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  • Woman, 94, assaulted, robbed as unpaid taxes scam continues

    Woman, 94, assaulted, robbed as unpaid taxes scam continues
    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...
  • Police investigate home-invasion robbery schemes

    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...
  • Baltimore's Greek Orthodox faithful unite for Easter celebration

    Baltimore's Greek Orthodox faithful unite for Easter celebration
    Inside Baltimore's St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church early Saturday, the Rev. Michael Pastrikos stood on the dais and chanted prayers before an ornate altar adorned with icons of holy figures. The smell of spiced incense filled the dimly lit sanctuary...
  • Thomas Joseph Lopresti, longtime Towson barber

    Thomas Joseph Lopresti, longtime Towson barber
    Thomas Joseph Lopresti, a longtime Towson barber and volunteer at Our Daily Bread, died April 12 of leukemia at Mercy Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 72. He was raised in East Baltimore, the son of Italian immigrants Carmello and Innocenta...
  • Baltimore firm develops automatic rifle for military, SWAT

    Baltimore firm develops automatic rifle for military, SWAT
    The Army's next-generation carbine may come out of a Highlandtown machine shop best known for making high-volume bottling equipment for major drink makers. Adcor Industries Inc. learned this month that it was among a handful of weapons makers selected to...
  • The Why You Eat Out Quiz

     
    Wow. Such interesting comments from Piano Rob and Drew from Greektown under today's earlier post. I made a joke something to the effect that no owner ever told me his restaurant closed because his food wasn't very good. I was......
  • Another well-known restaurant bites the dust, and a discussion of why restaurants close

     
    As msal3 pointed out under an earlier post, Northwoods in West Annapolis will be closing its doors Aug. 16. The press release that came to me started by saying, 'Score another one for the poor economy.' Northwoods, which has been......
  • Top 10 Recession-Proof Restaurants

     
    I liked this suggestion by a reader for a Top 10 Tuesday because it got me to thinking about what makes a recession-proof restaurant. Of course, no place is really recession-proof, and I'm sure each of these has been hurt......
  • Aging restaurants

     
    Last week my neighbor and haircutter extraordinaire Tom M. were talking about restaurants. I always like hearing what he has to say because he owned a Fells Point bar in the '70s before he became Baltimore's best colorist. (Yes, of......
  • Ikaros, Samos and Zorba's

     
    One thing we've talked about some but not much here is the restaurants in Greektown. I'm not even sure I could name all of them anymore. When I first moved here, everyone went to Ikaros and the lines went out......
  • Who knew Detroit was a food mecca?

     
    Here's part two of guest poster Robert of Cross Key's eating adventures on his recent road trip. His photo and descriptions are making me hungry. ELDetroit is not a food desert. To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise of Detroit......
  • 100 things: The perfect holiday gift

     
    It's nondenominational! It keeps on giving! It's the 100 things holiday gift! No, this wasn't my idea, but I was pleased and flattered when I got this e-mail:First of all GREAT article!! Loved it. Question for you..I would like to......