| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Lady Baltimore was gingerly moved Saturday from its 190-year-old home overlooking Baltimore's Courthouse Square and taken to a new residence that will shield it from outside elements that have worn away its features.
The hope is that its new home at the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Dundalk's high school deteriorated during the past two decades just as the community's once-bustling steel mill declined. From the school's top floor, you could see the Key Bridge and the detritus of a shuttered industrial past.
Inside, the school...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:27 AM
While working on the rehabilitation of historic buildings in Baltimore City, I'm always dogged by a sense of futility — especially when I compare Baltimore with Brooklyn.
More than 30 years ago when I went to college there, Brooklyn was a total...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:49 PM
With their miniature French poodle, Marcel, in tow, Thomas and Joan Spence start each morning in Mount Vernon Place, walking past the magnolias and cherry trees and Japanese maples, along the sidewalks and around the footprint of the Washington Monument....
| Oct 6, 2013
| 7:37 PM
John C. "Jack" Hornor, a naval architect and marine surveyor who once inspected the Constellation to ensure the venerable ship was still seaworthy, died Oct. 1 of brain disease at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 68.
"Jack was an excellent...
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Residents at a public meeting Monday said downscaled plans for a Walmart-anchored shopping center in Remington seem "cheap," and two Baltimore City Council members threatened to seek renewed council scrutiny of the project unless neighbors' concerns are...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Isaiah House won't be one of the students who walks through the doors of the newly renovated Pimlico Elementary/Middle School in a few years, but he jumped at the opportunity Wednesday to propose what he thought those who come after him should see and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Developers of a proposed shopping center anchored by a Walmart came back to a city panel with revised design plans Thursday, but they didn't fare much better than they did last month, whent the panel sent them back to the drawing board.
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:01 AM
A custom-designed home in West Ocean City, listed for $4.9 million, is the most recent Maryland waterfront property to be offered for sale through Auction.com.
The estate at 12933 Old Bridge Road is a modern masterpiece of glass, concrete and steel on...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A decade after a master plan was approved for the Route 1 corridor, one of its first projects in lower Elkridge is en route to breaking ground next summer.
Riverwatch, a proposed apartment and town home development on Furnace Avenue just a few blocks...