Business, Events, Health, Sports, Traffic

Bike to Work Week 2020 kicks off in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD—Bike to Work Week 2020 is officially under way. The Baltimore Metropolitan Council is celebrating the 23rd annual Bike to Work Day (and Week). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event (originally scheduled for Friday, May 15, 2020) is going virtual and will be celebrated Monday, September 21 – Sunday, September 27. Bike to Work Week celebrates bicycling as …


Education, Events, Family, Sci-Tech

BCPS to host online Back-to-School Summit

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will host an online Back-to-School Summit (join here) to celebrate the start of the 2020 -2021 school year. The online summit will feature a discussion among BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and BCPS educators about virtual instruction and the school system’s reopening plan. The public is invited to view the summit online. The summit …


Baltimore County to host webinar on recovery for hospitality, tourism sector

TOWSON, MD—On Thursday, September 24, County Executive Johnny Olszewski will host a panel of industry leaders and advocates to provide an update on the state of Baltimore County’s hospitality and tourism industry and offer their insights on how these businesses can adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic. “These small businesses are integral in making Baltimore County’s communities vibrant and diverse, and …

BCPS magnet program application process set to begin

TOWSON, MD—The application process for Baltimore County Public Schools’ magnet programs began at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 16, with the release of magnet applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Magnet brochures describing program offerings are available online. BCPS magnet programs are theme-oriented courses of study that provide students with in-depth experiences in specialized areas of interest. BCPS has nearly 120 …

Baltimore County now accepting applications for arts and sciences grants

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced that applications are now being accepted for Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Grants to support not-for-profit organizations that offer visual and performing arts, science, and humanities programs. Organizations both in and near Baltimore County may apply for grants, as long as they serve Baltimore County’s residents. “Baltimore County arts and cultural assets …

Maryland gears up for first-ever ‘Walktober’

BALTIMORE, MD—Fun fact: walking is Maryland’s official state exercise. This October, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is partnering with state and local agencies, nonprofits, and communities across Maryland to host Walktober, a month-long series of activities and virtual webinars promoting the state’s official exercise. Walktober features the October 7 celebration of the sixth annual Walk Maryland Day, as well …

LIGHTS OUT: Over 4 million birds to fly over Maryland on Monday night

BALTIMORE, MD—The skies over Maryland will be busy on Monday night, but not with airplanes. The Maryland Department of the Environment says that over 4 million migrant birds are expected to fly over the state tonight, with over 33,000 expected to pass over the Baltimore area. According to BirdCast: For those in areas under heavy migration advisories, this will be …

White Marsh Double-T Diner reopens, Silver Spring Mining Company in Perry Hall reopening soon

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two local restaurants are reopening as coronavirus restrictions continue to ease throughout Maryland. The Double-T Diner in White Marsh completed their recent renovations and reopened for dine-in service on Saturday, September 12th. The restaurant is located at 10741 Pulaski Highway (21162) and is open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Meanwhile, Silver Spring Mining Company in Perry Hall …