| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Baltimore's six historic public markets should be equipped with Wi-Fi before the year's end, the city's new Chief Information Officer said Thursday.
Chris Tonjes, who runs the Mayor's Office of Information Technology, said it should cost less than $25,...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:30 AM
The 50-plus cops sent to the downtown and Inner Harbor on summer weekends are indeed finding criminals. Last weekend alone (Thursday night through early Sunday), they made 40 arrests, including 10 for drugs and two for guns.
Police released the stats...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Paul DeBoy may have a genetic inclination toward the stage.
The Baltimore-born actor, starring in the national touring production of the perennially popular musical "Mamma Mia" that hits the Hippodrome this weekend, first revealed the tendency during his...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:26 PM
William Thomas Napier Martin IX, who with his wife became one of the world's largest collectors and sellers of period vintage postcards, died Wednesday of heart disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
The Havre de Grace resident was 71....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Nora Ephron was really all about the food.
An acerbic observer of life whose wit translated so easily to the big screen, she was often as interested in the menu as she was in the script, and her appetite for moviemaking and crab cakes brought her to...
| Jul 2, 2012
No need to head out of town for things to do this weekend. The historic district has so much going on you should simply book a room at Obladi, the bed and breakfast on Main Street, and plan to make a holiday of it.
Friday night, July 6, is First Friday,...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Free legal advice is being offered to low-income residents in Maryland through a partnership between the JustAdvice Initiative and Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon.
Low income residents who attend JustAdvice sessions in Lexington...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:20 PM
I kind of forgot that restaurants close on July Fourth. Like it's Christmas or something. But they do. Good brunch places like B&O Brasserie, Victoria Gastro Pub and Golden West are all closed on July Fourth. All of the municipal market, including...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The banner at Greenmount Avenue and Preston Street proclaims the Lillian Jones Apartments are coming. For the past year, I've watched this building take shape in a neighborhood that needed all the help it could get. Come spring, new tenants will begin...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Police testified Tuesday that a Severn man, whose 5-year-old son lost consciousness last September after drinking methadone that the father acknowledged buying, waited more than an hour after the boy initially became ill to call for help because he "was...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:14 PM
A vision for the "greening" of downtown Baltimore is taking shape after city leaders proposed ambitious steps to keep and attract businesses and residents by making public areas more inviting.
An open-space plan unveiled last February by the Downtown...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 3:48 PM
Hurricane Irene apparently was even worse than anyone thought. Forget about downed power lines — the storm knocked out Baltimore's sweet tooth.
For much of the past three weeks, nearly 600 area stores and countless customers have been denied...