| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:04 PM
The 11th season of the Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center's cold-weather shelter program got underway last week and will continue through March 30 at alternating Howard County faith communities.
The shelter program is designed for people who cannot...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The village of Wilde Lake will soon be getting a new middle school.
The Howard County Board of Education last week voted unanimously to replace Wilde Lake Middle School — the county's oldest middle school — with a new facility that would open...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:47 PM
A 15-story hotel in the East Baltimore development just north of the Johns Hopkins medical campus is expected to receive $1.35 million in state money for pre-development work.
The Board of Estimates will meet Wednesday about the grant, which includes...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:27 AM
James H. Chambers founded the H. Chambers Co. in 1889 as a painting and wallpaper firm working in Baltimore's religious institutions and the homes of the city's upper crust.
Over the next century, the business grew into one of the country's elite...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
On an overcast, cold December morning, a group of congregation members of Oseh Shalom synagogue gathered to watch the first pieces of the temple's sanctuary be removed as part of a replacement of its iconic translucent dome.
The original dome has...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:36 AM
West Virginia, the only state created during the Civil War, was born 150 years ago, on June 20, 1863, when the state of Virginia was split in two to add a Union state. These days, West Virginia is known for its resorts and outdoor recreation. With...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Many Baltimoreans declare that their morning commute only becomes bearable when tuned into the crazy antics of WWMX-FM morning radio host Reagan Warfield. He regularly interviews world-famous celebrities and rock stars and banters with a widespread...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:16 PM
An authentic Indiana Jones is alive and well, right here in town. Baltimore, meet Douglas Comer.
Operating rather inconspicuously from his Charles Village-based firm Cultural Site Research and Management, Comer has overseen some of the region's most...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Jamila Ward and Lionel Jennings had been house hunting on and off for two years when their agent pointed the couple in a new direction: a formerly condemned property in a revitalized area of Baltimore.
Some city neighborhoods, just years ago marked by...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:10 AM
If it is hard to imagine buying a home, moving in, and then restoring its 67 windows to their original 1923 condition, you can only marvel at the determination of Ray and Lynn Plack to revive Hiddenbrook, their Ruxton mansion on 6 acres just north of...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:16 PM
When hearth and home — together with a growing family and an onsite family business — are at the center of day-to-day living, a small and dated one-story farmhouse in Ellicott City begins to burst at the seams. To keep their extended family...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:30 PM
People driving down a two-lane road in Jacksonville often slow down at a large Maryland Historical Society marker with the heading "Quinn."
It reads: "500-acre grant in 1704 to Thomas Mac Nemara. Later called Sweet Air. Charles and Daniel Carroll, Mac...