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  • T-shirts celebrate inside jokes and ironic civic pride

    T-shirts celebrate inside jokes and ironic civic pride
    Andy York recently bought a T-shirt that captures how he feels about his city. The design includes various implements of violence that include brass knuckles, a switchblade, a noose and a brick in the shape of a heart. "It all comes down to self-...
  • Occupy Wall Street protests spread to Baltimore, other cities

    Occupy Wall Street protests spread to Baltimore, other cities
    St. John's United Methodist Church, a centuries-old church on St. Paul Street, looked the way it does during its occasional rock concerts. Hundreds of people — some older than 40, some in their 20s — gathered there Sunday not for the music, or...
  • James 'Jimmie' Judd

    James 'Jimmie' Judd
    James "Jimmie" Judd, a well-known antiques dealer recalled for his elaborate homes and discerning eye for art, died of prostate cancer Thursday at his Inner Harbor home. He was 82. Born in Baltimore and raised on East North Avenue at Collington Avenue,...
  • 'The Raven' actor in town at Poe site

    'The Raven' actor in town at Poe site
    James McTeigue and Luke Evans, the director and co-star of the upcoming film "The Raven," laid a wreath at the grave site of Edgar Allan Poe Friday afternoon, to commemorate the 162nd anniversary of the author's death in Baltimore. McTeigue ("V for...
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
  • 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...
  • 100 years later, Flowermart still blooming

    100 years later, Flowermart still blooming
    It has been 100 years since Baltimore's ladies of the gentry decided to call attention to their efforts to beautify the city by holding a Flower Mart at the base of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon, selling crab cakes their cooks prepared and...
  • Inner Harbor Eiffel Tower?

    Inner Harbor Eiffel Tower?
    No doubt the city and the Baltimore Development Corp. are right that the Inner Harbor, like any tourist attraction, needs updating every now and then. But some of the proposals they've gotten for a new signature structure feel a bit random — more...
  • Holiday events

    HOLIDAY EVENTS NOVEMBER NOV. 19 - 21 FIRST ANNUAL WreathFEST Neighborhood: Brooklyn Park Area When: Nov. 19: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Nov. 21: noon- 5 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.) Venue: Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane,...
  • Monument lighting brings holiday spirit to Mount Vernon

    Monument lighting brings holiday spirit to Mount Vernon
    Fireworks lit up Mount Vernon Place, the sound of choirs echoed off townhouses and laser lights illuminated the chilly air Thursday evening for the 40th annual lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument. "The fireworks this year were the best. They were...
  • First Thursday Lighting

    The annual lighting of the Washington Monument on Mount Vernon Square took place on Thursday.  It was a perfect December night for it: clear and crisp with a holiday feeling.   Many years my husband and I have gone. This year we stayed put at home and...
  • Review: Midtown BBQ & Brew, formerly Midtown Yacht Club, excels with BBQ

    Review: Midtown BBQ & Brew, formerly Midtown Yacht Club, excels with BBQ
    Lately in Mount Vernon, especially in the vicinity of the Washington Monument, there's the faint but unmistakably syrupy aroma of barbecue in the air. Follow the trail and you'll find yourself at an unexpected place — the Midtown Yacht Club. The...