| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:35 AM
The following are real estate transactions recorded in Harford County during November 2011:
Lisa C. Stone from Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 923 Edmund St., $127,777, 11/1.
Jeffrey Lynn Hinte from Jeffrey Lynn Hinte, 521 Windemere Drive,...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 12:43 PM
William Ferdinand Eberhart Jr., a retired McCormick spice official and city neighborhoods activist who championed urban stream valley parks, died of cancer Tuesday at his Tuscany-Canterbury home. He was 72.
Born and raised in West Baltimore's...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 2:55 PM
A construction site trailer at Wyman Park Drive and West 33rd Street is scheduled to leave Tuesday.
For all intents and purposes, that ends the 5-year, federally mandated Stony Run Interceptor sewer project.
"I think the neighborhood is relieved.
| Oct 24, 2011
Some lucky senior will win a flowerpot personally painted by 6-year-old Mia Urban, of Mount Washington.
Mia was among more than 100 volunteers who participated in Mitvzah Day at Bolton Street Synagogue on Sunday — "the first annual," said...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Since 2009 Patrick Tong has received "homestead" property tax breaks worth $18,000 on three rowhouses he owns in East Baltimore.
He's quick to agree that he hasn't been entitled to a penny of it.
Homeowners qualify for the break only on their...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:14 AM
I was intrigued by the recent controversy over a decision to cut a gay scene from Bel Air High School's production of "Almost, Maine," which was ultimately reversed after the American Civil Liberties Union complained.
If you missed the story on our...
| Aug 2, 2011
The heat wave may be over, but some residents of a north Baltimore apartment building are still hot about having no air conditioning for much of the summer.
Now, they want to make management feel the heat.
David Henry, a retired IBM worker, and his...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Oakenshawe students are zoned for nearby Waverly Elementary/Middle School, where a $25 million replacement school is slated to open by the end of 2013.
But children from Oakenshawe are nowhere to be found at the current campus, located in two buildings a...
| May 27, 2012
| 1:21 PM
The Baltimore Department of Transportation has a message for the residents of Tuscany-Canterbury: Do not walk on our grass.
But instead of little signs, the transportation department conveys that message with a six-foot, spike-topped fence. The barrier...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:59 AM
The style of fence is called "Barcelona," but some residents of Tuscany-Canterbury say it reminds them more of Berlin.
It's the "Gorbachev fence" to the mother of neighbor Fred Chalfant, who often walks his dog past the barrier, which is six-feet tall,...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Sarah Finlayson's morning routine is fairly set. Wake up early. Workout with a trainer. Call her twin sister.
Picking up a hitchhiking John Waters? That's not part of it. Yet the minister's wife from Baltimore stopped her Lexus for the filmmaker and...
| May 31, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Dudley Clendinen relished nothing more than telling a great story — even the story of his impending death.
A journalist and author who wrote for The New York Times and had once served as an editor for The Baltimore Sun, Mr. Clendinen died Wednesday...