- Renée McDonald Hutchins, the soon-to-be dean of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, never planned on being a lawyer. Coming from a family of doctors, she initially thought her law career was just happenstance.
- Filled with 208 years of Baltimore and U.S. firsts, the Peale Museum is reopening on Aug. 13 geared to Light City’s communities.
- Baltimore-based dance company Ballet After Dark spent eight years turning trauma to triumph, before their recent recognition on the America's Got Talent stage.
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- Today, more than 200 years after Frederick Douglass was born in 1818 on the Eastern Shore, sojourners can explore the landscapes of his youth, his pivotal time in Baltimore and beyond, via heritage sites, walking and self-driving tours, exhibits and more.
- Experience the first film in the Harry Potter series with an orchestra, listen to traditional jazz music, support a good cause, enjoy a night of laughter, have a meal and take in a show and celebrate all things Maryland.
- Starting in the 1980s in New York City, Ballroom caters to the LGBTQIA+ and transgender community, providing a safe space for their expression as dancers.
- A wide-open floor plan and vaulted ceilings impose few walls or other obstacles to interfere with the light from rows of floor to ceiling windows.
- Asters are beautiful in the garden and a favorite of chrysanthemum lace bugs. The bugs are named after mums, but they feed on many members of the aster family.
- Later this year, Paul Thomas, owner of The CIVIL in Mount Vernon, intends to open a hookah lounge and a mac and cheese takeout joint, both in Fells Point.
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- Growing up in Maryland influenced the work of these three artists, including two who are returning to the area.
- Grab your tickets to a sci-fi themed concert, go to the debut of a young artist’s work, drink wine and listen to opera, run for charity or attend the Ravens’ preseason opener.
- If you can tear your eyes away from the creek or the spectacular sunsets, there’s plenty to appreciate indoors, too.
- Dense ground covers are a great way to reduce weeds and erosion, but this can increase the risk of blight outbreaks by creating stagnant pockets of warm, humid air.
- A Baltimore pastor and archivist stumbled on previously unknown writings by Francis Asbury, the "George Washington" of the Methodist Church.