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Author Archives: Rachel Pryzgoda

Restaurants ‘generous with time, talent and product’

Many Baltimore restaurants go beyond preparing their signature dishes and encouraging customers to come again. They offer their time — and kitchens — in hopes of improving the community. Many Baltimore Restaurant Week participants — such as Morton’s The Steakhouse, ...

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Judge weighs Baltimore pregnancy-center signs

The fate of a Baltimore city ordinance requiring “pregnancy centers” to post a sign if they don’t provide abortion and birth control services continues to hang in the balance after both sides battled it out in court on Wednesday. The ...

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Brass Elephant owners avoid foreclosure with payment

The owners of the Brass Elephant averted Tuesday’s planned foreclosure auction by paying PNC Bank an undisclosed amount of money. “We met some of the needs of the bank,” said Jack Elsby, one of the owners of the former landmark ...

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Mortgage brokers settle with Net Equity

A group of mortgage brokers who claimed they did not receive the minimum wage or overtime have settled their collective action against Nottingham-based Net Equity Financial Inc. Plaintiffs Heather Rao, John Hill and Richard Thobe, who were employed by Net ...

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A MICA student-generated campaign for health

Graduate students at Maryland Institute College of Art weaved together the words and photographs of community members to design a local health care nonprofit’s successful new ad campaign. The campaign for Baltimore HealthCare Access Inc., which helps Baltimoreans obtain health ...

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Pro Bono: A helping hand in designing the plan

Frederick lawyer Earl W. Bartgis Jr. works on the solution before he knows if there will be a problem. As a pro bono special education advocate, he sits in on Individualized Education Program meetings between school officials and the parents ...

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Meeting planner trade show rebooked for ’11

The second time may be a charm for Charm City. After the poor economy halted a leading international trade show’s plans to come to Baltimore this summer, the show will go on next June, according to Visit Baltimore. The Americas ...

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Sidebar: An un-Linked option

Attorney Frank D. Boston III, who shares office space with Arnold M. Weiner’s firm, hasn’t been approached by Law Links yet — but he’s been hiring interns on his own for eight years. On board this summer are Adrienne Tarver ...

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Law Links makes a comeback

Raechel Mattison just landed her first job at a law firm — and she’s only 16. This summer, she is working at the Baltimore-based Law Offices of Arnold M. Weiner and getting paid. The job is through Law Links, a ...

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Suit against R&B singer Ne-Yo heads to trial

A lawsuit against Grammy-winning R&B artist Ne-Yo has survived a defense challenge and is headed to trial in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court at the end of July. Ne-Yo’s failure to show for a scheduled performance forced the event promoter ...

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