| 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...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:53 PM
A man was fatally shot in Baltimore's Greektown neighborhood on Saturday night, said police, who have an arrest warrant for a suspect.
The man, identified as Ramon Rodriguez, 21, was shot near the intersection of Gough Street and South Lehigh Street, a...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Michael G. Athas, who during a more than 30-year career in the entertainment business established some of the Baltimore area's most memorable and legendary nightclubs, died Monday from a glioblastoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was one day shy...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The third annual Baltimore Greek Week starts Monday and culminates on Sunday with the Maryland Greek Independence Day parade in Greektown at 2 p.m.
Along the way, Greek-owned establishments, including restaurants in Baltimore City and Baltimore County,...
| Jan 19, 2013
It didn't move far — just one block up Eastern Avenue — but the new Ikaros is a world apart from the original, which the Kohilas brothers opened in 1969.
Sometimes bigger is better. The new Ikaros, which opened last summer, has things the...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 3:14 PM
In Greek, "Yasou" means "health to you." It's used as a greeting and a toast, like "Cheers!"
At Yasou Greek Bistro, there's plenty of reason to toast. With simple, nicely cooked takes on Greek specialties and friendly service, the busy Hunt Valley...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:22 PM
A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Baltimore police are seeking help identifying a man who on March 15 robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in the 4800 block of Eastern Ave., near Greektown and just west of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
Police said the man handed a teller a note implying...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Ikaros, which the Kohilas family has operated in the same Greektown location since 1969, will be moving -- one half block up Eastern Avenue.
The move could happen as soon as March 1, according to Xenophon Kohilas, who co-owns the restaurant with his...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:34 AM
You could have knocked someone over with a galaktoboureko. That's how surprising the news was in Greektown that Ikaros, which the Kohilas family has operated in the Eastern Avenue location since 1969, will be moving — a half a block up Eastern...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Baltimore police say they are making progress after identifying a recent pattern of robberies in the Canton area.
In the past few days, there have been at least three robberies there, including a woman who had a gun placed to her head while unloading...