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  • City plans to demolish Perkins Homes, neighbors just finding out (UPDATED)

    City plans to demolish Perkins Homes, neighbors just finding out (UPDATED)
    UPDATE: City Paper has heard from several readers concerned about such things as whether a "one-for-one replacement policy" is built into the Perkins plan; when their grandmother might be forced to move; and the nature of the Open Society Institute's involvement—as the boss of the Baltimore OSI office emailed yesterday to say that her organization had "no engagement" with Baltimore Housing on the Perkins plan. To clarify: We don't know if the plan will include a one-for-one replacement of the units, though we have heard from people at the meeting that the plan is to increase density there. The process appears to be in its early stages and, again, the money to do all this is not in place. It's clearly going to be years before anything gets knocked down (and anyone's grandma is forced out), if ever. Here is what Diana Morris, director of Open Society Institute-Baltimore, wrote in an email last night regarding OSI's role:
  • State delegate never tires of reading from the Declaration of Independence on the Fourth of July

    Ah, the time-honored joys of the Fourth of July in North Baltimore — parades, pools, barbecues and state Del. Sandy Rosenberg standing on the steps of the Roland Park Library, reading aloud excerpts from the Declaration of Independence. It's...

    Tiny house, big benefits: Freedom from a mortgage - and stuff

    America is having a big love affair with tiny houses. There are television shows: "Tiny House Nation" and "Tiny House Hunters." There are movies: "Tiny: A Story About Living Small" and "Small Is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary." Pinterest has more...

    $110,000 awarded for community arts projects in city

    $110,000 awarded for community arts projects in city
    Five local art projects will be receiving grants of between $10,000 and $30,000, officials with the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts announced Thursday. Known collectively as the PNC Transformative Art Prize, the largest grant, $30,000, is being...

    Expert disagrees with 'homicide' conclusion in Gray's death

    Expert disagrees with 'homicide' conclusion in Gray's death
    Opinion: Asked about the Maryland medical examiner's conclusion that Freddie Gray's death from injuries sustained in police custody was a homicide, Dr. Vincent DiMaio, one of the nation's leading forensic pathologists, said: "I'd have to respectfully...