| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Aushuk, check. Kofta challow, check. Kaddo borwani, check.
The everlasting pleasures at The Helmand are still in place, and still wonderful.
For the uninitiated, aushuk are soft, pillowy squares of ravioli-like pasta, filled with meltingly soft leeks,...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Jane V.P. Benesch, a homemaker who was active with several museums, died Feb. 12 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 95.
The daughter of Henry Van Praag, a lingerie manufacturer, and Marie Goldsmith Van Praag, Jane Van Praag was born in New...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Dr. Harry P. Porter, a retired Baltimore otolaryngologist who was known as a clinician who had a warm bedside manner, died Thursday of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 96.
The son of Harry P. Porter Sr., a teacher, and Ethel Bagley Porter, a...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Regarding the recent article on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's OrchKids program, while Dan Trahey may see a metaphorical connection between society an orchestra, what is striking about the photographs of his class is their homogeneity ("Dan Trahey...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Inside the 1905 Arts and Crafts-style house that Tony Foreman shares with wife Katie and their newborn daughter in Northeast Baltimore, the mood is festive in anticipation of New Year's celebrations. Downstairs in the wine cellar, some 5,000 bottles are...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Letitia Clark Sexton, a volunteer tutor and former department store designer, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 20 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 90 and had lived in Stevenson.
Born Letitia Clark in Baltimore and raised...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Carolyn M. Donkervoet, a retired director of the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells Point, died of complications from dementia Dec. 15 at the Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Bolton Hill resident was 85.
Born Carolyn Eugenia...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Tuesday was Baltimore's coldest day in 18 years, with temperatures cold enough to shatter two records, strain the region's electricity supply, fill homeless shelters and even render fire hydrants near a South Baltimore blaze useless.
The air temperature...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Patricia H. Burch, a homemaker and Loyola Blakefield high school benefactress, died Nov. 30 of Alzheimer's disease at the Edenwald retirement community. She was 89.
"I had met Pat several times in Ocean City, and she had a very lovely, lovely family,"...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Marie F. Schramm, a homemaker and retired grocery store cashier who was also an accomplished cook, died Sept. 22 of a heart attack in Whitesville, N.C. The former Highlandtown resident was 76.
Marie Frances Pistorio, the daughter of a tailor and a...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Anne N. "Nancy" Primrose, a founder of the Gibson Island Country School who later retired from Bryn Mawr School, died Oct. 14 of heart failure at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown. She was 87.
The daughter of Judge Emory H. Niles, who...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Thomas M. Bailey Sr., a retired Baltimore Fire Department captain and fire academy instructor who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of cancer Saturday at Brightview Avondell independent living in Bel Air. The former Cedarcroft resident was 96....