Here's what's buzzing in Baltimore
Coffee With: Expect Delays With Tax Returns This YearThe IRS is warning consumers that tax returns might be delayed this year due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Baltimore Buzz: Bon AppleCheese Rolls Out Cold Weather CharcuterieBon AppleCheese Charcuterie is helping us deal with this cold through cold-weather themed charcuterie boards. And if you're looking for a tasty way to celebrate National Bagel Day, check out THB Bagelry.
Coffee With: Maryland Man Recovers From Innovative Heart TransplantDavid Bennett, the first transplant recipient of a genetically modified pig heart, continues to recover at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Baltimore Buzz: Jimmy's Celebrates Healthcare Workers With Free BuffetJimmy's Famous Seafood is showing gratitude to local healthcare workers by offering a free buffet to our frontline heroes the second Thursday of every month.
Coffee With:National Federation Of The Blind President Mark RiccobonoThe National Federation of the Blind, a Baltimore-based nonprofit, wants to see improved accessibility in at-home COVID-19 testing.
Baltimore Buzz: Dogfish Head Brewery Hosts 2022 Clambake, Plus A New Fell's Point EateryLooking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Dogfish Head's 2022 Clambake. Plus, a new eatery called Lucky Bunz is opening soon in Fell's Point.
Coffee With: The American Red CrossSaying it's dealing with the worst blood shortage in a decade, the American Red Cross has declared its first ever blood crisis.
Baltimore Buzz: Common Ground Opens New Location In HampdenCommon Ground is expanding its footprint, adding a new location on Chestnut Avenue in Hampden.
Coffee With: Johns Hopkins University Epidemiologist Dr. David DowdyWith COVID-19 cases on the rise, doctors say now is the time to take masking seriously. But, as Dr. David Dowdy explains, the type of mask you wear is key.
Baltimore Buzz: Kooper's Tavern Rolls Out Igloos For Outdoor DiningWant to enjoy a meal outside while staying warm? Look no further than Kooper's Tavern in Fell's Point.
Coffee With: Local Bakery Steps Up To Help Stranded DriversA Schmidt Baking Company truck helped stranded drivers make the best of a bad situation by feeding them loaves of bread.
Baltimore Buzz: Get Your Soup Fix This Month At Atwater'sAtwater's in Baltimore is celebrating Soup Month. The top customer choices will be featured on the restaurant's menu every Friday this monh, and you can buy a quart for a good cause.
Coffee With: Dr. Thomas ScaleaIn this edition of Coffee With, hear from Dr. Thomas Scalea, the physician-in-chief who's celebrating 25 years of service at Shock Trauma.
Baltimore Buzz: Greedy Reads Reopens, Plus Weber's Farm Announces 2022 FestivalsA popular destination for Baltimore's bookworms is reopening and Weber's Farm is rolling out its 2022 festival schedule.
Coffee With: Towson Siblings Help Sea Turtle In NeedWhen two brothers from Towson heard a turtle at the National Aquarium was in need of a new prosthetic shell, they stepped up to help. They ran a 5K and raised more than $2,000 for the turtle's care.
Baltimore Buzz: Maryland Science Center Shares Sled InstructionsIf you're looking for a fun way to capitalize on the recent snowfall, the Maryland Science Center has shared instructions to help you build a mini sled.
Baltimore Buzz: AJ's On Hanover Moves Mac & Cheese Night To ThursdaysAfter hosting its last Mac Monday of the year last week, AJ's on Hanover announced it's moving mac and cheese night to Thursdays.
Coffee With: Doctor Helps People Cope With LonelinessMeet Dr. Jeremy Noble, who has made loneliness his life's work. He has formed creativity circles, where friends or strangers can share what is causing the uncomfortable feeling so they can heal.
Baltimore Buzz: Ocean City Hosts Winterfest Of Lights & Fireworks DisplayIf you're still looking for a way to celebrate New Year's Eve, look no further than Ocean City. The city is hosting the Winterfest of Lights at Northside Park, plus a stunning fireworks display to ring in the New Year.
Coffee With: Patuxent Brewing CompanyPatuxent Brewing Company is the only Black-owned brewery in the Baltimore region. The brewery's owners hope their success will inspire more people of color to start breweries of their own.
Baltimore Buzz: Ground & Griddled Closes At R. HouseGround & Griddled announced that Wednesday was its final day at R. House. The coffee bar and grill had planned to close on Thursday, but instead closed Wednesday due to a recent staff COVID-19 exposure.
Coffee With: Reese Volunteer Fire Company Donates Tanker To Kentucky Fire StationA Maryland volunteer fire company is doing its part to help a tornado-stricken Kentucky community. Reese Volunteer Fire Company recently bought a new tanker, but instead of selling its old tanker, it's donating the truck to a fire station leveled by tornadoes earlier this month.
Baltimore Buzz: The Bluebird Returns After Temporary ClosurePerennial in Towson is closing its doors temporarily due to a staffing shortage, while the Bluebird in Baltimore reopens Wednesday night.
Coffee With: Mimi DiPietro Ice RinkLooking to have some fun outdoors this winter? Look no further than Patterson Park, where the Mimi DiPietro Ice Rink is back open.