Baltimore Craft Week

April 12, 2021

Since the American Craft Council (ACC) was not able to host its annual American Craft Show in Baltimore this February, the ACC will host its first-ever virtual Baltimore Craft Week, […]

Cummings Manned the Bridge of Justice

October 18, 2019

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Maryland), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, died at three in the morning on Oct. 17 at age 68.

The Homegrown Terrorism of Mass Shootings

August 7, 2019

Today there are 31 people dead, who woke up Saturday morning not knowing they wouldn’t make it through the night. But when all the names are named, let’s not call them victims. Let’s call out their names. 

Profs & Pints: Enclave of Black Hope

May 6, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “Enclave of Black Hope,” a portrait of striving and success in a segregated, planned community, with John Morris, former professor of constitutional law at Sojourner Douglass […]

Baltimore’s The Ivy: A Gilded Age Gem

September 26, 2018

Imagine you’ve been invited to a Baltimore industrialist’s 19th-century mansion in the heart of Charm City. When you arrive, you’re ensconced in Italianate glory and taken to your room, where […]

Downtowner April 4, 2018

April 4, 2018

Charges Against Turkish Guards Dismissed Federal prosecutors have dismissed assault charges against 11 guards in a brawl in D.C. last May. Video of the incident showed guards for visiting Turkish […]

American Craft Show

February 23, 2018

The American Craft Show returns to the Baltimore Convention Center. This is the nation’s largest juried indoor craft show showcasing the work of more than 650 of the country’s leading […]

In Defense of the National Anthem and Francis Scott Key

September 14, 2017

Vandals desecrated the Francis Scott Key Monument in Baltimore and displayed their own misreading of history.

Downtowner DC

July 12, 2017

$2 Million for Food & Friends  The nonprofit Food & Friends has received two million dollars from Fleur, Sidney and Phyllis Bresler and the Bresler Foundation. The gift was announced […]

The Latest Dish

February 8, 2017

Celebrity-owned restaurants are popular once again — with D.C. celebrities, that is. Tony Kornheiser, Maury Povich, Gary Williams and Alan Bubes are the new owners of Chad’s (formerly Chadwick’s) in […]