Banners, flags, signs

It’ll be sunny, hot, and humid today, with highs around 90. Hot again tomorrow, with afternoon storms.


BANNER: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she’ll find money in the budget to keep the Charm City Circulator Banner Route. The route, running from Ft. McHenry to the Inner Harbor was slated to be cut alongside other reductions to Circulator service. Service will be reduced to just weekday peak hours, with longer waits between busses.

FLAG: On sale over the weekend’s Dundalk Heritage Fair? The Confederate flag and flag-inspired merchandise.Vendors were dismissive of recent calls to remove the flag from public spaces following the racist murder of 9 black churchgoers in South Carolina.

On fire in Baltimore on Sunday? A Confederate flag, courtesy of activists.

SIGN: City Paper confirmed that a viral photo of a sign that says “Enjoy the ride, cuz we sure will!” inside a Baltimore Police van is real. Police say they’re investigating and taking it “very seriously.”


A 26-year-old Baltimore woman is charged with reckless endangerment and child neglect after her infant was found abandoned in a carseat along the roadside in Pasadena, Maryland. The baby was not injured.


Gov. Larry Hogan reopened the Old Senate Chamber at the Maryland State House is open again, after a long renovation.


Manny Machado, Zach Britton, Adam Jones, and Darren O’Day will represent the Orioles at next week’s All-Star Game.