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Letter From the Editor: Baltimore's Looming Identity Crisis

Innovation and growth in Baltimore are good things. This much is clear. That doesn't mean, however, there won't be problems. As the city and its people continue to forge a path into the future, we will more and more be faced with a question: what kind of city do we want to be?

Inhale, Exhale: Growth Comes Naturally for Charm City Yoga

"Be passionate and love what you do" is a simple enough recipe for success. Too often, however, passion and love hang just out of reach as the daily grind takes center stage. Not so for Kim Manfredi of Charm City Yoga, for whom business -- and success therein -- is nothing short of a labor of love.

Passion for Food: Baltimore Food Co-Op Opens Its Doors

Do you know where your food came from? Not just where you bought it, of course, but where it really came from? If you want to, you can thanks to the Baltimore Food Co-op, a brand-new Remington venture that aims to bring responsible, sustainable food retailing to Charm City.

My Baltimore's Next: Beth Falcone

For Beth Falcone of GiveCorps, Baltimore's future depends on a thriving nonprofit sector. In order to make sure we get there, she says, it's time to make sure we keep putting energy into attracting and retaining talent.

My Baltimore's Next: Daniel Cotzin Burg

"What would our city be like if each of us walked through our neighborhoods and our places of work seeing a spark of the divine in the face of each person we encounter?" So wonders Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg, for whom the key to Baltimore's future is an embrace of the best religion has to offer.

My Baltimore's Next: Scott Burkholder

What sort of change has to happen to turn Baltimore into the kind of place where Stanford sends its newly-minted MBAs? Scott Burkholder thinks it comes down to social entrepreneurship, and Baltimore is uniquely qualified to see it happen.

Photo Essay: Camden Yards

Hailed by ESPN as "the original retro park and still the one all others are measured against," Baltimore's Camden Yards is one of the city's greatest cultural and civic treasures. Join us as we take a fresh look at the home of the O's.

Photo Essay: Druid Hill Park

Be honest: when was the last time you explored Druid Hill Park? Or have you ever? If not, you're missing out on one of Baltimore's true civic gems. Join us as we take a fresh look at the park and what it has to offer (then make plans to get there yourself).

Remaking Highlandtown, One Building (and One Business) at a Time

Like many Baltimore neighborhoods, Highlandtown is blessed with both rich history and as-yet-untapped future potential. The question is: how to connect those dots? We talked to one area developer who just might have an answer.

Eat and be merry on the cheap in Bmore

Our mission? To discover the inexpensive pleasures Charm City residents enjoy. What we found? We're a city that loves to eat. Whether it's a visit to a locally-owned restaurant or a trip to one of the area farmer's markets, what brings a smile to the faces of many in Baltimore is, quite simply, a good meal and a sense of community.

Playing their part -- Baltimore's Theater Masterminds

Whether they're cutting-edge plays from local playwrights or modern updates of tried and true classics, Baltimore's independent theater community is home to serious artists who've turned the term "community theater" upside down. With the 2010-11 theater season just around the corner, we're shining a spotlight on a few of community's innovators.

Baltimore is a city that gives and gives and gives

Baltimore is known for many things, but the charitable spirit of its organizations and residents is one of the city's best kept secrets. Thousands of nonprofits with tens of thousands of employees offer a multitude of services that help improve the lives of Baltimore's citizens, its neigborhoods and the entire city.

From the bank to the ballroom: Catherine Noblitt dances to her own tune

Texas native Catherine Noblitt headed east to further her banking career. What she discovered when she got to Baltimore, however, was a passion for acting and ballroom dancing that had her trading in her business suits for sparkly dresses and dancing shoes.

Baltimore's art community paints a pretty picture of the Baltimore economy

In the wake of another successful Artscape, it's hardly necessary to point out that Baltimore has a thriving arts community. It is worth mentioning, however, that Charm City's ar ts community has a large impact on the City's overall economy, its neighborhoods and its development.

It's happening in Bmore! July 20-26

Now that Artscape has come and gone, it's time to focus your attention on other artistic pursuits. There's Whartscape, of course, but if you'd like to try something with air conditioning step on over to the BSO as the orchestra celebrates two sons of Baltimore -- Frank Zappa and Philip Glass -- while showcasing Baltimore beatboxer, Shodekeh. We've also compiled a list of the areas outdoor movie venues for those who love watching great flicks under the stars.
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