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New Study Reveals Safe Places To Use Drugs Would Save $6M In Opioid Epidemic-Related Costs

A new cost-benefit analysis led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers and collaborators revealed that safe drug sites would save $6 million annually in opioid epidemic-related costs. In safe consumption spaces, people can utilize illicit drugs, while … Continue reading

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Chipotle Opens At Towson Commons On May 25

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened its third location in Towson on Thursday. The 2908-square-foot restaurant at Towson Commons features a variety of Mexican foods that are prepared in open kitchens daily. The Towson-area locations at 6314 York Road and 801 Goucher … Continue reading

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Stem Cell Research Will Get A Boost From A $8.5 Million Grant From A Maryland Fund

A total of $8.5 million has been awarded to 29 different projects, involving human stem cell research. The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission was established in 2006 and since then has awarded $139 million to 400 projects. The projects will … Continue reading

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Mayor Catherine Pugh Calls For $40 Million Investment Each Year In Deconstruction Projects And Affordable Housing

Nearly 200 people gathered at the War Memorial Building in Baltimore on May 13, rallying in favor of the “20/20 Campaign” introduced by the Baltimore Housing Roundtable. The campaign calls for the city to pledge $20 million in public bonds … Continue reading

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Starbucks Announced Plans To Pilot Coffee Ice Cube At 56 Stores In The Baltimore Area

Starbucks Coffee, a Seattle-based coffee chain, is currently working on a new method to prevent iced coffee from becoming watered down. Customers are forced to consume their iced coffee quicker in the summer to avoid the ice melting and weakening … Continue reading

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Pet Valu And PetSmart Opens New Locations In Baltimore Area

On Monday, PetSmart opened a new location on the Baltimore National Pike in Ellicott City. The retailer operates over 1,500 locations throughout the United States and the new store is the 15th in the region. Pet Valu, a new pet … Continue reading

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A New Search Tool Reveals That Over 550,000 Cars On Baltimore’s Roads Have Been Recalled

Limited access to recall information is the reason why over 550,000 vehicles are still on Baltimore’s roads. A new tool launched by MotorSafety.org will permit owners to utilize their vehicle identification number (VIN) to search for recall status. The website … Continue reading

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New Pop-Up Series Centered On Korean Cuisine Will Debut In Canton On May 29

Irvin Seo and Collin Morstein have partnered to create a pop-up brand, Haenyo, centered on Korean cuisine, hosting a mix of informal events open to the public and ticketed pop-up dinners. Haenyo on the Square set to take place at … Continue reading

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Baltimore Radio Host Marc Steiner Will End His Nine Year Tenure With WEAA-FM

Marc Steiner, Peabody award-winning radio host, announced last week that he would be leaving WEAA Morgan State University Radio 88.9 FM. Steiner, 70, will end his 24-year run on Baltimore radio on July 31 and focus more on his documentaries … Continue reading

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Skatepark Of Baltimore Will Host Opening Of 11,000-Square Feet Concrete Street Park In Hampden

The Skatepark of Baltimore partnered with the city and state to open a skateboarding facility in Hampden. The grand opening is scheduled to kick off on Saturday at noon with ribbon cutting at 1 p.m., at the Roosevelt Park on … Continue reading

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