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  • Jimmy John's workers fight for a union

    Jimmy John's workers fight for a union
    On Sunday, Oct. 19, as Ravens fans meandered around the chilly Inner Harbor in advance of the game set to begin later that afternoon, about two dozen workers and community supporters formed a picket line outside the Jimmy John’s sandwich shop on Pratt Street to demand the right to form a union. “Ravens have a union!” the protesters chanted. “Why can’t we?” The Jimmy John’s employees claim that ever since their efforts to publicly unionize kicked off in early August, management has responded with clear efforts to intimidate them, including the firing of their co-worker James Hegler. Workers have responded by filing seven counts of illegal retaliation complaints with the National Labor Relations Board.
  • Game On

    Game On
    From their basement headquarters inside a rowhouse on Eastern Avenue, developers at Pure Bang Games are programming the final touches to a demo of “MUD,” the latest video game from this Highlandtown gaming studio. The final version of the...

    The Spent Grain Trade

    The Spent Grain Trade
    On his farm in Long Green Valley, Baltimore attorney Mark Daneker raises between 25 and 30 Hereford cattle. "That's the brown cows with white heads," he says. "Actually they were first imported here to Hereford, Maryland, from England. It's an English...

    The Ravens keep winning while looking bad, just like the city they come from.

    Just before one o'clock on Sunday afternoon, M&T Bank Stadium throbbed. In a picture-perfect scene for the national-TV audience, 71,000 fans seemed to generate so much noise that their faces threatened to turn purple, like their shirts and hats. Soon, Ray...

    One man's unplanned quest to re-create Baltimore's long-lost National Premium Beer

    The Waldorf Astoria's Art Deco lobby is seasonally attired in lighted wreaths, but the ballroom pumps disco and upbeat '80s pop while a huge screen flashes ancient brand names. Shearson, Braniff, Handi-Wrap, and Meister Brau share the Jeopardy!-like...