Browsing All posts tagged under »Baltimore«

Baltimore: Camden Yards

May 15, 2012


Originally posted on phoblography:
There’s no denying it: baseball is in my husband’s blood. Since I couldn’t beat it, I joined it and bought us Baltimore Orioles tickets last year as a birthday present. Unfortunately for us, Hurricane Irene hit the day before the game, and we were forced to take a rain check. Fast…

William Donald Schaefer, 89, Leader and Defender of Baltimore, Dies at Charlestown Retirement Community

April 19, 2011


(NOTE: The documentary, “Citizen Schaefer,” will be broadcast on Maryland Public Television  on Apr. 27 at 8 p.m.) Maryland flags are flying at half-mast this week in honor of William Donald Schaefer, mayor of Baltimore and governor of Maryland. Mr. Schaefer passed away on Monday at Charlestown Retirement Community, in Catonsville, Baltimore County. He was 89. His […]

Deadly Heat & Humidity In Maryland

July 23, 2010


Code Red Heat Alert in Baltimore City for Friday and Saturday. Cooling centers are open in the city. Call 311 for locations. Temperatures 95+ on Friday. 100+ on Saturday.  Highs of 103-106 possible on Saturday. Oppressively high humidity. Heat index temps 95 to 105 on Friday, and up to 110 on Saturday.  That’s right, the […]

Maryland Heat Wave; OC Thunderstorm

June 23, 2010


Baltimore has announced a CODE RED heat alert for today, Wednesday, June 23, and Thursday, June 24, with high temperatures in the 90s. Heat index near 100 today in Baltimore, and 100 to 105 on Thursday. Heat throughout Maryland will be dangerously hot and humid. Would you believe 96 in Hancock, in Western Maryland? Baltimore […]

Maryland Has Lowest Hospital Prices for Consumers

April 29, 2010


Why can’t other states be as good as Maryland? I knew Maryland was ahead of other states in health care. After all, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is reputedly the best hospital in the world. And this CNN news report by Elizabeth Cohen reveals surprising facts about hospital profits in Maryland. Did you know that […]

O'Malley-Brown Campaign Begins This Week

April 26, 2010


Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown launch their 2010 re-election campaign at lunchtime Tuesday in Baltimore, then follow up with a whirlwind three-day tour of Maryland. The tour includes stops in Largo, Rockville, Waldorf, Hagerstown, Frederick, Columbia, Cambridge, Aberdeen, Catonsville and Annapolis.  Full details on scheduled tour stops are at the O’Malley-Brown campaign […]

Anne Tyler, Maryland’s Novelist

March 26, 2010


Anne Tyler, one of America’s great writers, lives in Baltimore. She’s written 18 novels, and I’ve read all but one. Many of her best stories are in Baltimore. Eddie’s on Roland Avenue pops up in several. The characters are human, and the places real. Her new book, “Noah’s Compass,” might be the most local yet. […]

Snow in Maryland? Sure, We Can Handle This.

February 24, 2010


The rumor is true.  Snow. The forecasters are calling for three to five on Maryland’s Lower Shore and in Southern Maryland.  That’s inches, not feet. Three to five inches of  snow. The way things are going this winter, you just don’t know. Farther north on the Eastern Shore, and across the Bay in the Baltimore […]

Snowstorm (Blizzard) Moving Northeast Through Maryland

February 10, 2010


Snowiest winter ever in Maryland. At 3 p.m. Wednesday, the center of the low-pressure system out over the Atlantic Ocean has moved northeast from Virginia, and is now reported offshore at about Cape May, N.J. It’s heading toward New York City and Long Island, and they can have it. Some major highways are reported too […]

Snow Priorities: Your Heart Comes First

February 10, 2010


People in Maryland are responsible for keeping their own sidewalks clear of snow, Gov. Martin O’Malley noted today. But much more important, people are also responsible for taking care of their hearts, the governor said. Shoveling snow causes many heart attacks. Gov. O’Malley urged Marylanders to use extreme caution when shoveling snow. As for driving, […]