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  • Family enjoys park setting in midst of urban environment

    Family enjoys park setting in midst of urban environment
    Situated in the city's Bolton Hill neighborhood is a relatively new development of brick townhouses solidly placed among the late Victorian and early-20th-century structures that once housed the likes of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Woodrow Wilson and, more...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Edward Trail Mathias, banker

    Edward Trail Mathias, banker
    Edward Trail Mathias, a retired banker and longtime denizen of Bolton Hill, died June 17 from complications of a stroke at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 85. The son of Charles McCurdy Mathias, a lawyer, and Theresa Mcelfresh Trail...
  • City panel gets earful from residents angry about rising water bills

    City panel gets earful from residents angry about rising water bills
    Angry city residents shouted "Shame," "Unbelievable" and "We're fed up" at Baltimore's spending panel Wednesday for not stopping a water bill rate increase of nearly 42 percent over the next three years. They said they were mad at city leaders for giving...