Top Stories: New Board Head for Gilman, Drake Hangs in Harbor East, Baltimore Restaurants Celebrate Fourth of July

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The most popular story on Baltimore Fishbowl this week concerned a change in the guard for the Gilman School’s board of trustees. Mark Fetting, formerly chairman and CEO of investment management firm Legg Mason, will become the head of the school’s board of trustees on July 1, 2018, according to an announcement from the school.

Fetting graduated from Gilman in 1972, and is a parent of graduates from the 2000 and 2005 classes. He previously served as a trustee from 1997 to 2009.

He’ll take over for the board as it appoints seven new members and says goodbye to two next July.

Here were our other most popular reads from the last week:

Stephen Babcock — “Drake Had Some Sushi and Posed for Pics in Harbor East Last Night” — Friday, June 30

Kit Pollard — “Hot Plate: BoatHouse Creates Heart of House Fund, Baltimore Whiskey Company to Join Union Collective, The Sandlot & Others Host 4th of July Celebrations” — Friday, June 30

Marion Winik — “The Return of Tracy Beth Richardson” — Wednesday, July 5

Ethan McLeod — “Gov. Hogan Shakes Up State Cannabis Commission, Appoints Nine New Members” — Thursday, July 6

Ethan McLeod — “Baltimore in a Box’s New Storefront Doubles Down on Maryland Pride with Mural” — Thursday, July 6

Ethan McLeod — “Extremely Rare Whale Shark Sightings Reported Off Ocean City Coast” — Wednesday, July 5

Ethan McLeod — “Dovecote Café Owners Launch Fundraiser to Buy Their Building” — Monday, July 3

Ed Gunts — “After Multiple Robberies, a Popular Coffee Bar Closes in Bolton Hill” — Friday, July 7

Rachel Bone — “Home Sweet Home: Mouth Party Caramels Expands To New Digs After Floods Last Summer” — Friday, July 30

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Ethan has been editing and reporting for Baltimore Fishbowl since fall of 2016. His previous stops include Fox 45, CQ Researcher and Connection Newspapers in Northern Virginia. His freelance writing has been featured in Baltimore City Paper, Leafly, DCist and BmoreArt, among other outlets. He enjoys basketball, humid Mid-Atlantic summers and story tips.
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