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Event Pick: A basketball tourney honoring Sherron Bogues at Druid Hill Park

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Image via Facebook

For the third year running, Baltimore basketball legend and retired NBA star Muggsy Bogues is bringing a basketball tournament to his hometown. It’s all in honor of his sister Sherron, who helped steer Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ basketball and football programs for more than three decades.

Lexington Market shut down after viral video shows rat in bakery case

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Photo via Lexington Market/Facebook

Management at Lexington Market announced it is closing the market for the day after video surfaced showing a rat crawling over baked goods in a glass case.

Police: Teens steal Jeep, crash it into front of cop car in Dundalk

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Photo via National Police Car Archives

A couple Baltimore County teens are currently jailed after police said they stole a Jeep and, when confronted by officers in Dundalk, drove it head-on into a marked patrol car.

Event Pick: Learn about the black cemetery unearthed beneath a Belair-Edison shopping center

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Image via Gray’s new map of Baltimore (1876)/Public Domain

Would you ever guess that your neighborhood shopping center had been built atop a historic black burial ground? That’s just what happened in the case of the Belair Edison Crossing strip mall, where University of Baltimore anthropology professor Ronald Costanzo in 2015 discovered a white tombstone poking through a parking lot.

Three Baltimore Design School Students Win Summer Scholarships in ‘Open Tank’ Makers Competition at Open Works

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Open Works TMEPOn Saturday, June 16, 2018, eight teens culminated their 20-week Teen Maker Entrepreneur Program [TMEP] at Open Works – Baltimore  with the opportunity to win a summer scholarship to Open Works and continue their ‘making’ efforts while building their business.  This program was open to Baltimore City and County students ages 16 – 19.  Of the 16 applicants chosen, four Baltimore Design School (BDS) students were accepted into the program. Each of the three BDS students competing in the ‘Open Tank’ competition,  won scholarships.

Charm Kitty Cafe to close in July

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Image via Kickstarter.

Charm Kitty Cafe, one of the only places where you could grab a coffee, work remotely and make some feline friends, is closing in July, the cafe announced in a Facebook post.

Event Pick: Drink up and play some board games at Pigtown’s new corner bar, Old Major

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Image via Old Major/Eventbrite

While there’s no shortage of people in town willing to huddle around the bar to play some video games, plenty of folks equally enjoy a rousing game of Monopoly, Apples to Apples or some other physical game.

Station North’s BAMF Café is closing this month

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Some somber news, Station North residents and local comic book lovers: BAMF Café on N. Charles Street is shutting down this month.

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