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Baltimore Golf Week raises support for YouthWorks

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By Evan Raigrodski

Sinking a hole-in-one is a thrilling career event for any golfer. Now, imagine winning a million dollars for that hole-in-one.

City’s ‘Art @ Work’ Program to Bring New Murals to Reservoir Hill, Waverly This Summer

A mural created in Upton last year. Photo by Nate Larson.

Eight walls in the Waverly and Reservoir Hill neighborhoods will soon be getting a major facelift.

Bar Vasquez Kicks Off Philanthropic Efforts with Benefit for YouthWorks


bar-vasquezBar Vasquez, the Argentine restaurant from the Foreman Wolf restaurant group, just opened a couple weeks ago, but the celebrated team behind the new spot is wasting no time diving into the world of charitable fundraising.

An event benefitting YouthWorks, is set for Sunday, November 13, starting at 3 p.m. The late afternoon party will feature hors d’oeuvres and food stations, an open bar and a silent auction, plus live music by Pavel Urkiza & Co. Tickets are $125 per person or $250 for VIP, which includes access to the Mezzanine space, plus a full whiskey bar and dinner.

YouthWorks is Baltimore City’s summer jobs program for youth and young adults aged 14 to 21. It is operated through the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, which coordinates with employers in a variety of industries, including healthcare, hospitality, finance, construction, the arts and environmental jobs.

In 2015 and 2016, the program offered five-week summer jobs to over 8,000 youths and young adults.

Obama Designates Baltimore as “Summer Impact Hub”



The Obama administration announced Monday that 16 cities would be receiving a boost to their summer jobs program. Baltimore is first on the list.

West Baltimore Teens Learn How to Make Websites for Local Businesses, and Get Paid Doing It

Lloyd Meeks and Diamond Hill present their website.
Lloyd Meeks and Diamond Hill present their website.

Thanks to Andrew Britt, Dunn Rite Mobile Cafe now has a web presence.

The West Baltimore restaurant didn’t have a website before the Dunbar High School student got in touch with the owner. Now, the eatery has a full menu and specials online, along with pictures. It even has a presence on Google.