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  • Investment in Baltimore, beyond our expectations

    Investment in Baltimore, beyond our expectations
    The grand news that Questar Properties wants to build a landmark 43-story apartment building on the site of the old McCormick spice plant near the Inner Harbor must strike some long-timers as shocking. I'm thinking particularly of suburban cynics who seem to take twisted glee in Baltimore's flaws, starting with its reputation for violent crime. They mock and dismiss as fantastical Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's goal of adding 10,000 new families to the city by 2022.
  • Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with LGBT community

    Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with LGBT community
    Monica Yorkman has been harassed by police more times than she can count, she says -- and it's always been about her identity. As a black transgender woman, cops in Baltimore constantly and unfairly peg her as a prostitute, she said. "There's a lot of...

    So I just auditioned to be on 'The Bachelor'

    So I just auditioned to be on 'The Bachelor'
    A group of casting directors for the ABC shows "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" descended on Maryland Live Casino on Thursday evening to find the most compatible Maryland women and men for reality show future romps. Intrigued at how reality turns...

    The GLCCB's 2014 LGBT Baltimore Visitors Guide is here

    The GLCCB's 2014 LGBT Baltimore Visitors Guide is here
    For the third year in a row, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore has released a guide of the city for LGBT visitors. The official 2014 LGBT Baltimore Visitors Guide magazine includes a calendar of events, write-ups...

    Carol W. Hillery

    Carol W. Hillery
    Carol Williams Hillery, a retired software engineer who worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute, died of lung cancer Friday at her Bolton Hill home. She was 69. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sugar Hill section of Pennsylvania Avenue and on...