Block Buster: From Saturday’s Sun, Sam Daniels, the city’s chief liquor inspector, who was suspended from his job last month, has accused four of his bosses, in a complaint filed with the Baltimore City Circuit Court, of protecting some bar owners on The Block from being investigated. “I cannot abide by anyone hoodwinking the citizens of Baltimore,” Daniels told The Sun. “I won’t let anyone hijack the law and the good name my father left to me.” Stay tuned; this should get interesting.
New School: Yes, University of Baltimore is becoming a four-year institution, according to this Saturday Sun story, and it is a pretty big deal. Congrats to BBJ for getting it first.
Police State: BPD now using “psychological warfare” — “By any legal means necessary” cards, DVDs, etc. — to go after drug dealers. I give new Police Commissioner Leonard Hamm six months.
De-Parked: City-owned Fort Smallwood Park one step closer to being run by Anne Arundel County.
Gothic Revival: Philadelphia-based developer buys Westside‘s A.S. Abell Building (2002′s Best Old Building; plans to turn it into — shock!! — retail-condos-apartments.
Sarbanes Switch: Your daily Senate race update today comes from the AP, which checks in with the three Maryland congressmen strongly considering the race, calling Ben Cardin the front-runner.