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Claiborne gets zoning board approval for senior living facility in North Roland Park

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Entry corner rendering of The Claiborne at Roland Park.

The Mississippi-based company that wants to build a $25 million senior living facility in North Roland Park cleared a key hurdle Tuesday when Baltimore’s zoning board approved two variances needed for construction to begin.

Baltimore to invest $1M in recreation centers, youth programming

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Reginald Moore, Baltimore’s director of recreation and parks, on Tuesday announced a $1 million investment in youth programming at 43 of the city’s recreation centers. Image via Facebook Live.

Baltimore City will invest $1 million in youth programming at the city’s recreation centers in an effort to provide more opportunities and positive outlets for the city’s young people.

BmoreArt’s Picks: July 13-19

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BmoreArt’s Picks: July 13-19

BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

Mixed Drinks To Go Are Back In Baltimore County

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To-go cocktails are legal again in Baltimore County.

WalletHub: Baltimore ranks as the fourth most-stressed populous city in the U.S.

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Photo by Artondra Hall, via Flickr.

Of the more than 180 most populated cities in the United States, Baltimore City has nearly the highest rates of stress, according to a new report from personal finance website WalletHub.

The report also ranked Baltimore’s southeastern neighbor, Columbia, Md., as one of the least stressed cities in the country.

Embassy Suites Inner Harbor hotel to be converted to apartments

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Embassy Suites Inner Harbor

The Embassy Suites Inner Harbor hotel and The Grand events venue have been sold for $18 million to a Washington, D. C.-based investment group that wants to convert the hotel to apartments.

Black Panther found to be Maryland’s most searched Black-led movie in past year

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Chadwick Boseman portrays the titular character in Marvel Studios’s Black Panther movie. A report by researchers at Go.Verizon found that Black Panther was the most popular Black-led film among Marylanders over the past year. Courtesy Marvel Studios.

Marvel Studios’s Black Panther was the most popular Black-led movie among Marylanders over the past year, a new report found.

Coronavirus weekly recap (July 3 – July 9): Maryland’s average COVID positivity rate rises for eight straight days

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This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depicts the exterior structure of the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. Image courtesy of CDC.

Maryland’s seven-day average rate of coronavirus tests that come back positive has increased for eight consecutive days since falling to 0.55% on June 30.

Hae Won Sohn wins $25,000 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize

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Hae Won Sohn, a visual artist from Seoul, South Korea, is the winner of the 2021 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. Photo courtesy of Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.

Hae Won Sohn, a visual artist from Seoul, South Korea, is the winner of the 2021 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize.

Capital Gazette photojournalist helps rescue two children, mother from wrecked car

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Capital Gazette photojournalist Paul Gillespie helped rescue a mother and her two children from a car that crashed through a tree in his front yard Wednesday night. Photo by Paul Gillespie.

Capital Gazette photojournalist Paul Gillespie was sitting in his Brooklyn Park home office, or his “sanctuary” as he calls it, when he heard a loud crash around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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