| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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....
| 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....
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:53 PM
A 20-year-old East Baltimore man has been charged in the stabbing and robbery of a 60-year-old woman in the Patterson Park neighborhood earlier this month, police confirmed.
The robbery was among a rash of such incidents reported recently in the...
| 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...
| 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,...