| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For what reason is Highlandtown now called Canton?
I live in Harford County now but grew up in Highlandtown near Haussner's restaurant and Eastern Avenue. I went to school at Sacred Heart of Jesus in Highlandtown.
Highlandtown was in the higher...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:38 PM
A two-alarm fire in Greektown damaged six row homes and displaced as many as a dozen people Tuesday afternoon, according to the Baltimore City Fire Department.
Medics checked out a few residents while firefighters fought the blaze from the roof, but the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It was really great to read The Sun article about Peter Angelos' donation to the Franklin Square's lung center ("Angelos donates $2.5M for lung center at Franklin Square," Nov. 21). I have listened to all the negative voices calling for his head since...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:13 AM
My parents grew up about a mile-and-a-half and a cultural universe away from one another in Depression-era southeast Baltimore.
Dad was a paperboy in a largely Italian and German section of Highlandtown long ago called "the Hill" and now known as...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The new Samos, which opens Monday at The Shops at Canton Crossing, won't be exactly like the original, enduringly popular casual restaurant in Greektown.
For one thing, the new Samos will take credit cards, said Michael Georgalas, whose father,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Shops at Canton Crossing, a sprawling $105 million shopping center on Boston Street in Canton, has been years in the making.
In preparation for its official opening Tuesday afternoon, landscape crews planted trees Monday along pathways dotted with...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:41 AM
The owners of Waterfront Kitchen have announced the concept for their upcoming project at the Shops at Canton Crossing, the new 325,000-square-foot-center retail center on Boston Street in Canton.
Farmstead Grill, a 200-seat restaurant featuring locally...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:38 AM
A few retailers have already opened for business or will have before next Tuesday's official opening for the Shops at Canton Crossing, the new 325,000-square-foot retail center on Boston Street.
Red Robin opened on Monday. This is the 15th Maryland...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When utility crews dug up the intersection of Eastern Avenue and South High Street a couple of years ago, Gia Blatterman stood nearby and tried to picture Little Italy in 50 years.
Would the low-slung rowhomes and Italian restaurants have given way to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
"We lived in Greece when I was little, and my grandmother was boiling this green stuff. It had a very strong smell and did not look appealing ..."
-- Irene Filippou Arvanitis
You might call the lovely Irene Arvanitis a bag lady.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A 19-year-old man suspected of killing another man at a playground in Greektown this month was captured early Thursday.
Capone Chase, whom Baltimore police had publicized as the city's "Public Enemy No. 1," was arrested without incident about 4:45 a.m....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:34 PM
The discovery by firefighters of the bodies of two men in the burned-out basement of a Mount Vernon eatery quickly turned into a murder investigation, as a weekend without any shootings in Baltimore gave way to a bloody Monday.
Police were also...