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  • Baltimore's narrative is beginning to shift [Commentary]

    Baltimore's narrative is beginning to shift [Commentary]
    The sale of Thames Street Wharf in Baltimore to California-based KBS Realty Advisors represents a watershed moment for economic development in Baltimore. The sale establishes a record price for commercial realty in Charm City. KBS paid $341 per square...
  • Kol HaLev hosts Passover seder in its church home

    Kol HaLev hosts Passover seder in its church home
    Traditional rituals of Passover — the stories, the questions, the food — get a modern spin when Rabbi Geoff Basik presides over Kol HaLev's community seder. The second night observance, held this year on April 15, has become a tradition for...
  • Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77

    Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77
    Dr. Torrey C. Brown, the former secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources who banned fishing for rockfish for a time in the 1980s, died of heart disease Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Severna Park resident was 77. Born in...
  • Parkville resident finds slur on vehicle after burglary [Crime Log]

    Parkville resident finds slur on vehicle after burglary [Crime Log]
    A Parkville resident's car was recently broken into and also had a homophobic slur scrawled on it, according to Baltimore County police Between 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, a computer, two cameras, a backpack and other...
  • People sure talk funny

    George Bernard Shaw, writing in the preface to Pygmalion, says flatly that "it is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without making some other Englishman despise him." The way we speak betrays many things about our regional origins, level of...
  • Former Towsontown Junior High students stroll memory lane [Towson]

    Former teachers and students from Towsontown Junior High School are taking a mournful stroll down memory lane, as the destruction of the school's building on York Road continues. "Towsontown was unlike any other school I have ever seen," said Mike...
  • 'Noah' and the Biblical case for vegetarianism [Letter]

    'Noah' and the Biblical case for vegetarianism [Letter]
    TV host Glenn Beck and other stalwarts of the Christian right have attacked the recent blockbuster "Noah" as being "pro-animal" and unfaithful to the Bible. Well, yes and no. The film is both pro-animal and faithful to the Bible, at least to the Book of...
  • Laurel woman dies after house fire

    Laurel woman dies after house fire
    The woman seriously injured in an early-morning blaze in North Laurel Thursday has died as a result of her injuries, Howard County police said Friday. The woman, identified as Kimberly Ann Murphy-Smith, 50, of Canterbury Riding, was rescued from the...
  • In Old Line Society, a new generation of philanthropists

    In Old Line Society, a new generation of philanthropists
    Brothers Justin and Jeremy Batoff are about to trade in their condominium overlooking the lacrosse fields at Johns Hopkins, their alma mater, for a Greenspring Valley farmhouse. They share a real estate portfolio. They work together at the family law...
  • Spare the turkey, pass the fruit [Letter]

    President Obama will get a break from "Obamacare" when he pardons the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. Each of us can also set aside our cares by pardoning a turkey and choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance — one that gives thanks for our...
  • Woman injured in Laurel townhouse fire

    Woman injured in Laurel townhouse fire
    An elderly woman was seriously injured in an early morning fire in Laurel, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. The fire in the 9500 block of Canterbury Riding in Laurel was reported around 5:15 a.m. by a newspaper...
  • Trail buff leads tour of old Ma and Pa Railroad route

    Trail buff leads tour of old Ma and Pa Railroad route
    Seventeen people and one dog gathered in Wyman Park on Sunday for a two-hour tour of tracks, tunnels, charcoal burns and other evidence of the old Maryland and Pennsylvania railroad line, better known as the Ma and Pa, which ran 77.2 miles between...