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  • Baltimore's crime paradox

    Baltimore's crime paradox
    A hard truth about being Baltimore's mayor is that there is almost never a good time to declare progress. Whenever there is good news to report, it will almost inevitably collide with a fresh tragedy. That's what happened to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
  • Edward Weiss

    Edward Weiss
    Edward Henry Weiss, a retired marketing executive who put the name Wacky Noodle on a children's flotation device used in swimming pools, died of a stroke Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 74. Born in Brooklyn,...
  • Artscape 2013 headliners include Bridget Kelly, Kem and more

    Artscape 2013 headliners include Bridget Kelly, Kem and more
    Detroit-based R&B singer Kem, Southern blues trio North Mississippi Allstars and the Wailers, former bandmates of Bob Marley, will headline Artscape 2013 on July 19-21, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts...
  • American Craft Council Show comes to Baltimore

    American Craft Council Show comes to Baltimore
    For a craftsman, David Sleightholm knows he's pretty lucky. One of the biggest craft shows in the country is right in his own backyard. "People come from all around the country to do this show," Sleightholm, who works out of Hampstead, says of this...
  • Prepared text of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City Address 2013

    Prepared text of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City Address 2013
    Mr. President, Madam Comptroller, Senators and Delegates, members of the City Council, clergy, colleagues in public service, committed people of Baltimore—thank you for the opportunity to report on the progress of our city and to renew our...
  • Back Story: Artists transform Winnebago into man cave

    Back Story: Artists transform Winnebago into man cave
    On a blustery Saturday a few days before Christmas, the thirsty and the simply curious took a break from their last-minute shopping and headed to the Union Brewing Co. in Woodberry. There they took in a whimsical man cave on wheels that has been...
  • Matt Porterfield's new movie accepted into Sundance Film Festival

    Matt Porterfield's new movie accepted into Sundance Film Festival
    "I Used to be Darker," the latest movie from Baltimore's Matt Porterfield, will be shown at January's Sundance Film Festival, organizers announced Wednesday. "I was in a bit of a state of shock," said Porterfield, who was on a return bus trip from New...
  • Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill

    Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill
    Barbara Shapiro's love affair with Druid Hill Park dates to her childhood, when she passed through it daily on the way from her Ashburton home to old School 49 on Cathedral Street. And even when construction of Druid Park Lake Drive in the 1940s and...
  • The sage of Mt. Royal Avenue

    The sage of Mt. Royal Avenue
    To understand what Fred Lazarus accomplished during his 35 years as president of the Maryland Institute College of Art, one need only look at the gleaming concrete-and-glass structure housing the school's Brown Center for new media. The rakishly angled...
  • Six finalists announced for 2013 Sondheim Prize

    Six finalists announced for 2013 Sondheim Prize
    Six finalists were announced Wednesday for the 2013 Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize — and the prestigious award is edging more toward alternate media than it ever has before. The candidates in the running to win the eighth annual award include two...
  • Giant crash test dummy statue in Glen Burnie draws stares

    Giant crash test dummy statue in Glen Burnie draws stares
    As state officials unveiled a giant statue of a crash test dummy at its new home in Glen Burnie Tuesday, they deemed it "destined to be a regional landmark." But towering at five times larger than life and weighing 2 tons, the bright-yellow tribute to...
  • Sondheim Artscape Prize exhibit moves to Walters

    Sondheim Artscape Prize exhibit moves to Walters
    The finalists' exhibit and awards ceremony of the annual Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize will move from the Baltimore Museum of Art, where it has been held since the inaugural competition in 2005, to the Walters Art Museum next year. The...