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  • Gertrude Brownstein

    Gertrude Brownstein
    Gertrude Brownstein, who worked for eight decades in grocery and department stores and later in a family-owned auction business, died of cancer Dec. 18 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 100 and lived in Owings Mills. Gertrude Fishbone was born...
  • Movies under the stars for every day of the workweek

    Movies under the stars for every day of the workweek
    Baltimore is one city where crowds come out in the heat of the night to take in open-air movies. In mid-July last year, when the thermometer was hitting 95 in the day and stalling in the 80s past midnight, fun-seekers swarmed to Federal Hill to watch...
  • Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later

    Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later
    Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner." Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
  • A look at Werner's on its 50th Anniversary

     
    This unsigned article is from the Baltimore Sun archives -- RG From the Baltimore Sun, January 16, 2000 WERNER'S restaurant is enjoying mid-life. For 50 years, the 111-seat operation at 231 E. Redwood St. has fed the city's bankers, brokers and......
  • Werner's restaurant closing tomorrow

     
    And then there were none.Werner's luncheonette, a downtown fixture since 1950, is slated to close for good on Friday, April 15.Coming just a few months after the demise of Burke's restaurant, the closing of Werner's creates an icon-free space in......
  • Werner's serves up its last lunch Friday

    Werner's serves up its last lunch Friday
    Werner's luncheonette, a downtown fixture since 1950 that was a gathering spot for politicians and lawyers as well as office workers and citizens serving jury duty, is closing Friday. Coming just a few months after the demise of Burke's restaurant, the...
  • Heading back down Route 66

    Baltimoreans and Marylanders have become blase about actors being in their midst, along with bellowing directors, film crews, blocked-off streets filled with Hollywood's iconic caravans of trucks, trailers and spotlights, and sidewalks choked with zig-...
  • Hopes rise for improvements after Ambassador Theater fire

    Hopes rise for improvements after Ambassador Theater fire
    Since its last movie screening in 1968, the historic Ambassador Theater in Howard Park has been a cosmetology school, a dance hall and a Baptist church — and in recent years a vacant shell. The Baltimore neighborhood's hopes for revitalization of...
  • Ravens give Baltimore reason to cheer

    Ravens give Baltimore reason to cheer
    Carl Sagan observed: "If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe." And if you wish to comprehend the palpable dynamic that operates between Baltimore fans and their professional football team, you first have to...
  • Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel

    Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel
    A man in a media dream-team marriage supports his wife during her breast cancer, then nearly buckles after her death. That's the reality-saturated plot of Michael Tucker's novel, "After Annie." Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, became advocates for...
  • City looking for new partners to run the Hollywood Diner

    City looking for new partners to run the Hollywood Diner
    After a brief hiatus, the Hollywood Diner is back in business — but the city has other plans for the downtown eatery. Baltimore City, which owns the property, has terminated its lease with the Chesapeake Center for Youth Development, the...
  • 'Diner' to be turned into Broadway musical

    'Diner' to be turned into Broadway musical
    Another classic American film set in Baltimore is headed for Broadway, but unlike "Hairspray" this one may be a less obvious fit. Barry Levinson has adapted "Diner," his well-regarded 1982 movie, for the stage. With music and lyrics by rock singer-...