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  • Best cellars: Wine storage rises to the occasion

    Best cellars: Wine storage rises to the occasion
    Inside the 1905 Arts and Crafts-style house that Tony Foreman shares with wife Katie and their newborn daughter in Northeast Baltimore, the mood is festive in anticipation of New Year's celebrations. Downstairs in the wine cellar, some 5,000 bottles are...
  • Carolyn Donkervoet, preservationist

    Carolyn Donkervoet, preservationist
    Carolyn M. Donkervoet, a retired director of the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells Point, died of complications from dementia Dec. 15 at the Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Bolton Hill resident was 85. Born Carolyn Eugenia...
  • Inner Arbor introduces design team for Symphony Woods

    Inner Arbor introduces design team for Symphony Woods
    The design team assembled to implement the ambitious Inner Arbor Plan for Symphony Woods in Columbia was introduced Monday to approximately 150 people inside Smith Theatre at Howard Community College. The six-member group includes London-based landscape...
  • Researchers work on building a model of calamity

    Researchers work on building a model of calamity
    For openers, a hurricane will likely be unleashed on one neighborhood in Anne Arundel County, and then the disasters will spread from there. The storm will lash the area with heavy rain, whipping wind, floodwater and power outages, causing road closings...
  • Towson core businesses eye county revitalization assistance

    Towson core businesses eye county revitalization assistance
    Several downtown Towson businesses recently expressed interest in Baltimore County's Commercial Revitalization services, a program county officials say will help businesses keep up with a changing Towson landscape. "They know that things are changing,...
  • Baltimore County merchants tap into county revitalization program

    Baltimore County merchants tap into county revitalization program
    Plans for redevelopment in downtown Towson have prompted area merchants to consider face-lifts of their own, spurring renewed interest in a Baltimore County program for commercial revitalization. To keep up with projects that will bring new stores,...
  • Monument restoration crews make 200-year-old discovery

    Who exactly J.W. Hogg was to Baltimore's Washington Monument may be a question left for the ages. Master craftsman who helped build it? Or vandal who defaced it? Hogg's name, written in block letters with a pencil next to the date 1829, was among...
  • Howard school board approves Patuxent Valley renovation plans

    Howard school board approves Patuxent Valley renovation plans
    Since Patuxent Valley Middle School opened its doors in 1989, the building has undergone no major renovations. That's about to change. The Howard County Board of Education approved a schematic design report last month for a significant renovation to the...
  • Meeting on planned Bel Air retirement community draws 400

    Meeting on planned Bel Air retirement community draws 400
    At least 400 people jammed a middle-school auditorium in Bel Air Monday night to express their views, most of which were critical, about a plan to develop what would be Harford County's largest continuing care retirement community. Most of what was...
  • Charles E. Lamb, noted architect

    Charles E. Lamb, noted architect
    Charles Edwin Lamb, an architect of forward-looking, modernist structures and a founder of the RTKL firm, died of complications of Parkinson's disease Dec. 12 at the Heron Point Retirement Community in Chestertown. He was 87 and had lived in Baltimore and...
  • Charles Lamb, neighborhood benefactor [Letter]

    Charles Lamb, neighborhood benefactor [Letter]
    I want to add a dimension about Charlie Lamb that did not appear in Jacques Kelly's obituary ("Charles E. Lamb, noted architect," Jan 9). In addition to being a founder of the architectural firm RTKL, he was a founder and benefactor of the non-profit...
  • City Council approves tax breaks for historic properties

    City Council approves tax breaks for historic properties
    The Baltimore City Council gave preliminary approval Monday for two more years of tax breaks for developers rehabbing historic properties — despite concerns that the program is riddled with errors and amounts to a giveaway to developers who would...