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Baltimore County

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Top Baltimore County Articles

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  • Denise Whiting has a PR problem. Here's why

    Denise Whiting shows a guest to her cozy breakfast nook. The kitchen is retro-stylish yet unfussy, with old-time tile, a big double oven, and stainless-trimmed counters. She seats a reporter across from her son Thomas Whiting and next to her public...
  • 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...
  • Anti-discrimination bill threatens transgender, LGBT alliances

    In late April, a video of a beating outside the women’s restroom at a Baltimore County McDonald’s appeared on YouTube. It shows two teenage girls kicking and punching a 22-year-old transgender woman named Chrissy Lee Polis. One teenager...
  • Feds dismiss drug indictment of waterfront union worker

    Baltimore dockworker Michael Thames has dodged drug-related criminal charges before, but none as severe as the federal cocaine indictment brought against him last fall by a grand jury. On Feb. 24, U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz granted Assistant U....
  • On the agenda for April 11

    The City Council convened for its only meeting in April on an unseasonably balmy Monday. Despite the long agenda, councilmembers took a moment to mark the 35th anniversary of a tragic incident. On April 13, 1976, a man named Charles Hopkins stormed a...
  • Fells Point raw bar and seafood restaurant is the new go-to for seafood

    Thames Street Oyster House 1728 Thames St., [443] 449-7726, thamesstreetoysterhouse.com More at weekly.citypaper.com For a seafood-loving city, Baltimore has remarkably few dedicated seafood restaurants that don’t double as fish markets or crab...
  • Britt, Mason, and Winch have a rare gift for showing us how those two worlds can coexist in the same reality-as they do for almost every reader

    A forsythia bush starts talking in Alan Britt’s poem “Anxious Autumn,” advising us to serve despair with a side of mashed potatoes and “with a generous fist of black pepper,/ thereby stimulating intelligence/ from this beastly...
  • NASA manned space flight may be grounded, but Maryland space science is preparing for lift off

    Look through a drinking straw at the night sky, and you’ll see a tiny circle of black, perhaps a star or two if you’re lucky. It will seem rather unimpressive. But deep within those millimeters of darkness reside about 10,000 galaxies, some...
  • You must eat. You must not spend a lot of money. We can help

    Even though students generally don’t have much cash to spare, there are a bunch of you, which means that if you go to one of the area’s larger schools in a bustling urban area, you’re probably close to all sorts of affordable dining...
  • Maryland Art Place's MFA exhibit showcases solid work alongside lesser efforts

    Young Blood MFA Exhibit Maryland Art Place, Through Aug. 27 Young Blood , Maryland Art Place’s fourth annual exhibition of regional MFA recipients, offers its wall space to a full range of talent—that is to say, from bad to good, as well...
  • . . . but who are these guys, anyway?

    The Baltimore Grand Prix has been billed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other civic leaders as a tremendous win for the city and its residents, with a potential $100 million economic impact on the local economy and a $6 million boost to the city&...
  • . . . or as close to gratis as you're going to get in Baltimore

    As any college student knows, it’s easy to restrict yourself to the campus bubble. Schoolwork is tiring enough; who has time to think about the outside world, much less explore it? Kids in New Haven may have the luxury of using this excuse, but if...