World’s Largest One-Day Bottle Show, March 11th

  Baltimore Antique Bottle Club’s 38th Annual Show and Sale comes to the Essex Campus of the Community College of Baltimore County (7201 Rossville Boulevard, at the Physical Education Center, Baltimore) on Sunday, March 11th from 8 am to 3 pm. Over 300 tables are displayed at the event, making it the largest one-day bottle show in the world. It presents internationally- known antique bottle dealers from 25 states and three foreign countries. In 2017, over 1,000 attended the show. Admission is $5, with kids under 12 free. Youngsters will receive a free bottle to begin their collection. The club […]

Federal Appeals Court: You Can’t Be Fired for Being Gay

On Monday, February 26th, in a ten-to-three decision, the full Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, and religion. The ruling comes in the case of the late Donald Zarda, a New York skydiving instructor who was fired from his job because he was gay. Lambda Legal filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Zarda’s estate and argued the case before the Second Circuit. The Second Circuit ruling is […]

Club Hippo Celebrates 40 Years

Music was pulsating throughout the night as Maryland’s largest gay bar, Club Hippo, celebrated its 40th anniversary on July 7.  The popular club is situated on the corner of Eager and Charles Streets in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. The staying power of the club over its 40-year tenure is not lost on its owner Chuck Bowers.  “This is unheard of,” he said in his nostalgia-filled office. “It’s because of the people in the community.  I hope and pray it continues.” Please follow and like us: