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  • Holiday events

    HOLIDAY EVENTS NOVEMBER NOV. 19 - 21 FIRST ANNUAL WreathFEST Neighborhood: Brooklyn Park Area When: Nov. 19: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Nov. 21: noon- 5 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.) Venue: Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane,...
  • Maryland has one of the strongest craft markets in the country

    I was glad to see The Baltimore Sun recognizes the challenges facing the thousands of craft artists seeking viable outlets for their talent ("Creative outlets: 'Art incubators' provide shelf space and business guidance in tough times," May 24). As a...
  • Dining with the mob

     
    Urban legend had it when I first moved to Baltimore that Little Italy was so safe because the Mafia wouldn't let any petty criminals hurt the restaurant business there. I figured this was a rumor started by the restaurants......
  • Milan suddenly lacks for Little Italy foes

     
    When the battle between old-world neighborhood and hip restaurant-lounge finally made it to the liquor board Thursday night, only two Little Italy residents testified against Milan.One was longtime neighborhood activist Giovanna Blatterman. The other...
  • For police detective, an intriguing suspect

    Second of three parts If he were honest with himself, Detective Richard Gibson had to admit that he was eager to meet Miss Cindy McKay. It wasn't always that way with crooks. Most struck Gibson, a blunt Baltimore cop and former Navy petty officer, as...
  • Salsbury missing as federal agents search his home

    Salsbury missing as federal agents search his home
    Julius Salsbury, a major gambling figure on The Block, jumped bail and apparently fled the state yesterday only hours before a federal judge struck down his appeal and ordered him to start a 15-year prison term. FBI agents rushed to Salsbury's...
  • Pope Francis visits Italian mob turf, says mafiosi excommunicated

    Pope Francis strongly denounced organized crime syndicates in Italy during a Saturday Mass, saying members of the Calabrian mafia were "excommunicated from the church." The pope made the comments during a visit to the country's southern region, which...
  • Pope tells Mafia to stop evil or prepare for hell

    ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in an annual ceremony held to remember the hundreds of innocent people murdered by the Italian mafia, made a solemn plea for mobsters to change or else "end up in hell". The mafia continues to plague much of southern Italy:...
  • FBI, Italian police busts target drug-running mafia alliance

    FBI, Italian police busts target drug-running mafia alliance
    ROME -- The FBI and Italian police broke up a global heroin and cocaine trafficking ring Tuesday after stumbling on a fledgling alliance between a Calabrian mafia and associates of New York’s notorious Gambino crime family. Twenty-four arrests were...
  • Film Review: 'The Mafia Kills Only in the Summer'

    Popular TV satirist Pierfrancesco Diliberto, known as Pif, does a remarkable job negotiating the delicate balance between humor and heartrending emotion in his terrific feature debut, "The Mafia Kills Only in the Summer." Highlighting the mob's pernicious...
  • Film Review: 'The Family'

    When properly applied, bad taste can have a wonderfully liberating, palliative effect, and contemporary French cinema has produced few more discerning mainstream vulgarians than Luc Besson. But without any sense of joy in transgression, or real humor...
  • Giulio Andreotti dies at 94; seven-time Italian prime minister

    Giulio Andreotti, the seven-time Italian prime minister who dominated Italian politics after World War II, but was tainted by accusations of Mafia ties, died in Rome on Monday after suffering from respiratory problems. He was 94. A lawmaker who lived...