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The Ghosts of Johns Hopkins: Merchant’s legacy key to progress, problems in Baltimore

In much of the free world, the name Johns Hopkins is almost sacrosanct. The Baltimore merchant/venture capitalist – a powerful figure in the America of the mid-nineteenth century – endowed institutions which for more than a century have had a […]

Ghosts of Johns Hopkins is a new book by Antero Pietila. The book explores the history of Baltimore from the time of merchant Johns Hopkins to the presnt day.

The Ghosts of Johns Hopkins: Merchant’s legacy key to progress, problems in Baltimore

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In much of the free world, the name Johns Hopkins is almost sacrosanct. The Baltimore merchant/venture capitalist – a powerful figure in the America of the mid-nineteenth century – endowed institutions which for more than a century have had a […]

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The Old Harford Road Bridge will be closed for about three years.

Harford Road Bridge Replacement Project Now Underway

Harford Road Bridge closure scheduled for November 19, 2018 The Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) has begun the replacement of the Harford Road Bridge over Herring Run. Starting on

Fatherlessness is the root cause of Baltimore and Maryland violence

By Tyrone Keys and Richard E. Vatz Maryland and Baltimore have a terrible problem of violence and intimidation, and their root cause is not drugs, police corruption and incompetence or

Jim Burger is joined at his opening by niece Jessica Parker (l) and sister Pauly Heller (r). (Anthony C. Hayes) The family was on hand Oct 13, 2018 at the Creative Alliance for the opening of “A Charmed Life – The Jim Burger Photography Retrospective.”

Jim Burger: Retrospective offers fascinating focus on ‘A Charmed Life’

Photographer Jim Burger is joined at his opening by niece Jessica Parker and sister Pauly Heller. (Anthony C. Hayes) I have been friends with photographer/artist Jim Burger for about eight

Pilot Mike Brockey and reporter Anthony C. Hayes walk the GEICO Skytypers flight line at Martin State Airport. The Skytypers are in Baltimore for Maryland Fleet Week. (Michael Jordan / BPE)

GEICO Skytypers ensure memorable tribute at Maryland Fleet Week Baltimore

Pilot Mike Brockey and reporter Anthony C. Hayes walk the GEICO Skytypers flight line at Martin State Airport. (Michael Jordan / BPE) Baltimore: For most airplane enthusiasts, the chance to

Crew members in early 17th century garb secure the main sail on the historic ship Godspeed. Godspeed is in Baltimore for the 2018 edition of Maryland Fleet Week. (Michael Jordan / BPE)

Godspeed pays visit to Baltimore for 2018 Maryland Fleet Week

BALTIMORE: An ocean-born education was probably the last thing on the minds of the colonists who boarded three small boats bound from England to the New World in December

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra tours Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, August, 2018– The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra landed here with 6,800 pounds of brass and strings, woodwinds, harps, drums and a closet full of musical scores. No music without

Multiple people shot at Rite Aid warehouse in Harford County

BALTIMORE - There were "multiple wounded and multiple fatalities" in a shooting at a drug store distribution center this morning in Aberdeen, Md., according to law enforcement. Although initial reports

UMBC students protest over allegations school mishandled rape reports

BALTIMORE — University of Maryland Baltimore County students gathered outside of the school's Commons on Monday to protest the school's mishandling of rape allegations against three players on the

Loch Bar diners make merry on a warm summer evening in Harbor East in Baltimore, MD. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Harbor East: Careful Planning Creates Urban Gem In Baltimore

Loch Bar diners make merry on a warm summer evening in Harbor East. (Anthony C. Hayes) BALTIMORE, MD: In the early 1980s, the eastern part of Baltimore’s ‘basin’ consisted mostly

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