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  • 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...
  • Maurice Sendak appreciation: Author left mark on Baltimore readers

    Maurice Sendak appreciation: Author left mark on Baltimore readers
    Somewhere the wild things are roaring their terrible roars and gnashing their terrible teeth and rolling their terrible eyes and showing their terrible claws. They're mourning their creator, children's book author Maurice Sendak, who stepped into his...
  • Suspect in Craigslist robberies arrested at city library, police say

    Suspect in Craigslist robberies arrested at city library, police say
    A man suspected in a rash of recent Craigslist robberies was taken into custody at a downtown library, where police say he was using a computer - possibly to set up more attacks. David E. Brown, 26, is accused of orchestrating at least four robberies...
  • Hudson's Corner: $10 million for club land is a lot of money, but it buys peace of mind

    It was almost deja vu. Tuesday, May 22 was the annual meeting of the Roland Park Civic League. Many of the same people who spoke at the October 2008, standing-room-only meeting at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, spoke there again: Civic League...
  • Stieg Larsson's companion, Eva Gabrielsson, at Enoch Pratt

    Stieg Larsson's companion, Eva Gabrielsson, at Enoch Pratt
    Fans of Stieg Larsson's Millenium trilogy will get a closer look at the late author Wednesday, when long-time companion Eva Gabrielsson appears at the Enoch Pratt Free Library to discuss her book "There Are Things I Want You to Know." The book is part-...
  • Bill to place advertisements on city fire trucks moves forward

    Bill to place advertisements on city fire trucks moves forward
    A Baltimore City Council committee approved a measure Tuesday that would allow advertisements to be placed on fire trucks to help support the department — and potentially prevent the closure of some fire companies. Firefighters and community...
  • Themed bachelorette parties

    Themed bachelorette parties
    Before slipping into that white wedding dress and saying "I do," every bride-to-be deserves a proper single-lady send-off. This month marks the peak of the wedding season, which means it's also one of the most popular times for bachelorette parties....
  • Harford County library won't stock 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and sequels

    Harford County library won't stock 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and sequels
    Three of the most popular books in America are being kept off the shelves of the Harford County Public Library system because administrators consider them to be pornographic. British author E.L. James' erotic trilogy about a steamy affair between an...
  • Heading back down Route 66

    Baltimoreans and Marylanders have become blase about actors being in their midst, along with bellowing directors, film crews, blocked-off streets filled with Hollywood's iconic caravans of trucks, trailers and spotlights, and sidewalks choked with zig-...
  • Harford County librarian comfortable with her decision not to carry "Fifty Shades of Grey"

    Harford County librarian comfortable with her decision not to carry "Fifty Shades of Grey"
    Mary Hastler knew she was about to create a fuss, knew that, unfair as she might find it, people were going to label her the last thing a librarian wants to be called — censor. You don't refuse to carry the most talked-about series of books in...
  • What Barack Obama whispered in Carla Hayden's ear

    What Barack Obama whispered in Carla Hayden's ear
    The president leaned in, lightly touched Carla Hayden's shoulders and sent a whispered message into her right ear. What exactly did Barack Obama, leader of the free world, say to the CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library? A national secret? A sweet...