| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Even before local and federal agents raided Jade Heart Health in Towson in March and charged its operators with prostitution and human trafficking, what went on at the massage parlor at 1404 E. Joppa Road was hardly a secret.
Men arrived day and night...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Last week, I got mugged.
My urge to imbibe thwarted by Baltimore's proscription of Sunday liquor store sales, I'd ended up in the back of Charles Village Pub with a book and a Dale's Pale Ale. After a couple hours of reading and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:46 AM
When the Tamber's restaurant in Charles Village opened a bar upstairs called The Den in 2007, the community was up in arms and Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke convinced the city to shut down the bar for zoning violations.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Dean R. Wagner, a retired mathematics teacher who spent his retirement researching Baltimore residential communities, died of cancer Sept. 11 at his Original Northwood home. He was 77.
He was born in Piqua, Ohio, and attended high school there. His...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Baltimore City plans to expand the Purple Route of the free Charm City Circulator bus line to University Parkway in north Baltimore, starting in fall 2014.
The north-south Purple Route currently runs between Federal Hill downtown and Penn Station. Plans...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:15 AM
It is with a heavy heart that I heard the news that Video Americain would be closing ("Losing business, Video Americain faces fadeout," Aug. 27). The store and its owner Barry Solan have been close to my heart since I first came into contact with them...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:46 AM
Remember a couple months back when the Washington Blade promised an issue dedicated to sports and edited by former Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo?
It hits stands Friday.
According to Kevin Naff, the Blade's editor, the issue will include a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Johns Hopkins University sophomore Ely Manstein wasn't sure what to make of the flier that Charlotte Zarzar handed him as he was walking along North Charles Street between classes Sept. 3.
Manstein, a biophysics major from Philadelphia, studied the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:08 PM
New to Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University freshman Raegan Hensley and her parents were headed to Target on Thursday to buy supplies, including pepper spray and a pocket knife. And that was before they heard about the armed robbery of four female students...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Catherine L. Benicewicz, a retired substitute teacher who sought to keep alive the history of the Polish community that inhabited Brooklyn and Curtis Bay, died Saturday of kidney failure at Harbor Hospital.
The lifelong Brooklyn resident was 94.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
In recent years it has become popular to mock the concept of neighborhood watch. Last summer's Ben Stiller comedy, "The Watch," followed four inept suburban crime watchers as they attempted to save their neighborhood from an alien invasion. The showdown...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Baltimore City's Cylburn Arboretum is an artist's paradise, which is why painter Patricia Bennett has been drawn to the 207-acre grounds of trees and gardens since 2005.
But unlike other artists who dot the landscape of the longtime city park, Bennett,...