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Burglar breaks into Northern District police station; caught wearing police jacket [Crime Log]

The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.  Read more ...

Frustration with crime evident at public safety summit

Frustration with crime evident at public safety summit

The written questions from the audience of more than 100 people came fast and furious on cards read aloud by City Councilman Bill Henry, moderator of the 3rd annual Public Safety Summit at Morgan State University on Saturday.  Read more ...

Bicyclist says he caught Guilford Avenue attack on video

Bicyclist says he caught Guilford Avenue attack on video

A cyclist heading to meet friends Saturday evening said he was attacked by a group of people north of downtown Baltimore, an incident he said he caught on video.  Read more ...

Zoning board member to depart as longest-serving in city's history

Zoning board member to depart as longest-serving in city's history

Courtney McKeldin, daughter-in-law of the late Republican governor and Baltimore mayor Theodore McKeldin and a well-known local public servant in her own right, will step down today as the longest-serving member of the city's zoning board.  Read more ...

Hampden florist promotes Valentine's Day without roses

Hampden florist promotes Valentine's Day without roses

Hampden florist Libby Francis-Baxter is seeing red over roses.  Read more ...

Loyola professors trying to buy up Video Americain DVDs

Loyola professors trying to buy up Video Americain DVDs

As Video Americain tries to sell its vast stock of 60,000 DVDs, humanities professors at Loyola University Maryland, led by film studies director and associate English professor Nicholas Miller, are pooling their departmental funds and raising money from students and alumni to purchase hundreds of cream-of-the-crop films to use as teaching tools.  Read more ...

Roland Park Place retirement community offers prospective residents a 'taste'

In an effort to recruit new residents, Roland Park Place, a senior retirement community, is trying something unique.  Read more ...

Suspect threatens to shoot his mother [North Baltimore Crime Log]

The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.  Read more ...

Residents balk at rebuilding Cross Keys gatehouse

Residents balk at rebuilding Cross Keys gatehouse

Residents of the Village of Cross Keys are opposing plans by the owner of the Cross Keys Shopping Center to rebuild a gatehouse there.  Read more ...

Zagat sets sights on Hampden for new retail survey

Zagat sets sights on Hampden for new retail survey

Zagat is doing a retail survey of Baltimore businesses — and will be paying a visit to Hampden next week aboard a trolley.  Read more ...

North Baltimore Pictures of the Year [Photos]

North Baltimore Pictures of the Year [Photos]

Some of the top memorable moments captured by Baltimore Messenger photographers in 2013.  Read more ...

Greater Homewood honors those who help 'transform Baltimore'

Greater Homewood honors those who help 'transform Baltimore'

Amanda Ruthven is a tireless volunteer in the Harwood neighborhood within Charles Village.  Read more ...

Hampden shop offers a helping hand during shutdown

Hampden shop offers a helping hand during shutdown

Several of Sue Caldwell's regular customers at the Lovelyarns store in Hampden told her they are out of work until the government shutdown ends.  Read more ...

Former Gilman chaplain pushes beyond religious tolerance

Former Gilman chaplain pushes beyond religious tolerance

How could Christians who persecuted Jews preach love but practice hate?  Read more ...

Councilwoman fights Tamber's again, this time over planned eatery upstairs

Councilwoman fights Tamber's again, this time over planned eatery upstairs

When the Tamber's restaurant in Charles Village opened a bar upstairs called The Den in 2007, the community was up in arms and Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke convinced the city to shut down the bar for zoning violations.  Read more ...

City to expand Circulator bus line to north Baltimore

City to expand Circulator bus line to north Baltimore

Baltimore City plans to expand the Purple Route of the free Charm City Circulator bus line to University Parkway in north Baltimore, starting in fall 2014.  Read more ...

Seniors celebrate 25 years of Notre Dame University's Renaissance Institute

Seniors celebrate 25 years of Notre Dame University's Renaissance Institute

At 91, Isaac Rehert, a former farmer and journalist, and now a longtime retiree, is enjoying something of a renaissance.  Read more ...

TreeKeepers program grows with Tuscany-Canterbury tree survey

TreeKeepers program grows with Tuscany-Canterbury tree survey

Picking up where their TreeKeepers classes left off, residents of Tuscany-Canterbury have begun a survey of the estimated 200 "street" trees in the leafy neighborhood.  Read more ...

Intruder robs and hits sleeping victim before fleeing [North Baltimore Crime Log]

The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.  Read more ...

In a cyberspace age, it's harder to 'honor August' than it once was [Commentary]

I am working on a project with a woman who spends summers in Wyoming. For the last two months, we have had Tuesday morning phone chats. A lot can be organized via long distance and email.  Read more ...

Closing of Waverly Library for major renovations 'bittersweet'

Closing of Waverly Library for major renovations 'bittersweet'

Jacques Thompson, 12, was born a year after his mother, Anne Marie Lalmansingh, became manager of the Waverly Library branch. The Roland Park Elementary/Middle School seventh grader loves to read and is a regular at the Waverly branch. He also likes to visit other branches around the city with his mother from time to time, to see what they're like.  Read more ...

Picnic paints a picture of Remington as a hot neighborhood

Picnic paints a picture of Remington as a hot neighborhood

As hundreds of Remington residents rocked to live music Sunday, ate hot dogs and hamburgers, and lined up for free Baltimore City recycling bins, three longtime residents watched appreciatively and with a strong feeling that redevelopment will bring better days to a neighborhood that traditionally struggles against blight and crime.  Read more ...

Baltimore libraries are now as close as your e-reader

Baltimore libraries are now as close as your e-reader

Taking a class on how to download and upload e-books opened up a new world for senior citizen Betsy Cunningham.  Read more ...

Senator Theatre renovations close to finished

Senator Theatre renovations close to finished

The last time Buzz Cusack gave the Baltimore Messenger a tour of the Senator Theatre was in December 2012, six months after it closed for renovations. The single-screen theater's auditorium was stripped bare.  Read more ...

Woman robbed while paying for food (North Baltimore Crime Log)

The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.  Read more ...

Young Vic sails into new season and home with 'HMS Pinafore'

Young Vic sails into new season and home with 'HMS Pinafore'

Gilbert and Sullivan's classic comic opera, "H.M.S. Pinafore," opens with the ship anchored in a British harbor and its sailors hard at work, scrubbing the decks for an expected, high-ranking visitor.  Read more ...

Police investigating arson attack against Muslims [North Baltimore Crime Log]

The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.  Read more ...

Friends School graduate earns free trip to Russia

Friends School graduate earns free trip to Russia

Alex Brooks started studying Russian because he needed a language class and didn't want to take French.  Read more ...

Peabody Heights Brewery [Pictures]

Peabody Heights Brewery [Pictures]

Peabody Heights brewery in Abell threw a party/open house for the public on Saturday, June 15, and offered tours of the facility. Click here to read about the brewery.  Read more ...

Droning noise on roof of Carrollton condo building annoys neighbors

Droning noise on roof of Carrollton condo building annoys neighbors

The only roar louder than an air-conditioning system at the Carrollton Condominiums building is the uproar it is causing in Oakenshawe.  Read more ...

Open house at Peabody Heights Brewery draws a crowd

Open house at Peabody Heights Brewery draws a crowd

When a friend told Brad Siegler and Kim Murray that a brewery in Baltimore was throwing a party for the public Saturday afternoon, distance was not a factor for the Columbia couple.  Read more ...

Head butt breaks girlfriend's nose [Northern Baltimore crime log]

The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.  Read more ...

Homeland woman's program for wounded vets honored at Memorial Day observance

Homeland woman's program for wounded vets honored at Memorial Day observance

Wounded veterans are getting free gym memberships and home exercise equipment, thanks to a nonprofit group founded by a Homeland woman, whose brother was killed in Afghanistan in 2009.  Read more ...

New buyer for development site in Remington

New buyer for development site in Remington

Seawall Development Corp., a force in Remington as a builder of affordable teacher housing and a rehabber of abandoned row houses, has signed a contract to purchase an 11-acre site where an ill-fated shopping center with a Wal-Mart store was planned.  Read more ...

A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park

A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park

A Roland Park resident has created a "passport" to Druid Hill Park.  Read more ...

Victim tells robber he has no cell phone -- then it rings [North Baltimore Crime Log]

The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.  Read more ...

Burglar steals electronics -- and vodka for good measure [Crime log]

The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.  Read more ...

Rotunda redeveloper taking fresh look at MOM's Organic Market

Rotunda redeveloper taking fresh look at MOM's Organic Market

A chain of organic markets that Scott Nash started in his mother's basement in Beltsville in 1987 has grown to 10 stores in Maryland and Virginia.  Read more ...

Winter storm brings more uncertainty than snow in north Baltimore

Winter storm brings more uncertainty than snow in north Baltimore

Painter Doug Preston had a scheduled job in Greenspring Valley on Wednesday morning, but his client told him not to come because the house was up a hill and even an inch of snow would make it difficult to reach.  Read more ...

Fifth-graders wage literary war in annual Battle of the Books

Fifth-graders wage literary war in annual Battle of the Books

The gymnasium at Atholton High School was overflowing with students and parents on April 20 as the timer's buzzer joined shouts of victory and encouragement that reached the rafters.  Read more ...

North Baltimore Crime Log: HVAC unit stolen from yard

The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.  Read more ...

Baltimore City to offer tree care classes

Baltimore City to offer tree care classes

Amanda Cunningham wants to make you a Baltimore TreeKeeper.  Read more ...

Wealthy N. Baltimore enclaves are home to biggest homestead beneficiaries

If you want to know who in Baltimore benefits most from the homestead property tax credit, look north.  Read more ...

Cycling advocates find a lot to like in state, local bikeway plans

Cycling advocates find a lot to like in state, local bikeway plans

Proponents of pedaling Maryland's streets and trails say they've covered a lot of ground in their efforts to increase bicycling opportunities, but there's also much more to do.  Read more ...

Phone service in Tuscany-Canterbury restored

Phone service in Tuscany-Canterbury restored

Phone and Internet service have been restored to nearly 400 residents in the Guilford and Tuscany-Canterbury area, a Verizon spokeswoman said Saturday.  Read more ...

R. Lucille Eliasberg, former executive assistant at Roland Park Country School

R. Lucille Eliasberg, former executive assistant at Roland Park Country School

R. Lucille Eliasberg, a former executive assistant at the Roland Park Country School who was known equally for her charm and toughness, will be remembered Saturday at the school where her daughter and granddaughter followed her.  Read more ...

North Baltimore Crime Log: Fuel stolen from gas stations

The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.  Read more ...

Reactions mixed to Postal Service request to stop delivering mail on Saturdays

Reactions mixed to Postal Service request to stop delivering mail on Saturdays

Lanny Gans had not heard, until she went to the Roland Park post office Wednesday, that the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service plans to end Saturday service in August, in an effort to save $2 billion a year..  Read more ...

Parents to pull kids from school, businesses to close for parade

Parents to pull kids from school, businesses to close for parade

Dizzy with the thrill of a Super Bowl victory — and late-night revelry — Ravens fans spent Monday stocking up on purple gear and planning to close offices and pull children out of school for Tuesday's victory parade.  Read more ...

Graul's may be leading grocer candidate for Rotunda

Graul's may be leading grocer candidate for Rotunda

As Rotunda mall redeveloper Hekemian & Co. prepares for a final city hearing before the Baltimore City Planning Commission this week, the local Graul's chain of upscale grocery stores is emerging as a leading candidate to be the new grocer in the mall.  Read more ...


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