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“Red Flag” Law Seeks to Strengthen Gun Violence Protection Procedures


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Sponsored Content: Maryland lawmakers have passed legislation that would allow the court to enter an “extreme risk protective order,” which would allow authorities to seize the weapons of any individual temporarily when it is shown that the person poses an imminent threat of harm to themselves or to others.

Art Directors Look at Portfolios, Not Diplomas



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A classroom at Baltimore Academy of Illustration located at 5710 Bellona Ave.

Art school is expensive but the education is priceless. So what does an artist who’s interested in a career in the professional arts do when he or she has the talent and drive, but not the money or time to invest in that education? For a long time the answer was pretty simple — take on a ton of student loan debt or get a “real” job and create your artwork in your spare time. But thanks to three local illustrators and former MICA professors, there’s another option for aspiring artists in the area — The Baltimore Academy of Illustration.

Unique Home in Fells Point. Everything you want, nothing you don’t.


When I think of Fells Point, I think of my 20s, when my friends and I would barhop, go to the Fells Point Festival, and enjoy day drinking with a view. That was a long time ago, but Fells Point is still a destination for fine restaurants, shopping and nightlife – the question is, what would it be like to live there? How’s the parking? Will I be kept up all night by noisy pedestrians?  

For Business Owners and Entrepreneurs: Take the Overwhelm Out of the Everyday of Your Social Media



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We all know that Social Media organic reach is waaaaay down. That’s no reason to blow it off though or just go through the motions. Social Media is still a very important tool but if you have a strategy and a little more know-how, it takes the overwhelm out of the every day.

The League for People with Disabilities Hosts FREE Family Fun Art Festival on 8/18


the league for people with disabilities The League for People with Disabilities, one of Maryland’s oldest non-profit organizations, will host a FREE Family Fun Art Festival on Saturday, August 18 from 11 am to 3 pm.  Held in partnership with Make Studios, Art with a Heart and Karina Association, this  event is open to the public and will include art activities for the whole family, group art projects, and more.  At the event, the Ellene “Brit” Christiansen Memorial Fund will be recognized.

Join Live Baltimore for I Heart City Life Happy Hour – August 24 at LB Skybar



Baltimore Happy Hour

If you LOVE City Life, join Live Baltimore at this month’s Happy Hour on Friday, August 24 at LB Skybar. With a $10 donation, these special happy hours highlight neighborhood hot spots while benefiting your favorite city loving organization. Raise a pint while showing your support for Live Baltimore and their mission to grow the city.

Learn About the “Way to Stay” Initiative from Live Baltimore


Learn More About Second Chance’s 2018 Wreckers Ball Fundraiser


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Second Chance is hosting the Wreckers Ball to support their workforce development program. The ball will be held on October 13, 2018 at their retail facility at 1700 Ridgely Street in downtown Baltimore.

At the Wreckers Ball, guests will have an opportunity to hear directly from the people whose lives have been changed through training and employment at Second Chance. “We want to thank our wonderful supporters and raise awareness in the community for the great work we are doing,” said Second Chance President and Founder Mark Foster.

Maryland Changes Laws Related to Evidence of Habitual Offenses


Sponsored Content: Maryland’s Republican governor and Democratically-controlled legislature heralded the passage of a swath of new laws in a celebration early last month. Many of these laws are designed to increase education funding in the state and provide new opportunities to students. However, one stands to significantly impact the ability of prosecutors to obtain guilty verdicts against sexual offenders.