Local Happenings

Raising awareness about Veganism in November

November 28, 2016 // 1 Comment

By Gabriella Polsinelli Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Dalana Fell wasn’t always Vegan. In fact, it wasn’t until the age of 20 that she made the decision to first become a vegetarian. “For a while I had it in the back of my mind that I wanted to go vegetarian because of the animals, but it [...]

Out of the Darkness Walk raises awareness for suicide and mental health

November 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Heather Wanner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Green beads hang around her neck, glistening in the sun, as Sophie Haire prepares to walk 2.4 miles with her team.The beads represent her personal struggle with mental health. Haire, a 21-year-old UMBC student and suicide attempt survivor, was one [...]

Addielicious Walk helps raise money for kids with autism, epilepsy

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Taylor N. Villarreal Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer More than 300 walkers turned out at Goucher College last month to help raise money and awareness for children who suffer from autism and epilepsy. Proceeds from the Addielicious Walk to Help Family Fun will go to John’s Hopkins University [...]

Hopkins opens 3rd Great War exhibit for WWI’s 100th anniversary

October 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Amanda Cipriano Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Photo by Amanda Cipriano. Johns Hopkins University opened its third historical exhibit on Tuesday at the Welch Medical Library that features artifacts and writings from doctors and nurses from the school who served in World War I. Nancy McCall, the [...]

Hopkins opens new exhibit to women in male-dominated fields

October 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hannah Hildebrandt Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer More than 100 Johns Hopkins students and faculty members gathered at the university’s Mattin Center Courtyard last Tuesday for the ribbon cutting ceremony of an exhibit recognizing 23 notable women of Johns Hopkins University. The exhibit, [...]

Fells Point festival hopes to unite neighborhood, city

October 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Chris Katz Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer More than 100,000 people attended the 50th anniversary of the Fells Point Fun Festival during the three-day event last weekend, organizers said. People from inside and outside the community gathered to hear live music from 18 bands, eat a variety of [...]

Local author says Baltimore is ‘staring into the unknown’

October 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Caroline Flannery Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Former Baltimore Sun reporter Antero Pietila told students and faculty at Morgan State University last week that Baltimore is “staring into the unknown” as the city moves toward an uncertain future. Pietila, who spent 35 years covering city [...]

Teens now need adult escorts to shop at Towson Town Center on weekends

September 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Heather Wanner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer A new program put into effect last week at the Towson Town Center prevents teens from entering the mall unsupervised after 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The Parental Guidance Required program requires minors ages 17 and under to show [...]

NY Times reporter tells how American-Muslim turned to terrorism

May 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Faras Aamir Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer New York Times journalist Scott Shane talks about his book to a crowd of over 50 people at the Baltimore County Public Library. Photo by Faras Aamir. A New York Times journalist came to the Baltimore area Tuesday to tell the story of how an [...]

Emporiyum is bringing the yum back to Baltimore

April 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Tyisha Henderson Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Emporiyum is making its way back to Baltimore for its third annual two-day event this weekend on the third floor of 600 E. Pratt St. near the inner harbor. The event will include a host of restaurants and shops where attendees can sample or [...]
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