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12 of the world's most enticing food and drink trails

Culinary trails pull together the best of a region's food and drink offerings, whether it's to showcase a specific food item or cuisine or to highlight the diversity of local producers.

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'Damnation' mines bleak Depression-era class warfare

Bleak and nasty, "Damnation" brings a "Mr. Robot" vibe to the Depression era, wrapping class warfare and hostility toward wanton capitalism in a drab, dusty package. The result is a bracing look backward informed by present-day parallels, in another show that feels like an outlier for USA -- one that should have critical admirers but might struggle to satisfy TV's capitalist demands.

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Minority Innovation Weekend

The National Society of Black Engineers – Baltimore Metroplitan Area Chapter (NSBE-BMAC) Launches the Minority Innovation Weekend in November

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Experimental technology can 'smell' disease on your breath

Smell is a primary human sense, key to our survival.

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Former gang member helps at-risk youth

Shanduke McPhatter grew up in the Brooklyn projects.

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Surrogate mom delivers two babies, one her own

The lives of Jessica Allen and her husband, Wardell Jasper, were changed permanently and for the better by a rare medical phenomenon. Their unique story begins with the hope of extending a lifeline to another couple around the globe.

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There are health-tracking wearables for babies, too

In their Atlanta home, 6-month-old Avery giggled and rolled on his piano mat, kicking his tiny feet into the air, while his mother, Crystal King, quietly checked his temperature on her cell phone.

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AFRO Strengthens Digital Efforts

After more than a year of careful planning, the AFRO American Newspapers Company is currently in the process of completing the relocation of its Baltimore principal offices to a more efficient venue.

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Rambling Rose: Local Promoter brings Royal Theatre Reunion Live to Community!

Hello everyone! I truly hope everything is well with you. It has been a sad couple of weeks for me, because of the passing of loved ones. I have been to several funerals and viewings in the last couple of weeks; David “Hollywood” Hollingsworth; Gabrielle Goodman and David Bun’s Mother, Elizabeth Gambrill Bun; Dr. Doo-Wop, Howard Easley’s brother and renowned popular drummer, Bobby Ward’s brother, John Ward who was a renowned saxophonist.

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Local Mortgage Professional Travels to Africa to Help Refurbish School

While many often travel to South Africa to experience the rich culture and the world famous safaris, Academy Mortgage District Manager Shawn Williams discovered an entirely different way to enjoy that nation.

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i-Ready® Mathematics Wins a 2017 THE Journal Readers’ Choice

Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Mathematics recently won a 2017 THE Journal Readers’ Choice Award.

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Life in Baltimore: Peace Corps Volunteer from Baltimore Teaches in Mozambique

"When I graduated from college, I was looking for the next great adventure of my life," Nancy Holt said about her desire to join the Peace Corps, a world-class organization with a remarkable track record for making a positive impact all around the world for more than fifty years.

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Chick Webb Memorial Recreation Center to be designated a Historic Landmark

Seventy years ago, and about eight years after the death of its namesake, the Chick Webb Memorial Recreation Center opened at 603 N. Eden Street in Baltimore.

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Maryland Film Festival presents Student Film Showcase featuring high school, college students

On Monday, November 6, 2017, and one week later on November 13, the Maryland Film Festival will host the Fall 2017 Baltimore Student Film Showcase at Theater 2 at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway located at 5 W. North Avenue in Baltimore City.

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Grammy Nominated Calvin Richardson’s ‘All or Nothing’ touches the soul!

The voice of Calvin Richardson stirs emotions deep within with his earnest delivery but on his newest album “All or Nothing” (Shanachie) the multi-Grammy Award nominated vocalist goes beyond that and touches the soul.

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Catholic Charities Head Start of Baltimore Benefits from PNC, Donors Choose Initiative

For Mary Gunning, the new PNC Foundation alliance with DonorsChoose.org has been a godsend for Catholic Charities Head Start of Baltimore.

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Ford empowers HBCU students to pursue STEAM careers

There is no debate about the continuing historic importance and strategic mission and purpose of the nation’s 120-plus Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). During the 2017 homecoming festivities that are now occurring on HBCU campuses across the nation, I believe it is also important to salute and recognize the companies that financially contribute to the success of HBCUs.

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GoFundMe and TMCF partner to help students pay for college

On October 31, 2017, GoFundMe announced a partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the nation's largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community.

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Trump makes George W. Bush sound eloquent

I never thought I would miss President George W. Bush, our 43rd president, and I’ve never thought of him as a great, or even a good speaker. However, the speech he gave at a conference convened by the George W. Bush Institute was simply eloquent, excellent, thoughtful and compelling.

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More that 2,600 students received BOOST scholarships in second year of program

BOOST provides financial assistance to attend nonpublic schools

The second year of the State’s Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program provided scholarships to more than 2,600 low-income Maryland students to attend nonpublic or faith-based schools during the 2017-18 school year, this fall.

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