| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Frances F. Trader, who worked in billing at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Sept. 28 of pneumonia at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Rodgers Forge resident was 89.
A daughter of Italian immigrants, Frances Fina was born in Baltimore and raised in Little...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:16 PM
You can hear their passion for teaching the language, a Viva Italia! enthusiasm they hope to make infectious to those who sign up for the courses.
For Italian language teachers Catherine D'Ascoli of Wilde Lake High School and Peter DiMarco of Hammond...
| Oct 3, 2012
Happy Columbus Day, dear readers,
This weekend marks a holiday surprise of an extended weekend for some of my readers. Monday is recognized as Columbus Day or Discovers Day (officially Oct. 12), when Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492 and...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:35 AM
After two years, the original owners of Zella's Pizzeria on Hollins Street are coming back.
Julie Ernst and Cem Ari opened Zella's in 2007. It found a loyal following and helped to anchor the struggling Hollins Market neighborhood. They sold the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:44 AM
The Winter Wine Celebration ended on Sunday, but wine-lovers can still get their filll.
The Wine Market in Locust Point has declared this Eclectic Wine Month. From Mondays through Thursdays in March, the restaurant is offering half-off select glasses of...
| Apr 21, 2013
It's not too early to start compiling your summer reading list. Here are some recommendations, courtesy of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, with publication dates.
Sophie Kinsella, "Wedding Night": An unlikely romance involves a pair desperate to...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:39 PM
Like so many skeletons of Baltimore's industrial past, the brick and steel bones of sturdy buildings — devoid of innards — are found all along the harbor. Or maybe it should be said they were found along the harbor, since more and more of...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:34 PM
For Pat Stout, what started as a return on an investment with urban housing developers became an in-town address to enjoy on the weekends before finally morphing into her sole residence as well as the breathtaking repository for her vast collection of...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 10:31 AM
No one who walks into Jeri and Jesse Hannon's townhouse in Mays Chapel North is likely to forget the dining room chandelier.
Hanging from a 10-foot-high carved ceiling medallion, this magnificent fixture, fashioned of cut crystal and looking much like...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 10:41 AM
The Alcarese home, built into a hillside in Baldwin, could not appear more like an Italian villa if it was built overlooking a valley in Tuscany. The only thing missing from the vista surrounding the home are tall, lanky cypress trees of the scenic wine-...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:39 AM
If the nation’s mayors have been AWOL from their respective City Halls lately, they’ve probably been ducking out to their local bocce courts, warming up for Baltimore.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors meets here for four days starting Friday,...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Delaware North Companies Sportservice and the Orioles invited the press down this morning for a look at and taste of some of the new food they've come up with for Oriole Park at Camden Yards.At the entrance -- trays......