Freeman Joins Klein

Klein Enterprises has announced the hiring of Andy Freeman as development manager. Freeman brings more than 30 years of real estate experience to the Baltimore-based commercial and residential real estate  development and management firm. “Andy’s extensive experience in real estate will serve as a great asset to our team,” said Daniel Klein, president of Klein… Read More

County Rules on Woodholme, Hidden Waters Zoning


A rezoning request approved Tuesday night paves the way for the Woodholme Country Club to move forward with its plans to build high-density housing adjacent to its Pikesville property. Another vote by the Baltimore County Council also denied a developer’s request for homes to be built in higher density than current zoning allows at the… Read More

To Lose Weight, Ravens’ Suggs Cuts Back on Gefilte Fish

Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs has sacked his favorite Jewish food in favor of a healthier diet. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

As he prepares for his 14th NFL season, Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs insists he is in perhaps in the finest physical shape of his career thanks to a healthier diet. Suggs, 33, is known as a large, menacing force on the field, wreaking havoc against opposing team’s offenses and altering games with his stellar… Read More

300 Orthodox Rabbis Condemn Child Sexual Abuse

A segment of the international modern Orthodox Jewish community is doing its part to raise awareness about child sexual abuse in institutions such as schools and synagogues. Three hundred rabbis signed a letter last week that condemned Jewish leaders for silencing victims and called upon institutions to implement reforms such as more thorough screening processes… Read More

FBI Seeking Public’s Help in Finding Bank Robber


The FBI Baltimore Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who is wanted in connection with a series of bank robberies in Baltimore and Baltimore County. Investigators believe the same man is responsible for three robberies in the last two months; the most recent incident was on Saturday August… Read More

21st-Century School Plan Draws Community Concern


Baltimore residents are worried about unforeseen consequences that could result from one of the largest ongoing projects in the city, the 21st Century School Buildings Plan. Approved by the Board of School Commissioners in 2013, the planned 10-year project calls for “a massive building modernization initiative … to transform all of the district’s buildings and… Read More

Talmudical Academy to Expand Campus

The Talmudical Academy is undergoing a fundraising campaign to expand its campus. Originally built to serve a population of 450 students, the Academy has approximately 1,050 enrolled, according to Rabbi Yaacov Cohen, the Academy’s executive director. “We are currently in the middle of our fundraising campaign; it has been very successful so far. Construction of… Read More

Bikers Ride For Renewable Energy

“Ride for the Over Ride” participants leave Druid Hill Park on Aug. 20 (Provided)

This past weekend saw a group of bikers travel 373 miles across Maryland, from Ocean City to Deep Creek Lake, in support of renewable energy legislation. Dubbed the “Ride for the Over Ride,” the campaign was led by public health advocate Vinny DeMarco and his son, Jamie. The goal of the group was to raise… Read More

Jewish Jazz Comes to An Die Musik

Steve Loew (left) and Daniel Weiser (Photo provided)

A new chamber music organization in Baltimore will bring jazz and klezmer together in two concerts this weekend. AmiciMusic presents “Jewish Jazz” at An Die Musik, which features clarinets Steve Loew and pianist Daniel Weiser. “This program will highlight the close connections between Jewish klezmer music and early jazz, especially at the beginning of the… Read More

Wage Dispute Will the city be at a disadvantage if it raises minimum wage to $15?


Larry Brenner prepared for the worst when Baltimore officials announced two years ago they would gradually raise the city’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2018. For the last eight years, he has owned and operated Konstant’s, a stand in Lexington Market, and raises doubts about the ramfications additional increases could have on his… Read More