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  • Little Italy facing big challenges

    Little Italy facing big challenges
    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...
  • Michael G. Athas, owner of Club Venus

    Michael G. Athas, owner of Club Venus
    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...
  • Police seek suspect in fatal shooting of man in Greektown

    Police seek suspect in fatal shooting of man in Greektown
    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...
  • We need a safe place for kids

    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...
  • Calm period ends with 7 shot, 2 dead in arson

    Calm period ends with 7 shot, 2 dead in arson
    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...
  • Baltimore police capture city's most-wanted man

    Baltimore police capture city's most-wanted man
    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....
  • Bigger is better at new Ikaros

    Bigger is better at new Ikaros
    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...
  • Yasou Greek Bistro gives an authentic flavor even outside Greektown

    Yasou Greek Bistro gives an authentic flavor even outside Greektown
    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...
  • Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore

    Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore
    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....
  • Man charged in stabbing, robbery of 60-year-old woman in Patterson Park neighborhood

    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...
  • Police see pattern to recent Canton robberies

    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...
  • Baltimore Greek Week starts Monday

    Baltimore Greek Week starts Monday
    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,...