| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore City school officials say the nearly $1.2 billion budget the system unveiled last week will fund a raft of new academic endeavors, among them a new team to upgrade instruction in the sciences to meet the higher standards of the new national...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:23 PM
A Baltimore City employee was killed Tuesday afternoon when police said a man veered off an interstate and sped onto downtown streets, flipping the car he was driving in front of City Hall.
Matthew Hersl, 45, was the victim, family and friends said....
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:53 PM
A Baltimore city employee was killed Tuesday afternoon after a man veered off an interstate and sped onto downtown streets, flipping the car he was driving in front of City Hall, according to police and the victim's family.
Matthew Hersl, an employee...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is launching a Music Box Series, designed for the 6-month- to 3-year-old set.
BSO vice president of education Carol Bogash calls the project “the final piece in the BSO’s educational framework” and...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:46 AM
A decade ago, artisan Mark Melonas was piecing together a living teaching sculpture at the Baltimore School for the Arts, doing some freelance graphic design and staging exhibitions at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.
And he was fooling around with...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Last year, we wrote about Kim Parr, who was laid off from her teaching position at the Baltimore School for the Arts amid budget cuts. Students marched down to City Hall to save the visual arts teacher of 27 years, and the layoffs--she was one of three--...
| Dec 30, 2011
In the past 12 months, some especially high-energy creators have relocated from other metropolises and set up shop within city limits. While a scrappy inventiveness isn't new here — far from it — it could be that the city is reaching a...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Business entrepreneur and philanthropist William Polk Carey, who donated more than $100 million to Maryland schools and universities, spent most of his life outside the state, but he never stopped thinking of himself as a Baltimorean.
Mr. Carey, 81, died...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A memorial service for Arthur Francis "Reds" Hucht, who coached swimmers for more than 50 years, will be held at 1 p.m. Jan. 21 at Calvert Hall College High School.
Mr. Hucht, who was 95, died of a stroke Tuesday at his daughter's home in Spotsylvania,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:42 AM
When a group of actors and actresses from Baltimore School for the Arts performed a set of short plays about the War of 1812 for the middle school students at St. Paul's School for Girls on Oct. 9, the event was also a showcase for one of the play's...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 1:22 PM
From Michael Cross-Barnet: Show of hands, please: How many of you progressive-minded parents out there think it’s OK to force a child to take music lessons against his or her will?
I’m guessing not too many. Maybe 10 or 15 percent?
| May 7, 2012
| 2:20 PM
A decade-long vision to have Baltimore become the next hub of fashion and design will begin to take shape as construction begins at the old Lebow Clothing Factory, which beginning in fall 2013, will be the home of the Baltimore Design School.