new roles in Maryland’s data team.

Johns Hopkins receives grant to study Covid-19 public health measures in Maryland schools

The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center Building. Photo via Johns Hopkins.

Johns Hopkins has been awarded a $1.47 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study parents’ perceptions of Covid-19 safety measures in schools.

Baltimore nonprofit to receive $4 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies

Grads2Careers stand at Reservoir Hill Fest. Photo via Grads2Careers/Facebook.

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced $25 million in funding for career and technical education programs in nine cities and across two states. 

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will travel from Maryland to New York City this week

Photo via Rockefeller Center Twitter

This year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will make its way to New York City from a property in Elkton, Md. this week. 

UMB president announces $18 million donation for cancer research and health care access on Eastern Shore

Inauguration of Dr. Bruce Jarrell. Photo via UMB Facebook.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore on Friday inaugurated the university’s seventh president, Dr. Bruce Jarrell.

Peale Center exhibit celebrates Black female leaders in Baltimore City

Image via The Peale Center

A new exhibition at the Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture celebrates thirteen Black female leaders across Baltimore City.

Rash Field Park set to open tomorrow

Rendering of the overlook at Rash Field Park by Gensler/Mahan Rykiel via Waterfront Partnership

Rash Field Park in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor will open tomorrow, Nov. 6, after years of construction. 

Startup accelerator program AccelerateBaltimore accepting applications until Dec. 5

Image provided by AccelerateBaltimore

AccelerateBaltimore is looking for the next round of Baltimore-based startups to participate in its accelerator program. 

Enoch Pratt Free Library hopes to use ARPA funds to help close the digital divide



Photo by Enoch Pratt Free Library via Facebook

The Enoch Pratt Free Library recently submitted a $6.3 million proposal to the City of Baltimore for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.

Baltimore City seeking public input for new transit development plan

Photo by BeyondDC/Flickr

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation is developing a new transit plan for the Charm City Circulator and Harbor Connector. 

“Heart of Baltimore” sculpture to be unveiled tomorrow at UMMC

Photo by Art with a Heart

A 1,000 pound heart-shaped mosaic sculpture will be unveiled at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) tomorrow. 

Baltimore Museum of Art to open center for Matisse studies


The Baltimore Museum of Art will open a center dedicated to the study of French artist Henri Matisse on Dec. 12. 

Inner Harbor Ice Rink set to open next week

Photo via Inner Harbor Ice Rink/Facebook

The Inner Harbor Ice Rink will return this year to kick off the holiday season in Baltimore.

Baltimore County launches new equity-based tree planting initiative

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. announces Operation ReTree. Photo via Baltimore County Government/Facebook.

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. yesterday announced a new tree planting initiative that will provide free trees to densely populated, low-income neighborhoods.