| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Philip C. Cooper, a retired design executive who had been president of a New York fabric and furniture house, ended his life in Baltimore on April 3. He was 78 and had lived on Mount Royal Avenue.
Born in Denton, he was the son of Gail F. Cooper, a...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Date: Jan. 4
Her story: Bridget Norberg, 31, grew up in Millersville. She is a health care consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean, Va. Her parents, Eric and Catherine Norberg, live in Millersville.
His story: Keith Jankowski, 31, grew up in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Carol Williams Hillery, a retired software engineer who worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute, died of lung cancer Friday at her Bolton Hill home. She was 69.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sugar Hill section of Pennsylvania Avenue and on...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Josephine C. "Jo" Miller, a civic activist who was a member of the League of Women Voters for 50 years and a Baltimore City Zoning Board watchdog for the Citizens Planning and Housing Association, died March 22 of esophageal cancer at her Roland Park...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Gayle Hafner, a senior staff attorney of the Maryland Disability Law Center and a co-founder of Medicaid Matters Maryland who was an outspoken advocate for those with disabilities, died March 22 of a heart attack during an operation at the University of...
| Mar 29, 2014
A decade ago, the redevelopment of the state office complex in midtown Baltimore — now known as State Center — looked like a no-brainer. Built in the 1950s and 1960s, the five buildings in the 28-acre complex, which hadn't exactly been...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Maryland's top court cleared the way Thursday for the long-stalled State Center redevelopment — a planned $1.5 billion "village" of offices, homes, a supermarket and shops on the site of a 1950s-era government complex in midtown Baltimore.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:16 PM
If you are one of the 1.2 million viewers the Comedy Central series "Broad City" attracts on average each week, you might have noticed a nod to Baltimore in the recent episode "Stolen Phone."
When a distraught Ilana — one of the show's two...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, who re-invented herself as a dressmaker and then took up ballroom dancing to show off her creations, died Feb. 22 of complications of dementia at Roland Park Place, where she lived for the past decade with the love of her life....
| 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...