| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:15 AM
When Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff first saw the old stone farmhouse in northern Baltimore County, it had holes in the walls and raccoons in the basement.
But it stood in the middle of 85 acres of farmland, with cows grazing in the distance and...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Founder and lead designer: Mark Melonas, whose nickname was Luke, has a design and sculpture degree from the University of Maryland and a master's in furniture artisanry from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. But he began working in the...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Being on TV is nothing new for Baltimore. Think of the recent political dramas like "Game Change" and "VEEP" or earlier crime shows like "Homicide" and"The Wire."
But what's going on within a five-acre area of production offices and massive warehouses...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Clarence M. Mitchell III, who helped steer a sweeping desegregation measure through the General Assembly, died Thursday of cancer at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 72.
Mr. Mitchell became the nation's youngest black legislator...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 12:35 PM
The food truck trend has rolled onto the campus of the Maryland Institute College of Art. Set to debut sometime during the week of Oct. 15, the Artist’s Palate will ply the university's Bolton Hill campus, bringing students breakfast sandwiches,...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in what once was the novelist's Baltimore home, died of complications from dementia Oct. 16 in Bolton Hill. He...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Virginia H. Griffin, a retired registered nurse and former Roland Park resident, died Sunday of a heart attack at Towsongate Condominiums.
Mrs. Griffin would have celebrated her 80th birthday in two weeks, family members said.
The daughter of an...
| May 2, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Risselle "Rikki" Fleisher, a former general counsel to the Maryland Commission on Human Relations who was a legal advocate in civil rights cases, died Tuesday of breast cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The Bethany Beach, Del., resident was 77.
| May 5, 2012
| 11:18 AM
It's said good things come to those who wait. But somebody still has to pay for them.
On Friday, a contractor commissioned by the city began planting 150 trees around downtown, fulfilling a pledge made – and broken – by the now-defunct...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:39 AM
If you're looking for a great new alter ego, try joining Charm City Roller Girls. That's what Silver Spring native Lily Bradford did after frequently attending their events.
"I had been living in Baltimore for a few years, and felt disengaged from the...
| May 12, 2012
| 4:17 PM
A grass-roots idea to bridge the gaps among racially divided neighborhoods has blossomed into an annual block party in West Baltimore that drew hundreds Saturday to a triangular park in Upton.
At the fifth annual Boundary Block Party, sponsored by a...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The Rev. Marion C. Bascom, a leading Baltimore civil rights activist remembered for his lifetime quest for social justice, died of a heart attack Thursday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 87 and lived in Reservoir Hill.
"A giant has...