| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Elkridge has lost its most beloved centenarian. On Sunday, Oct. 6, Stanley J. Marc, 101, of Elkridge, died.
He was mostly referred to as Pop or Uncle James, as his immediate family, extended family and all the "friends like family" were scattered all...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:29 AM
I'm a sucker for Baltimore-themed cocktails. I'm compelled to order them, in fact, no matter how unusual, random or potentially deadly they may turn out to be.
So obviously, when I spotted Boyle's Baltimore Water on the menu at the Chasseur in Canton, I...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure.
Having — and sharing — adventures is the main theme in the life of Jim Seay, the 53-year-old president and owner of Premier Rides, a...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Canton has traditionally been a blue-collar neighborhood, and for more than 100 years, the Canton Railroad Co. has been a part of that mix, moving freight for local industries and the port of Baltimore.
Its locomotives are a familiar — and at times...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:53 PM
The federal Affordable Care Act is expected to provide access to medical coverage to hundreds of thousands of Maryland's uninsured, but one group said that doesn't go far enough.
The group, Healthcare is a Human Right-Maryland, led a rally Saturday in...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Just three months after Baltimore officials caused an uproar by unexpectedly raising the property taxes of 315 owners, the city is once again revising those bills.
Michael Plaisted saw the July tax bill on his Ridgely's Delight condo jump from about $1,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Bay Cafe, a Canton waterfront restaurant and bar known for its shrimp salad sandwiches and laid-back atmosphere, will close at year's end.
The news of the closing was confirmed by Bay Cafe's longtime co-owner David Naumann, who said that he began...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Kristina and Anthony Pannone spent eight months looking for a house. The ones they liked kept getting snapped up, until they finally topped three other would-be buyers for a place in Columbia — by offering $5,100 more than the asking price.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:31 AM
This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the Maryland Wine Festival, but to Jade Ostner, there's even more reason to celebrate.
"Maryland wine has blown up in the five years I've been involved in the industry," said Ostner, 26, the director of...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:48 AM
Close to 300 commercial properties in Baltimore are getting a property tax break this year thanks to the city’s Enterprise Zone program, which has a stated purpose of attracting development and jobs to poorer areas.
But while the benefits were...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Cases involving establishments that may have been operating in violation of city liquor laws, outside the parameters of their specific license or without a proper license at all are among the hearings listed on the Sept. 26 docket of the Board of Liquor...
| Aug 27, 2013
To avoid the kind of grid instability and electrical outages in Fells Point, Canton and other growth areas, Maryland should simply require all new residential construction to include at least 3 kilowatts of solar energy per house or apartment. Brownouts...