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.

Bill Bateman’s Towson will close after this weekend

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The Towson location of Bill Bateman’s Bistro–the local sports bar chain known for its wings and pub grub–will close after dinner service on Sunday, the restaurant announced last night.

The Charmery’s new Towson location to open this Saturday

Charmery co-founders David and Laura Alima outside their newest location on York Road. Still via video.

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the official opening of pool season and the unofficial start of summer, Towson is getting a much-anticipated new ice cream shop.