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  • High Stakes

    High Stakes
    It’s the highest-stakes lottery poor people play. Winners can get their rent paid for life. Losers may end up sleeping on the street. The last chance to play was in 2003. Now the time has come again. For the first time in more than a decade,...
  • Wandering Eye: Celebrating a Fells Point savior, credit card bloodsuckers, and the latest from Ferguson

    Wandering Eye: Celebrating a Fells Point savior, credit card bloodsuckers, and the latest from Ferguson
    For those who had fun in Fells Point during the Star-Spangled Spectacular this past weekend, something's happening tonight that recognizes someone whose efforts meant Fells Point remains a happening place: the late Lucretia Billings "Lu” Fisher. She...
  • Spring Heartbreak

    It was raining, but fuck it, it was my spring break, and I was going to get some spring-breaking in, weather be damned. I decided to bike down from Charles Village and over to Pennsylvania Avenue to check out its Star-Spangled Heritage Trail, brought to...
  • News Hole

    Free Money: The extension of Key Highway from its endpoint at the Domino Sugar plant to Nicholson Street and Tide Point is much needed. And kudos to the Board of Estimates for coming up with a deal to finance it. But I don't see anything in there about...
  • Firefly Farms Cheese is Addictive

    I have a new food obsession thanks to the Baltimore Farmers' Market (Holliday and Saratoga streets, under the Jones Falls Expressway, (410) 752-8632, bop.org). I am absolutely hooked on Firefly Farms cheese. The Garrett County farm makes all its artisanal...
  • Market Report

    If you love asparagus, this is your spring. At least according to the buzz at the Waverly Farmer's Market last Saturday. Ample rain, both last fall and this spring, said several farmers, is responsible for the surfeit of asparagus from the Eastern Shore...
  • JFX work is all done--ahead of schedule

    The mayor's office announced that the work shoring upĀ  the Jones Falls Expressway was completed ahead of schedule, and all lanes are now open. Here's the release. The work got underway Friday, April 13th and at the time was expected to take until . . ....
  • JFX/I-83 to Close Lanes on Friday After Work

    Oh, joy. Key phrase here: "significant washout and undermining conditions." Hat Tip to City Councilmember Mary Pat Clarke, who e-mailed us (and everyone) about the coming jam. Here's the link to the Transportation Dept. details. Full release below....
  • Homeless living under I-83 stall city's plan to remove them

    People living next to a midtown entrance to the Jones Falls Expressway say they've forestalled a planned city eviction of their encampment but, backed by legal advisors and volunteers from Occupy Baltimore, are now demanding permanent housing. "Put us in...
  • Baltimore Farmers Market and Bazaar, Anne Arundel County Farmers Market, Silver Spring Freshfarm Market, and more

    Baltimore City Baltimore Farmers Market and Bazaar, 7 a.m.-noon Sundays through Dec. 22, beneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga streets, (410) 752-8632, bop.org. Baltimore Museum of Industry Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays...
  • Baltimore Farmers Market and Bazaar, Druid Hill Farmers Market, Dundalk Village Farmers Market and more.

    Baltimore City Baltimore Farmers Market and Bazaar, 7 a.m.-noon Sundays May 22-Dec. 18, beneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga streets, (410) 752-8632, bop.org. Baltimore Museum of Industry Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays May...
  • Beartown State Park, Fort Frederick State Park, Jones Falls and more.

    Summer in the city can be suffocating: You stick to the sheets, you’re irritable, and lethargy hangs on you like a heavy coat. But sometimes all it takes is the shade of a tree, a dip in a quarry, or the sweet relief of some higher-elevation air...