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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Going, going: Last of city's giant gas holders coming down

    Going, going: Last of city's giant gas holders coming down
    The giant gray cylinder has loomed over the North Baltimore landscape for decades, providing heating gas for city homes and a familiar landmark for drivers on the Jones Falls Expressway. Soon it will disappear from the skyline, and with it will go an...
  • Like/Dislike with Emem Oduok of Infused Spreads

    Like/Dislike with Emem Oduok of Infused Spreads
    On Sunday, the Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar opens for its 36th season, with vendors selling fruits and vegetables, herbs, baked goods and crafts. Emem Oduok, 30, will be there, selling handmade chunky jam, creamy fruit-butter, infused spicy and herb...
  • St. Patrick's revelry muted, but police busy elsewhere in Baltimore

    Amid a stepped up enforcement for St. Patrick's Day-related festivities that was hailed as successful, Baltimore Police were dealing with a spate of violence over the weekend elsewhere in the city. Three people were killed Sunday in apparently unrelated...