| May 2, 2013
| 9:45 AM
After 17 years, Rocco's Capriccio has closed. Rocco Gargano's restaurant on Fawn Street in Little Italy had its last day of service on Sunday.
News of the closing was posted Wednesday on the restaurant's Facebook page. "We are very happy and sad to...
| May 6, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Union UM Church held a celebration of service for Italy and Etha Overton at the Bayou Restaurant on Sunday, April 28. Etha Overton participated via Skype.
| Dec 16, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Joseph R. Castoro, a retired Baltimore businessman and a World War II veteran, died Dec. 5 of multiple organ failure at Brightview Assisted Living in Bel Air. He was 87.
The son of a builder and a homemaker, Joseph Robert Castoro was born in Camden, N.J....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:07 AM
The Park Plaza building, which was ravaged in a December 2010 fire, has lined up a new tenant. Dooby's, a coffee shop, will open in the former Indigma space in spring 2013.
Mount Vernon residents noticed signs announcing Dooby's on the space's windows. A...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:03 PM
The newsletter "Neighborhood News from Little Italy" says in today's edition that two restaurants there have closed -- Pacific Coast Dining Company and India Rasoi.
Pacific Coast Dining opened in 2011 and served food from Greece, Thailand, Italy and the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:04 PM
A car hurtled off the highway, fatally struck a pedestrian and overturned in front of City Hall and scores of downtown witnesses. A day later, police said the driver had walked free without charges.
Despite anger and outrage from those who knew Matt...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 1:31 PM
A funeral Mass for Matthew S. Hersl, a supervisor in the city of Baltimore's finance department and Little Italy neighborhood volunteer, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Leo the Great Church, South Exeter and Stiles streets in Little Italy. Mr....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:40 AM
It's been just over a year since we lost a young shinning star in our community following a courageous and inspiring battle with pediatric cancer.
In 2007, 14-year-old Keeley Imel was diagnosed with medulla blastoma, a form of brain cancer. During her...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Maryland State Police arrested Monday the Baltimore man they say struck and killed a pedestrian last week in front of City Hall and charged him with vehicular homicide, manslaughter and a slew of drug offenses.
Police say Johnny Johnson, 43, had drugs in...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Pasta Plus Restaurant in Laurel has been inducted into the Restaurant Association of Maryland's Hospitality Hall of Honor. The popular Gorman Avenue business, along with five other establishments in the state, was recognized at the Columbia-based trade...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:05 AM
With four vineyards conveniently located in practically each corner of Harford County, you don’t have to travel all the way to Sonoma to sip award-winning wines, experience scenic vistas and learn all about the winemaking process.
In 2010, Harford...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Around 2 p.m. Wednesday, the bell at Saint Margaret Parish in Bel Air pealed as word quickly spread from faithful observers in St. Peter's Square in Rome throughout the world that white smoke was pouring from the chimney at the Vatican, the formal...