Towson Hooters abruptly closes

Photo by Ed Gunts

The Hooters on Joppa Road in Towson is no more.

Stumpy’s Hatchet House to bring ax-throwing to Towson Commons

The target you hope to hit at Stumpy’s. Photo via press handout.

To help meet apparent demand for places to go imbibe and fling axes, another such attraction is coming to the Baltimore area, bearing the promising name of Stumpy’s Hatchet House.

Hot House: Quirky 1868 log cabin in the heart of Towson


Hot House: 410 Fairmount Avenue, Towson MD 21286

Historic log cabin, circa 1868, with wood shingle siding, screened side porch, stone foundation and unfinished basement. Completely renovated in 2015, and moved from original location on Jefferson Street. Two bedrooms, one and a half baths over 1,352 sq. ft. Original wood floors. All new systems. Living room and dining room with original wood beam ceiling, log and post construction, fireplace, new kitchen, downstairs powder room. Upstairs sitting room, master bedroom and second bedroom, full bath. Central air. Large, sunny backyard with driveway: $325,000

Towson church announces rally following bigoted vandalism of signs

The sanctuary at Maryland Presbyterian Church in Towson. Image via Facebook.

The Maryland Presbyterian Church will hold a rally on Sunday to show support for the local LGBTQ+, Muslim and immigrant communities after a vandal defaced several signs outside the house of worship.

New taqueria and bar coming to Shops at Kenilworth in Towson

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The revamped Shops at Kenilworth complex in Towson will soon be adding a taco spot.

Towson pharmacist sentenced to 40 months for trading pain pills for sex

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A former Baltimore County pharmacist will be spending at least a couple years in prison after admitting to filling out forged prescriptions for oxycodone in exchange for sexual favors.

Police ID student arrested, banned from Goucher College for allegedly drawing swastikas, racist graffiti

A view of the campus at Goucher College. Photo by Rob Coyle, via Flickr.

Baltimore County police have arrested a Goucher College student who they say drew swastikas and racist graffiti and wrote the names or dorm numbers of black students–including his own–in bathroom stalls on two different occasions this past month.

Farewell to Record and Tape Traders, a suburban refuge for musical discovery

Photo by Brandon Weigel

If nothing else, record stores are beautiful. They have a certain unplanned allure, stacks tilting under their own weight, row after row of colors and words loosely organized by genre and alphanumeric value. Recently, Record and Tape Traders in Towson, the flagship of a once-robust local chain, announced it will be gone after a 40-year run—from 1978-2018.

Record and Tape Traders in Towson to close after 40 years

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After 40 years in business, Record and Tape Traders in Towson, the last location of a once-robust local chain, will close, according to a post on the store’s Facebook page.

Goucher College cutting nearly a dozen paths of study, including music, art and math programs

A view of the campus at Goucher College. Photo by Rob Coyle, via Flickr.

In what Goucher College has dubbed an “academic revitalization,” the Towson liberal arts institution is eliminating a half-dozen programs in which students can major or minor—including in music, mathematics, physics, and elementary and special education, among others—as well as paths of study for arts, languages and religion.