Baltimore's historic public market is on track to get a major overhaul. We discuss its potential with Robert Thomas, executive director of Lexington Market and the Baltimore Public Markets Corporation, and Midday contributor Klaus Philipsen, the Baltimore architect who writes about urban planning for the Baltimore Business Journal and for his firm's blog, archplanbaltimore.blogspot.com.
We cover three aspects of violence in Baltimore: Sun reporter Andrea McDaniels discusses her recent three-part series on the long-term effects of violence on victims' families; social worker Megan Leschak talks about her efforts to identify criminal defendants who have themselves been victims of violence and suffer from PTSD; and we meet James Timpson, director of
Observations, commentary on the last six days in Paris: Midday Monday 1-2 pm live, with Nicole Dombrowski-Risser, historian and French scholar, and Faheem Younus, Muslim-American commentator. Listeners are invited to call in with comments about the terror attacks, religion and culture, and the massive demonstration Sunday in the French capital.