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  • Developer sues Baltimore over Poppleton project

    Developer sues Baltimore over Poppleton project
    Drug addicts sit on the front steps of Anthony Williams' West Baltimore home and use. The only homeowner left on his block of North Schroeder Street in the Poppleton neighborhood, Williams fears transients living in the vacant rowhouse next door will...
  • Poe's legacy in Baltimore at risk

    Edgar Allan Poe and his legacy will be lost to Baltimore if funding cannot be found to keep Poe's house open and in repair. City officials say that they do not have sufficient funds to pay the salary of the executive director of the Poe association, who...
  • Poe statue slated for Boston

    Poe statue slated for Boston
    Even as Edgar Allan Poe's continuing presence in Baltimore remains uncertain, another East Coast city —the one in which the celebrated author was born — is preparing to honor him with a bronze statue. Poe partisans in Boston have chosen New...
  • Edgar Allan Poe to get new statue in Boston

    Edgar Allan Poe to get new statue in Boston
    Boston may be slipping ahead in the Edgar Allan Poe arms race -- the city is preparing for a new bronze statue to honor the great author, even as Baltimore struggles to preserve his former home. The Baltimore Sun's Chris Kaltenbach reports that...
  • As Poe, John Cusack takes flights of fancy in 'The Raven'

    As Poe, John Cusack takes flights of fancy in 'The Raven'
    John Cusack didn't come to Baltimore when preparing to play Edgar Allan Poe in "The Raven." In fact, he says he's never been here. But when asked whether this city, Boston, Philadelphia, New York or Richmond has dibs on the author's reputation, Cusack,...
  • Wallace Coberg, filmmaker

    Wallace Coberg, filmmaker
    Wallace "Wally" Henry Coberg, a theatrical designer and filmmaker who was at work on a new Edgar Allan Poe documentary, died of an apparent heart attack Nov. 18 at his Bolton Hill home. He was 63. Born in New York City, he lived in Edison, N.J., and...
  • HDNet's 'Drinking Made Easy' bar crawls through Baltimore

    HDNet's 'Drinking Made Easy' bar crawls through Baltimore
    When Zane Lamprey travels, his version of sightseeing involves barhopping and trying out the local specialties in beer and cocktails. Lamprey is the host of "Drinking Made Easy," a travel show on HDNet that does for bar crawls what Anthony Bourdain's "No...
  • Ghosthunters setting up at Poe House for TV show

    Ghosthunters setting up at Poe House for TV show
    For a guy who's been dead some 160 years, Edgar Allan Poe's not getting much rest. A team of ghost hunters from the Wilkes-Barre, Pa.-based TV program "Ghost Detectives" will be spending this weekend at the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum and at Fells...
  • Ravens bar of the week: Horse You Came In On Saloon

    Ravens bar of the week: Horse You Came In On Saloon
    To watch the Ravens and be surrounded by some history, go to the Horse You Came In On Saloon. The Fells Point bar is said to be among the oldest in the city, dating to 1775. According to its website, the owners even claim to be the "oldest continually...
  • Restaurant Review: Steam pots shine at Plug Ugly's

    Plug Ugly's Publick House is a strange name for a tavern. But Baltimore history buffs know the Plug Uglies were a thuggish street gang/political club that ran riot on Baltimore's streets in the 1850s. Don't worry. The newest resident of O'Donnell...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, May 13

    NOW PLAYING "Dark Shadows" (PG-13). In this takeoff from the 1970s daytime drama, vampire Barnabas Collins emerges from a long slumber to 1972 Maine. With Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter. TownMall Cinemas (12:45, 1:30, 3:30, 4:...
  • New large-scale brewery will be Baltimore's first in more than 30 years

    New large-scale brewery will be Baltimore's first in more than 30 years
    The former bottling plant in the Abell neighborhood has been all but abandoned for years. The Beverage Capital Corp. sign outside has faded. The white office walls have yellowed. A nearby mechanic uses the space that used to hold the bottling line as a...