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BGE unveils student-designed natural gas safety hero

BGE unveiled its new natural gas safety hero, Captain Mercaptan, based on designs submitted by area elementary students during the BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge.

Baltimore’s Thames Street Oyster House Voted Fan Favorite at 5th Annual Lobster Rumble NYC

Thames Street Oyster House in Baltimore took home the coveted “Tasting Table Fan Favorite Award” at the 5th Annual Lobster Rumble NYC on Thursday, June 5, 2014 in New York City. Nearly 2,000 guests tasted their way through 23 of ...

Centerstage presents: Wild with Happy

Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah has once again shown his vision for Centerstage with his latest production “Wild with Happy,” which runs until Sunday June 29, 2014.

Ray Boone, crusading editor, journalist dead at 76

Raymond Harold “Ray” Boone had a snappy response when the infuriated commander at an Army outpost in South Carolina threatened to lock him in the stockade for staying seated when the band played the Southern anthem “Dixie.”

Two sisters graduate with their father at BCCC's 65th commencement

As Baltimore City Community College rolled out the red carpet for its 65th Commencement on Saturday, June 7, 2014, Jennah Abdul-Aziz and her sister, Hajr Abdul-Aziz, received associate degrees with honors after being home-schooled and blazing through college, participating in ...

Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund to relocate headquarters to Baltimore

On Monday, June 9, 2014, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund (MAIF) Executive Director M. Kent Krabbe and representatives of the business community announced MAIF's plan to relocate the company's headquarters to McHenry Row in Baltimore's Locust Point neighborhood. ...

Self-made man shares secrets to success

The power of positive thinking can get someone moving in the right direction. That’s the basic premise of this new book that offers 11 steps to successfully guide people who want to be winners. As a graduate of the School ...

Mayor honors Baltimore's Top Neighborhood Dads

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake hosted her 8th annual Baltimore's Top Neighborhood Dads luncheon at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, where she honored 25 winners.

City firm deconstructs houses, creates Jobs

For the many blighted and condemned houses in Baltimore, the wrecking ball has always been the sole answer to disguise or put an end to the problem.

UniverSoul Circus returns to Baltimore

In 2014, UniverSoul Circus celebrates a major milestone— 20 unforgettable years of its unique brand of family friendly entertainment featuring a multicultural, multinational, blend of music, theater and circus arts never before witnessed under the big top.

African American Festival draws big names

Loyal audiences who make it a point to travel downtown for the annual African American Festival are in for a treat. This year’s festival, which runs on Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22 at the Camden Yards Sports & ...

Air Force band puts on free concert

Enjoy a concert given by the United States Air Force Heritage Ramblers Dixie Ensemble of the USAF Heritage of America Band at the Chesapeake Arts Center, located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225 on Sunday, June 15, 2014 ...

Rotary Clubs recognize local volunteers

Six Anne Arundel County residents with outstanding service contributions to the community were honored by four area Rotary Clubs during their annual Service Above Self dinner on May 22 at Loews Annapolis Hotel.

AACC’s valedictorian headed for a life different than she expected

Daimei Li thought she would spend the rest of her life leading the cows her family used to work the rice paddies on their small farm in Longma, China.

Janet Currie named BOA Baltimore Market Manager

Bank of America (BOA) announced that Janet Currie has been named market manager for Baltimore and surrounding areas.