| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:31 PM
The Govanstowne Farmers Market debuted for its second season Wednesday, June 6, but a half hour later, Terri Russell said she had no chocolate ice cream.
"I'm sold out, already," said Russell, owner of Simple Pleasures, an organic ice cream business...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Howard "Bud" Ritter Jr., a retired Towson High School principal who had a second career as an antique toy and train dealer, died of dementia Monday at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland. The longtime Towson resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised in...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Baltimore’s Board of Estimates is expected to approve the sale of the Senator Theatre to its current operators Wednesday for $500,000.
Senator Theatre LLC, a company controlled by James “Buzz” Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Lyon, has...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to sell the historic Senator Theatre at a $310,000 loss — over the objections of the city's comptroller.
"I just think it's too generous," said Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, citing the city's purchase of the...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:02 PM
It's easy to see why the city's sale of the Senator Theatre gave Comptroller Joan Pratt heartburn. The city paid $810,000 for the movie palace three years ago and this week sold it for a $310,000 loss. Worse yet, the city is hardly washing its hands of...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Michelle Damareck's 3-year-old daughter has been singing "The Itsy-Bitsy Spider" in Hebrew, and her 5-year-old son has been learning the lessons of the Ten Commandments, thanks to a program that delivers Jewish-themed books and CDs to their home every...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:48 AM
The Senator Theatre has been awarded a $300,000 state tax credit for restoration of the historic, Art-Deco style cinema house that was built in 1939.
The Senator is one of six recipients of a combined $7 million in Sustainable Communities Tax Credits,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
If James "Buzz" Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Lyon, have their way, they'll be cutting ribbons by Christmas for a restored Senator Theatre that will preserve the original cinema and add three screens and a small restaurant.
Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Days after operators of Baltimore's Senator Theatre accused former owner Tom Kiefaber of trespassing at the movie house and harassing workers, Kiefaber was arrested Monday at the site.
Police were called to the York Road theater Monday morning where...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Tom Kiefaber, former owner of the Senator Theatre, was released from jail Tuesday and gave his own account of events leading to his arrest Monday at the cinema, denying that he has trespassed and harassed the current owners.
Kiefaber had been charged...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:46 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 60 degrees. Breezy conditions are expected. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low temperature around 43 degrees.
Check our traffic map for this morning's...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:55 AM
The historic Senator Theatre closed Thursday to begin renovations, said an operator of the movie house, which opened on York Road in 1939.
The theater will be closed for six-to-nine months, said James "Buzz" Cusack, who runs the North Baltimore...