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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...
  • Edgar Allan Poe graveside "toaster" doesn't show -- again. Is tradition over?

    Edgar Allan Poe graveside "toaster" doesn't show -- again. Is tradition over?
    Is one of Baltimore's quirkiest traditions -- the Poe toaster -- dead? In the dark of night, on Jan. 19, the author's birthday, a mysterious, anonymous toaster had for years left cognac and roses at his grave outside Westminster Hall. Now that the...
  • Halloween gathering at Westminster Hall raises spirit of Poe, and some cash

    Halloween gathering at Westminster Hall raises spirit of Poe, and some cash
    A gal with a meat cleaver embedded in her head. A living skeleton. Lots of witches, with pointy hats and long noses. And plenty of guys dressed like your host for the evening, the estimable author and, though dead for 162 years, favorite son of old...
  • 100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list

    100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list
    A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
  • Two for the show

    Two for the show
    The family that works on plays together, stays together. OK, so that's not exactly the old adage. But it might become a new one if the husband-and-wife acting team of Jason Odell Williams and Charlotte Cohn continue on the same artistic road they've been...
  • Was Morris Martick the Poe toaster?

    Could it be that the mysterious visitor to the Edgar Allan Poe grave through the years ("Poe's birthday party loses a famous guest," Jan. 20) was none other than the late Morris Martick, the Baltimore restaurateur who passed away in December? Think...
  • John Astin is still everyone's favorite Gomez Addams

    John Astin is still everyone's favorite Gomez Addams
    After a performance of "The Addams Family," the Broadway musical now playing at the Hippodrome Theatre, a tall, bald, mustachioed man went backstage to greet the cast — the original, the ultimate Gomez Addams, John Astin. Douglas Sills, who...
  • Maryland firm chosen to plan future for historic Edgar Allan Poe House

    Maryland firm chosen to plan future for historic Edgar Allan Poe House
    The city Board of Estimates selected a Maryland firm Wednesday morning to come up with a plan to make Baltimore's historic Edgar Allan Poe House self-sufficient by next July. The winning bid was submitted by Cultural Resources Management Group (CRMG),...
  • Restaurant review: Meet 27 defies categorization

    Restaurant review: Meet 27 defies categorization
    Meet 27 combines elements of a classic corner bar, arty cafe and university town health-food restaurant. Depending on your outlook, Meet 27 is either a category-buster chimera or just plain incoherent. If for now I've decided to gaze upon it with awe...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore's true identity: black history

    Baltimore's true identity: black history
    A new vision for our city in the 21st century is sorely lacking from the discourse in the Baltimore City mayor's race. Sure, lowering property taxes is a good idea, but it is not a game changer — even if it could be done without slashing city...
  • Poe House benefit concert set for Washington

    Poe House benefit concert set for Washington
    A quartet of Washington-area bands is planning an Oct. 7 concert to benefit Baltimore's beleaguered Poe House. The concert, set for the 162nd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's death, will feature the bands Lenorable, Nunchucks, Dance for the Dying and...