Rudy Gay’s basketball training center to be located off Joppa Road, plans November soft opening

Photo via PickUpUSA Towson/Instagram

Baltimore-area ballplayers should have a new place to train by year’s end.

Olszewski administration wants feedback on transportation needs, challenges

A bus stop on Loch Raven Boulevard in Towson. Photo by Elvert Barnes, via Flickr.

With plans to improve transportation in Baltimore County, including the pursuit of a free circulator bus in Towson and the jurisdiction’s first earmarked funds specifically for bike lanes, the Olszewski administration is now asking residents for their thoughts on getting around.

Olszewski says there’s money in budget to plan new Towson, Dulaney high schools

Dulaney High School. Photo by James G. Howes, via Wikimedia Commons.

While actual construction remains unfunded, Baltimore County’s top elected official today announced there’s money in the fiscal 2020 budget to plan and design replacement buildings for Towson High and Dulaney High.

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.