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  • Touching home: one final lap around Baltimore

    Touching home: one final lap around Baltimore
    Marylanders — hands on their hearts, crisply saluting or wiping away tears — lined streets and gathered at landmarks to bid personal farewells to William Donald Schaefer Monday afternoon, as the former mayor and governor was taken on one final...
  • MTA to hold open houses for planned Red Line

    The Maryland Transit Administration will hold four open houses this month for area residents to share their views about designs for the 20 light rail stations planned along the east-west Red Line. The first meeting is scheduled Saturday at Edmondson...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • R.I.P. Adrienne Rich, Baltimore-born poet

    R.I.P. Adrienne Rich, Baltimore-born poet
    Baltimore-born poet Adrienne Rich, whose poetry and essays were the foundations of modern feminism, has died at age 82. Here are some tidbits from her life here, as reflected in stories from The Sun: Rich's father, a physician and professor at Johns...
  • At $540 million, a truly Mega jackpot

    At $540 million, a truly Mega jackpot
    Even a lottery official, a woman who spends her days dealing in hundreds, thousands and, yes, millions, was having a hard time Thursday getting her head around this monstrous number: $540 million. "It's hard to even fathom this kind of money," said...
  • 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...
  • Family forges history at Baltimore ironworks shop

    Family forges history at Baltimore ironworks shop
    Upon entering the G. Krug & Son blacksmith shop, I was handed a pair of safety goggles and immediately knew I was in for a treat. All around me were the goings-on of a bygone era. Peter Krug, owner of the Baltimore workshop that has been in business...
  • High-speed race to slow local travel

    High-speed race to slow local travel
    Imagine the crowds that attend Artscape and the city marathon. Add the throngs drawn by Barack Obama's pre-inaugural visit. Mix in a few ethnic festivals and a bunch of holiday parades, and you get a sense of the transportation tangle Baltimore faces when...