With Target’s shelves empty and its doors shuttered at Mondawmin Mall, Mayor Catherine Pugh has another idea in mind to bring new life to the shopping center in the form of a cinema.
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Violent crime in Baltimore is down 19 percent in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same period last year, Mayor Catherine Pugh announced at her weekly press conference.
Homicides are down 25 percent in that time, and there’s been a similar drop in shootings, which are down by 20 percent.
Property crime has also fallen, down 20 percent in the first three months of the year.
Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office plans to re-up its contract with local public relations pro Gregory Tucker, at a cost of $150,000 to taxpayers over the next year.
For retired Baltimore Colts wide receiver Glen “Shake and Bake” Doughty, Friday morning was a triumphant moment. More than half a year after the city shut down his eponymous Upton rolling-skating rink and bowling alley due to its falling into a state of disrepair, he was there to celebrate its revival.
“Make no mistake, it’s time to shake and bake!” he shouted in the lobby.
Baltimore’s mayor says she supports a plan in the works from Johns Hopkins University to establish a campus-wide private police force.
Buses that will take Baltimore students to the March For Our Lives, a March 24 protest at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. led by students demanding stricter gun laws, have been privately funded, Mayor Catherine Pugh announced today at her weekly press conference.
Mayor Catherine Pugh accepted an invite to go on Fox News’ conservative punditry program “The Ingraham Angle” last night, and things went as expected. In an alternate universe, a thoughtful discussion would have taken place about Pugh’s plan to bus Baltimore students to the “March for Our Lives” anti-gun violence rally on March 24 in D.C. Unsurprisingly, that didn’t happen, as the conversation swiftly spiraled into a painful eight minutes of Pugh and her host talking over each other, flinging stats around and making snide remarks.
To save you the headache of watching, we’ve rounded up the five most cringe-worthy moments:
Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office is bolstering its ranks for handling press, social media and other communications-related work.
Mayor Catherine Pugh said the recent spell of zero homicides for 12 days—broken on Tuesday by two murders in Northeast Baltimore—can be attributed to the efforts of the Baltimore Ceasefire campaign and crime-fighting initiatives from Police Commissioner-Designate Darryl De Sousa.
At the Parkway Theatre last night, Baltimore magazine held an event touting visionaries in the city, people profiled in the current issue who “are shaping the future of Baltimore—one big idea at a time.”