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Tune In To Hear About WTMD's New Move

Movie nights. Free concerts. Weddings. Fundraising Events. And a higher transmitter so even folks out in Montgomery County can hear the alternative radio station's music. Those are some of the plans WTMD has in store once it moves to a new spot that is four times bigger than its current home. 

Q&A: Re-Envisioning Rash Field

That stretch of land between the Maryland Science Center and Rusty Scupper could be used for more than playing volleyball games. Find out some of the ideas that Baltimore architecture firm Ayers Saint Gross has for redesigning Rash Field. 

Cultivating Community: Gardens Sprout in Former Vacant Spaces

Some Baltimore neighborhoods are home to many of the city’s vacant lots and the crime and illegal dumping that comes with them. Two Baltimore organizations, Baltimore Green Space and Power in Dirt, empower residents to transform underused and vacant lots into vibrant gardens. 

What's the Buzz? Beehives Burgeon in Baltimore Backyards

Some Charm City residents are giving new meaning to the words Baltimore beehive. They are keeping bees in their backyard so their garden bears more fruit and they get to tap into their inner bad-boy. And no, they don't seem too worried about getting stung. 

Meet the Match.com of the Nonprofit World

Business Volunteers Unlimited places board members on behalf of Northrop Grumman Corp., Constellation Energy Group, T. Rowe Price and other firms. It wants to grow the number of board members it matches by 50 percent over the next three years.

Getting Crafty

A number of creative professionals are leaving the cubicle to pursue their passion for making things. From potters to purse makers, these individuals take DIY to a new level. 

Film Festival to Feature Foreign Flicks, Shorts and a Movie Starring Common

It's three days of nonstop movies. We talk to the Maryland Film Festival's director, a festival sponsor and three filmmakers who have ties to Baltimore. One movie, starring rapper Common and Danny Glover, was shot entirely in Greater Baltimore. 

Swiss Tradition Inspires Baltimore Chocolate Makers

Recently grabbing the No. 6 spot on a national ranking of top chocolate makers, Glarus Chocolatier relies on Swiss techniques to make the confections. See what has made the husband-and-wife duo a sweet success. 

Step OUT: For a Health and Wellness Conference

Do you turn to Western medicine or holistic health? A conference organized by the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Center for Integrative Medicine discusses ways to meld the two. Respected alternative medicine guru Dr. Andrew Weil is the keynote speaker.

Tech Council's Jason Hardebeck Says Baltimore Needs to Fail

Baltimore's main networking group for the tech community shook things up last year when it appointed a new executive director, Jason Hardebeck. Now, he talks to Bmore Media about his plans to make the group relevant at a time when innovators are making connections on their own through social media. His ideas include giving members more of a say in where their money goes and providing mentoring opportunities for budding entrepreneurs. And he wants Baltimore to learn how to fail.

Baltimore City Kids Offer Lessons in Startup Success

Do you have an elevator pitch? Kids participating in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship program do. The nonprofit's executive director says any budding business owner can learn from these students who learn how to craft a business plan and get money from investors.

Baltimore Nonprofits Prepare for Aging Boomers

In 2030, one in four Maryland residents will be age 60 or older. Local nonprofits are paving the way to help seniors of today and tomorrow become more active and independent -- and hopefully rely less on the cash-strapped government and an already stressed health care system. They are offering volunteer opportunities, transportation and building a new style of nursing homes.

What do Jen Royle, Duff Goldman and Mike Brenner Have in Common?

Articles on food, startups, local celebs, design and solutions for urban blight were among readers' favorites in 2011. Take a look to see what stories made the cut.

Prototyping Teaching at Education Hack Day

What does innovation in education look like? Education Hack Day will convene problem-solvers to work on educator-submitted problems and ignite an entrepreneurial spirit in Baltimore City education.

Parking Panda Aims to Make Parking "Happy" from its Baltimore Base

It’s one of the most irritating, maddening and persistent problems of city living – finding the ever-elusive “good parking spot.”  Startup Parking Panda found success at Startup Weekend Baltimore in the spring and money in New York over the summer. Now, its founders are back home.
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