Hysteria Erupts Over Maryland’s Newest Brewing Company

About the curious name heralding tasty brews By its definition, the word hysteria evokes images of madcap behaviors. That style of unhinged passion and raw temperament is exactly the type of energy that goes into the creation of beer at the newly opened Hysteria Brewing Company. Celebrating its grand opening on July 1st, Hysteria stands out as a new crown jewel in Maryland’s expanding beer-brewing market.

Living with HIV: Quality of Life Retreat–August 17th

Since 1988, Quality of Life Retreats (QLR) have offered education and support to people living with HIV. The four-day retreats offer participants important wisdom for living and coping with their illness and related challenges, as well as opportunities to connect socially and emotionally with others in similar situations. The next retreat is set for August 17th through 20th.

Public Conversation: King & d’Adesky July 25th

“The Political is Personal: In Conversation with Mark S. King” is set for Tuesday, July 25th, 7:30 to 9:30 pm at Red Emma’s Bookstore and Coffeehouse (30 West North Avenue, Baltimore). Veteran writer-activists Mark S. King and Anne-christine d’Adesky will talk and take questions. The event is co-sponsored by Red Emma’s and the University of Wisconsin Press.

July GLCCB Board Meeting Notes

July 11th’s monthly meeting of the GLCCB board (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland) saw continued efforts to find new board members with significant management or non-profit experience. The board has received 16 applications to date and will interview each. Several new board members will be introduced at the August board meeting.

Sixth Annual People’s BBQ for the Homeless

Bring your appetite and charitable feelings to the sixth annual People’s Barbecue for the Homeless, set for Saturday, August 5th from 11 am to 3 pm. Over 26 organizations and counting will partner to host the barbecue, at St. Vincent de Paul Church (120 North Front Street, Baltimore). Based on past years, expect over 1,000 guests.

Sixth Annual People’s BBQ for the Homeless

Bring your appetite and charitable feelings to the sixth annual People’s Barbecue for the Homeless, set for Saturday, August 5th from 11 am to 3 pm. Over 26 organizations and counting will partner to host the barbecue, at St. Vincent de Paul Church (120 North Front Street, Baltimore). Based on past years, expect over 1,000 guests.

Infections Beware: Grand Opening for Bartlett Specialty Practices

On May 1st, the fight against infectious disease in Baltimore gained more firepower with the dedication of the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice, successor to the Moore Clinic and Blalock Specialty Practice. Among the some 200 attendees were Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Johns Hopkins officials, as well as patients, providers, staff, and community members.