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  • No link between Virginia earthquake and fracking, scientists say

    Scientists say there is no link between a controversial natural gas drilling technique and the Virginia earthquake that rattled the East Coast in August. “Let’s be very clear: fracking did not cause the Virginia earthquake,” said...
  • Review: Midtown BBQ & Brew, formerly Midtown Yacht Club, excels with BBQ

    Review: Midtown BBQ & Brew, formerly Midtown Yacht Club, excels with BBQ
    Lately in Mount Vernon, especially in the vicinity of the Washington Monument, there's the faint but unmistakably syrupy aroma of barbecue in the air. Follow the trail and you'll find yourself at an unexpected place — the Midtown Yacht Club. The...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, TV and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, TV and more
    Our list of everything going on the week of 11/28-12/4 NOTABLE TV MONDAY Basketball Wives LA: Reunion, Part 2 (special; 8 p.m.; VH1) Top 40 (special; 8 p.m.; BBC America) Bored to Death (season finale; 9 p.m.; HBO) The Closer (mid-season premiere; 9 p....
  • Police seize $25,000 in pot from Mount Vernon house

    Baltimore police officers serving a warrant on a man wanted in a minor crime said they stumbled on a stash house in Mount Vernon where more than 8 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $25,000 on the street were being stored. Detective Jeremy Silbert...
  • Matt Stover to preside over monument lighting

    Matt Stover to preside over monument lighting
    Ravens great Matt Stover will preside over this year's lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument, organizers announced Tuesday. Stover spent 13 seasons as a Raven, earning respect as one of the most accurate kickers in NFL history and the admiration of...
  • Students' pottery creations on sale at Towson University

    Towson University's Department of Art will hold its 41st annual Holiday Pottery Sale Friday-Saturday, Dec. 2-3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., in the Center for the Arts Ceramics Studio Room 3012. As in years past, this event will showcase a large selection of...
  • Police chase after hit-and-run ends in collision on beltway

    A police-involved chase that began in West Baltimore ended with a collision on the Baltimore Beltway near Park Heights Avenue, snarling early morning traffic. According to Baltimore City police, officers responded at 6:22 a.m. Thursday to a call about a...
  • Eating at a Monumental Occasion: Your 40th anniversary food vendors

    Eating at a Monumental Occasion: Your 40th anniversary food vendors
    If you show up early for the Thursday night's lighting of the Washington Monument, say at 5:30 p.m., you'll have couple of hours to spend on Mount Vernon before they actually light the thing. If choral music makes  you hungry, don't worry.  This year'...
  • Monument lighting brings holiday spirit to Mount Vernon

    Monument lighting brings holiday spirit to Mount Vernon
    Fireworks lit up Mount Vernon Place, the sound of choirs echoed off townhouses and laser lights illuminated the chilly air Thursday evening for the 40th annual lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument. "The fireworks this year were the best. They were...
  • First Thursday Lighting

    The annual lighting of the Washington Monument on Mount Vernon Square took place on Thursday.  It was a perfect December night for it: clear and crisp with a holiday feeling.   Many years my husband and I have gone. This year we stayed put at home and...
  • Loyola graduate lands first job working for John Boehner

    Loyola graduate lands first job working for John Boehner
    Maura Gillespie turns the corner beside her desk and unlocks a door to the balcony. Laid out below her, perfectly symmetrical, is the National Mall, with the Washington Monument rising like an exclamation point at the end of the expanse. "People say it's...