Neighborhoods

‘Road diet’ experiment proposed for Roland Avenue

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An artist’s rendering of the proposed road diet for Roland Avenue. Image via flyer from Baltimore City DOT.

Roland Park may be going on a road diet.

As part of efforts to address safety hazards and other issues stemming from the installation of a divisive cycle track on Roland Avenue, city officials are proposing to conduct a nearly month-long “road diet” experiment that would involve reducing the number of lanes for vehicular traffic from two to one during the test period.

Baltimore Eagle sets April 19 for reopening

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Photo by Ed Gunts

After months of dormancy, The Baltimore Eagle leather bar will reopen under new management on April 19.

Pugh, SRB, O’Malley, Schmoke urge Legislative Black Caucus to fight for Pimlico

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From left: Martin O’Malley, Mayor Catherine Pugh, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Kurt Schmoke testify before the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland. Still via live stream from Sen. Antonio Hayes/Facebook.

In a historic scene, four of Baltimore’s last five mayors gathered Thursday morning in Annapolis to urge a coalition of black legislators to join them in solidarity to help keep the Preakness in the city.

Garrison Forest School Receives Largest Gift in School History for Construction and Renovations

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Garrison Forest School Renovations

Garrison Forest School (GFS) received a $5 million gift to support several ongoing and future projects, including a full renovation of the main Upper School building and the construction of a new dormitory, both of which are slated for completion this summer. Gifted by an anonymous alumna donor, the donation represents the largest single philanthropic gift in the independent school’s 109-year history.

“The renovation of the Elinor Purves McLennan Library, the construction of the new dormitory and the complete renovation of the Upper School’s main building are projects designed to serve our students by making sure that our facilities match the high quality of our academic, residential and extracurricular programs,” said Head of School Chris Hughes.

BDC offers S. Gay Street properties to developer planning 62 apartments, ground-floor retail

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Photo via Baltimore Development Corporation

A stretch of vacant, city-owned properties along S. Gay Street near the Inner Harbor is set to be redeveloped into more than six dozen apartments and 6,000 square feet of retail space.

A couple old favorites set to open this week at the redux Broadway Market

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A sign shows a rendering of the redeveloped north pavilion of Broadway Market. Photo by Brandon Weigel.

After a $3.2 million gut job with a modern-looking redesign, business will begin trickling in at Fells Point’s Broadway Market this week.

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Conor McGregor stops by Cockeysville liquor store to see his whiskey on display

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Still via via from Conor McGregor/Facebook

During what’s already proven to be a tumultuous week for the controversy-prone superstar fighter, Conor McGregor was spotted in the unlikeliest of places on Thursday when he paid a visit to Cranbrook Liquors in Baltimore County.

Neighborhood Spotlight: Businesses Thrive and Community Flourishes in Hampden

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Hampden Baltimore MD

When you ask merchants and residents of Hampden what makes their neighborhood a great place to open a business, grow a family or just to live day-to-day, the answer is always the same.

“It’s a unique blend of artists, working class people, general Baltimore weirdos and business owners all mixing together with new residents and visitors,” said Benn Ray, co-owner of Atomic Books on Falls Road and president of the Hampden Village Merchants Association, a group of about 150 merchants that promote the neighborhood’s business interests. “[Hampden] is a neighborhood with a lot of character and community.”

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