Archive for: June 2008

June 30, 2008

Renee Zellweger sighting

Filed under: Restaurants, Baltimore, Celebrity News, Food, Local News - 30 Jun 2008

Renee Zellweger had previously been seen at locations including the Target in Towson.

I hear that Renée Zellweger was spotted at Donna’s at Cross Keys over the weekend. She sat at the bar to eat her beet salad, and ordered …

Bromwell to report to prison Tuesday
WBAL Radio has learned that former State Senator Tommy Bromwell is in Massachusetts today and will report to federal prison tomorrow.

Bromwell was sentenced back in November to seven years in prison after admitting to racketeering, conspiracy and filing a …

45 possible illegals detained in Anne Arundel Co.
Federal immigration officials have arrested 45 people in Anne Arundel County on illegal immigration charges.

County police chief James Teare says search warrants were executed at an Annapolis painting business and 15 homes where employees lived early Monday.

Teare says the …

June 27, 2008

Garceau out at WMAR

Filed under: Sports, Television, Media, WMAR - 27 Jun 2008

DCRTV first broke the story earlier today and it was later confirmed by WMAR that Scott Garceau is leaving as the station’s sports guy on newscasts. He will still be involved in lacrosse and other special events for the …

Jenna Bush’s favorite bar?

Filed under: Baltimore City, Restaurants, Baltimore, Celebrity News, bars - 27 Jun 2008

UPDATE: Welcome to all Wonkette readers.

Laura Vozzella
South Baltimore newbie Jenna Bush seems to have settled on a watering hole she likes: Regi’s American Bistro in Federal Hill. I hear she’s been in several times, including Wednesday, when she …

Gideon bible giveaways halted in Somerset Co.
Public schools in Somerset County will no longer allow a Christian organization on school grounds to distribute Bibles.

For years, The Gideons, an international Christian organization, has been passing out Bibles to interested fifth-graders. But Stephanie Kayhan says when she …

June 26, 2008

Inside Charm City: “city’s most prominent blogger”

Filed under: Site News, Blogs, Jeff Quinton, Media, Local News - 26 Jun 2008

From Maryland Politics Watch:
Of the 25 blogs for which we have obtained visit statistics, nine are local blogs. Of those, Inside Charm City is the most widely-read with a peak of 16,267 visits in April. Inside Charm City is …

June 25, 2008

ACLU asks Naval Academy to end noon prayers

Filed under: Military, USNA, Religion, Annapolis, Legal News, press releases - 25 Jun 2008

Baltimore Sun
The ACLU and its Maryland chapter said today they have written a letter to academy leaders on behalf of a group of students urging an end to a practice in which chaplains say grace before mandatory lunch for …

Ray Lewis and wife (?) sued

Filed under: Sports, Ravens, NFL, Legal News - 25 Jun 2008

TMZ reports that:
NFL star Ray Lewis rarely misses a tackle — but one company claims he completely wiffed on paying his bill.

Profession Events, LLC. in Arizona is suing Lewis, claiming he never paid for hostesses he hired for a …

Sun to lay off 100 more

Filed under: Media, Baltimore Sun - 25 Jun 2008
The (Baltimore) Sun will cut about 100 jobs through buyouts, layoffs and the closing of open positions.

Publisher Tim Ryan announced the cuts Wednesday in a memo to the newspaper’s staff that was obtained by The Associated Press.

It’s the latest …

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