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A Month Before Woodstock, Led Zeppelin and The Guess Who Rocked the Laurel Pop Festival

Fifty years ago, music’s biggest names shared a stage in Laurel.
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A Month Before Woodstock, Led Zeppelin and The Guess Who Rocked the Laurel Pop Festival

Fifty years ago, music’s biggest names shared a stage in Laurel.
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Demolition of Baltimore City Detention Center Sparks Intense Debate
Demolition contract would see historic site razed and rehabilitation center installed in its place.
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Demolition of Baltimore City Detention Center Sparks Intense Debate

Demolition contract would see historic site razed and rehabilitation center installed in its place.
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Eyes of the Law
In new book, former undercover cop Jim Cabezas details his career fighting corruption and blindness.
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Eyes of the Law

In new book, former undercover cop Jim Cabezas details his career fighting corruption and blindness.

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Was a Developer’s $10 Billion “Baltimore Renaissance” Plan an FBI Sting Or Just Fantasy?

New five-part podcast examines the curious case of Virginia businessman Kahan Dhillon.

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Why Did Senator Kamala Harris Choose Baltimore for Campaign Headquarters?

Former California Attorney General becomes the fourth woman to enter the 2020 presidential race.

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Hogan Pitches Moderate, Anti-Trump Approach at Second Inauguration

Republican governor invokes former President George H.W. Bush, former Sen. John McCain, and his father in address.


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Women Legislators Emerge in Record Numbers

Nonprofit Emerge Maryland identifies and trains women seeking political office in the state—and it’s working.

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A Guide to Baltimore Museums

Science, art, and history abound at the city’s many cultural institutions.

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The Soap Myth Examines Holocaust Horrors and History

Ed Asner and Baltimore-born playwright Jeff Cohen discuss script and Jewish experience.

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Maryland Residents Turn Furlough Lemons Into Lemonade

Government employees express frustrations but resilience amid federal shutdown.

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Vested Interest

DeRay Mckesson is a nationally recognized civil rights activist. Will he become a leader in Baltimore?

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Seven Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Celebrate the life and legacy of the influential Civil Rights leader.

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Culture Club: Roxane Gay at Loyola, Dan Deacon and the BSO, Jim Jones Plays

Our monthly roundup of openings, events, and news from the art world.

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Bootleg Bunch

During Prohibition, the still-going Joseph Kavanagh Company turned from coppersmithing to bootlegging.

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Governor Larry Hogan Announces New Initiative to Combat Violent Crime

A Violent Crime Joint Operations Center will open in Baltimore City.

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New Police Commissioner Should Have an Easy Transition to Baltimore

Michael Harrison will report on January 8 to lead the Baltimore Police.

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The Gavel Goes Back to Nancy D’Alesandro Pelosi of Little Italy

Daughter of former Baltimore mayor becomes first House Speaker to regain position in six decades.

Arts & Culture

Antero Pietila Discusses The Ghosts of Johns Hopkins

The writer examines how Hopkins’ wealth influenced Baltimore long after his lifetime.

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2018: Year In Review

Twenty of the most pivotal events in Baltimore this year, in chronological order.

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Trump Meeting in Baltimore Cancelled, But Revitalization Discussions Will Still Happen

Wednesday’s planned visit to the city will now take place at the White House.

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Remember When George H.W. Bush Threw Out the Very First Pitch at Camden Yards?

The late 41st U.S. President hosted Queen Elizabeth and the Egyptian president at Memorial Stadium, too.

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Ernest Shaw’s “Testify!” Debuts at Motor House Gallery: Shaw immortalizes prominent thought leaders, creatives, and historic figures in latest exhibit.

Demolition of Baltimore City Detention Center Sparks Intense Debate: Demolition contract would see historic site razed and rehabilitation center installed in its place.

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