| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:08 PM
When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly.
Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
| Nov 2, 2011
Facing a consumer backlash and an online revolt, Bank of America said Tuesday that it won't adopt a $5 monthly debit card fee next year after all.
The move — which came after some banks had backed away from similar fees — is seen as a major...
| Nov 6, 2011
From his 14th-floor office on West Saratoga Street, Jay A. Perman, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, surveys the urban campus on downtown's west side and envisions the future.
Despite years of revitalization efforts, too many blocks...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:19 PM
If you want to experience the work of street artist Gaia in its full scruffy glory, see it in the wild.
Drive south down North Collington Avenue, past Biddle and Eager and Chase. You will despair of spotting anything fresh in one blighted block after...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 12:28 PM
The second most-abundant element in the universe is in short supply.
Lighter than air and nonrenewable, helium is however quite rare on Earth, derived mostly from natural gas deposits. And recently it's grown scarcer.
In the Baltimore area, some...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:58 PM
At Linden Market in Reservoir Hill, shelves are heaped high with miniature pies, cupcakes, and candy. Three dozen flavors of salty snacks burst from cardboard boxes.
Around the corner at the Whitelock Community Farm, deep green leaves of chard fan from...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:49 PM
A 23-year-old man was stabbed to death Thursday in a downtown neighborhood just north of Lexington Market, and police said they have charged a man in the killing.
Police found the man, identified as Cortez A. Lemon, shortly after 5 p.m. lying on the...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:16 AM
ON THE SITE...
Top prospects the Ravens may target on Day 2 of NFL Draft: Scroll through a slide show of players the team could be eyeing in the second and third rounds.
State issues new safety rules after stabbing of baby: New rules give social workers...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Faidley's storied crab cake will compete for the title of best sandwich in America on a new Travel Channel show debuting on June 6.
In eleven episodes, "Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America" will introduce viewers to 30 iconic sandwiches in 27 cities....
| Nov 16, 2008
Her bold canvases made her a bright star in the 1950s New York art world, but she "sank from view faster than the Titanic" when she moved to Baltimore, The New York Times said.
Grace Hartigan, who ultimately found a second career offering her wisdom...
| Aug 24, 2008
Tucked behind busy West Baltimore intersections lies a tiny neighborhood where one home caught the public eye this spring.
That's because the homeowner offered his broad, flat front yard as the Baltimore site of "Edible Estates," the project that...
| Apr 15, 2009
Hairdos that mirror beehives, cars that drip with unfamiliar ornaments and books that came off the shelves years ago.
It's time for Baltimoreans to tuck away their winter clothes and welcome the warm weather, and there's no better way to celebrate the...