| Jun 17, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Farming in the city doesn't need a lot of land — and sometimes not even arable land. On a South Baltimore parking lot, inside six plastic-covered greenhouses, a handful of urban farmers are raising a cornucopia of greens in a thin layer of...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Enterprise Community Partners, a Columbia-based organization that helps people around the country find affordable housing, is itself getting a new home but staying in Columbia.
After considering numerous locations, the nonprofit founded by James and...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Howard Community College's Board of Trustees has unanimously chosen a new chairman and vice chairman, the college announced Friday.
Kevin Doyle, who has been a member of the board since 2007, has been named chairman. Since July 2011, Doyle had served...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:00 PM
You know you are entering a different world when you see the heavy cordless iron that requires a fire to heat it sitting atop a wooden ironing board covered with a bed sheet used as an ironing pad at the Howard County Center of African American Culture....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:15 AM
As a city resident, born and residing in Baltimore since the 1920s, it seems to me that Raymond Daniel Burke's op-ed ("City or oasis on the water?" June 12) and Roz Heid's letter of June 14 are unduly pessimistic and accusatory toward Baltimoreans who did...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 10:51 AM
As I sat in the Merriweather Post Pavilion this spring with my son Charlie and granddaughter Lyric, waiting for the high school graduation ceremony for my first grandson Josh, my thoughts wandered to the first time I came to the Merriweather. It was 45...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:24 PM
John DeWolf III, the Howard Hughes Corp.'s senior vice president for development, is a tall man doing a big job from a large office in downtown Columbia. The floor-to-ceiling windows face Lake Kittamaqundi, and the conference table is covered with maps...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 12:40 PM
At a time when many real estate companies are having trouble getting loans for expansion, Pikesville-based America's Realty is growing steadily. Headed by chief executive Carl Verstandig, it now controls 164 commercial developments in 13 states —...
| Oct 17, 2010
| 11:34 AM
For Edward Norton making movies isn't just about giving a dynamite performance. It's about collaborating on a piece of entertainment that reflects his view of the world — and pulls that off without preaching to the audience.
He leaped into...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Two years after C. William Struever's real estate empire collapsed and the once-ubiquitous developer dropped off Baltimore's radar, the urban visionary has reappeared as a managing director of a new company, working on the same kinds of projects that...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 5:22 PM
They had names like Banner, Roanoke, Revere and Grenoble, traditional-sounding names that belied the avant-garde designs of the early architects of Columbia. Ryland, Ryan, Page, Jett, Techbuilt, Artery, Amberley, Alcan and Lifestyle Homes were just a...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:38 AM
William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved.
Mr. Schaefer was 89....