| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
On Tuesday evening, Salon published a piece by Baltimore writer D. Watkins in which the author details poverty emblematic of East Baltimore, setting a scene where he and three of his friends eke out a living and can only afford simple pleasures like cheap...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:16 PM
It's four p.m. on April 22, a beautiful spring day in Baltimore. At the corner of Mount Royal and North avenues, a group of seven people are working in traffic. Dressed in yellow T-shirts, they carry five-gallon buckets with orange tops. When cars stop...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Every year, the long-running weekly WEAA 88.9 FM program Strictly Hip-Hop holds a special all day broadcast, from midnight Friday, June 13 to midnight Saturday, June 14. This year, the 24-hour marathon is especially appropriate because the show is...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:27 AM
The most recent round of campaign finance reports for Baltimore City's 12 legislative-district races – a Senate and House race in each of the six districts - were due late May at the Maryland State Board of Elections. The mass of new data reveals...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Cat's Eye Pub
1730 Thames St., (410) 276-9866, catseyepub.com
When Cat’s Eye Pub’s founder, Tony Cushing Sr., passed away in 2008 and his son, Tony Cushing Jr., took over, we worried the place would morph into yet another Fells...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Location: A big chunk of the city's northwest corner, reaching east to Charles Street and south as far as Frederick Road.
Demographics: Adult population of almost 92,000, about 68 percent African-American and a little more than a quarter white.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:56 AM
10th Annual Fells Point Olde Tyme Christmas.The holiday season at Fells Point marks the arrival of Santa by tugboat at Broadway Pier, 9 a.m. on Saturday. Afterwards, head over to DogWatch Tavern, where you can get a picture with the Jolly Old Elf. The...
| Apr 23, 2014
In the summer of 1970, Afaa Michael Weaver was a clerk recording the weight of the massive tin coils produced at Sparrows Point Steel Mill, tin that would later be turned into soup cans and the like. He used a crayon to mark the coils, which would be warm...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:08 AM
While a new study funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration sets out to understand changes in the Chesapeake and Delaware bays over the past half-century, with an eye to forming strategies for adapting to the expected ecological...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Fourteen days in July
By Lewis Schrager
Directed by Barry Feinstein
Presented by the Theatrical Mining Company through August 31
The Camp David summit in the summer of 2000 has become a major talking point in the never-ending debate about the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Students are gathered around a long table in a research lab-turned classroom at Coppin Academy on the campus of Coppin State University. The white board is covered with formal debate rules and timing, and off to the side is a page with ideas for arguments...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:28 PM
“Nearly 1 in 5 women have reported experiencing rape at some time in their lives,” according to the Center for Disease Control. The freshman fall semester, or first 90 days of a student being at school, proves to be the most dangerous time for...