Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore’

The Needle: Ho, Ho, Ho Edition

Baltimore United?: Has there ever been a more nefarious, underhanded state than Maryland? Our northern neighbors have embarked on a campaign to snatch D.C. United out of the District and relocate the team to Baltimore, putting out a study predicting up to $6.4 million in state and local revenues if the Maryland Stadium Authority built [...]

The Needle: Bike the Road to Socialism Edition

What Has Two Wheels and Likes Hourly Rentals?: In our nation's inexorable march to western European-style social democracy, Sept. 20, 2010, is a date that will live in infamy. For it was today that Capital Bikeshare, a regional bike sharing system vaguely modeled on Paris' wildly successful Vélib, officially launched, replacing the ClearChannel-run SmartBike program [...]

Our Morning Roundup: RIP, AHOD; You Won’t Be Missed

Good morning, City Desk readers, and welcome to a slightly soggy Freedom Friday!
"All Hands on Deck," Chief Cathy L. Lanier's unconstitutional excuse for setting up roadblocks and checkpoints, is done–but not because it violated the Fourth Amendment. No, AHOD is dead because "police union officials have long decried the AHODs as essentially a publicity stunt [...]

Baltimore City Paper Shocker: D.C. Sucks, Baltimore Cool

In this week's Baltimore City Paper, Raven Baker gets to the bottom of the dueling music scenes in frienemy cities Baltimore and D.C. Baker's conclusion: Suck it D.C., Baltimore is totally stealing your game:
These days, though, it is Baltimore that burns bright. Much ink has been spilled in the past year or so, from obscure [...]