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New Year's Day

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  • Baltimore 'Dine and Dasher' arrested again for eating without paying

    Baltimore 'Dine and Dasher' arrested again for eating without paying
    Baltimore's so-called "Dine and Dasher" has been arrested again, charged with having a $50 meal on New Year's Day at an Inner Harbor restaurant and not paying the tab. Andrew Palmer, 47, has gained a reputation around city restaurants for racking up...
  • Baltimore 'dine and dasher' convicted again of skipping tab

    Baltimore 'dine and dasher' convicted again of skipping tab
    A Baltimore man nicknamed the "Dine and Dasher" for skipping out on dozens of restaurant tabs — sometimes by faking seizures — was convicted again Wednesday in District Court. Andrew Palmer, 44, was found guilty of skipping out on a $50...
  • Ron Spencer, 67, artist

    Ron Spencer, 67, artist
    Ron Spencer, an artist who twice restored the painted designs on a Linthicum church's ceiling and walls, died Wednesday of bone cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 67. Mr. Spencer, who lived in Baltimore, graduated from Baltimore City...
  • Body found in Inner Harbor is ninth in recent months

    Body found in Inner Harbor is ninth in recent months
    Police found a decomposing body floating in an industrial area Thursday at the mouth of the Inner Harbor, a grim discovery that marks the ninth time since October a person has turned up dead in the waters of Downtown Baltimore. Investigators say they...
  • Winter kayaking on Gunpowder River presents usual thrills, new chills

    Winter kayaking on Gunpowder River presents usual thrills, new chills
    The brightly colored kayaks strapped to roof racks contrasted with the snow as a small party gathered a couple of weeks ago at the Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot on Jones Road. Kayakers clad in rubber dry suits, liners and winter coats clambered...
  • Baltimore Internet entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi's 10 favorite things

    Baltimore Internet entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi's 10 favorite things
    Editor's note: Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Greg Cangialosi's personal hashtag is #neverstop. It may not have been created by the 40-year-old Baltimore techie, but it's one...
  • Alleged bomb-maker from Glen Burnie makes court appearance

    Alleged bomb-maker from Glen Burnie makes court appearance
    Dressed in a dark green jail uniform, alleged Glen Burnie bomb-maker Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. made a brief appearance in court Friday as the case against him gets under way. During a session in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, Wheeler's attorney and...
  • Slow to warm up to Carroll Farm Museum open in winter

    Slow to warm up to Carroll Farm Museum open in winter
    This year marks the first time since its opening in 1966 that the Carroll County Farm Museum has kept its doors open in the dead of winter. In the past, the museum closed for the season with the end of its Christmas open house and remained shut down for...
  • Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family

    Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family
    Molly Shattuck opens the front door of her sprawling brick North Baltimore home in a blur of color and energy. It's 10 a.m. on a gray February day, and she's wearing a tight purple dress that highlights her famously firm physique. Her blond hair is...
  • A New Year's resolution: Renewing old friendships [Senior Circles]

    This is the start of a New Year and I decided to write about renewing old acquaintances. What brought this subject to mind is my renewal of friendship with a resident of Morningside Assisted Living in Laurel, where I do a book club every two weeks. I stop...
  • New Year's revelers trade up to French champagne as economy improves

    New Year's revelers trade up to French champagne as economy improves
    More people are likely to toast this New Year with a glass of French champagne, industry observers say, an optimistic economic sign as consumers look beyond cheaper sparkling wines. Sales of the bubbly beverage from the Champagne region of France have...
  • New Year's Day schedule and closings

    New Year's Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Wednesday, Jan. 1 (unless otherwise noted): Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties; Annapolis and Baltimore City. Courts Closed Tuesday-Wednesday in all...