| Feb 17, 2012
| 2:44 PM
William Warner Staley, a decorated Army Air Forces gunner during World War II who became a mechanical engineer, died of prostate cancer Monday at Pines Genesis Eldercare in Easton.
The one-time Bolton Hill and Pasadena resident was 90.
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:16 PM
When Dr. Anne Barone moved into her home in Guilford in 2000, she didn't have a backyard so much as a forest populated mostly with dying pine trees. She cut down the forest, except for a crape myrtle and a Japanese maple, and started from scratch.
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Twenty years after opening its first large residence for students, the Maryland Institute College of Art plans to build a $16.5 million addition that will increase the number of undergraduates living on campus and help revitalize Baltimore's North...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Alex and Laura Garcia slogged back to their car after visiting the Baltimore Farmer's Market on Sunday, wiping sweat from their faces. After days of record-breaking, three-digit heat, the Bolton Hill couple agreed that what typically passes for hot...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 4:52 PM
A new recycling campaign at the University of Baltimore is urging residents to vote with their trash.
University officials are inviting Baltimoreans to answer questions about the city by placing their recycled trash in one of four see-through bins on...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Myrtle M. Watson, an Army nurse whose indelible memories of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor remained with her for the rest of her life, died Feb. 11 of vascular disease at Oak Crest Village.
The Northeast Baltimore resident was 98.
Early in the...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Mike McGuire, one of the organizers of the Occupy Baltimore protests, left a city-sponsored public budget workshop Saturday morning feeling about as disappointed as a grass-roots activist can feel.
The 39-year-old Hampden resident had spent weeks...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Two women who had just had dinner robbed by a man who implied he had a gun outside a French bistro in Roland Park. Police swarm the neighborhood. Baltimore's top cop calls the victims directly and orders a commander to visit the restaurant to calm fears....
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Ruth B. Gans, who had worked in Annapolis as a legislative aide and later for several state agencies, died Jan. 20 of a brain tumor and pneumonia at the Bellhaven Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing Care in Brookhaven, N.Y.
The Fells Point resident was...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Lurking beneath the surface of the controversy over the future of the Morris Mechanic Theatre are two issues which, if not resolved, can only be described as tragedies for the future of historic preservation in Baltimore.
The first is the undermining...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:08 AM
Architects live and breathe design, blissfully losing themselves in details most people would never notice — the bevel of a trim, the way light falls across a room, squared legs or curved.
So what happens, we wondered, when two such aesthetes...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Helen C. Roe, a retired secretary and Girl Scout leader, died Jan. 17 of complications from a stroke at her Severna Park home.
She was 77.
Helen C. Skelton was born in Baltimore and raised in Bolton Hill and on Eutaw Place and Chilton Street. She...