| Feb 21, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Bolton Hill community leaders pleaded with Baltimore zoning officials Tuesday to prevent a fraternal lodge from holding late-night parties, saying that the raucous gatherings are destroying the character of the neighborhood.
City Councilman William H....
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
A customer was shot in the chest during an armed robbery of a Hamilton convenience store in Northeast Baltimore Tuesday night. The victim was described as conscious and breathing when it was taken to an area hospital.
The Sun's Steve Kilar reports that...
| Feb 28, 2012
Natalie B. Barringer, a founding member of Mount St. Agnes Theological Center for Women who was also a Eucharistic minister, died Feb. 18 of complications from dementia at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium.
The one-time Ruxton resident was 89.
| Mar 4, 2012
| 9:39 PM
The Roland Park Civic League is looking into the idea of creating a special taxing district, like the ones in Charles Village and the Bolton Hill area.
Such districts levy tax surcharges on property owners to pay for services such as public safety and...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:04 PM
John Josselyn stood at a gun range in Baltimore County on the warmest day of last week, ready for target practice with his .22-caliber pistol, and recalled how the simple threat of a gun once saved him from three thugs. The gun-rights advocate called it...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Michael Edward "Mick" King, a longtime Mount Royal Tavern bartender who in addition to pumping beer and pouring shots was an accomplished artist and sometime musician, died March 3 of a heart attack at the venerable Bolton Hill bar. The Govans resident...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Dr. Raymond L. Markley Jr., a retired Baltimore gynecologist whose specialty was female urology, died March 4 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The former longtime Towson resident who was residing at Oak Crest Village, was 89.
The son of...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:46 AM
A decade ago, artisan Mark Melonas was piecing together a living teaching sculpture at the Baltimore School for the Arts, doing some freelance graphic design and staging exhibitions at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.
And he was fooling around with...
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Capt. Herbert Hamilton Ward III, a retired career naval officer who was active in Upper Chesapeake Bay environmental matters and other issues, died March 17 from complications of a blood clot at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The Broadmead retirement...