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  • 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...
  • After mourning, a pledge to reclaim a playground

    After mourning, a pledge to reclaim a playground
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Olive oil's evolution

    Olive oil's evolution
    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...
  • Georgia Gould back out front among U.S. mountain bikers

    Georgia Gould back out front among U.S. mountain bikers
    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. What happened? She knew she'd blacked out on the...
  • 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...
  • Table Talk: Ikaros settles into new home

    Table Talk: Ikaros settles into new home
    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...
  • Thousands celebrate day of Latin pride in Timonium

    Thousands celebrate day of Latin pride in Timonium
    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...
  • Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday

    Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday
    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...