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From Fells to Free

Celebrating Frederick Douglass’ 200th Birthday.

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Meghan Markle Follows Baltimore's Wallis Simpson and Elizabeth Bonaparte into European Royalty

Simpson married King Edward VIII in 1936 while Bonaparte married Napoleon's brother in 1803.

Travel & Outdoors

Winter Break

End cabin fever with 10 winter trips for the whole family.

Food & Drink

Thanksgiving Runs, Crafts, and Events

Nine ways to celebrate the season of thanks.

History & Politics

Justice For All

Fifty years after Thurgood Marshall’s Supreme Court confirmation, Baltimore’s great dismantler of Jim Crow remains a colossus of U.S. history.

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You Are Here: Concrete Kids

Scenes from the Roosevelt Park skate park, Mr. Trash Wheel's birthday, and Mt. Vernon Square.


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Pride of Baltimore Celebrates 40 Years

The city's replica schooner kicks off 40th anniversary season this weekend.

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Hear Them Roar

Head to one or all of these events to celebrate Women's History Month.

History & Politics

Video: How Well Do You Know Your Baltimore History?

Four lessons from BMI museum educator John Green.

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Safe Harbor

Historic Pearl Harbor ship lives on in Baltimore.

Arts & Culture

The Little Theater That Could

Vagabond’s first century includes literary icons, the occasional Hollywood star, and local theater devotees.

Arts & Culture

Dream Boat

The tragic last voyage of the Pride of Baltimore.

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A Tale of Two Cities

For half a century, West Baltimore was a vital center of black culture, mixed-income neighborhoods, and groundbreaking civil rights activism. After Freddie Gray, can it be again?

Arts & Culture

Not Dead Yet

After 125 years, the Ouija board’s Baltimore origin story has been unraveled. Research shows it works, too. (Kind of.)

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Yale Showcases 170,000 Depression-Era Photos

Among the collection are more than 1,300 images of life in Baltimore in the 1930s.

Arts & Culture

Citizen Brain

September 17 is Citizenship Day in the U.S., which got us wondering: Would you pass our (totally made up) citizenship test?

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The Fault in His Stars

How did John Wilkes Booth become America's first presidential assassin?

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Washington Monument Restoration Unearths Second Time Capsule

Cornerstone of monument contains objects buried since 1815.

History & Politics

Then and Now: Transportation

The efficient movement of people, goods, and services is central to the function of any city—forever facing new challenges and demanding new solutions.

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Speedskater Thomas Hong Will Represent Maryland in Winter Olympics: In his first-ever Olympics, Hong returns to his home country of South Korea.

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Amy Sherald Unveils Portrait of Michelle Obama: The Baltimore artist was celebrated this morning at a ceremony in Washington D.C.

Designer Bishme Cromartie Shows at New York Fashion Week: Baltimore fashion designer shows his latest collection in SoHo presentation.