Are you one of those people that goes around saying things like "I've been hearing good things about Portland! Sounds like a place I'd like to live!" or, better still, "So, like, my game plan is to move to Austin within the next five years and be a musician?"
National Drive Electric Week was founded on the idea that nothing converts gasoline-car drivers to electric vehicle (EV) owners faster than conversations with existing EV owners and test-drives in these quiet, powerful and clean vehicles.
If you want to see a city with pride and passion, come to Baltimore on the Friday before a Ravens football game. The entire city is purple, our home team's color. A Ravens game might be the occasion, but our pride and passion are bigger than our team.
Pictured left to right: Cal Ripken Jr., Vice Chairman and Steve Salem, President, Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Fifty million dollars is a windfall any ...
Though Guy Fieri features behemoth creations from all across the country, there are certain cities for which he seems to have an affinity. Baltimore is definitely one of them.
The fact that composer/vocalist Mike Kelleher just released "Mélange," an aptly named album of mixed genres, would be more newsworthy than saying he comes off as a genuinely decent person. But in these cynical times, it's actually relevant - especially given his line of work.
Much of Baltimore will be waiting for the outcome while holding their collective breath---not wanting a repeat of the April riots. And yet, legal decisions cannot rest on what might happen in the City of Baltimore.
We may think of healthcare as what medical care you get in the hospital. But what determines health is where you spend your day. It's not your genetic code that predetermines your future; it's your zip code.
I knew the Belvedere Hotel couldn't keep up with the Willard any more than Fort McHenry and the Lincoln Memorial should be allowed in the same sentence. When I attempted a little Baltimore aside about the Cone Sisters, he nodded quickly and moved on to the majesty of the National Gallery.
The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) will soon launch a new app that will allow families to conduct healthy home audits. Why? Because right now there are roughly 6 million substandard housing units nationwide, and low income persons are much more likely to live in them than their middle income peers.
Baltimore and the District of Columbia are alike in that they want answers and a greatly reduced violent crime rate. What is clear is that a one size fits all approach will not work to stop the increased violent crime in both cities.
Whenever I talk with teachers and leaders of high-performing schools with large populations of children of color and children from low-income families, I am always struck by the strength of their belief that their students can meet high standards.
Prince was born in Minneapolis and lives outside of the city limits, and Mary Tyler Moore had a television show based in the city. Here are 10 things I learned about Minneapolis and beyond Prince and MTM.
The participants in the Minority Male Makers program are making positive strides toward their future. They are also making inroads in a field where minorities are not often represented.
The young people who began the Black Lives Matter Movement are not in forgiveness mode. Their rage has exploded on the streets because their pain imploded within them. They are tired of being afraid, tired of being targeted, and tired of being ignored. So, what happens now, a year after Michael Brown was gunned down?
As I delved deeper into Paul Thomas' work, and directed energy to the urgent nature of his calls for action and attention to class and race inequity in America, I found that we share many commonalities.