| Apr 11, 2011
| 7:03 PM
The Baltimore City Council called on officials of the Housing Authority and other agencies to explain what's being done about paying judgments of nearly $12 million to public housing residents poisoned by lead paint.
The council also agreed Monday to...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 5:17 PM
City officials said Tuesday that they've revamped Baltimore's struggling program to remove lead-paint poisoning hazards from housing after losing a $3.9 million federal grant, and intend to reapply soon for federal funds to underwrite the effort.
| Jul 6, 2011
Visitors who stop by Bill Stromberg's one-man art show at Charlestown retirement community this week will find peaceful maritime images, realistic portraits and paintings that recall the American southwest.
Thirteen of Stromberg's works form an exhibit...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Committed. Passionate. Talented. Three words that accurately describe one of our honored men of Harford this year, local painter, Ken Karlic. We chose Ken because he transformed a life-long passion for watercolor painting into a medium that has captured...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:37 AM
A fifth anniversary might not be the grandest of milestones, but it's nothing to laugh at — except in this case.
This weekend, the Baltimore Improv Festival marks its first five years with four days of activities at the Creative Alliance.
| May 9, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Various colors can be seen in Nancy Lee Davis' exhibit "Color Vibrations" at the Artists' Gallery in Columbia, but it's the color purple that pops up most often in her oil paintings. Whether she's depicting a street scene, still-life arrangement or...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:46 AM
The perspectives of more than a half dozen artists have greeted customers of Atwater's who venture upstairs at the Frederick Road bakery throughout August.
And it's likely that one of the people who served customers their coffee or pastry is...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:58 AM
The fourth annual juried show at the Artists' Gallery in Columbia, "Local Color," includes artists who aren't shy about using color for expressive purposes. In most cases, their dedication to realistic depictions is tempered by their individual...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 5:09 PM
With efforts to reduce lead poisoning among children at a crossroads, Maryland lawmakers are wrestling with proposals to expand state regulation of home sales, rentals and repairs to reduce youngsters' exposure to the toxic metal.
But the biggest...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 2:45 AM
Landlords and lawyers differed sharply Wednesday over legislation that would create a state-run fund to compensate victims of lead-paint poisoning.
A string of rental property owners and real estate investors from Baltimore and some other parts of...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Paintings, charcoal drawings, photography and mixed media works lined the walls of the Towson Arts Collective on March 9, but it was the smiling faces of more than 200 students, parents and teachers that lit up the room for the debut of the third annual...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:19 PM
The number of young children deemed at risk of lead poisoning in Maryland and nationwide expanded drastically Wednesday as a federal health agency declared it would effectively cut in half its threshold for diagnosing the environmental illness....