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  • Payoffs 'The Wire' way: 'Social Security number?'

    Payoffs 'The Wire' way: 'Social Security number?'
    Ever since I heard some enterprising Baltimoreans used pit bulls to try to shake down "The Wire" crew for money, I've wondered: Did the scheme actually work? In case you missed it, I reported earlier this week that an online travel show visiting parts of...
  • Annapolis business owners and festivals battle for customers

    Annapolis business owners and festivals battle for customers
    With flavors like Raspberry Truffle, Cotton Candy and Burgundy Cherry, Storm Bros. Ice Cream Factory has never had a problem luring walk-in customers to its perch near City Dock in downtown Annapolis. The 35-year-old shop's location in one of Maryland's...
  • Jumpstarting the electric car

    Jumpstarting the electric car
    Electric wagons powered by heavy batteries quietly zipped through the streets of Baltimore, carrying beer, milk, fruit and other goods from wholesalers to shops and homes. Some delivery companies installed their own charging stations or used a downtown...
  • Small retailers struggle in tough economy to stock up for holidays

    Small retailers struggle in tough economy to stock up for holidays
    Beth Hawks' cozy Federal Hill boutique is so chock-full of earrings, scarves, ornaments and other merchandise that customers taking it all in might never guess to what lengths she has gone to stock the shelves. As the post-recession slump drags on, Hawks...
  • Balto. Co. police seek culprits in light rail knife attacks

    Baltimore County police are investigating a stabbing attack and robbery Saturday on two men at the light rail station on West Patapsco Avenue near Cherry Hill. It was the second robbery at the station in two weekend nights, according to the Maryland...
  • MTA administrator disavows curbs on photography

    Two photographers who were detained by Maryland Transit Administration police this year and told they were forbidden to take pictures of MTA facilities expressed relief Wednesday after the head of the agency flatly repudiated the officers' actions....
  • Invasive snakehead found in river near Annapolis

    Invasive snakehead found in river near Annapolis
    A mature, egg-bearing northern snakehead has been discovered by scientists in a river just south of Annapolis, raising the possibility that low salinity in the Chesapeake Bay this year may have allowed the invasive fish to escape from the Potomac River....
  • Dream home: Estate of zen

    Dream home: Estate of zen
    The approach from the long, circular driveway reveals Dick and Susan Wolven's brick home is unmistakably Georgian in style. Just beyond the front door, however, the interior design and furnishings are a celebration of everything Asian, is a reflection of...
  • Modular home is classy assembly in Butchers Hill

    Modular home is classy assembly in Butchers Hill
    From the sidewalk in front of the Butchers Hill home of Jay Rubin and Frank Mondimore, a reminder unique to Maryland sport gives passers-by pause. Stubby and banged-up duckpins, alongside shiny bowling trophies, line the sills inside of two street-level...
  • Couple restores historic log home in Aberdeen

    Couple restores historic log home in Aberdeen
    In 1988, with only three months to relocate from Fort Monmouth, N.J., to Aberdeen, Stephen Hoffman and his wife, Sharon, set out to find a house in Maryland. The couple started their search with a historic house in Harford County that had been recorded...
  • Dream home: Ocean City's Harbor Island has mayor in residence

    Dream home: Ocean City's Harbor Island has mayor in residence
    Where the salt air blends with the smell of tropical flowers, and the bay beyond the deck blooms with the masts and rigging of fishing and leisure boats, you will find the leader of Maryland's summertime playground. "You know, Harbor Island is the home...
  • Dream home: Historic gift

    Dream home: Historic gift
    Almost 300 years ago, Rachael Howard and her betrothed, Charles Ridgely, were given a large tract of land in Southwest Baltimore as a wedding gift from her father. Decades later in 1798, Michael Warner, a politician from a wealthy local family, built a...