Monthly Archives: March 2014

Proposal to Restrict the Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides Withdrawn from Consideration

Twenty-Second District Delegate Anne Healey introduced HB 1285, “Neonicotinoid Pesticides – Restricted Use,” in the Maryland House Environmental Matters Committee on February 7, 2014. It is a relatively short bill, proposing only to reclassify the use of neonicotinoid pesticides as … Continue reading

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What happened at the Liquor Board on March 20, 2014.

Chairman Fogleman and Commissioners Smith and Jones in attendance. 1:00pm docket Applicant Poonam Suri Business Name Roshnisuri, LLC Trading As trade name pending Address 3600 Belair Road Type of License Class “A” Beer, Wine & Liquor License Reason for hearing … Continue reading

Posted in Booze News |

What happened at the Liquor Board on March 13, 2014.

Chairman Fogleman and Commissioners Smith and Jones in attendance. 1:00pm cases Applicant Corey Polyoka Business Name Parts & Labor, LLC Trading As Parts & Labor Address 2600 N. Howard Street Type of License Class “B” Beer, Wine & Liquor License … Continue reading

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What happened at the Liquor Board on March 6, 2014.

Chairman Fogleman and Commissioner Jones in attendance. Commissioner Smith was not present for this hearing. Applicant Lois Finifter Business Name M.M. & T., Inc. Trading As Joe’s Place Address 6200 Reisterstown Road Type of License Class “BD7” Beer, Wine & … Continue reading

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What happened at the Liquor Board on February 27, 2014.

Chairman Fogleman and Commissioners Jones and Smith in attendance. Chairman Fogleman announced that two cases from the docket had been administratively postponed: 33 W. North Avenue and 509-13 S. Broadway. 1:00pm docket Applicants Jae Ho Choo & Sung Soo Kim … Continue reading

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Proposed Zoning Code Amendment Tries to Weigh Community Input with More Extensive Community Gardens

In February 2014, Baltimore City Councilmember Mary Pat Clarke introduced an amendment to the proposed Zoning Code Rewrite, which may have an impact on community gardens and urban farmers throughout the city. The proposed zoning code, without the amendment, provides … Continue reading

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Baltimore City at the Forefront of Urban Beekeeping

Honey bee populations nationwide have decreased by a third each year since 2006, a phenomenon the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) attributes in part to a phenomenon called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). Nearly sixty percent of Maryland’s honey bee … Continue reading

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