It’s the best time of year to be a confectionary architect. Personally, I’ve never been too skilled in the European tradition of gingerbread house making, though it’s easy to appreciate the craft (as well as the ingredients, if and when the builders are willing to see their creations dismantled and devoured).
Event pick: An informed, theatrical lesson on Baltimore’s manufacturing legacy at Checkerspot Brewing
“Sweat,” at Everyman Theatre through Nov. 25, touches on the troubled times and lives of steel country in Reading, Pennsvlvania, in the early 2000s amid a union dispute. While the story happens roughly 100 miles away from here, and decades after the painful decline of industry in Baltimore, the tale should ring some familiar bells in 2018 in this once industrially renowned town, Tim Smith wrote in his final theater review for The Sun.
The Hanover Street Bridge spanning the Patapsco River’s Middle Branch is shutting down to traffic this weekend as the city undertakes a twice-delayed $400,000 repaving effort.
Citing a lack of space, the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter is waiving adoption fees over the next two days to help pets find new homes, the shelter announced on Facebook.
Keeping in line with his predecessors, Baltimore’s newest trash wheel has assumed an honorific title with some authority.
Vitreon America is leaving Northern Virginia behind for a new home in South Baltimore.
Caves Valley Partners is continuing to expand its presence in South Baltimore, with the developer recently announcing the acquisition of a 5.2-acre parcel on S. Hanover Street right next to the interstate in South Baltimore.