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  • UPDATED: Iconic Shake & Bake Family Fun Center to close indefinitely in September

    UPDATED: Iconic Shake & Bake Family Fun Center to close indefinitely in September

    Shake & Bake Family Fun Center, the Pennsylvania Avenue roller rink, bowling alley, and arcade that has served West Baltimore for three decades, is set to close indefinitely on Sept. 1. A pre-recorded message at the phone number for Shake & Bake announced the closure, and it would appear the website...

  • Activist takes sledgehammer to Christopher Columbus monument in northeast Baltimore

    Activist takes sledgehammer to Christopher Columbus monument in northeast Baltimore

    A video uploaded to YouTube shows a local activist, who identifies himself as "Ty," smashing the plaque on the Christopher Columbus Obelisk just off Harford Road in Northeast Baltimore. "Christopher Columbus symbolizes the initial invasion of European capitalism into the Western Hemisphere," "Ty"...

  • Two Baltimores: The White L vs. the Black Butterfly

    Two Baltimores: The White L vs. the Black Butterfly

    Baltimore is a city that is hypersegregated into two parts. Because of 105 years of racist policies and practices, Baltimore’s hypersegregated neighborhoods experience radically different realities. Due to this dynamic, the white neighborhoods on the map that form the shape of an 'L' accumulate...

  • Tenants allege Trump's son-in-law is a Baltimore "slumlord," and that's not even the worst of it

    Tenants allege Trump's son-in-law is a Baltimore "slumlord," and that's not even the worst of it

    Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law, sues his Baltimore tenants for thousands of dollars in bogus debts, on which he also gets judgments allowing him to garnish their wages and drain their bank accounts. This according to Pro Publica's Alec MacGillis, who reports in a story for this Sunday's...

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