Monday, June 25, 2018

As two new casinos open in A.C., Showboat upping number of hotel rooms

Not to be outdone by the flash of two brand new boardwalk casinos, the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City announced this week it will up the number of its hotel rooms — bringing another more than 450 on the market the same day Ocean Resort Casino and the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel Atlantic City open their doors. According to multiple reports, the Philadelphia developer who owns the Showboat, Bart Blatstein, said the property will go from 852 rooms to 1,331 on Thursday. The expansion could also mean…



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5 minutes with Andy Weltlinger, founder of Baltimore City's grassroots baseball program

The Baltimore Urban Baseball Association offers city youth free skills training from former college or professional players.



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Cool Digs: Inside APL's Intelligent Systems Center — security clearance required

There’s a certain level of mystery surrounding the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory — the nation’s largest university-affiliated research center. And rightfully so. The nonprofit campus in Laurel works to develop systems and technologies for the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other government agencies. It is also a major employer in the area with 6,300 employees. In 2016, APL opened a new space at its Montpelier Campus called the Intelligent Systems Center (ISC). The…



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8 things you need to know this morning

Good morning Baltimore! Today should be partly cloudy with temperatures in the low 80s. Now, here are 8 things you need to know to start your day. A Motor Vehicle Administration computer error has resulting in about 18,761 people in Maryland not being properly registered to vote in this week’s primary election. State officials say no eligible voters will be denied the right to vote. Individuals who are affected by the error must verify their voter registration information using the state elections…



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World Beatles Day: Free streaming of all 12 Beatles albums for Prime members

Come together and celebrate World Beatles Day on June 25 by listening to the Fab Four.

Amazon Prime members can steam all 12 Beatles albums for free. Queue up “The White Album,” “Abbey Road,” Rubber Soul,“ and "Sgt. Peppers,” among others, on your iPod to get through Monday. 

World Beatles Day…



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Saturday, June 23, 2018

At $1.4M, this new South Baltimore townhome would set a record

A newly constructed townhome in South Baltimore is on the market for $1.4 million, and if sold, would be a record for houses in the Federal Hill and Riverside neighborhoods. The 4,100-square-foot home at 1417 Webster St. is located less than 1,000 feet from the water’s edge. It is surrounded by walkable amenities and historic rowhomes, most of which are less than half its size. Realtor on the property, Eric Figurelle, said it is currently the highest-priced home on the market in the neighborhood,…



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