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  • 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...
  • Bolton Hill residents urge study of 'dangerous' intersection

    Bolton Hill residents urge study of 'dangerous' intersection
    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...
  • Lary Lewman, actor

    Lary Lewman, actor
    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...
  • With modern dorm on North Ave., MICA creates residential hub for students

    With modern dorm on North Ave., MICA creates residential hub for students
    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...
  • Thumbs down on MICA dorm

    Thumbs down on MICA dorm
    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...
  • Baltimore's Adam Lempel cuts through the fuzz with clear melodies

    Baltimore's Adam Lempel cuts through the fuzz with clear melodies
    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...
  • Men indicted in retaliatory violence spree that killed 7

    Men indicted in retaliatory violence spree that killed 7
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Evelyn M. 'Evvie' Spohn

    Evelyn M. 'Evvie' Spohn
    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...