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  • Appetizing changes on Harford Road

    Appetizing changes on Harford Road
    As friends shopped for an old-fashioned Baltimore peach cake, I considered the scene in Northeast Baltimore's Fenwick Bakery. I observed buyers ask for the crumb buns and doughnuts, raisin bread, Schmierkase cake and plain, Baltimore-style baked goods...
  • Teen killed in weekend city shooting was an aspiring rapper

    Teen killed in weekend city shooting was an aspiring rapper
    Fifteen-year-old Deshaun Jones had spent much of the summer hanging out in the neighborhood where he died last weekend, gunned down as he sat on a porch just before his first day at Frederick Douglass High School. The teen was among seven people shot...
  • I'll have a dram

    On Sunday morning I will take to the console of the once-mighty Casavant for my last summer service as fill-in organist at Memorial Episcopal Church in Bolton Hill. After the ordeal (the congregation bears up tolerably well), I expect to be thirsty.  So...
  • Spring brings new chefs at Salt, B&O Brasserie and B, a Bolton Hill Bistro

    After seven years running his own kitchen at Salt, his Upper Fells Point restaurant that put duck-fat fries, Wagyu sliders and changing menus on Baltimore's food map, Jason Ambrose is stepping aside. Ambrose is turning over Salt's day-to-day kitchen...
  • Former Baltimore Clayworks director opens art gallery on The Avenue in Hampden

    Former Baltimore Clayworks director opens art gallery on The Avenue in Hampden
    A deliberately cracked ceramic platter, entitled "Platter," hangs prominently on a wall at the new art gallery Schulman Project, on The Avenue in Hampden. Made by artist Steven Young Lee, director of the Archie Bray Foundation, in Helena, Mont., it...
  • Family finds way to celebrate Hampdenfest and observe Yom Kippur

    Family finds way to celebrate Hampdenfest and observe Yom Kippur
    Saturday was Hampdenfest. It was also Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement for Jews, not to mention their weekly Sabbath. For Liz Baker, of Hampden, it represented a dilemma. Baker, 41, certainly didn't want to miss the holiest day of the year for Jews....
  • Jeanne H. Baetjer

    Jeanne H. Baetjer
    Jeanne H. Baetjer, a founder who served as the first president of the board of trustees of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Sept. 11 of cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 91. "Jeanne was one of the founders of the Greater Baltimore Medical...
  • Leonard J. Kerpelman, attorney in school prayer case, dies

    Leonard J. Kerpelman, attorney in school prayer case, dies
    Leonard J. Kerpelman, a civic iconoclast and legal gadfly who is best known for representing atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case that outlawed prayer in public schools, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital of complications...
  • Frances G. King, interior decorator

    Frances G. King, interior decorator
    Frances G. King, a retired professional interior decorator and volunteer, died Thursday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 90. The daughter of the founder and president of Barton Gillet Co. and a homemaker, the former Frances...
  • 'Wire' creator faults Bernstein for city's crime spike

    'Wire' creator faults Bernstein for city's crime spike
    Former Baltimore Sun crime reporter and creator of "The Wire" David Simon is placing the blame for Baltimore's violence spike on State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein, citing the effects of what Simon says is an unwillingness on the top prosecutor's part to...
  • 50 years later, desegregation of Gwynn Oak Amusement Park celebrated

    50 years later, desegregation of Gwynn Oak Amusement Park celebrated
    The wooden roller coaster and the Dixie Ballroom are long gone. Gone, too, from Gwynn Oak Park is the merry-go-round where a toddler in a pink dress took a historic spin on a summer afternoon a half-century ago. That simple pleasure, a first for a...
  • Nothing says Baltimore like Formstone

    While perusing an urban planning website recently from my office here in Honolulu, I learned with great sadness that the iconic and unique Baltimore Formstone building material is to be banned under new city design guidelines. Having lived my early...