Jealous Calls on Hogan to Oppose Kavanaugh Nomination

By Robert Velazquez Annapolis, MD – Democratic candidate Ben Jealous joined members of the democratic delegation of Maryland in calling for Governor Larry Hogan to publicly oppose the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In a public statement, Governor Hogan said fighting back against Kavanaugh’s nomination is a “Washington issue,” not a “Maryland…

The Tragic Loss of an Inspiration

By Robert Velazquez The death of Anthony Bourdain was a sharp knife into the tender belly of an industry he inspired. For many cooks like myself, aimless teenagers with nothing better to do than drop acid, smoke pot and glue themselves to a television in a desperate attempt to ignore the mundane and often painful…

Personal trainer impacts neighborhood with his FreeSweat program

By Lawanda Johnson Digital Content Manager   Bred from an environment often known for broken promises and lost dreams, police handcuffs and emergency sirens, fatherless homes and even the drug-dealing syndrome, Antonio Cobia certainly hasn’t fallen victim to the hard knock streets of Baltimore City. Instead, he has diligently turned pain into purpose, building bridge…

Robby Rackleff: Lovecraft, sweat and Margaret Thatcher

By Kyle Fierstien Contributor Robby Rackleff paces behind a line of four actors dressed in nearly iden- tical uniforms: crisp white jumpsuits made almost transparent from sweat, blue rubber gloves, faded yellow ponchos cinched around the waste. He pauses to force a pair of gloved hands into one of the wash basins lined up on…