A Silicon Valley venture capitalist and his philanthropist wife are donating $170,000 in computers, laptops, printers and other equipment to the Enoch Pratt Free Library, in honor of the library's decision to stay open in the midst of the riots that swept the city last month following the death...
The voices of the people who know Baltimore the best are beginning to be heard, now that the national news trucks and the pundits have left.
Calling all bookworms.
The bell of a moon jellyfish located in the National Aquarium's new "Living Seashore" exhibit is cool and slippery to the touch. The pale globe pulses up briefly and all but imperceptibly against a visitor's outstretched palm before gliding past, almost like the beating of a heart.
The Maryland Historical Society asked local citizens to submit photographs they'd snapped of the recent Freddie Gray protests, subsequent looting and clean-up efforts. By the following day, the organization had gotten so many images that it filled up a special email account.
Alex was just 15 years old when he told his parents that he was gay. But it wasn't too long before Mark and Vicky D'Agostino were listening to a similar confidence from Alex's twin, Adam.
As audience member Paul Cassedy sat in Baltimore's War Memorial listening to a song cycle based on Dante's "Inferno," he felt as though he were accompanying the medieval Italian poet on his mythic journey through the nine circles of hell.
Baltimore's image -- badly tarnished in the past few weeks by the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray after his arrest by Baltimore police and the subsequent outbreak of violence -- is about to get a much-needed boost of charm.