| Mar 21, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Despite a new upscale locale, a New York-inspired structure, a celebrity announcer, and the addition of national retailers, ticket prices for Baltimore Fashion Week will be less expensive than last year, according to Sharan Nixon, the event's executive...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 6:04 PM
Here is how Charlie Kelly imagined the scene at the pearly gates this week: William Donald Schaefer awaits entry as St. Peter goes over his list. Maybe his eyes are widening as he sees all the rude, bombastic things Schaefer has said over the years.
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:50 PM
William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon.
His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 3:10 PM
William Donald Schaefer Memorial Service
Old St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 233 N. Charles St., 11 a.m.
Doors open at 9 a.m., but seating for the public is limited. There will be some overflow seating at the Tremont Grand Hotel next door, where the...
| Jul 3, 2011
On Capitol Hill, some lawmakers treat Elizabeth Warren as if she were Public Enemy No. 1.
That's what happens when you're charged with setting up an agency whose purpose is to protect consumers on financial matters — a job that brings you up...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Baltimore's nonemergency call center will remain open under its current hours — a reversal of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's planned cuts to the 311 program's budget — under a plan approved by the city spending board Wednesday.
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:49 PM
Elizabeth Warren is a native of Oklahoma, but she might as well be from Baltimore based on the reception the city gave her Thursday night. She spoke at a town hall meeting held by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings to talk about the new Consumer Financial Protection...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:45 PM
I'm a recent graduate of a college in downtown Baltimore, and for four summers I have occupied Baltimore, working downtown and trying to understand its workings. I feel as if, despite my original discomfort about living downtown, Baltimore itself has...
| Jul 8, 2011
An avid reader who considered the library a second home has left a $950,000 bequest to be shared by the Baltimore County Public Library and the Enoch Pratt Free Library. The city and county systems will share equally in the gift from Margaret S. "Peggy"...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 11:39 AM
With summer vacation in full swing, thoughts of warm weather fun, sleeping in and spending time with friends tend to top most kids' to-do lists. For too many youngsters, however, one essential activity is missing: retaining much of what they learned...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Alice F. Bowie, a former newspaper reporter and editor who enjoyed gardening, died Thursday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The Lutherville resident was 87.
The daughter of a farmer and suffragette, Alice Forbes was born in Baltimore...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Marylanders are being asked to brave dusty attics to help preserve history.
The Enoch Pratt Free Library is in search of Civil War-era documents and wants to preserve them on computers and share them on the Internet. Librarians have joined up with the...