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  • Students honor 100-year-old teacher

    Students honor 100-year-old teacher
    It isn't unusual for students to remember the impact a teacher had on them well into adulthood, but on Saturday, many students of former Baltimore music teacher Lucille Marcus Brooks had an unusual opportunity to tell her — more than a half-century after they sat in her classroom.
  • Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history

    Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history
    Who knew that Baltimore had such happy feet? Three icons of tap dance who were famous nationwide — known colloquially as Baby Laurence, Buster Brown and Hawk — were born in Charm City and first perfected the "shim sham" and "cramp roll" and...

    Mayor launches campaign to raise bottle tax for schools

    Mayor launches campaign to raise bottle tax for schools
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake launched her campaign to repair Baltimore's long-neglected schools Monday, introducing a bill to more than double the city's bottle tax as part of a plan to borrow hundreds of millions of dollars to fix dilapidated...

    And a look forward into March

     
    The big event this month is the Second Annual Foodie Experience at the Hippodrome, featuring Alton Brown. That's on Saturday, March 19th. Check out the photo gallery of this year's participating restaurants.But there's more. Frederick Restaurant Week...

    Kenneth L. Webster, state delegate, dies at 76

    Kenneth L. Webster, state delegate, dies at 76
    Former Del. Kenneth L. Webster, who led the battle for and wrote the historic legislation that made the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a legal state holiday in Maryland, died Friday of kidney failure at the Baltimore Veteran Administration Medical...