| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:58 PM
When the Senator Theatre reopens to the public on Friday, moviegoers will be able to get popcorn and Raisinets but not calamari and chardonnay.
The Senator will reopen with standard movie house concessions, but the previously announced Bar Zini, a 100-...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Abraham "Al" Ackerman, who rose from selling eggs door to door to owning and operating a wholesale egg company, died Sept. 6 from complications of bladder cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 89.
The son of Russian immigrants, Abraham Ackerman was...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:58 PM
Former Senator Theatre owner Tom Kiefaber disrupted a City Council meeting Monday night, bounding up to the dais as the council was about to take a final vote to designate the interior of the theater a historic landmark.
"Right when it [the bill] came up...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:56 PM
After 17 months and $3.5 million in construction, the renovated and expanded Senator Theatre will reopen Oct. 10 with a screening of John Waters’ “Hairspray” — 25 years after the original film had its premiere at the North...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:34 PM
– In the heart of this historic Eastern Shore city, the effect of a state program that lends money to small businesses in struggling neighborhoods is easy to see.
There's Jimmy & Sook's restaurant with its award-winning crab cakes; My Favorite...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:18 AM
For almost as long as the Senator Theatre has been in operation, so has Swallow at the Hollow.
The bar/restaurant has been a holdout in Belvedere-Govans since the 1940s, when it was called the Hollow Bar and Grill. Little changed at the corner bar over...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The Senator Theatre and its adjoining small-plates restaurant, Bar Zini, will be authorized to sell alcohol when it reopens in the coming months, after a Baltimore licensing board voted Thursday to approve its application.
The Rosebank theater, closed...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:20 AM
A major step forward in the Senator Theatre's renovation could take place at Thursday's Liquor Board hearing.
The board will vote on the Senator's application for a beer, wine and liquor restaurant license, and co-owner Kathleen Cusack Lyon says she...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:32 AM
The last time Buzz Cusack gave the Baltimore Messenger a tour of the Senator Theatre was in December 2012, six months after it closed for renovations. The single-screen theater's auditorium was stripped bare.
"There wasn't really anything to show you....
| Feb 22, 2008
If you're not quite a city-dweller, but you hate to be too far from a lively nightlife scene, Govans is the spot to be. Situated between the city line and some of Baltimore's oldest suburbs, the neighborhood has plenty of dining, entertainment and...
| Apr 17, 2009
State Prosecutor Robert A. Rohrbaugh defended Thursday the indictment he brought against Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon and asserted in court papers that a jury needs to decide if Dixon falsified ethics forms and stole gift cards intended for needy...
| Jan 28, 2009
Not wanting to see the Senator Theatre closed on their watch, city officials are offering $320,000 to keep it open - provided the 70-year-old movie house is turned into a nonprofit business.
"The Senator Theatre is a Baltimore icon," Deputy Baltimore...