Planners announced Light City Baltimore, a new annual festival scheduled for March 2016. The festival will include a SXSW-style conference, concerts, and nightly light shows at Baltimore landmarks. (In other words: Lasers! Millenials! Innovation!) Event promoters are still fundraising – the first year’s event is expected to cost $4 million.
Some state lawmakers want to lower the drinking age from 21 to 18 for military personnel. A proposed bill would allow the 20,000+ underaged military members in the state to drink beer or wine at bars (no hard stuff, and no liquor store purchases, either).
A new poll suggests 72% of Marylanders want public schools to start after Labor Day. A bill that would make the change is in front of the state’s General Assembly right now.
Critic David Zurawik got an advance look at Season 3 of House of Cards (available on Netflix today). He thinks it’s still worth the binge-watch.