MTA debuts new Express BusLink service

Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn praised the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) for launching Express BusLink as the first new service offered as part of BaltimoreLink.Governor Larry Hogan announced the $135 million transit improvement plan in October ...

Scarborough Foundation to honor Earth, Wind & Fire

The Scarborough Foundation will honor music legends Earth, Wind & Fire, Melvin Miles and Dr. Hattie Bailey at its inaugural awards celebration, “A Musical Tribute to Skip Scarborough,” on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at the Murphy Fine Arts Center located ...

Baltimore Community Foundation raises $103.7 million to help city thrive

The Baltimore Community Foundation, the local philanthropic organization whose mission is to inspire donors to achieve their charitable goals from generation to generation and to improve the quality of life in the region through grant making, civic leadership and strategic ...

Morris Day headlines Baltimore concert to honor Prince

Shortly after receiving the devastating news of his mentor Prince’s death, Morris Day stood speechless.

Free Kidney Health Assessment at Men and Families Center Connectfest

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) will bring its Kidney Health Risk Assessment (KHRA) to the Men and Families Center ConnectFest taking place Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 2222 Jefferson Street in Baltimore.

Summer leadership, sports academy returns to Annapolis with expanded programs

When schools close for the summer, parents often search for activities to occupy their children.

Morgan State reopens civil rights museum

To some, it was a long time coming but, to others, the reopening of the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum on Saturday, June 11, 2016 happened just on time— at the right time.

Former Wizards player Etan Thomas offers Father’s Day inspiration

Etan Thomas is more than a retired professional basketball star who can reflect on spending 11 seasons in the NBA. Although the 6’10” former center spent the bulk of his career playing for the Washington Wizards, his mission to inspire ...

Union Bethel AME holds Ecumenical Prayer, Remembrance Service for Charleston Nine

The Honorable Kurt L. Schmoke, president of the University of Baltimore, will be the featured speaker at the June 17, 2016, Ecumenical prayer and remembrance service for the Charleston Nine

Officer: Van driver was responsible for Freddie Gray

Baltimore police Officer William Porter said Monday that Caesar Goodson had custody of Freddie Gray while Gray was inside the police wagon, and therefore was responsible for him.

Historic Reservoir Hill Garden & Home Tour 2016

Tour more than 20 gardens and homes of historic Reservoir Hill in Baltimore, just south of the largest park in the city.

BOOST Scholarship Program now accepting applications for Fall 2016

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) announced applications are now on line for a new scholarship program designed to help income eligible students attend nonpublic schools.

MTA promotes June as National Safety Month

To kick off June as National Safety Month, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is taking the opportunity to remind customers of some general safety tips while riding Local Bus, Light Rail, Metro Subway, MARC Train, Commuter ...

Summer reading 2016: On your mark, get set, read!

Readers of all ages will explore all things sports and fitness this summer as the Enoch Pratt Free Library presents “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” during the library’s summer reading program, June 15 to August 10, 2016.

Pratt Library welcomes best-selling author Terry McMillan

“The Waiting to Exhale” and “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” author will be talking about her new novel, “I Almost Forgot About You” at Writers Live! Series