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  • Vacant or valuable?

    Vacant or valuable?
    The premise of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s “Vacants to Value” program seems simple enough. Baltimore has about 16,000 vacant properties, and the mayor and her housing department have devised strategies to try to return them to...
  • An opportunity to tour historic Merryland Farm on June 2

    An opportunity to tour historic Merryland Farm on June 2
    The Historical Society of Harford County's next historic property Open House Tour will take place at Merryland Farm this Sunday, June 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. Merryland is at 12901 Bottom Road in Hydes, just over the Harford/Baltimore County line....
  • Daniel Baker, Alex. Brown partner

    Daniel Baker, Alex. Brown partner
    Daniel Baker, a former general partner at Alex. Brown & Sons who headed the firm's institutional sales department and in retirement managed a family farm, died May 19 of cancer at his Ruxton home. He was 82. "Dan was one of the true gentlemen in the...
  • Royal Farms fined for Md. fuel leaks

    Royal Farms fined for Md. fuel leaks
    Royal Farms has agreed to pay a $600,000 penalty for fuel leaks at two of its Maryland outlets and to check dozens more for possible problems, the state Department of the Environment said. The Baltimore-based convenience store chain, in a settlement that...
  • Horsemen search for deals at post-Preakness sale

    Horsemen search for deals at post-Preakness sale
    On the Wednesday and Thursday before the Preakness, as excitement built for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, many trainers and owners slipped away from Pimlico Race Course and drove eight miles north on Interstate 83 to look a year into the future....
  • The seed from which an urban garden grew

    The seed from which an urban garden grew
    Elisa Lane is not much bigger than the pigtails she wears when she gardens at the Whitelock Community Farm in Reservoir Hill. But she has a big impact. She sells the fresh vegetables from the empty corner lot that she just kind of took over at below-...
  • Baltimore pastor wins award for efforts to fight poverty, crime

    Baltimore pastor wins award for efforts to fight poverty, crime
    When passersby drive through West Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester community, they won't see flags symbolizing unity or notice traces of an affluent town. What they will see is a neighborhood once riddled with drug trade and prostitution, now being...
  • Herbert A. Davis, real estate broker

    Herbert A. Davis, real estate broker
    Herbert A. Davis, a Baltimore real estate broker and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 87. "Herb was always very enthusiastic and just a great guy," said Dorothy F. "Patsy"...
  • Dan Duquette says his Montreal Expos were 'Moneyball 1'

    Dan Duquette says his Montreal Expos were 'Moneyball 1'
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Before Michael Lewis' book "Moneyball" hit the best sellers list and before Brad Pitt brought Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane to the big screen in the Academy Award-nominated film of the same name, the concept of building a...
  • Hereford Farm Market shoppers enjoy local fresh produce, other products

    Hereford Farm Market shoppers enjoy local fresh produce, other products
    Finding specialty goods — organic eggs, goat cheese, goat cheese cheesecake, whole grain bread and rolls, honey, vegetables, herbs, pork, lamb, turkey, chicken, flavored olive oil, balsamic vinegar, native plants, trees, shrubs and flowers —...
  • Departing's entry in Preakness leads to homecoming for Nicole Stall

    Departing's entry in Preakness leads to homecoming for Nicole Stall
    Nicole Stall boarded the first plane to Maryland she could catch when she heard of Benjamin Boniface's death last June. She was there to grieve the death of a boy she had known since his birth. But also to work. In the days after the 20-year-old's death...
  • Under Armour founder Kevin Plank sees himself as the underdog

    Under Armour founder Kevin Plank sees himself as the underdog
    Kevin Plank may have sold the first Under Armour shirts from the back of his car, but as his reach has grown, so too have his wheels: These days, he jets around the world, recently to five Asian cities in six days, but managed to get back home to...