| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore.
Summer is here, and you're ready to get away and play. But where can you go that's intriguing and exotic, yet close enough that you don'...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Nobody asked me, but ... it's hard to believe that Dallas Dance, the Baltimore County school superintendent, could take a consulting job with a company that does business with the school system he runs and not see that as a problem. He says he "didn't...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:02 AM
As a teenager attending the Towsontown Spring Festival Charlie Barton never would have imagined that he would return as a vendor some dozen years later to display his silk screen art.
"It's a good feeling," said Barton, 28, formerly of Stoneleigh, who...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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,...