| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:32 AM
Two years from now, the southwestern portion of Baltimore County will be home to three new 700-seat elementary schools and a fourth that will have expanded to become a 750-seat elementary school.
Those changes will be made to address a growing...
| 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...
| 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 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,...
| 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...