Week in Review: 11 Baltimore Stories You Might’ve Missed

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Michael Phelps enjoyed the snow.
Michael Phelps enjoyed the snow.

Baltimore saw a hack create an app that the MTA has been working on for years, and learned the meaning of joy nuggets. It’s the Week in Review for Feb. 20-27.

In the second recent local case of video voyeurism by a person in a position of power, the owner of Rams Head Group was charged with recording women in the bathroom of Rams Head Tavern in Savage this week. Kyle Muehlhauser said he was “embarrassed and humiliated,” but is cooperating with police.

In case you didn’t already know, the Internet confirmed that Hampden is one of the coolest neighborhoods in the country.

We talked to Wes Moore about his work around the city and his new book, The Work. He still isn’t running for office.

Even if you’re not in the market for real estate, this week’s Hot House has a great story along with it.

M&T Bank wanted to put the founders of Union Brewing out front in a commercial, until they found out about joy nuggets.

Laurel Peltier breaks down why Larry Hogan is wrong to take up a crusade to get rid of the rain tax.

The owners of Iggie’s Pizza now have a spot in Towson, and Amy Langrehr says it’s “very tasty.”

The Peabody Institute community is mourning the loss of a current student. Christine Chen, who came to Baltimore from Taiwan to study recorder, was found dead in her dorm room last weekend.

The MTA’s bus tracking program wasn’t popular at first, but civic hackers released the data supporting the software, and helped get an app online.

Things are looking up for Michael Phelps: He’s engaged!


Stephen Babcock

Stephen Babcock is the editor of Technical.ly Baltimore and an editor-at-large of Baltimore Fishbowl.

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