Damon Hughes at Up-To-Date Laundry’s new East Baltimore facility

Damon Hughes grew up in the Park Heights neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore. Now, as the manager for supplier diversity and inclusion within Johns Hopkins Medicine, he is helping bring employment and [...]

By | 2018-05-09T16:38:54+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Frontpage Article, News|

Park Heights Singer Davon Fleming Crushes it on ‘The Voice’

A 25-year-old Park Heights gospel singer was an instant standout on last night’s episode of NBC’s singing competition show “The Voice,” belting out a pristine, soulful rendition of Amy Winehouse’s “Me and Mr. Jones.”

By | 2017-10-04T15:20:37+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Community, Frontpage Article|

A Nike moment in an Under Armour town: How Baltimore might have saved the Air Force 1 sneaker

There is a city bench at 5100 Park Heights Ave. that stands as a monument to a moment in sneaker history — a cultural marker of sorts. Right below the familiar “Baltimore — The Greatest City in America,” black writing on a yellow slat reads: “DAMN RIGHT, YOU SAVED THE AIR FORCE 1.”

By | 2017-10-04T15:24:45+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Community, Frontpage Article|

Baltimore Sun: In Park Heights, a struggle to save a neighborhood and a horse race

Cheo D. Hurley stands here now, looking at a block of vacant rowhouses. He'll be here next week to welcome the bow-tied fans, and he'll be here when they depart. This block is the next step in his plan to remake one of Baltimore's long-struggling communities.

By | 2017-08-09T13:33:29+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Frontpage Article, News|

Temporary Limits on Customer Support as DPW Moves to Monthly Billing

As the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) prepares to transition to monthly water billing, the agency will be temporarily unable to perform some of its customer support functions, during [...]

By | 2017-07-20T11:45:44+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Frontpage Article, News|

City to move forward in Park Heights without a master developer

Fire officials are investigating the collapse of a vacant three-story house in West Baltimore as officials continue to address the perennial problem of unstable structures in a city with some 40,000 unoccupied homes.

By | 2017-07-19T10:40:21+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Frontpage Article, News|