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20%+ off spring sale at Wilson Lighting & Interiors starting April 23

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Wilson Lighting & Interiors is celebrating spring starting April 23 with AT LEAST 20% off everything* in the store. Stop in to see the latest in lighting and interior decor from this local, family-owned shop and Towson landmark.  Hurry…sale ends May 5!

  • Excludes bulbs & glass.

Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County will pay homage to Bel-Loc Diner for fundraiser

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Image via the Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County on Facebook.

The Towson area lost an icon last year after the Bel-Loc Diner closed up shop after more than five decades and, despite a battle from preservationists, was razed to make room for yet another Starbucks.

It wasn’t the diner from the movie “Diner,” but it was one of the few remaining authentic diners from the mid-20th century. And the tri-fold red neon sign at Loch Raven Boulevard and Joppa Road was a landmark.

Loch Raven High School Student Charged in Gun Scare

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The 14-year-old who brought a pellet gun to Loch Raven High School yesterday, leading to a lockdown as Baltimore County police tactical units and officers searched the building, has been charged as a juvenile with disturbing activities at school and having dangerous weapons on school property.

Cinemark Towson Screwed up ‘Black Panther’ Screenings Last Night, and People Were Not Happy About it

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Image via Facebook

The anticipation for the premiere of “Black Panther” has been building up for months. Marvel’s super hero film, set in the fictional East African country Wakanda, has sold advance tickets at record-breaking rates. Activist and community groups, as seen here in Baltimore, have bought up “thousands of tickets,” according to Forbes.

Student in Custody After Lockdown at Loch Raven HS; Pellet Gun Recovered

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Loch Raven High School was placed on lockdown late this morning after a school resource officer approached a 14-year-old student believed to be carrying a gun in their backpack, county authorities said.

Police: Woman Faked Armed Carjacking Report at Towson Town Center

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Towson Town Center

Police in Baltimore County have charged a Parkville woman with essentially wasting their time with an elaborate report of an attempted gunpoint carjacking at the mall last week.

Construction Begins on $125 Million Circle East Development in Towson

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Yesterday’s groundbreaking marked the beginning of construction of Circle East at the intersection of York Road and Joppa Road.

The intersection of York and Joppa roads has been considered the center of Towson since Ezekiel Towson opened a hotel and tavern there in the 18th century, and a group of developers wants to keep it that way.

‘Walking in Antarctica’: Artist Helen Glazer Presents Images from Tour

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A work by Helen Glazer at Goucher College’s Rosenberg Gallery this month.

In 2015, artist Helen Glazer spent seven weeks exploring the Antarctic wilderness with her camera, studying ice formations and the complex interactions between wind, water and sun that sculpt the region’s frozen landscape. Her resulting exhibition of photographs and sculpture, entitled “Walking in Antarctica,” is now on view at Goucher College’s Rosenberg Gallery through Dec. 18.

The Charmery is Expanding to Towson

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Photo by Ethan McLeod

North Baltimore’s favorite sweet spot is opening a location just north of the city.