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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • 'Terra Nova' recap: Episode 4, 'The Runaway'

    'Terra Nova' recap: Episode 4, 'The Runaway'
    I'm putting a call into IKEA first thing tomorrow morning to pitch a new line of furniture — the DinoSaϋr — modeled after the classy desk gracing Commander Taylor's office: a T. Rex skull holding up a sheet of glass. Functional,...
  • Court strikes down heart of ground rent law: Now what?

    Court strikes down heart of ground rent law: Now what?
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has found that a requirement that Maryland ground rent holders register their leases with the state or lose them is an illegal taking of property without just compensation. It’s too bad the courts never showed the...
  • JFX turns 50: Baltimore's six-lane Main Street

    JFX turns 50: Baltimore's six-lane Main Street
    Hours after a ribbon-cutting ceremony 50 years ago, the Jones Falls Expressway had its first pileup and subsequent traffic snarl. Some things never change. The JFX is the road we love to hate but can't live without, the city's Main Street where everyone...
  • After decades, beer gardens are back in vogue

    After decades, beer gardens are back in vogue
    A year ago, Hope Tarr found herself marveling at a new beer garden inBrooklyn. Tarr, who co-created an iPhone app that tracks beer gardens in New York City, had grown up in Baltimore listening about these outdoor promised lands where German suds flowed...
  • Panos' career in print and practice honored by press association

    Panos' career in print and practice honored by press association
    During his more than 60 years in the news business, Timonium resident Lou Panos crossed paths with people from legendary Baltimore scribeH.L. Mencken to the Kennedy brothers — as in RFK and JFK. Along the way, Panos, 86, who was inducted last...
  • Dream home: Treasuring a lifelong collection

    Dream home: Treasuring a lifelong collection
    The exterior of Lee and Sue Jensen's home in the Catonsville development of Fox Hall Farms is traditional and reserved. Like its connected group of neighbors, the Colonial-style facade features neutral-color siding, a brick chimney, multi-framed windows...
  • Corrections and Clarifications

    Photo captions accompanying an article in Saturday's editions of The Baltimore Sun about the visit of the Coast Guard tall ship Eagle contained incorrect information about the vessel's 75th anniversary. The ship was built in Germany in 1936. It was...
  • View: Baltmore can thrive if it cuts taxes like NY, SF, Boston

    View: Baltmore can thrive if it cuts taxes like NY, SF, Boston
    Of the four cities whose football teams played for league championships yesterday, Baltimore was the only one to steadily lose population through the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. Boston, New York and San Francisco all lost thousands of residents in the three...
  • America's Next Great Restaurant -- catching up with an Episode 1 recap

     
    I really wish I was watching America's Next Great Restaurant. It sounds like a fun show. I asked for a volunteer to write recaps for Dining@Large, and Bob Swank stepped up.Thanks, Bob Swank!!Bob'll start writing day-after recaps beginning tomorrow....
  • Hessie Abraham Davidson

    Hessie Abraham Davidson, former chairman of the Davidson Transfer & Storage Co., who counted among his many interesting and challenging moving jobs overseeing the moving of the U.S. Constitution, died Sept. 18 of complications from a stroke at Springhouse...
  • Young-at-heart 'Golden Girl' Jackie Dunphy keeps on dancing

    Dolores "Jackie" Dunphy, who celebrated her 85th birthday last month, is a dancer by heart. Born Aug. 19, 1926 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dolores lived in Baltimore near Patterson Park with her parents, a sister and a brother. She attended school at St....
  • History Matters

    100 Years Ago War related This social note was in the Dorsey section of the paper: "Mr. Thomas A. Kingsbury accompanied by Prof. F. H. Spieker and son Edmond of Baltimore, spent Sunday at the Old Historic Fort McHenry." Next year will be the...