Susan Dunn

Susan Gerardo Dunn is the founding editor and publisher of Baltimore Fishbowl.

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

We’re taking the day off today. We’ll be back tomorrow with more posts in the Baltimore Fishbowl.

Mayor Scott, Gov. Hogan and others react to the horror on the Hill

The scene today at the nation’s capital. Photo by Owen Dunn.

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and others reacted with disgust today as they watched Trump supporters disrupt Congressional proceedings in an unseemly act of insurrection. Protestors gathered at the Capitol to object to the certification of Electoral College votes, overwhelming police to enter the Capitol building at around 2:30 p.m.

Happy New Year!


We’re taking off the rest of the day and tomorrow to celebrate the end of 2020! See you back here on Monday.

Belvedere Square’s Dutch Floral Garden to close permanently

Paula Dobbe-Maher in her Belvedere Square shop, Dutch Floral Garden.

Local floral designer Paula Dobbe-Maher let customers know over the weekend that she will permanently close this week her popular Belvedere Square floral and plant shop, Dutch Floral Garden.

Baltimore Fishbowl’s top stories of 2020


Reading Baltimore Fishbowl on a laptop computerOf course, a story about COVID-19 tops our list of 2020 most-read stories, according to Google Analytics. The coronavirus pandemic overwhelmed our consciousness in 2020 and it seemed there was little else to talk or think about. Our interests followed suit with stories about the fallout of the pandemic, such as store and restaurant closings and hot real estate properties for sale, also topping the list.