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  • After graduation, street artist Gaia takes flight

    After graduation, street artist Gaia takes flight
    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...
  • In Baltimore, a fresh mutuality and a spirit of hope

    In Baltimore, a fresh mutuality and a spirit of hope
    Wanting some fresh strawberries to serve a friend last Saturday, I drove from my home in Dickeyville to the Waverly farmers market. The experience was bittersweet: The market is near the eastern edge of Charles Village, the neighborhood where my husband...
  • Report: Parking authority manager 'exerted influence' on contracts with boyfriend

    The Baltimore parking official in charge of managing contracts at city-owned garages "exerted influence" on garage operators to hire a firm owned by her then-boyfriend, according to the city's inspector general. In a report distributed Tuesday to members...
  • Lunch review: Great expectations, lacking food at Zhong Shan

    Lunch review: Great expectations, lacking food at Zhong Shan
    Occasionally, I'll find an ethnic restaurant that makes me feel like an expatriate in my own country. These are places firmly rooted in another culture, resistant to American attitude, and clearly catering to a different demographic. Zhong Shan Restaurant...
  • Lexington Market needs a face lift

    Lexington Market needs a face lift
    With the growing demand for locally produced food and with area farmers' markets gaining popularity, now is a perfect time to evaluate Baltimore's city-owned markets — in particular, Lexington Market, the grandfather of them all. Lexington Market...
  • Man killed by stolen car identified as city music teacher

    In nearly 38 years as a music teacher for the Baltimore city public schools, Wendell Hairston led student bands in performances before visiting dignitaries including Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and former President Bill Clinton. No matter who the audience was,...
  • A global helium shortage leaves businesses deflated

    A global helium shortage leaves businesses deflated
    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...
  • Baltimore targets 'food deserts'

    Baltimore targets 'food deserts'
    More than a third of Baltimore neighborhoods don't have ready access to healthy foods, leaving one in five residents to rely on high-fat, high-calorie meals from corner stores and carryout restaurants, a new assessment shows. City, academic and nonprofit...
  • Roller skating play celebrates West Side history

    Roller skating play celebrates West Side history
    For the first time in decades, flouncy, flowered dresses, hat boxes and shopping bags filled a storefront window at Howard and Lexington streets, once the center of Baltimore's retail district. Ladies in pearls and long gloves, wild-haired hippies and...
  • Baltimore police target rise in robberies

    Baltimore police target rise in robberies
    The gunman held a small black revolver to the back of the man's head and demanded, "Give me what you got," according to the police report. He forced the victim to the pavement at Clement and Covington streets in South Baltimore, and took a wallet and cell...
  • No charges in fatal police shooting at city's Select Lounge

    No charges in fatal police shooting at city's Select Lounge
    Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein said Thursday that no one will face criminal charges in the fatal shooting by police officers of a plainclothes colleague, whom they mistook for a gunman, moving authorities a step closer to closing one of the...
  • Man, 23, found stabbed near Lexington Market dies of injuries

    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...