| Feb 8, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The 211 call center for United Way of Central Maryland answered more than 97,000 calls last year from individuals looking for tax assistance, housing, food and health services, officials announced Friday.
The number of calls represents a 6.4 percent...
| Feb 19, 2013
Three years after opening its original Fells Point hot dog shop, Stuggy's is adding a location in Federal Hill.
The new location will be at 17 E. Cross St. in a an approximately 1,000-square-foot space that was most recently an M&T Bank branch. A Stuggy'...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Montpelier Mansion will be closed for a period of time this year for some major restoration work dealing primarily with moisture control issues. While the actual facility is closed, some programs usually offered there will be held at different venues in...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Cuban Revolution Restaurant and Jazz Bar (1903 Ashland Ave., 443-708-5184, thecubanrevolution.com) has opened in a neighborhood not famous for its restaurants.
Known officially as Middle East, the area, which includes the Science & Technology Park at...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:58 AM
A popular "Downton Abbey" character died in childbirth from eclampsia in a storyline that shocked audiences. But what exactly is eclampsia, and does it kill modern-day moms?
Barbara Deller, a nurse-midwife and senior maternal and newborn health adviser...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Over dinner the other day with a new acquaintance, the topic of food and ethics (and thus vegetarianism) came up. My new acquaintance, Mr. W., is about 60 pounds overweight and was enjoying an oversized cheeseburger on a white bun with a side of fries. He...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Here's a big question: When does old age begin? I have the answer. And, I got it by surprise. Recently, I saw my physician for a routine examination and health review. During the visit she declared for the record, that I made it to old age. On...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Alaska, the polar bear who recently died at the Maryland Zoo, is a touching example of how animals can recover from years of deprived living conditions in circuses if given the opportunity (Polar bear euthanized at Maryland zoo," Jan. 16).
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:29 AM
T'Jae Gibson, of Abingdon, won first place in the Community Relations-Special Events category at the major command level in a U.S. Army public affairs competition. She leads the Army Research Laboratory's broadcast services area. She also serves as the...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The quiet at East Federal and North Bethel streets in the city's Oliver neighborhood on Tuesday morning was punctuated only by the steady rumble of a city work crew, preparing a nearby alleyway for repaving.
Missing, said a local community organizer,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:15 AM
In response to your editorial about programs in Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, I would like to highlight the efforts of Baltimore HELPS (Healthy Eating Leading Partnerships for Seniors), an initiative being led by Medicare's Quality Improvement...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:30 AM
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