Christina Tkacik

Writer

Christina Tkacik is a multimedia journalist specializing in video, photography and social media. She worked at National Geographic in Washington and A Magazine in Beirut. Christina holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in media studies from American University of Beirut. 

Recent Articles

  • Rebuild or relocate? Here's what Ellicott City businesses are planning after second flood in two years

    Rebuild or relocate? Here's what Ellicott City businesses are planning after second flood in two years

    Ellicott City’s historic district has long been a shopping and dining destination. But after the second major flood in two years, business owners are facing the difficult question of whether to rebuild — again. The town, founded in 1772, was devastated by flash flooding in 2016, but many business...

  • Baltimore police investigating shooting, fatal stabbing, human skeletal remains

    Baltimore police investigating shooting, fatal stabbing, human skeletal remains

    One man was shot and another stabbed to death in separate incidents Sunday, according to Baltimore police. Another killing was ruled a homicide by the medical examiner’s office. A 30-year-old man was shot Sunday afternoon around 4:25 p.m. in the 1600 block of Montpelier St. in Coldstream Homestead...

  • Downtown Baltimore gastropub Alewife closes over the weekend

    Downtown Baltimore gastropub Alewife closes over the weekend

    A downtown gastropub closed over the weekend, the latest in a mounting list of shuttered bars and restaurants in Baltimore. Alewife abruptly announced it was closing for good in a Saturday Facebook post. “We’re leaving tonight having made wonderful lifelong memories and some life-long friends....

  • John Faw, owner of educational toy stores, dies

    John Faw, owner of educational toy stores, dies

    John Edward Faw Sr. of Timonium, who owned a chain of educational toy stores, died at St. Joseph’s Medical Center June 6 after breaking his hip. He was 84. Born in Imperial, Pa., on July 10, 1933, to Hilary Atkins Faw, an accountant, and Rachel Decker Faw, a homemaker and former nurse, Mr. Faw...

  • Man's body found at arabber stable in West Baltimore

    Man's body found at arabber stable in West Baltimore

    Police are investigating after a man’s body was found Thursday at an arabber stable in West Baltimore. At about 5:45 p.m. officers were called to the rear of the 1100 block of N. Fremont Ave. where they found a man with a gunshot wound to his body. Officers pronounced him dead at the scene. Filmmaker...

  • Light rail suspended at BWI airport because of suspicious item

    Light rail suspended at BWI airport because of suspicious item

    Light rail service to BWI Marshall Airport has been suspended because of police and emergency activity, the Maryland Transit Administration announced Wednesday night. A spokesman for the MTA police said his office received a call Wednesday around 10 p.m. about a suspicious itemand that units with...

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