| 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...
| Jul 18, 2013
A local playground in Greektown, a safe place for neighborhood children to have fun and play with others and a place for parents to enjoy the company of other neighborhood parents, has become a murder site ("Police seek suspect in Greektown fatal...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:24 PM
It was so hot the petals of the plastic flower someone left on the spot where Ramon Rodriguez fell had melted on the playground at the end of South Lehigh Street. The petals had been scattered on the spot, and by Wednesday afternoon they appeared as red...