| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:54 PM
"History is the greatest narrative," the Rev. Heber Brown III told more than 20 people in the pews Feb. 17 at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church.
The church held a Black History Month event that was billed as "a celebration of north Baltimore's black history,"...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Seven years have passed since Hekemian & Co. purchased the Rotunda and made grand plans to redevelop it as a mixed-use mall.
There would be apartments, additional office space and retail, restaurants and underground parking, and a new, state-of-the-art...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 6:00 PM
M.J. "Jay" Brodie, who has headed Baltimore's economic development agency under four mayors and helped shepherd projects such as the Harbor East redevelopment, said Thursday he plans to retire.
The Baltimore native and former city housing commissioner is...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Tryko Partners LLC, a Brick, N.J.-based private equity real estate group, said Tuesday it purchased the 253-unit Park Raven apartments in Baltimore from Continental Realty Corp.
The purchase price was not immediately available. With the acquisition,...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Michael Edward "Mick" King, a longtime Mount Royal Tavern bartender who in addition to pumping beer and pouring shots was an accomplished artist and sometime musician, died March 3 of a heart attack at the venerable Bolton Hill bar. The Govans resident...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
If our largest banks are the "one-percenters" of American capitalism, small business is our 99.
And, just as our largest corporations are ruling the roost in Washington, so too do they rule in Annapolis. In fact, Maryland's politics have become so...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Aleene Johnson was among a steady stream of seniors, some holding canes and reusable canvass grocery bags, who boarded a shuttle bus to the Rotunda Giant on March 15.
Johnson, who lives in the Broadview Apartments on University Parkway, said she wasn't...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 11:41 AM
A reader passed on this tip to me the other day, about car break-ins this week along the eastbound lanes of Northern Parkway, near York Road and Belvedere Square:
My husband was the most recent victim last night when he returned to his car after dinner...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Patrons of Crush in Belvedere Square have grown concerned about the restaurant's status. Earlier this week, Crush reverted to a BYOB policy. Its liquor shelves are bare.
No one should worry, according to Joe Corsi, who identified himself as minority...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:02 PM
Go ahead and bang a drum, hang from the curtains and spin that hula hoop. Area gym instructors say it's good for you, even if you don't realize it.
The unconventional workouts are part of a movement to keep the masses focused on their fitness by...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The Maryland Live Casino is getting closer.The Cordish Cos.have announced June 6 as the opening date for its $500 million gaming and entertainment complex.
The food and beverage team at Maryland Live has been in place for months, preparing for the...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:20 AM
The storied Woman's Industrial Exchange will reopen in November as the Woman's Industrial Kitchen, according to Irene Smith.
The Downtown luncheon room, famous for its chicken salad, tomato aspic and no-nonsense waitresses, will reopen on Nov. 25, the...