Baltimore Mayor Announces Plan For Recreation Centers

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a plan for recreation centers in Baltimore. This is a multi-million dollar plan which includes multi-years. A couple of years ago the mayor shut down a number of recreation centers. The savings were used to renovate the other recs that were still open. The plan includes having the recreation centers stay open…

Baltimore’s Charm City Circulator Will Stay Free

According the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore’s Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says Baltimore’s Charm City Circulator will remain free. Initially officials planned to reduce service on the orange and green route. The banner route would be completely gone. However, now the banner route will continue to run.

NEW MUSIC: Jay Verze F/ Maryland Lavon “Conversations”

Jay Verze drops his newest song, “Conversations” which talks about the issues in Baltimore. Baltimore has been in the news recently because of the death of Freddie Gray. His death sparked a lot of outrage and caused rioting in Baltimore. It was a Baltimore uprising. Listen below…..

EVENT: Baltimore Comedy Festival

Mike Epps, Sommore, Earthquake, Bruce Bruce and Gary Owen will be appearing at the Baltimore Comedy Festival Sunday, April 12th. Baltimore will be hosting the festival at Royal Farms Arena (formally the Baltimore Arena). The ticket prices range from $45-$125 and the show starts at 7pm. The show has been rescheduled. The original date was…

Fighting Childhood Obesity By Banning Sugary Drinks?

A bill introduced would allow the ban of sugary drinks from kid’s menus in Baltimore. Obesity or being overweight is a national problem and this includes Baltimore. Statistics show that one out of three children is obese or overweight in Baltimore. Let’s face it, the United States is known for its fast foods. The reality is…

Baltimore Ravens Torrey Smith Will Be Playing For Another Team

According to a blog post, Torrey Smith of the Baltimore Ravens will be playing for another team this coming football season. In a lengthy post titled, “Every Great Blogger Starts Out A Rookie,” Torrey Smith expresses his gratitude for being a as a member of the Baltimore Ravens. He explains how it is tough for…

Teen Birth Rate Drops In Baltimore

For the first time in several years, Baltimore’s teen birth rate has dropped significantly. The release says according to CBS, “a high teen birthrate has significant implications for Baltimore’s economy, as teens struggle to finish high school after becoming parents, making it more likely for them to fall into the cycle of unemployment, poverty and…

Amazon Will Be Bringing New Jobs To Baltimore

Amazon will be bringing 1,000 new jobs to Baltimore. They will be opening a new warehouse in the next coming months. The construction on the new one million square foot building is already underway. The location of this warehouse is South Baltimore and will be completed soon. Thousands of workers will be hired to fill…

Trial For Olympic Champion Swimmer Michael Phelps Set In Baltimore

Michael Phelps trial for drunken driving and other charges is set to take place in Baltimore. He was pulled over for speeding and crossing a double yellow line on a highway after leaving the Horseshoe Casino on September 30. According to Police, Phelps blood-alcohol test registered at .14 percent and the legal speed limit to drive in…

Fire Sinks Two Boats In Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Nope this is not the titanic but I can’t help to think about that boat as I write about these two boast that sunk in Baltimore’s own Inner Harbor. The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating two boats that caught on fire and sank Monday around 3:30 a.m. This caused the second boat to catch on…