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  • The Oyster Counters: On the water with the scientists on Maryland's 75th annual Chesapeake Bay oyster survey

    The Oyster Counters: On the water with the scientists on Maryland's 75th annual Chesapeake Bay oyster survey
    It’s dark outside, and the pre-dawn Monday morning traffic in Baltimore’s Harbor Tunnel is light. I just made a mad dash out of bed, into my truck, and to the ATM and gas station, thinking I’d overslept to make a timely 7 a.m. arrival for my date near Taylor’s Island on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, where I was to jump on a boat with a host of state-employed oyster experts. As I emerge from the tunnel and head toward Interstate 97, I glance at my phone—oh, right, the clocks changed back over the weekend. Knowing I’d be early, I slow down, put on the cruise control, relax to some tunes, and start to think about oysters. 
  • Wandering Eye: 'Reverse sting' operations, more fraternities behaving badly, and Maryland cops on Ferguson

    Wandering Eye: 'Reverse sting' operations, more fraternities behaving badly, and Maryland cops on Ferguson
    The Los Angeles Times' story about California judges ruling against federal law enforcers' tactic of luring criminals into "reverse sting" armed-robbery schemes, featuring fictitious stash houses, fictitious drugs, and fictitious victims, puts the...

    Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away

    Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away
    Baltimore City’s first manufacturing forum took place on Oct. 7 in the Hilton, a deluxe hotel the city spent $300 million to build, which has lost about $50 million since its 2008 opening.  Caron Brace, the Mayor’s press secretary, and...

    The Art Scene

    The Art Scene
    Baltimore’s art scene is defined by collaboration. Wherever you turn, artists seem to be working together concocting some mad scheme, creating a new work, or founding a new gallery or performance space. And yet, all this collaboration never equals...

    Wandering Eye: The war over Uber in Maryland, psychos in the board room, and the U.S. News & World Report college rankings

    Wandering Eye: The war over Uber in Maryland, psychos in the board room, and the U.S. News & World Report college rankings
    Sometime CP contributor Andrew Zaleski has an interesting take in Politico on Uber's fight with the Maryland Public Service Commission—the only one (so far) that has ruled the ride-sharing company to be a livery provider subject to applicable...