| 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...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Baltimore police continued to warn against a scam targeting the elderly for robberies, saying new incidents were reported Saturday.
In one incident, police said, a 94-year-old woman in Locust Point was assaulted and robbed of $1,000 after falling for the...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Baltimore police said Sunday morning that they were continuing to investigate several home invasion robbery schemes committed against senior citizens in the city's Greektown and Locust Point areas.
Victims have received calls from a person posing as a...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:22 PM
UPDATE: The Farmer's Market is ON for Sunday, September 4. I just got a call from Deputy Mayor Kaliope Parthenos confirming it. The Mayor, Parthemos said, made the decision a few weeks ago. I hadn't been notified. Here's Michael Dresser's......
| Oct 12, 2010
| 4:22 AM
I am thinking of this less as a definitive list than a starting point for what I hope is an ongoing conversation. Post right here anyplace you think others should know about it. The list below badly needs some budget......
| May 5, 2011
| 10:02 AM
From the moment you sit down, certain restaurants instantly make you feel at ease. It's a quality we crave when we go out to eat, and it's easy to find at SoBo Cafe in Federal Hill.
The atmosphere at this South Baltimore mainstay is raucous and alive...
| Jan 8, 2011
The Kohilas family has been operating Ikaros at the same Greektown address since 1969. That's a very long run for any restaurant, especially a family-owned and -operated establishment. Ikaros is truly beloved by its patrons, who loudly sing the praises of...