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Assistant Teacher Charged with Assaulting East Baltimore Elementary Schooler

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The front of the school, Courtesy Google Maps/Streetview

A 7-year-old Baltimore elementary school student is in the hospital after his parents say an assistant teacher threw him against a wall while taking him to the office.

Half-Dozen Baltimore Teens Arrested in Halloweekend Mischief

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Halloween this year made for some spooky behavior from some of Baltimore’s teenagers. Police say they’ve nabbed six teens in assorted robbery and carjacking incidents from this past Sunday and Monday.

Construction Begins for Baltimore Food Hub in Broadway East

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Courtesy of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake/Twitter

A transformation is underway for a run-down 3.5-acre section of East Baltimore where city leaders say there will soon be plentiful space for urban farming, commercial production kitchens, job-training facilities and a fresh food market.

Kevin Plank Gives $5 Million to East Baltimore Rec Center Renovation

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The Carmelo Anthony Center
The Carmelo Anthony Center

Under Armour CEO and wealth magnet Kevin Plank is chipping in $5 million (through his Cupid Foundation) to overhaul a recreation center in East Baltimore, Baltimore Business Journal reports.

More Food Trucks for East Baltimore

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If you’re in East Baltimore around lunchtime and you find yourself craving burgers, barbecue, or samosas, you’re in luck: There’s a new food truck hub in town.

Baltimore Wins “Building of the Year” Award

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Every year, the professionals at World-Architects (don’t ask me why there’s a hyphen; I didn’t name them!) highlight a few new buildings that have caught their eye. In 2014, one of them was in Baltimore.

East Baltimore Project Pulls History from Blight, Brick by Brick

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photo via Baltimore Brick by Brick
photo via Baltimore Brick by Brick

In today’s edition of national mags spotlighting Baltimore, Next City has a look at an East Baltimore deconstruction project that also serves as a gateway to an intriguing local (online) treasure trove.

Woman used Molotov cocktails at East Baltimore corner store, police say

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Aisha Warsaw (BPD)
Aisha Warsaw (BPD)

A woman tried to burn down an East Baltimore corner store with a Molotov cocktail twice, police said. 

Why My Mother Made Me Call Her Tina

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somali-girlUniversity of Baltimore MFA student D. Watkins tells the difficult story of his Somali mother, Tina, who gave birth to him when she was 15, full of big plans other than being a mom.

Tina is a loud-mouthed, club-hopping, plate-snorting, someone-else’s-Mercedes-driving, street-fighting, pink-rollers-under-a-ripped-stocking-cap-wearing, PTA-meeting-missing, new-best-friend-every-day-having, mother of five children with four different fathers–I’m her second oldest.

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