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23 Comments on "Contact Us"

  1. Bobbie Jean Slanina October 4, 2012 at 9:24 am ·

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  2. Brad Botwin September 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm ·

    This November 6, 2012, Maryland voters will actually have the final say regarding the controversial issue of providing In-State College Tuition for young adults who have no moral or legal right to be in Maryland. Uninvited non-citizens, who take our jobs, use our public schools, hospitals, healthcare, and social services, with impunity from the law.
    Under Governor O’Malley’s tutelage, Maryland voters have had to tolerate the misguided actions of State and County legislators who have effectively turned Maryland into a sanctuary for illegal immigrants, costing taxpayers more than $1.9 billion per year. The referendum on In-State Tuition is an opportunity to send a strong message to Annapolis and the Nation that law-abiding citizens oppose amnesty, day laborer centers and other costly taxpayer-funded handouts for illegal immigrants.
    There is a “broad coalition of community, religious, labor and civil rights groups” supporting the so-called Maryland Dream Act. These groups, and the pandering politicians that support them, do a wonderful job of milking the taxpayers’ resources to push their selfish often anti-Maryland agendas. But when it comes to justifiable reasons and common sense answers on In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants, they come up short. Instead we are subjected to highly emotional, misleading and often racist arguments by the coalition to justify their position.
    Here are the facts about In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants:
    In- State Tuition is not free: Taxpayers must cover the difference between Out-of-State Tuition and the much lower In-State Tuition rates as illegal immigrants displace out-of-state students attending Maryland universities. At the University of Maryland College Park it would cost $17,000 per illegal immigrant student per year. Tuition costs will go up for all students!

    Deserving Maryland students displaced: Maryland universities average about 23% of their student population as Out-of-State, but are authorized to levels up to 30%. As the In-State Illegal Immigrant student population explodes, universities will be forced to displace thousands of In-State Citizen students rather than lucrative Out-of-State students!

    File taxes not pay taxes: Illegal immigrants only need to file tax returns, not pay taxes to qualify for In-State Tuition — most already file for the child and poverty tax credits. Foreign tourists visiting Maryland pay more in taxes than non-citizens and tourists don’t use our public schools, colleges, jails or social services.

    Subsidizing college education for non-citizens is a bad investment: Federal law prohibits hiring any illegal immigrants – they also can’t legally vote or obtain a Maryland drivers’ license. However, illegal immigrants in Maryland can simply pay the out-of-state tuition rates if they desire a higher education, just like international students had they stayed in their home country.
    There are over 300,000 and growing illegal immigrants in Maryland, thousands could qualify for In-State Tuition now and in the future. Costs to subsidize their college education will be in the tens, possibly hundreds of millions. Struggling Maryland taxpayers already pay too much!

    Brad Botwin, Director
    Help Save
    PO Box 5742
    Rockville, MD 20855

  3. Art Lisowsky, Festival Chairman, 410-206-0073 September 20, 2012 at 1:52 pm ·

    For over 30 years the Lyman Dance Group from Odonnell Street in Canton, has danced for our Showcase of Nations Russian Festival. They are a community treasure that has danced for the enjoyment of countless audiences. They have danced for our mayors, governors, Bishops, Cardinals, and even the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.

    It would be wonderful to feature their dancing at this year’s Russian Festival (October 19,20 & 21) in an article telling their story of teaching Ukrainian Dances to the youth of Baltimore. Andy, one of the group’s leaders, , and Sasha Aleksandrovych (443-831-5336) one of the senior members of the group could give you wonderful information about the group’s many appearances in Baltimore, Maryland, and throughout the eastern United States.

    Please consider this group fo an article in your October 17th edition of The Guide.

    Art Lisowsky 410-206-0073

  4. Bridget Wilson September 20, 2012 at 6:40 am ·

    Would like for the Baltimore Guide to advertise every week in their paper about Celebrate Recovery (for anyone with any Hurts, Habits, or Hang-Ups), which is a Christ-Centered Program based on the Beatitudes. We meet every Friday night from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm at 1121 Riverside Avenue, Baltimore, MD (Federal Hill area) at StreetLite Christian Fellowship. Program is for men and women. We have large group together where we worship and have weekly lesson or testimony. Then, men and women break off and have small groups (separate from each other).

  5. Christie Smertycha September 15, 2012 at 8:32 pm ·

    I am writing to express extreme concern regarding your front page story “Highlandtown 8yr Old Steals Hearts @ Orioles Game”. I was surprised & disturbed to see the guide praising a child for an act that would have landed an adult in jail. What if this little girl was struck in the head by a baseball during this “feat” you applaud her for? Instead of teaching this child right from wrong & a little respect, she receives her picture in the paper along with a lengthy interview, & gets to keep the stolen second base which is autographed for her. In a city as crime prevalent as ours, we should as a community try to show a better example than rewarding this child & pretending what she did was cute.

    • Erik Zygmont September 17, 2012 at 6:39 am ·

      Hi Christie,

      Unfortunately due to a layout/printing error, the print version of the story leaves out the crucial information that this was a sanctioned event sponsored by ESSKAY meats. It happens at every Sunday home game–a child is chosen to “steal” second base, which is autographed by various players. The child also gets Orioles merchandise.

      I guess that was the worst possible paragraph to be left out of the story!

      The complete story without the omission is on this Web site.

      I apologize for the error.

  6. steve September 14, 2012 at 11:29 am ·

    I live in the Riverside section of South Baltimore. For the last three weeks, the GUIDE has not been available at the usual pick-up points: Royal Farms (Key Highway), Shoppers’ and the bus stop vending machine, both at Southside Marketplace.

    How come?

  7. Cathleen September 14, 2012 at 10:25 am ·

    Hello how can i get an older edition 1980?? thanks

  8. Donna R September 11, 2012 at 2:33 am ·

    Dear Baltimore Guide:

    Can we talk bicycle etiquette on sidewwalks and in Patterson Park?

    I ride, and warn people from behind I am approaching. A lot of riders creep on and startle the dickens out of unaware peds.

    We are familiar with our friend, Joe, who was mowed down on a sidewalk in Highlandtown. The result was hip surgery at Hopkins and a lenghty rehabilitation.

    Cyclist demand their right of way, but what about pedestrians?

    Get a bell, speak your approach! It will alert and avert peds from unintentionally veering in your path, and will allow you right of way.

    Happy riding and walking!

    Donna R.

  9. From August 1 through August 31 the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition (Coalition) will celebrate “Maryland Breastfeeding Month. throughout the state.

    The Coalition’s Promotions and Marketing Committee is planning a number of events for families, health professionals, educators and the general public. Please refer to the Coalition’s website often for an updated list of events. Please join us at one of the following events:
    • Westfield Annapolis Family Fun Day on August 1
    • Baltimore WIC “Grand Baby Shower,” on August 3
    • Westfield Montgomery Family Fun Day on August 8
    • Mini Film Festival and discussion at Crossways Community Center in Wheaton on August 19
    • Westfield Annapolis Family Fun Day on August 22
    • Westfield Annapolis Family Fun Day on August 24

    World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 – 7, 2012) began twenty years ago by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network of individuals and organizations—including the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Maryland has gone a step further and will use the entire month to celebrate, educate and raise awareness about this year’s theme: Understanding the Past – Planning for the Future: Celebrating 10 years of WHO/UNICEF’S global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding.

    The Coalition is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve Maryland citizens’ health by working collaboratively to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. Its vision is for breastfeeding to be the norm for infant and child feeding throughout the entire state in order to achieve optimal health, enhance child development, promote knowledgeable and effective parenting, support women in breastfeeding and make optimal use of resources.

    Cynthia Curry-Daniel and Rose Cohen
    Promotions and Marketing Committee Co-Chairs

  10. Valeria July 19, 2012 at 7:14 pm ·

    Why in the world is the editor just writing all the articles for the paper now? Nothing against all his hard work but one reporter/editor ,etc. is not a way to run a local paper.. or any paper.. we need another persons perspective.. That is all I am saying..

  11. Art July 18, 2012 at 12:29 pm ·

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  13. Holly Liberto May 31, 2012 at 10:22 am ·

    Do you keep any or all records of your past articles or obituiaries?

  14. Ryan Longenecker May 23, 2012 at 9:07 am ·

    Advertising dollars are tight, but I need to get the following message out to the urban market. To be honest, I am looking to spend nearly no money upfront as I need the getaway packages to sell to be able to pay the bill.

    If you are confident your publication has the reach and potential to get me bookings, I would be interested in working with you.

    The idea is simple and actually is not my idea to begin with. Felicita Resort is located in Harrisburg Pa, but nestled in the Blue Mountains. We always have Getaway Packages. The spin on this is advertising in an urban market as indirectly suggested by a past guest. Here is her comment,

    Great, Great location to getaway from heat of the city! My friend and I decided at the last minute during the heatwave of July 2011 to take an overnight trip to get away from the heat and to get pampered at the same time. The atmosphere was so serene; it was great watching the sunrise through the picture window and sitting out on the balcony trying to count the holes on the gold course just below the mountianous horizon. Our spa experience was wonderful! Sue was my massage therapist and she hit all the stressed out areas and I came away feeling like a new person. Tiffany did my friend’s massage and he looked more relaxede than I’ve ever seen him! He raved about the great pedicure he so desperately needed! We we’re not ready to head back to the steamy city so we did the mostl sensible thing…stayed another night and enjoyed a beautiful sunset!“.

    Ryan Longenecker
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  15. Jackie Scott May 10, 2012 at 9:01 am ·

    A musical review Blues in the Night will be presented at the historical Arena Playhouse at 801 McCullough Street. It will be directed by Patterson’s own Mr. Gross-Bey, Academy of Business and Finance teacher .

    The Arena Players Incorporated is the nation’s oldest existing African American Community Theatre. It will be ending its 59th season with this production that features some of Patterson High School’s strongest talents. Mr. Kevin Spriggs will be showcasing his dance stylings as choreographer for the production, and his dance troop will include the following Patterson students as performers:

    Jeremiah Evans, Rickey Williams, Glendia Cook, and Zakiaya Weaver

    Tickets may be purchased at or at the Arena Players box office. Show times are 8 pm Friday and Saturdays and 4 pm on Sundays from May 11 thru the 27.

  16. patricia brown May 9, 2012 at 1:16 pm ·

    is there a coupon in this week’s paper for Patapsco Bingo?

  17. Theresa Kokosinski April 25, 2012 at 7:32 pm ·

    We neighbors on the 2700 block of fait Ave would like to know why we haven’t been receiving the Guide. It has been over 4 weeks since we received one. I tried calling but received no answer. Not even an answering machine. Could you please give us an answer.
    Thank You

  18. The Baltimore Guide March 26, 2012 at 12:59 pm ·

    You may send press releases to:

  19. Joanne Egan March 26, 2012 at 10:37 am ·

    Hi, I, too, am wondering about an email address for press releases. Thanks!

  20. Niamh McMahon March 23, 2012 at 3:36 am ·

    Same question as above – just wondering who best to send press releases to – Thanks very much!


  21. Shelley Evans March 15, 2012 at 7:45 am ·

    Hi, Kristen,
    Thanks for asking. For any employment and/or intern opportunities, please contact our publisher, Ed Hoffman ( or call 410-732-6600 and follow the prompts for Ed.
    Good luck!
    Ad & Marketing Account Exec at The Baltimore Guide

  22. Song Yi Seo March 9, 2012 at 12:52 pm ·

    Dear Baltimore Guide,

    Is there an email address that I can send press releases to Baltimore Guide?
    Thank you :)

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