Archive for: November 2008

November 30, 2008

Jim Crow era law repeal proposed

Filed under: Maryland Government, Blogs - 30 Nov 2008

Baltimore Sun via Duck Duck Goose
An effort is under way to repeal a Jim Crow-era law that makes it illegal in Maryland to receive any kind of payment, including bus fare, for participating in a protest against racial …

Carnival of Maryland 47

Filed under: Blogs - 30 Nov 2008

The latest edition is up at monoblogue.

November 29, 2008

Mumbai connection in Annapolis

Filed under: Blogs, Religion, Annapolis, Terrorism - 29 Nov 2008

Paul Foer at Annapolis Capital Punishment:
We are friends with local Chabad Rabbi Nochum Light and his wife Hindi and because Rabbi Light was a schoolmate and friend of the murdered Rabbi Holzberg and his wife,the horror there has a …

Michael Phelps vs. Anderson Cooper in the pool

Filed under: Celebrity News, Michael Phelps - 29 Nov 2008

The video can be found here (via @celebritygossip.)

Tonight’s Live Music/Entertainment

Filed under: Events, concerts, Music, clubs - 29 Nov 2008

“Playhouse Disney Live!” at the Lyric Opera House
Bleed The Dream, Burn The Fields, Carbon Kin, The Perfects and When Gotham Falls at Ottobar
Pnuma Trio at Paradox
Anamide, Anubis Unbound, Behold The Flood, Forgive The Fallen, and Seventh Seal …

Woman stabbed on Black Friday at Baltimore-area mall

Filed under: Crime, Baltimore County - 29 Nov 2008
An unidentified woman is expected to recover after she was stabbed in a parking lot of Owings Mills Mall on Friday night.

Baltimore County Police say that the woman and a male cousin were arguing when he pulled out …

November 28, 2008

MD native killed in Mumbai

Filed under: Higher Ed, Terrorism - 28 Nov 2008
A foundation in Virginia is confirming the deaths of a man and his teenage daughter in the terrorist attacks in India.

A spokeswoman with the Synchronicity Foundation said Friday Alan Scherr and his 13-year-old daughter, Naomi, were killed while they …

November 26, 2008

Tonight’s Live Music

Filed under: concerts, Music - 26 Nov 2008

Lotus and Telepath at Chameleon in Lancaster, PA
Hollywood, Jacuzzi Boys, King Khan & BBQ Show, and Sick Sick Birds at Club @ Sonar
Mike Epps at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Dangerman, Red Headed Temper, and The Expotentials at Ottobar
Ekoostik Hookah …

Michael Phelps the poker star

Filed under: Celebrity News, Michael Phelps - 26 Nov 2008

Laura Vozzella
Michael Phelps is picking up a new sport: poker.

So says Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist Norm Clarke.

“Since winning a record eight gold medals in the Beijing Summer Olympics, Phelps has spent a considerable amount of time in Las Vegas, …

November 25, 2008

Corporate tax commission delays reporting

Filed under: Business, Maryland Government - 25 Nov 2008

Daily Record
A commission assembled to study potential changes to Maryland’s corporate tax policy has elected to postpone its first report until after next year’s session of the General Assembly.

The Maryland Business Tax Reform Commission, which had its first meeting …

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