Through the millennia, eclipses have been an object of cultural superstition, says Baltimore astrologer Eliza Graney. “Historically, eclipses were always viewed as bad,” she said. Astrologers even had a name for it: “the death of the king.”Read more
Russell Wattenberg, founder of the free book haven and warehouse The Book Thing, has been hosting donation drives and drop-offs sporadically since its physical space on Vineyard Lane was closed due to a fire in March 2016.
Another drive will take place this weekend, but this time, with hopeful news: The Book Thing is soon to reopen.Read more
The air was still wet from a passing rainstorm. Artist Pablo Machioli and his friends worked Tuesday to repair the damage to “Madre Luz” in Wyman Park Dell. He wrapped the statue’s arm in masking tape and spray-painted it black. He doused her raised fist in gold glitter. Four men crowded around to lift it — the glitter showering down as they did so, leaving flecks on the marble and in their hair.Read more