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  • Baltimore mayor reports $1,300 in gifts

    Baltimore mayor reports $1,300 in gifts
    Topping the list of the most expensive gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake received last year is a $150 umbrella from Raindrops, a designer company that features chic rain gear with lacy pagodas, pinstripe ruffles and can-can parasols. The mayor's...
  • One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen

    One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen
    A one-of-a-kind oboe belonging to a musician with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra was reportedly stolen outside a Montreal hotel Tuesday morning. With the BSO season starting in less than a month, she’s anxious to get it back. “We all are...
  • Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts

    Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts
    A daily diary, chocolate rainbow cake and a gift basket with skin care products were just some of the $1,300 in gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake claimed on her 2013 ethics forms, according to a review of the filings. The most expensive of the 31...
  • Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant

    Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant
    Lester J. Bartholomew, a retired tax accountant, died Saturday at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson of complications from a fall. He was 100. Lester John Bartholomew was born in Reading, Pa., and later moved with his family to Laurel. He...
  • More big names added to Star-Spangled Spectacular concert

    Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, country legend Kenny Rogers and rock group Train were added on Friday to the talent lineup for Sept. 13's Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Pavilion. Also just announced: singer Jordin Sparks will join John...
  • For these musicians, a fateful first listen

    For these musicians, a fateful first listen
    Music's communicative power — "such sweet compulsion," Milton called it — has been known to change lives. Hearing the right piece at the right time can make a person start to think and feel differently, maybe start down a new path. In a...
  • Lineup for Free Fall Baltimore 2014 announced

    Lineup for Free Fall Baltimore 2014 announced
    Get ready for some seriously cheap entertainment. Free Fall Baltimore, the city's annual nod to its budget-conscious fans of culture, will return for its ninth installment in October. Scores of museums, entertainment venues, cultural organizations and...
  • Merriweather could take a lesson from Wolf Trap [Letter]

    Merriweather could take a lesson from Wolf Trap [Letter]
    The Mad Decent Block Party concert at the Merriweather Post this past weekend made news, but not for good reasons. It is sad to hear about two young people dying of drug overdoses, 20 other people taken to the hospital suspected of drug over-dosing, 50...
  • Savage moving firm helps Orioles celebrate 60 years in Baltimore

    Savage moving firm helps Orioles celebrate 60 years in Baltimore
    Over the years, John Von Paris and the Savage-based moving company he now heads have had their share of Orioles' highlights.  Among the highlights were innumerable Orioles games spanning several decades as season-ticket holders; helping dozens of O's...
  • Baltimore native to be next Ravens anthem singer

    Baltimore native to be next Ravens anthem singer
    Baltimore native Joey Odoms, who returned this summer from duty in Afghanistan as a member of the Maryland Army National Guard, will be the next national anthem singer for the Ravens. He was selected from among eight finalists who sang "The Star-...
  • Ravens to hold final auditions for national anthem singer on Tuesday

    Ravens to hold final auditions for national anthem singer on Tuesday
    The Ravens are searching for a new voice to sing the national anthem at home games. After 18 years of singing at the Ravens' games, Mishael Miller made his final appearance at M&T Bank Stadium last season before leaving to become a church pastor in...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...