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  • Super City driven by competitive songwriters

    Super City driven by competitive songwriters
    Sometimes, a band is born from a riff. Last year, as senior jazz majors in Towson University's music program, Dan Ryan and Greg Wellham built the foundation of their first song, “Find You,” around a circular guitar pattern. As the song...
  • Charles Village could use that $200K [Letter]

    Charles Village could use that $200K [Letter]
    Maybe that $200,000 handout from Baltimore to bakery czar John Paterakis would have been better spent if directed to the needed replacement of that collapsed 125-year-old retaining wall on 26th Street ("Landslide takes part of a street," May 1). Shame...
  • Climate change is here [Editorial]

    Climate change is here  [Editorial]
    No matter who or what is ultimately deemed responsible for last week's dramatic landslide that caused a major portion of East 26th Street to collapse onto adjoining CSX tracks, it's clear that unusually heavy rains played a role. The hillside was...
  • Charles Village landslide victims need help [Letter]

    Charles Village landslide victims need help [Letter]
    I along with thousands of others wish to reach out to the residents who homes and belongings were devastated as a result of the horrible landslide along 26th Street in Charles Village ("Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across...
  • Don't count on CSX for help in landslide's aftermath [Letter]

    Don't count on CSX for help in landslide's aftermath [Letter]
    As a resident of the Relay/St. Denis community in Halethorpe and a member of the Relay Improvement Association, I was interested to read your recent article about the CSX railroad and the destruction on Charles Village's 26th Street ("Deluge causes...
  • City Council backs new rules to expand food truck areas

    City Council backs new rules to expand food truck areas
    The Baltimore City Council gave preliminary approval Monday to a bill that would allow the city's growing food truck industry to operate in more places. The rewritten bill is an about-face from an earlier version of the legislation, which sought to...
  • Charles Village landslide inspires a folk song

    Charles Village landslide inspires a folk song
    "When the Cars Begin to Fall" might just be the first song you've ever heard that incorporates the words "insurance adjustor." Baltimore musician Robert J. Friedman was moved to write a song after seeing footage of 26th Street falling into the CSX...
  • Johns Hopkins security alerts on recent juvenile attacks

    It's rare for Baltimore Police to notify the public of crime when the reported incident doesn't involve someone being shot, but community groups often get more detailed information, and Johns Hopkins students and staff are certainly no exception. Two...
  • Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide

    Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide
    Several steps away from the crumbling edge of East 26th Street in Charles Village, a construction worker slowly unrolled a long yellow measuring tape into a circular hole about the size of a sewer manhole lid. Foot after foot of the tape disappeared as...
  • City officials still unclear on responsibility for railroad landslide

    City officials still unclear on responsibility for railroad landslide
    One week after the collapse of a large retaining wall between CSX Transportation railroad tracks and East 26th Street in Charles Village, city officials said they still had not determined who was responsible for the wall or who will pay the cost to repair...
  • Displaced families meet with city, CSX officials

    City officials and representatives of CSX met Sunday with Charles Village residents displaced by last week's landslide, updating efforts aimed at getting them back into their homes. "I was very pleased with the mayor's presence today," said Mark...
  • CSX, city already footing landslide bills, though responsibility remains unclear

    CSX, city already footing landslide bills, though responsibility remains unclear
    The initial cleanup of a landslide that spilled half a city block onto CSX Transportation tracks in Charles Village last week was paid for by the railroad. The city, meanwhile, issued hotel and grocery vouchers to displaced residents and began...