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Sun to Close Towson Bureau

February 19, 2008
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The Sun is closing its news bureau in Towson to make room for a new publication aimed at “Generation Y,” a spokesman confirmed. About eight reporters and editors based in the Baltimore County bureau were told today that their office will be closed and their desks moved either downtown or to the Howard County...
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Desperate Real Estate Times Call for Desperate Marketing Measures

October 23, 2007
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Posted on internet classifieds site kijiji.com on Oct. 22: “2 Bdrm townhouse—Baltimore. Price: U.S. $189,900 Street address Hampden Ave., Baltimore Gorgeous Rehab in Remington area 0f Hampden! Best Buy in neighborhood – don’t miss out. See it today! Central A/C, Hardwood floor, Living room, Office/Den, Dining room, Dishwasher,...
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Courthouse Grime, Rats now an annual rally point

May 22, 2014
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Courthouse Grime, Rats now an annual rally point

Circuit court workers staged their annual rally-for-a-new-building today on the Calvert Street island between the two courthouse buildings. The signs told most of the story: “My work area is a restroom for mice,” was one. “We need a mayor who will listen and take action” another. Backstory: many decades ago the federal government gave...
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O’Malley’s Reddit appearance goes about as well as expected

May 5, 2014
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O’Malley’s Reddit appearance goes about as well as expected

Governor Martin O’Malley followed the well-trod path to Presidential Viability this morning with an “Ask Me Anything“ (AMA) on the highly-relevant web discussion site Reddit. As anyone might have predicted: 1. Negative comments outnumber positive by a wide margin (in the early going, anyway) 2. Politician boilerplate outnumbers human answers by about the same margin...
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Nepenthe, Mouth Party Suffer Massive Flooding, Birroteca Has Minor Damage

May 1, 2014
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Nepenthe, Mouth Party Suffer Massive Flooding, Birroteca Has Minor Damage

As the deluge continued yesterday and streets started collapsing and rivers started flooding, the Jones Falls started surging in Woodberry. It started off with Nepenthe Homebrew (disclosure: the owners are friends of mine) in Meadow Mill closing shop around 2 p.m., stating on their Facebook page, “We are closing up shop early today due...
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Bacon Festival Organizers Respond to Criticism

April 30, 2014
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Bacon Festival Organizers Respond to Criticism

According to many attendees, last weekend’s Maryland Bacon Festival at Rash Field was plagued by long lines and shortage of, um, bacon. In the words of Adam Thomas, a commenter on the fest’s Facebook page, “I would have gotten the same amount of bacon if I had exchanged my $25 for 100 quarters and...
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UPDATE: Harrowing video shows cyclist assault on Guilford Avenue

April 14, 2014
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UPDATE: Harrowing video shows cyclist assault on Guilford Avenue

A video uploaded to YouTube by user Michael Bowman shows a group assault on Bowman as he rode his bicycle north on Guilford Avenue, a designated cycling boulevard. Just after Bowman passes the Copycat Building, there’s a crashing sound, apparently the breaking of a bottle thrown at Bowman, and then a group riding southbound...
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F.U. Kevin Spacey

February 24, 2014
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F.U. Kevin Spacey

Last Friday the Washington Post broke the story of Netflix’s “House of Cards” production company trying to shake down Maryland Taxpayers for at least $10 million: Give us millions more dollars in tax credits, or we will “break down our stage, sets and offices and set up in another state.” The newspaper helpfully posted...
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Police Sweep Broom Factory

September 3, 2013
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Police Sweep Broom Factory

People who were at the Scapescape afterparty at the Broom Factory Saturday night say the Baltimore Police came in hard, with “tasers clicking” and lots of attitude for the 30 or so people who had by then gathered. They arrested Andrew Gaddis (pictured), an organizer of the party and a leaseholder at the space,...
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The #1 way D.C. is worse than Baltimore

August 6, 2013
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The #1 way D.C. is worse than Baltimore

Sure, the sale of the Post is the big news. But last night we discovered another “media” outlet in Washington, D.C. that has reached a heretofore unknown plane of smug stupidity that embodies what is worst about white Washington. The utterly unremarkable website thrillist.com tried to generate traffic with their listicle “10 reasons DC is OH...
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Thank you Baltimore magazine! Quick question though…

July 23, 2013
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Thank you Baltimore magazine! Quick question though…

Today, we got our copy of Baltimore magazine’s August issue, its Best of Baltimore issue, and we’re in it—a couple times! On page 204, in the Best of Baltimore “News” section, is the award for best “New Column,” given to City Paper‘s City Folk! Here’s more: “Launched a little more than a year ago,...
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And the award for most overpriced Manhattan in Baltimore goes to…

July 17, 2013
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Credit: Jenn Ladd

The Chesapeake! Congratulations to the new kid on the block for charging 21 American dollars for a WhistlePig Manhattan, up. This struck me as a bit of a surprise, considering many of their in-house cocktails — i.e. the drinks unique to their establishment — were listed for $10, but sure enough, right there in...
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