| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:58 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The residents of the Memorial Apartments in Bolton Hill first started complaining about the intersection in front of the complex when a firetruck was broadsided four years ago.
The intersection is dangerous, they told City Hall. Its wide median, poor...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Lary Lewman, an actor who delighted baby boomers as television's Pete the Pirate and later became the recorded voice of national Democratic presidential campaign advertisements, died of complications for Parkinson's disease Thursday at his Clarksville...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When the architects at the Baltimore firm Hord Coplan Macht were hired in the spring of 2012 to design a new dormitory for the Maryland Institute College of Art, they had to act quickly: Students were scheduled to move into the building in less than a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Those of us who own houses in Bolton Hill can't even paint our front doors without permission on color choice, and yet the Maryland Institute College of Art can build whatever it pleases ("With modern dorm on North Ave., MICA creates residential hub for...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:18 AM
In August 2011, Baltimore singer/songwriter Adam Lempel finally realized he needed to get serious about his music. The epiphany came where many epiphanies occur — in a hospital bed.
"I ended up getting sick. I had a pneumothorax, which is like a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Two killings and a rumor tore in half a tight-knit group of friends who dealt drugs together in West Baltimore, prosecutors say, and on Monday, a city grand jury indicted the crew's few surviving members on charges that they killed off their former...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:07 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:02 PM
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.
| May 7, 2013
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...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Evelyn M. "Evvie" Spohn, whose career as a registered nurse caring for patients and their families spanned more than 70 years, died Wednesday of heart failure at Lorien Columbia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was 93.
"Evvie was really my first...