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Baltimore Symphony show house returns at 200-year-old stone farmhouse

Baltimore Symphony show house returns at 200-year-old stone farmhouse

After a one-year hiatus, the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House is back, featuring the creativity of more than two dozen designers who have applied their talents to a 200-year-old stone farmhouse in Timonium. From April 30 through May 21, visitors can tour the 20 transformed spaces...

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  • Anthem House announced June move-in for tenants

    Anthem House announced June move-in for tenants

    Anthem House, a $100 million luxury apartment complex in South Baltimore, will open its doors to residents in June. The leasing office at the 292-unit building, located at 900 E. Fort Ave in Locust Point, opens Saturday. The modern-design project, by the Bozzuto Group, Scott Plank's War Horse Cities,...

  • Popular tax deduction in Md. would disappear in Trump plan

    Popular tax deduction in Md. would disappear in Trump plan

    Democrats and Republicans offered split views Thursday of President Donald Trump's proposal to end the federal income tax deduction for local and state taxes — a provision claimed by a higher share of filers in Maryland than anywhere else in the nation. White House officials proposed eliminating...

  • Montpelier Research Park sells for $22.4 million

    Montpelier Research Park sells for $22.4 million

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has acquired a research and development facility adjacent to its Laurel campus for $22.4 million. The 158,200-square-foot Montpelier Research Park, located at 7600 Montpelier Road in the Howard County section of Laurel, was sold by Exeter Property...

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  • Barry Levinson, Robert De Niro deliver grand-slam docudrama with 'Wizard of Lies'

    Barry Levinson, Robert De Niro deliver grand-slam docudrama with 'Wizard of Lies'

    When critics talk about this being a golden age of TV drama, they are referring to series like "Game of Thrones" or "House of Cards." But after seeing Oprah Winfrey in HBO's "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" last week and now previewing Robert De Niro in HBO's "The Wizard of Lies," it is starting...

  • Underground Kitchen to host second Baltimore pop-up dinner

    Underground Kitchen to host second Baltimore pop-up dinner

    Underground Kitchen, a pop-up supper club, will return to Baltimore next month to host its second secret dinner here. The Richmond, Va.-based organization will host a pop-up dinner May 22 in the Green Spring Valley area with the theme “Basil & Bloom.” As with Underground Kitchen’s other events,...

  • Baltimore filming locations for 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'

    Baltimore filming locations for 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'

    HBO's docudrama "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," which premiered this weekend, tells the story of the Turner Station woman whose cancerous cells were taken without her consent by Johns Hopkins Medicine in 1951, forever changing medical research. Since the story, based on the Rebecca Skloot...

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  • 15 thoughts on the Ravens as we enter Day 2 of the draft

    15 thoughts on the Ravens as we enter Day 2 of the draft

    The first of the Ravens’ three picks on day two of the draft is at No. 47 overall. That’s the 15th pick in this round so here are 15 thoughts on yesterday, tonight and the Ravens going forward. 1. This is strictly my opinion, and not based on anything I’ve heard, but I think the ideal scenario...

  • Mike Preston predicted Ravens would pick Humphrey in first round

    Mike Preston predicted Ravens would pick Humphrey in first round

    Just about no one saw the Ravens drafting Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey at No. 16. Except Sun columnist Mike Preston. While many of the pundits expected the Ravens to pick an Alabama player due to GM Ozzie Newsome’s connection to the school, most were focused on Jonathan Allen, OJ Howard and...

  • Mike Preston: Ravens need to draft a pass rusher in second round to complement Suggs

    Mike Preston: Ravens need to draft a pass rusher in second round to complement Suggs

    Several weeks ago, the Ravens were confident they could find a pass rusher in the second round and possibly the third, and we'll find out tonight on the second day of the draft. The Ravens filled a need Thursday night when they selected Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey. Some believe the Ravens...

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  • Don't let Sessions dismantle civil rights protections

    Don't let Sessions dismantle civil rights protections

    Based on Jeff Sessions' dismal civil rights record as a U.S. senator, the NAACP protested his nomination as attorney general (I was even arrested for doing so), testified against him in Congress and predicted the consequences of his appointment in our communities. Specifically, we strongly opposed...

  • Fixing Md.'s marijuana morass

    Fixing Md.'s marijuana morass

    The decision by medical marijuana firm GTI Maryland not push to have its license to produce the drug guaranteed in legislation certainly helps the cause of resolving legitimate complaints that the new industry lacks participation by African-American-owned firms. But it doesn't completely clear...

  • Leveling the playing field in rent court

    Leveling the playing field in rent court

    We have no doubt that Baltimore has its share of good landlords and slumlords, along with model tenants and those who shirk rent and damage their apartments and rental homes. The judges involved in hearing disputes between landlords and tenants are no doubt right that every case is different and...

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  • Dismissed: Tenants lose, landlords win in Baltimore’s rent court

    Dismissed: Tenants lose, landlords win in Baltimore’s rent court

    Halisi Ross thought it was the right rental. The 26-year-old Baltimore man liked the look and feel of the two-story rowhouse in the 1200 block of Ashburton St. It was convenient to his classes at Coppin State University. Best of all: the landlord, Waz Properties, allowed dogs. Ross paid $2,100...

  • Baltimore officials want fixes, not fines, from landlords

    Baltimore officials want fixes, not fines, from landlords

    Housing inspectors in Baltimore have issued more than $34.8 million in fines and late fees to property owners since 2010. But the city has collected less than a quarter of that money, The Baltimore Sun has found. The Sun reviewed nearly 121,000 citations issued by the city Department of Housing...

  • Medical examiner's office gets more staff to handle overdose deaths

    Medical examiner's office gets more staff to handle overdose deaths

    The state medical examiner's office will begin a search Wednesday for additional examiners to help handle a sustained surge in fatal overdoses from opioids such as heroin and fentanyl. Faced with a overwhelming number of bodies needing an autopsy to determine the cause of death, examiners in Maryland...

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