| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:50 PM
Andy York recently bought a T-shirt that captures how he feels about his city.
The design includes various implements of violence that include brass knuckles, a switchblade, a noose and a brick in the shape of a heart.
"It all comes down to self-...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Eileen R. "Mimi" Philips, a homemaker and volunteer who enjoyed music, died of cancer Monday at her Richmond, Va., home.
The former Roland Park resident was 77.
The daughter of a Ford Motor Co. assembly line worker and a factory worker, Eileen Rose Wade...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:50 PM
William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon.
His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Bells tolled from Zion Lutheran Church and a crowd of more than 100 residents, damp with the unseasonable heat, grew silent.
A gleaming hearse pulled up in front of Baltimore's City Hall, bringing the body of William Donald Schaefer to the building...
| May 2, 2011
| 5:25 AM
Maybe you've heard these phrases before:
"If you have a phone, you have an attorney."
"You're making a big mistake."
"Nobody bothers me."
"Jack says 'Yes.'"
For better or worse, these are the catchphrases of Baltimore advertising, lines delivered...
| May 9, 2011
| 4:18 AM
Filmmaker Gregory Bryan says he was "sick and tired of seeing the same Hollywood films." What he came up with instead was "The Dark," an ethereal, 21/2-minute nightmare complete with crawling blackness, creaking skeletons and enough creepiness of all...
| May 20, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Medieval knights searching in all the wrong places for the Holy Grail, singing as they go, will help fuel the first full season in the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. So will John Waters, Baltimore's champion of all...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Shifting through kitschy clothing in Dreamland, the legendary John Waters Baltimore-inspired boutique in Hampden last week, New Mexico transplant and former Charm City resident Connie Murphy had a lot to say about the lingering controversy over the...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 5:46 AM
I seemed to have thrown a Starbucks barista for a loop a couple of weeks ago, when I asked for a slice of pound cake and a glass of skim milk. She asked her co-coffeemaker, "Can we do that?" The other replied, "I guess so."
"How much do we charge for the...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Expect an influx of starchily dressed and municipally minded visitors this weekend, as more than 1,100 elected officials and staff members from around the country descend on Baltimore for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
They'll be chatting about...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 1:06 PM
The year 1962 might seem like it belongs to a distant era to adults these days. If you're a teenager, though, it's more like prehistoric times.
So learned director Stephanie Williams as she went about staging a revival of the musical "Hairspray," which...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Hamburgers, like movie stars, are sometimes cast in new roles. There is a lot of that going on at Hollywood Burger Bistro in Canton.
The menu is dominated by hamburgers made, according to the restaurant's website, from hormone-free California beef. The...