All posts in Baltimore Voices

Folks from the Baltimore Guide’s community speak out on the issues most important to them.

  • pagoda
    Skyline plan seems air-headed
    May 11, 2011, 1 Comment

    The Baltimore Development Corporation, the quasi-public development agency of the City of Baltimore, wants to freshen up the Inner Harbor—add a few attractions, create a family-friendly atmosphere for tourists. To […]

  • petehammen
    AFSCME retirees thank Hammen
    May 5, 2011, No comments

    Editor, The Guide: State retirees owe a debt of gratitude to Delegate Pete Hammen, who represents the 46th District. Without him, people like me would be facing dim prospects for […]

  • parkingthumb
    An Open Letter to Parking Enforcement
    May 5, 2011, 2 Comments

    To the Parking Enforcement officer who wrote me and another resident citations on the 2000 block of Gough St. for parking in the cross-hatched area of handicapped parking spots; there […]

  • watts
    Let’s clean up our act
    April 13, 2011, 1 Comment

    For most of the year we call the City of Baltimore to clean trash from dump sites, alleys, vacant lots and other corners of our city. And eventually, the city […]

  • watts
    Taking budgeting to the limit
    April 6, 2011, 3 Comments

    Budget time is the time to evaluate city programs and services—which are effective and which aren’t? Where, and how, does the city need to invest to ensure a livable city […]

  • watts
    Got a trashy story? Let us know
    March 30, 2011, 2 Comments

    We have been getting a lot of letters and other types of reaction about our February 16 story about housing inspectors, misunderstandings and how a simple typo can place a […]

  • firefighter
    When a 311 call becomes a 911 call
    March 2, 2011, 3 Comments

    Last Saturday I watched my fence burn, the flames approaching my home and endangering my family as I attempted to control the fire with my garden hose while we waited […]

  • voices
    Letters to the Editor: Feb. 23
    February 23, 2011, 1 Comment

    We hate flyers (meaning litter) too Editor, The Guide: I would like to thank the Guide for printing the article on last week’s front page. I live in the Bayview […]