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  • Baltimore Mayor Dixon indicted

    Baltimore Mayor Dixon indicted
    Baltimore Mayor Sheila A. Dixon was charged yesterday with 12 counts of felony theft, perjury, fraud and misconduct in office, becoming the city's first sitting mayor to be criminally indicted. The case stems in part from at least $15,348 in gifts...
  • Timeline of allegations against Dixon

    2004 Jan. 15: Dixon uses a $2,000 gift certificate for a furrier, purchased by an employee of "Developer A," to buy a Persian lamb coat and burnt umber mink coat. Jan. 23: Developer A, while at the Ritz Carlton in Avon, Colo., uses his American...
  • Maybe we guessed wrong about Dixon

    No surprise that the prosecutor who's been dogging Sheila Dixon for years thinks she's corrupt. The real shocker, if her indictment is to be believed, is that Sheila Dixon thinks Sheila Dixon is corrupt. Dixon might have looked dirty to most of us for...
  • The Parkside Fine Food & Spirits in Lauraville a place for family, foodies

    The Parkside Fine Food  &   Spirits in Lauraville a place for family, foodies
    The Parkside Fine Food & Spirits occupies the wide first floor of a midblock building in Lauraville. Its ambience suggests a funky antique store that woke up one day to discover it was a restaurant and bar. It's warm and colorful, and there are old...
  • Art alongside food at Glass Grill in Baltimore

    Art alongside food at Glass Grill in Baltimore
    The brain works slowly in winter. There are dozens of beautiful art-glass pieces displayed behind the bar at the Glass Grill east of Highlandtown. There are two dazzling, enormous Dale Chihuly-inspired glass sculptures hanging from the Glass Grill's...
  • Hits and misses at newly relocated Cafe Mocha

    Hits and misses at newly relocated Cafe Mocha
    The first incarnation of Kader Camara's Cafe Mocha was a small shop on Howard Street's Antique Row. There, customers had the joy of discovery. Maybe they would come in for an investigatory cup of cappuccino and a pastry and leave with some of Camara's...
  • Go for the outdoor party at Nabbs Creek Cafe

    Go for the outdoor party at Nabbs Creek Cafe
    Cool beer on a sunny deck at a bend in the river. Nabbs Creek Cafe has a sweet situation on a little pinkie jutting into the Patapsco. There's actually a series of decks descending from the back of the chalet-style restaurant, a rundown but still-handsome...
  • Dixon gifts probed

    Prosecutors are investigating whether Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon received thousands of dollars in gifts - including fur coats - from a prominent developer whose projects benefited from tax breaks and zoning changes she supported as City Council...
  • Dixon inquiry notes 'unexplained cash'

    Investigators with the State Prosecutor's Office found that Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon made $13,800 in "unexplained cash" deposits in a six-week period during the spring of 2004, one of many details to emerge in a mammoth court filing that raises...
  • 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...
  • Prosecutor asked to investigate Maryland lawmaker

    The state prosecutor has been asked to investigate whether a powerful Maryland lawmaker improperly used his campaign account for personal purchases and other expenses unrelated to his candidacy. The Maryland Board of Elections requested an...
  • Dixon convicted of embezzlement

    Dixon convicted of embezzlement
    Jurors in the theft trial of Sheila Dixon convicted the Baltimore mayor Tuesday on a single charge of taking gift cards intended for the city's poor. Although Dixon was acquitted of a felony theft charge, her misdemeanor conviction could force her from...