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  • Next season at Center Stage: 'Jazz,' Sondheim, Mamet

    Next season at Center Stage: 'Jazz,' Sondheim, Mamet
    The theme of Center Stage's 2011-2012 season might be summed up as rhythm — from the distinctive beat of "Jazz," a world premiere adapted from the Toni Morrison novel of that name, to the percussive profanity of David Mamet's "American Buffalo";...
  • Study: Md. among best in results of transportation spending

    Maryland ranks among the best states in measuring the results of transportation spending, according to a report released Wednesday by two important think tanks. The state was one of five to be classified as "leading the way" in all categories rated by...
  • Closet secrets

    Closet secrets
    Remember when a walk-in closet was considered a luxury item in a home? Now, what makes any fashion fan salivate is the idea of a closet room. Baltimore interior designer Amanda Austin says more and more homeowners are converting a room to a closet. "No...
  • Few takers so far for direct wine shipping

    Few takers so far for direct wine shipping
    This week, Maryland wine lovers will be able to get their favorite bottles delivered directly to their homes — so long as they're interested in buying from one of the 11 wineries that have applied for a shipping permit. Since the state made the...
  • City slots site deal: Negotiating behind closed doors costs Baltimore $1.2 million

    City slots site deal: Negotiating behind closed doors costs Baltimore $1.2 million
    Baltimore's $1.2 million settlement agreement with a group it had picked to develop a parcel the city now wants to make available for a slots casino was the right thing to do. There was no indication that the Gateway South sports/office complex originally...
  • Feds blame defense lawyer for disclosing information that got witness killed

    Isiah Calloway's death was reported in a single sentence back in April, a 19-year-old man "found shot inside a vehicle." To federal authorities, though, Calloway was a potential witness in a bank fraud conspiracy. That is, until prosecutors say, his...
  • Nancy H. Suerth, casting agent

    Nancy H. Suerth, casting agent
    Nancy H. Suerth, former owner of a commercial cleaning and janitorial services company who later established a casting and talent agency, died Dec. 8 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Edgewood...
  • Nonprofit provides day of fun and learning for students at Maiden Choice School

    As class after class at Maiden Choice School poured into the gymnasium on the afternoon of Dec. 20, the faces in each new batch of students lit up as bright as a Christmas tree. There to greet them at the school for students with significant...
  • Annette C. Goodell, businesswoman

    Annette C. Goodell, a certified tax consultant who was vice president of Broad Spectrum Optics LLC, died Feb. 2 of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Original Northwood resident was 73. The daughter of educators, the former...
  • Baltimore police shuffle ranks, move Southern District commander

    Baltimore police shuffle ranks, move Southern District commander
    The major who heads the Baltimore Police Department's Southern District is being moved to headquarters to head up an effort by the agency to become nationally accredited, according to a spokesman. Maj. Margaret Barillaro took over the Southern District...
  • Trial opens for man accused of murdering a federal witness

    It was a Sunday in September 2009, and Kareem Kelly Guest had spent the entire day assembling a bedroom for his 6-year-old daughter in his mother's Westport home. He'd been released from jail three weeks earlier and was making up for lost time. He left...
  • Ocean City's Seacrets wants to grow, but is it too big for Baltimore?

    Ocean City's Seacrets wants to grow, but is it too big for Baltimore?
    On a Friday night this summer, Seacrets was teeming with people dancing and drinking on its patios and dance floors and at its 18 bars. By now the 22-year-old venue has eluded easy definition. With a sprawling fiefdom that includes a radio station,...