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  • Dunson joins Chrisette Michele and Bilal to ask, 'Can the Cool Be Loved?'

    Dunson joins Chrisette Michele and Bilal to ask, 'Can the Cool Be Loved?'
    Here's a big look for a local artist: Current b cover star Dunson said he had a lot of collaborations in the pipeline, and the first one, along with a stylized video, dropped today.
  • Percy Nicholson, owned dry cleaners

    Percy Nicholson, owned dry cleaners
    Percy Nicholson, a retired co-owner of two West Baltimore cleaning establishments where he cared for the clothing of African-American performers who played the fabled Royal Theatre, died Monday of heart failure at Manor Care Falls Road. The Ashburton...

    Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history

    Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history
    Who knew that Baltimore had such happy feet? Three icons of tap dance who were famous nationwide — known colloquially as Baby Laurence, Buster Brown and Hawk — were born in Charm City and first perfected the "shim sham" and "cramp roll" and...

    'Little Willie' Adams had his hand in many business ventures

    'Little Willie' Adams had his hand in many business ventures
    The other evening, former Baltimore Sun reporters Antero Pietila and C. Fraser Smith sat in the studios of WYPR radio discussing the life and times of William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, who died Monday at 97. Adams, who went from numbers runner to...

    Woman's Industrial Exchange reopens: "To the women who went before us"

    Woman's Industrial Exchange reopens: "To the women who went before us"
    The historic lunchroom at the Woman's Industrial Exchange reopened on Wednesday. It is now called the Woman's Industrial Kitchen, and it's operated by Irene Smith, owner of the popular Souper Freaks food truck. The Downtown luncheon room, famous for...