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  • 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...
  • We can't give in to bigotry [Commentary]

    We can't give in to bigotry [Commentary]
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's controversial comments about walking across the street if he saw a young black man wearing a hoodie coming toward him late at night got me to thinking about an experience I had 30 years ago. One night while walking...
  • Before landslide, residents struggled to describe sinking street to 911 operators

    Before landslide, residents struggled to describe sinking street to 911 operators
    With the street buckling in front of her, Evelyn Cannon called 911 as cars teetered and then began to sink, their wheels becoming less and less visible. But Cannon felt unable to convey the gravity of the situation, she said. About 45 seconds into the...
  • City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide

    City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide
    City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting infrastructure such as retaining walls and streets near railroad tracks after the collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week, officials said Friday. The initiative will focus on...
  • City lists 18 streets needing reconstruction in 2015, included collapsed East 26th

    City lists 18 streets needing reconstruction in 2015, included collapsed East 26th
    Stretches of 18 failing streets in Baltimore are slated for reconstruction in the coming fiscal year, their problems reaching deeper than the potmarked asphalt characterizing so many area roadways after a rough winter. Make that 17. One entry on the...
  • 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...
  • Two homes broken into on collapsed Charles Village block

    Two homes broken into on collapsed Charles Village block
    City officials promised a doubling of security on the collapsed block of East 26th Street in Charles Village on Monday after two of its 19 evacuated homes were reported broken into. One homeowner reported $250 worth of damage to a window frame after...
  • Amtrak's vulnerability [Editorial]

    Amtrak's vulnerability  [Editorial]
    No doubt there were some lumps in throats at Amtrak headquarters last month when they heard the words "collapse" and "rail line" in Baltimore. As it happens, it was a CSX freight line that was affected by the loss of a 120-year-old retaining wall in...
  • Organists pulling out all the stops for 16th annual French Organ Marathon

    Organists pulling out all the stops for 16th annual French Organ Marathon
    When eight organists from around the region gather at Grace United Methodist Church in Homeland for the 16th annual French Organ Marathon on Sunday, May 18, all of them will take a back seat to the star of the show — the organ. It's a pipe organ...
  • Dr. Stanley R. Platman, psychiatrist

    Dr. Stanley R. Platman, psychiatrist
    Dr. Stanley Roy Platman, a retired psychiatrist and health administrator recalled as a champion of community-based mental health services, died after heart surgery May 7 at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. The Guilford resident was 79. "Stanley would...
  • Meet 27 is now Sweet 27; the food remains superb

    Meet 27 is now Sweet 27; the food remains superb
    Remington, as neighborhoods go, is hot. The neighborhood is conveniently close to the Homewood campus of the Johns Hopkins University. Charles Village is just to the east — Howard Street is the dividing line — and Hampden is just across...
  • Rain to pour on Black-Eyed Susan, but sun expected to come out for Preakness

    Rain to pour on Black-Eyed Susan, but sun expected to come out for Preakness
    The deluge forecast to soak the region Friday could make for a soggy, miserable Black-Eyed Susan Day at Pimlico Race Course — though officials remain confident in a fast track for a sunny and cool Preakness Stakes on Saturday. A cold front was...