Feature Stories

Baltimore’s 34th Street attracts hundreds to see Miracle

December 9, 2017 // 1 Comment

By Kyle Armstrong Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The annual Miracle on 34th Street in the Hampden section of Baltimore City lit up the night with both smiles and Christmas lights last weekend, attracting hundreds of people from throughout the area. for the holiday season. The small block of 34th [...]

Officers get new shot at emergency training

December 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Erin Tyszko Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Harford County has begun using a new computer-simulation system that helps law enforcement officers better train for shootouts and other emergency situations. In the training program, officers stand on a platform surrounded by large computer screens [...]

Underage drinking, smoking marijuana are main campus offenses

December 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

TU police on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Photo by TU. By Ardajah Jones Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer TOWSON, Md. – Thefts of bicycles and other private property, underage drinking and smoking marijuana are the types of crimes that fill Towson University’s police logs and give [...]

Zeke Cohen strives to build a “more robust Democracy”

November 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

City Councilman Zeke Cohen represents Southeast Baltimore. Photo by Cohen staff By Taariq Adams Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Zeke Cohen didn’t come to the hardscrabble streets of Charm City until he was ready for college but insists “I really grew up in Baltimore.” “My heart is in [...]

Berries by Quicha: Customized gourmet strawberries

October 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

LaQuicha Brown owns and operates Berries by Quicha. Photo by Ardajah Jones By Ardajah Jones Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer BALTIMORE – Valentine’s Day is nearly synonymous with chocolates but LaQuicha Brown never imagined that her joy of decorating strawberries with chocolate for family [...]

Shooting hoops for hurricane relief

October 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tigers, Bison spirits remain high even after the game. Photo by Morgan Schmidt By Morgan Schmidt and Alexander Muldrow Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers TOWSON, Md – The Towson Tiger’s 93-86 victory over the Bucknell Bison Saturday at SECU arena was a slam dunk for hurricane survivors in Texas, [...]

TU alum turns passion into dance career

October 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Brianna Stranieri Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Dancing was never just a hobby for Jessica Pinkett. It was her passion. As a child growing up in Baltimore, the now 24-year-old former dance major at Towson University would dance in her room until late into the night, all the time trying to stay [...]

‘It’s a weightless feeling, more of a floating than falling’

October 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

By  Brittney Everett Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer John Dekowski has fallen out of an airplane many times in his life –  11,604 times to be exact. The 45-year-old Maryland resident, who is more commonly known as JD, has been skydiving for 24 years and is currently a tandem skydive instructor [...]

Women-owned bagel business creates memories from the Bottom Up

October 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

Michelle Bond, Joan Kanner own pop-up business, Bottom’s Up Bagel. Photo by Alexander Best. By Alexander Best Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer BALTIMORE – A new report that names Charm City as tops for women-owned businesses in the U.S. arrived at a critical time for partners and [...]

Maryland company helps take video games to the next level

October 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Billy Owens Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Video games have long been seen as an escape from reality, allowing players to immerse themselves in computer-generated worlds like Grand Theft Auto’s fictional city of Los Santos or The Legend of Zelda’s fantastical land of Hyrule. But video games [...]
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