| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:51 AM
It's been years since Maggie Lebherz lived in sunny Spain as a college exchange student. Yet just one taste of fresh olive oil takes her back in spirit.
"In 2007, I lived with a family in Salamanca, and my host mother cooked everything in olive oil, in a...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:07 PM
If you knew what actually happened to Georgia Gould in 2008 as she regained consciousness on a stretcher in California, IV sticking into her arm, your first question might be a lot like Georgia's.
She knew she'd blacked out on the...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Ikaros is in its new home. The new location opened very quietly on Aug. 3, according to Xenophon Kohilas, who co-owns the restaurant with his brother.
Ikaros didn't have far to move — just one block up Eastern Avenue. But because the Kohilas family...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:20 PM
As the sounds of Latin music filled the Timonium Fairgrounds, Efren Perez and his workers helped fill the bellies of hungry festival-goers with tenderly grilled flank steak cooked at his vendor booth.
The 37-year-old owns a Colombian restaurant, Rancho...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:53 PM
When Sarita Santillan moved from Peru to Maryland with her family in 2003, she was just 11 years old — and had little clue how hard it would be to stay here.
This week, Santillan, 20, an illegal immigrant who lives in Greektown, will be among...