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Jen Royle's Year In the Life of Baltimore

Opening Day is just around the corner and Jen Royle is about to enter her second year reporting on the Orioles and Ravens. Prior to that, she spent seven years working in New York covering the Yankees for the YES Network. If you think a situation like that might lead to friction, you could be on to something. Read on to learn more about Ms. Royle and her first year in Charm City.

Audio: Sustainable Agriculture at Kayam Farm

Bmore's Sam Hopkins teamed up with WYPR's The Signal to produce an audio piece to accompany our recent article on Kayam Farm. Click through to give it a listen.

Developing a Different Kind of Renaissance in Park Heights

When discussion turns to neighborhood success stories in Baltimore the usual suspects tend to get most of the glory. We hear quite a bit about Canton, Federal Hill, and, more recently, Harbor East. Which is fair enough -- those are indeed successes. But they're not the only ones. A less heralded but no less significant story is playing out as we speak in Park Heights, a neighborhood that has seen its share of struggle but which appears poised to finally emerge from the shadows.

MICA Students and Faculty Team Up to Explore Baltimore: Open City

"Open" is one of those intriguing little words whose meaning is highly dependent on where it's being used, and why. What, for example, would it mean to talk about an "open city"? A new project beginning in April at MICA aims to explore, understand, and maybe even answer that very question.

Ancient Lessons: Sustainable Agriculture Takes Root at Kayam Farm

"What is this earth I live on -- within half an hour of my house -- capable of producing right now?" It's a question both asked and answered at Kayam Farm, where Jewish agricultural traditions point the way to a better, more meaningful relationship with food. Bmore's Sam Hopkins went behind the scenes to learn more.

Baltimore-based Scholar Returns to Amplify Her Hometown

Hard work. Talent. Unshakable will. Whatever form social change takes, we won't get there without them. Meet Amplify Baltimore founder April Yvonne Garrett, who has all three (and then some). She's putting them to work to make Baltimore a better place.

A great meal + community + a great idea = STEW

How does a community better itself? By encouraging residents to get involved. What's the best way to encourage involvement? A good meal, of course. That's just one of the secret ingredients behind the success of Baltimore's STEW dinners -- good food, transparency and choice.

Global Pathways Project explores the world, no passport required

It doesn't matter whether your passport is slightly mangled and loaded with stamps from your trips abroad or if you can't find Paraguay on a map. Global Pathways Project proves that Baltimore is an international city, giving children and adults an opportunity to experience the world's cultures without ever leaving the city.

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.

A Story of Hope and Lessons Learned - John Forte

John Forte has lived the American Dream rising to fame as a member of Hip-Hop's groundbreaking group The Fugees. But in his pursuit of fame Forte admits he lost his way. At TEDx Mid-Atlantic, Forte told his story and then stopped to share it with Bmore.

The Stories of Our Lives - Sonja Sohn

Sonja Sohn caught the public's eye playing Kima Greggs on "The Wire." At the recent TEDx Mid-Atlantic conference, she talked to us about her new project, "reWIRED," and how stories can help change the lives of Baltimore at-risk youth.
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