- Thomas Theophilus “TJ” Jenkins, a retired Baltimore City College art teacher and musician who performed in Fells Point, died of a massive heart attack July 8. He was 69 and was living in LaVale near Cumberland.
- African American history in Kent County dates back to the 17th century, leaving a complex, and often painful, cultural legacy that Washington College is trying to preserve.
- Baltimore’s coffee landscape looked very different when Jay Caragay opened up his shop in Hampden in 2010. “When we opened this place it was really bringing a new approach to Baltimore,” he said.
- Even with COVID restrictions lifted on music venues the jazz jam will continue through the end of this year
- “It’s very hard to please everyone. And we wanted to take a really hard shot at pleasing everyone.”
- The Argentine-themed steakhouse and hotspot for weddings and other large-scale events will serve its last meal on Saturday.
Baltimore area events
- The Milton Inn, part of Baltimore's Foreman Wolf restaurant group, shut down last year amid coronavirus difficulties. It officially re-opened July 21.
- Rebecca Alban Hoffberger, the founder, director and primary curator of the American Visionary Art Museum, plans to retire in early 2022 after nearly 30 years, the museum said in news release Monday night.
- The four-block, mostly industrial stretch in South Baltimore, known as the Warner Street corridor, could draw hundreds of thousands of visitors annually.
- Scores of Baltimore-area arts and entertainment venues that have struggled in the pandemic will get tens of millions of dollars in federal SBA grants, including the Lyric, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the National Aquarium.