May 2018 Around Town

Sudbrook Magnet Middle School Teacher Receives National Art Educator Award
 The National Art Education Association has named Baltimore County Public Schools teacher Jayme Rodriguez as the recipient of its 2018 New Professional Art Educator Award. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes excellence and achievement by new art educators. Jayme, who … Continued

April 2018 Around Town

Towson-based company Stanley Black and Decker announced plans to add 400 jobs in Baltimore County as it opens a new facility in Middle River. According to the Baltimore County Government, Stanley Black and Decker plans to add employees to its global tools and storage department in the Greenleigh at Crossroads development. The new office will provide space to employees working…

March 2018 Around Town

The Towson Chamber of Commerce recently announced a new award series dedicated to honoring those who make significant contributions to the Towson community. This year’s event, which will be hosted April 14 at the Towson headquarters of Stanley Black and Decker, will present awards in six categories: build, lead, serve, inspire, innovate and host.

February 2018 Around Town

A group of astrophysicists at Johns Hopkins University was recently named the recipient of a $3 million Breakthrough Prize award. Since 2012, the Breakthrough Prize awards have recognized individuals or teams in the field of physics, life sciences and mathematics who have made significant contributions that deserve wide public acclaim. 

January 2018 Around Town

    Over the Thanksgiving season, Towson’s local Elks Chapter hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for more than 50 of the area’s veterans. The dinner, a partnership with American Legion Towson Post 22, was pre-empted by a Veterans Day ceremony on November 11 that began at the Wayside Cross located near Towson Circle and moved to the Towson memorials dedicated to the…

December 2017 Around Town

The Charmery, one of Baltimore City’s most popular ice cream shops, will be opening a third location in Towson. The new shop, which will be located at 6807 York Road, will offer some of the Charmery’s signature flavors like Old Bay Caramel and Maryland Mud as well as an expanded menu including soda, floats and pastries from Center Cut Doughnuts,…

November 2017 Around Town

The Church of the Nativity in Lutherville celebrated the official opening of its new worship space with a mass of dedication on Friday, September 8th. Completed as scheduled in the first week of September, the $13M renovation/addition was made necessary by the church’s growing congregation—masses draw up to 4,000 congregants each week. The new space includes a 40,000-square-foot two-story Nave/Sanctuary/Narthex…

October 2017 Around Town

In a sport whose victories are normally reserved for seasoned pros, The Country Club of Maryland recently crowned its youngest-ever men’s golf club champion—16-year-old Trent Geritz, who made a 12-foot putt on the 34th hole of the Match Play Finals to win the match “4 & 2” over runner-up Alan Collick.

September 2017 Around Town

After closing its Dulaney Valley Road location last year, Ukazoo Books has opened its doors once again on Loch Raven Boulevard, just south of the Joppa Road intersection. Ukazoo, which deals in new, used and rare books, was a staple of the Dulaney Valley shopping center until December 2016 when the store lost its lease on a 10,000-square-foot space to…

August 2017 Around Town

In a 6-0 vote, Baltimore City’s Land Use and Transportation Committee approved plans to construct a $40 million, 148-unit apartment complex at 1190 W. Northern Parkway. The development, named The Overlook at Roland Park, has been subject to controversy in recent months, as both residents and commuters expressed their concerns over the development’s potential impact on the already congested traffic…