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Event Pick: Head to the opening of ‘Mindfulness: Celebrating Women Quilter/Fiber Artists’

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Look, I know Baltimore Fishbowl just endorsed the incredible exhibit of quilts by artist Stephen Towns at the Baltimore Museum of Art, but we’re here to tell you there’s even more incredible quilt work you need to see.

Event Pick: Dual Black History Month Art Exhibitions Open at City Hall

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For the next four weeks, City Hall will be showcasing work from two longtime Baltimore artists in a pair of exhibitions to celebrate Black History Month.

Two Arrested After Scuffle, Shouting at City Hall During Hearing on Illegal Gun Possession Bill

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A testy City Council committee hearing today regarding a new gun-crime sentencing bill yielded some collateral damage, along with a watered-down version of the original proposal.

Tisha Edwards, Mayor Pugh’s Chief of Staff, Leaving City Hall to Join BridgeEdU

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Tisha Edwards, formerly the acting CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools and currently Mayor Catherine Pugh’s chief of staff, is leaving City Hall to become president of Wes Moore’s educational technology firm BridgeEdU.

Baltimore to Get 10 New Food Truck Zones

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While lunch time on weekdays means lines upon lines of food trucks outside City Hall, the roving businesses are still legally barred from selling their specialties within 300 feet of competing brick-and-mortar restaurants anywhere in Baltimore. Today, Mayor Catherine Pugh announced some new options to appease vendors who just want to attract paying customers, with 10 newly designated food truck zones spread across Baltimore.

‘Open City Hall,’ Launched Today, Lets Baltimore Residents Tell Officials How they Really Feel

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Baltimore City has taken another step to encourage digital communication with residents through a new platform called Open City Hall.

Portrait of Henrietta Lacks Coming to City Hall

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Henrietta Lacks (not her portrait)
Henrietta Lacks (not her portrait)

Henrietta Lacks, the Baltimore woman whose cancer cells have contributed to decades’ worth of groundbreaking research after her death, has been memorialized in a portrait that will be hung in City Hall.

Day of Festivities Planned for Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh’s Inauguration

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Catherine Pugh’s inauguration as Baltimore’s 50th mayor will be marked on Dec. 6 with events in all quadrants of the city, starting with the official swearing-in at City Hall and culminating with a $100-per-person nighttime celebration at the Baltimore Hilton Hotel.

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