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Canton (Baltimore, Maryland)

Canton (Baltimore, Maryland)
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  • As World Cup kicks off in Brazil, many local fans are 'emotionally invested'

    As World Cup kicks off in Brazil, many local fans are 'emotionally invested'
    Derek Woodward can remember how local sports fans reacted to the 1994 World Cup, the first and only time the quadrennial soccer event was held in the United States. Despite games being played as nearby as Washington's RFK Stadium, few casual fans knew...
  • New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background

    New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background
    He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming. The NAACP, a national...
  • Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions

    Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions
    Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...
  • Grants introduced for Old Town Mall revitalization

    Grants introduced for Old Town Mall revitalization
    Brian Street stepped outside the barber shop where he works Monday at the mostly abandoned Old Town Mall to see a crowd of people surveying the corridor and discussing plans to demolish some of the empty buildings. A group of officials, including Gov....
  • Charles W. Jr. and Mary Jeanette Battenfeld

    Charles W. Jr. and Mary Jeanette Battenfeld
    Charles W. "Chuck" Battenfeld Jr., a retired Canton Railroad Co. executive, died April 23 of heart failure at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 95. His wife of 70 years, Mary Jeannette Battenfeld, a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress, died four...
  • Orbital Sciences, ATK to merge in $5B stock deal

    Orbital Sciences, ATK to merge in $5B stock deal
    Orbital Sciences Corp. and Alliant Techsystems Inc. said Tuesday that they plan to merge in a $5 billion deal, creating a new aerospace and defense company called Orbital ATK Inc. that will employ 4,000 people in Maryland and Northern Virginia. The top...
  • After upgrading studios, optimistic WTMD enters new era

    After upgrading studios, optimistic WTMD enters new era
    On a rainy night in late March, the studio of WTMD (89.7 FM) looked more like the buzzing set of a classic variety show than home to Towson University's public radio station. Members of the Baltimore indie-rock group Celebration checked the sounds of...
  • BSO showcases Silo Point penthouse's multimillion-dollar view

    BSO showcases Silo Point penthouse's multimillion-dollar view
    This year, the designers of the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House had an unusual problem: getting visitors to take their eyes off the views outside the $3.5 million penthouse on the 23rd floor of Silo Point long enough to look at the...
  • Harris Teeter opening Tuesday in Canton [Pictures]

    Harris Teeter opening Tuesday in Canton [Pictures]
    The North Carolina-based Harris Teeter grocery chain is opening its newest Baltimore store on April 8 at the Shops at Canton Crossing. Tueday's ribbon-cutting is at 5:30 p.m., followed by a sampling event of Harris Teeter products. After Tuesday, the...
  • Couture designer's mission to inspire next generation at her Timonium school

    Couture designer's mission to inspire next generation at her Timonium school
    As a young girl growing up in Soviet Russia with few playthings, Ella Pritsker learned to amuse herself with pencil and paper. Her world revolved around sketching clothes for her handmade paper dolls since her parents couldn't afford to give her the...
  • Sheba is a new Ethiopian option in Canton

    Sheba is a new Ethiopian option in Canton
    The food of Ethiopia is popular for its intriguing spices, spongy bread and lack of utensils. Our neighbor to the south, Washington, D.C., is justly celebrated for having one of the country's best Ethiopian food scenes. Here in Baltimore, our options...
  • Monument renovation not so disruptive [Letter]

    Monument renovation not so disruptive [Letter]
    I am sorry to say it, but the recent article regarding the impact of the Washington Monument restoration is complete rubbish ("Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood," March 24). The writer bases the entire...