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  • Preakness Stakes road closures

    Preakness Stakes road closures
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation has posted road closures and traffic modifications for Saturday's 138th running of the Preakness Stakes and InfieldFest at Pimlico Race Course. DOT says Saturday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., the southbound Jones...
  • Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill

    Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill
    Barbara Shapiro's love affair with Druid Hill Park dates to her childhood, when she passed through it daily on the way from her Ashburton home to old School 49 on Cathedral Street. And even when construction of Druid Park Lake Drive in the 1940s and...
  • Former Wall Street success finds new path reviving Carver baseball

    Former Wall Street success finds new path reviving Carver baseball
    The pitch bores in low and skitters under Ian Anderson's mitt. As he chugs to retrieve the baseball, another enemy runner dashes across home plate, putting the Carver Bears more hopelessly behind. Shoulders slump around this West Baltimore diamond,...
  • Owings Mills-area farmers markets offer more than produce

    Owings Mills-area farmers markets offer more than produce
    The idea came to her in a dream. Yes, a dream. Cathy Shapiro dreamed about coffee-flavored ice pops, strange as that sounds, and then the Pikesville resident spent 18 months turning the dream into reality. This summer, the public can taste the results...
  • Veterans, advocates brace for cutbacks

    The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track. Its executive...
  • From lumps of clay, Annapolis couple made pottery a full-time business

    From lumps of clay, Annapolis couple made pottery a full-time business
    Outside what was once a backyard garage, mugs, sponge holders and broad bowls are lined up on tables to dry. A peek inside the structure reveals dozens of butter dishes, teapots, toothbrush holders, bowls of every size, vases, trays and more, all in...
  • M. Faysal Thameen, structural engineer

    M. Faysal Thameen, structural engineer
    M. Faysal Thameen, a retired structural engineer who headed the city's role in the 1980s construction of the Fort McHenry Tunnel, died of cancer April 9 at his home in Millbury, Mass. The former Parkville resident was 75. "He was a quiet force in the...
  • BGE should find a new use for Melvale Gas Holder

    "Synergy" is a term often over-used today in business and marketing-speak. Yet, in planning for cash-strapped cities, it is a concept that must always be kept in mind. We are frustrated when we cannot afford the amenities we wish we had to make cities...
  • Baltimore farmers' market and bazaar draws crowd for season opener

    Baltimore farmers' market and bazaar draws crowd for season opener
    Cups of coffee warming their hands, the two women hovered over pansies. "I'm looking at the colors that remind me of my grandmother's garden. I'm deciding between the yellow and the white," said Malinda Peeples of Bolton Hill. "I'll probably get them...
  • UB prepares to open new Law Center

    UB prepares to open new Law Center
    Like American jurisprudence, the University of Baltimore's new $114 million law school is complicated and thoughtful. Staircases bridge across and spiral through the 12-story building's vibrant atrium, connecting a labyrinth of classrooms and study...
  • City police make arrests in several homicides

    City police make arrests in several homicides
    As officers lingered outside his Northwest Baltimore home for three hours, Anthony Todd was busy inside trying to cover up evidence of a marijuana-growing operation, police say. His pants had fresh dirt on them from squeezing through a crawl space to...
  • Baltimore doesn't do enough to enforce the speed limit

    A place where speed cameras would yield additional revenue and improve quality of life is the section of the Jones Falls Expressway between Cold Spring Lane and Northern Parkway adjacent to the residential area where I and several thousand other residents...