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  • Tickets available for Baltimore Fashion Week

    Tickets available for Baltimore Fashion Week
    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...
  • Schaefer and Kelly: Together in politics, death

    Schaefer and Kelly: Together in politics, death
    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. A...
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    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...
  • Road closings and Schaefer memorial service details

    Road closings and Schaefer memorial service details
    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...
  • Consumer advocate feared by financial institutions appears in Baltimore

    Consumer advocate feared by financial institutions appears in Baltimore
    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...
  • City finds $470,000 to maintain 311 hours

    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. The $470,000...
  • Maryland bankers: We've got heart

    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...
  • A Baltimorean's progress: from disgusted to charmed

    A Baltimorean's progress: from disgusted to charmed
    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...
  • Pratt and Balto Co. libraries to share nearly $1 million bequest

    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"...
  • Library helps prevent summer learning loss

    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...
  • Alice F. Bowie, Evening Sun reporter and editor, dies

    Alice F. Bowie, Evening Sun reporter and editor, dies
    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...
  • Pratt library wants your Civil War documents

    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...