| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:49 PM
The prior owner planned to convert a 37-story hotel towering over St. Paul Street into apartment and long-term stay suites, but a new owner decided to invest $14 million in a renovation and keep it a hotel.
The Tremont Plaza Hotel, which has been called...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Daniel Baker, a former general partner at Alex. Brown & Sons who headed the firm's institutional sales department and in retirement managed a family farm, died May 19 of cancer at his Ruxton home. He was 82.
"Dan was one of the true gentlemen in the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Harford County residents gathered in Havre de Grace Saturday for the in support of the Harford County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.'s international wellness event, "Walk on Water 5K Walk/Run."
The event was to bring attention to...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 1:26 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:45 PM
In June 2009, my husband Sam and I slammed down the hatchback of our Honda CRV, the interior bulging with containers of Legos and books, school supplies and board games, and a box of shoes, a tin of Old Bay in the glove compartment. On the roof was a...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Robin L. Graver, 22, of the 600 block of Plater Street, was charged Saturday with possessing a drug other than marijuana.
Joe A. Epps, 25, whose address is listed as a post office box, was charged Saturday with possessing a drug other than...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:53 PM
In Mike Lelchitski's office at Sports International Group, Inc., the company his father, Boris, founded more than a decade ago after emigrating to the United States from Russia, there is a framed panoramic shot of Comcast Center from the first men's...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:25 AM
The Greater Towson Committee's new executive director couldn't be happier with the direction her hometown is heading.
"I just think (Towson) is always continuing to grow and always continuing to change," Katie Chasney Pinheiro, the newly appointed...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Sunni Gilliam does, in fact, know how to read the tea leaves.
In late 2005, when a Starbucks seemed to be popping up on every block, Gilliam opened Tea-ology, an "urban tea house" in Fells Point. The name was soon changed to Teavolve, and a few years...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The proposed $60 million apartment-and-retail development proposed for the Towson Triangle is dredging up an old ambivalence about the character of the Baltimore County seat. Is it a college town? A community for families and children? A commercial...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Caribou Coffee is converting to the Peet's Coffee & Tea brand in the Baltimore area, and one of the four area locations, in Owings Mills, will close on Sunday.
The Reisterstown Road Caribou is one of 80 "underperforming" stores the company said it...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Are Brad Paisley and Rand Paul the bravest men in America?
Er, no. At least not by my lights. But maybe the country singer and the first-term senator are contenders for that title according to the attorney general of the United States, Eric Holder.