Eddie’s grocery store moving to the Belvedere to make way for 10-story apartment building

Photo by Ed Gunts.

Eddie’s of Mount Vernon, the grocery store threatened with displacement by a 10-story apartment building, has found a new home one block away.

Developer Dennis Richter and Eddie’s owner Dennis Zorn announced yesterday that the grocery store will move next year from 7 W. Eager St., its home since 1988, to the lower level of the Belvedere condominiums at N. Charles and E. Chase streets.

NEW – Yoga Teacher Training at CCBC


Harmony. Greater enlightenment. Meditation. Feeling better. The practice of yoga improves more than the physical you; it helps your body, mind, and spirit live more in the present.

Now, in addition to offering yoga classes as part of their Life Enrichment program, CCBC Continuing Education is adding Yoga Teacher Training. This Yoga Alliance Certified program offers a great way to start a new career and share a love of yoga with others.

A comprehensive, 200-hour course series, this program presents instruction in the art and science of yoga, philosophy, and teaching methodology.

Yoga Teacher Training at CCBC includes instruction on how to make clear observations of body form and postures and how to implement corrective measures to improve skills in order to avoid injuries.

Weekend Events Calendar: Hampdenfest, Charm City Night Market, Pigtown Festival, High Zero

A toilet racer at HampdenFest. Photo by Tedd Henn.

Festival season is in full swing, with Hampden and Pigtown each offering neighborhood celebrations and one-of-a-kind racing events. Elsewhere, show up for your trash wheel fandom, or check out High Zero Festival’s one-of-a-kind musical performances. And don’t forget the return of Charm City Night Market.

Dating Again – Embracing a New Social Environment


Many people say that it’s a couple’s world and indeed, it may seem that way when you have been widowed or divorced. For those who are newly single the perception of a “couple’s world” is especially daunting. Baby boomers who are choosing to date have to learn to embrace a new identity and navigate a new social environment.

After spending decades as a couple, many people face overwhelming feelings of isolation and loneliness when they find themselves suddenly single. People who are now 50 and older most likely met their spouses organically, at work, school, or a social event. When boomers were in college, computers took up entire rooms w and electronic socializing and dating were the stuff of science fiction. Needless to say, dating has changed. Social media and online dating services have made people more accessible to one and other which may be a good thing for people are ready for a new, healthy relationship. But to be ready, it is important to do the work of mourning the loss of your prior relationship and becoming comfortable with yourself and your identity in your “new normal.” Skipping this step and moving too quickly into dating can make you more vulnerable to being exploited or manipulated.

Baltimore County opioid working group calls for recovery homes, more services in draft report

The Baltimore County Courthouse. Photo by James G. Howes, via Wikipedia.

A working group examining Baltimore County’s response to the opioid epidemic published a draft report this week with 11 recommendations for tackling the drug crisis, including the establishment of recovery homes for people battling addiction.

Currently, the county has zero.