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Get to Know Baltimore County Executive-Elect Johnny Olszewski Jr.

We asked County Executive-elect Olszewski a few questions about his policies, politics, and personal attributes.

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Brandon Scott Opens Razor-Thin Lead Over Sheila Dixon in Mayor’s Race

City Council president leads by 388 votes as mail-in count continues.

In Good Taste

Whitehall Market Opens in Hampden With Mixed Emotions from Vendors

What it’s like for merchants to debut their dream spaces in these challenging times.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: June 5-7

The best (virtual) things to do with your Baltimore weekend.


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Black Mothers, Daughters, and Aunties: A Collective Sigh Over 2020’s Unrest

Black women weigh in on the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.

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How To Show Support for Black Lives in Baltimore

From protests to patronage, here are ways local residents can take a stand.

Arts District

Black Musicians Write the Soundtrack of the City

Consider these Baltimore artists essential listening.

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Baltimore Youth Marches Peacefully to Protest Police Violence

Scenes from Monday’s youth-led demonstration through the downtown streets.

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Black-Owned Food Businesses to Support in the Baltimore Area

Spend your money at these establishments and others to take action in a tangible way.


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Baltimore Responds to the Death of George Floyd

From social media to the city streets, reactions flood in over another black death in police custody.

Education & Family

Teen Spirit

For all that’s been lost, today’s high school seniors are still finding ways to look forward.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: May 29-31

The best (virtual) things to do with your Charm City weekend.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: May 2020

With concerts canceled due to coronavirus, here are 10 local songs to download now.

In Good Taste

Without Reservation: Linwoods

We check in with area restaurants in these challenging times.

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