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Johns Hopkins’ neurosurgeon receives Cortes de Cadiz Prize from Spain

Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa has been awarded the Cortes de Cadiz Prize in the category of surgery by the city council of Cadiz, Spain. The jury prize, in which members of the Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery took ...

Baltimore attorney receives Trailblazer Award at National Summit of Black Women Lawyers

Ava E. Lias-Booker, managing partner of McGuireWoods’ Baltimore office, received the Trailblazer in Excellence and Diversity Award at the 2015 National Summit of Black Women Lawyers on April 10, 2015 in Chicago.

Orioles “Birdland Passport” Program returns in 2015

The Orioles announced that the popular “Birdland Passport” program, designed to reward fans who visit Oriole Park at Camden Yards and the Orioles’ local minor league affiliates, is back for another season.

Author discovers how to be 'brave in a new world'

It’s a day that Yvonne Broady will never forget. On January 24, 2009, her beloved husband Clarence Cortez Loftin III, a distinguished venture capitalist and educator succumbed to pancreatic cancer sending her into deep depression and loneliness.

Annapolitan designer debuts apparel for female clergy

On March 18, 2015, a premiere party was held at Loews Annapolis Hotel to celebrate the television debut of Bishop Craig Coates’ clothing line, Modern Priestwear.

BGE celebrates National Volunteer Week

Employees from across Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) celebrated National Volunteer Week (April 12-18) by participating in nearly 30 employee-led service projects in central Maryland and the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro area throughout the month of April. The ...

Dr. Levi Watkins a ‘Man among Men’

The accolades keep pouring in, from colleagues, friends and individuals who were touched in many ways by him.

UMD's Deon Long to showcase at Ravens’ Pro Day

The road that Maryland wide receiver Deon Long has traveled up to this point is a very uncommon one. Long has played in multiple college football programs prior to getting ready to enter the professional ranks. The experience he has ...

3rd Annual African American Children’s Book Fair

This program is sponsored by BGE and presented in partnership with Baltimore City Schools and the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

One year on, the man still fighting to #BringBackOurGirls

If you cared deeply about something, would you protest? Make a sign? Join a demonstration? How long could you keep going for, in the face of indifference and inaction?

Top chefs return to Baltimore for the 5th Annual Brothers Who Can Cook

On Saturday, May 2, 2015, Baltimore foodies can bring their appetites to the 5th Annual Brothers Who Can Cook tasting affair to benefit the Christian Warriors Marching Band.

BGE launches Annual Energy Saving Trees Program

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) kicked off its annual Energy Saving Trees Program on Monday, April 6, 2015, as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance and promote environmental stewardship and natural resource responsibility in communities throughout its central ...

Dance Theatre of Harlem: Forty years of firsts at Reginald Lewis Museum

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum welcomes Dance Theatre of Harlem: Forty Years of Firsts, an exhibition highlighting the many accomplishments of African Americans and other minorities who defied stereotypes and gravity itself, to pursue their passion and pave the way ...

Taxpayers urged to file electronically as deadline approaches

With the tax-filing deadline less than a week away, Comptroller Peter Franchot urges taxpayers who have yet to submit a return to considering using the agency’s free online tax filing system, iFile or another electronic method.

Life In Baltimore: Leah’s Book Club honors women in the community

Leah’s Book Club was organized in February, 1998 by Leah Goldsborough Hasty for like-minded readers to get together to discuss books—particularly those by African American authors.