| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Meditation seems to be everywhere lately — on talk shows, in yoga studios, even on our smartphones. A recent Time magazine cover story announced that we're in the midst of "The Mindful Revolution." Celebrities including hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:06 AM
In an effort to fill vacant storefronts with businesses that residents want, community associations in Charles Village and Old Goucher are partnering with Spotmojo, a California-based 'crowd-sourcing' company that does neighborhood-based market research,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Isaac Hametz doesn't identify as an Orthodox Jew, and neither do many of the Jewish people living in downtown. But the 30-year-old was enlisted by the leader of Lloyd Street's B'nai Israel congregation for a singularly Orthodox quest: Determine how to...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Grain alcohol, the cheap, potent booze that has been a staple at college parties for generations, could be outlawed in Maryland as university presidents press lawmakers to ban it.
Maryland senators voted Wednesday to forbid the sale of grain alcohol...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:40 AM
The flier may have read “record release show,” but Mt. Royal's concert last Saturday in Charles Village felt more like a celebratory gathering of close friends and family.
Minutes before taking the stage, Katrina Ford, the rock quintet's...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:22 AM
He started out as a teenager washing dishes during summer nights at the Jersey Shore, but these days Jordan Miller is busy planning the fancy Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week menu at the French Kitchen inside downtown's Lord Baltimore Hotel.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Baltimore police will soon install a gunshot detection system in east and west Baltimore, under a $305,000 state grant that won city approval Wednesday.
The ShotSpotter system will use receivers posted in neighborhoods to detect the sound of gunfire....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:42 AM
As many downtown Towson businesses were digging out in anticipation of late openings, or just taking advantage of a lull in a storm, some businesses were beginning to see the spoils of digging out early Thursday.
Season's Pizza, the mid-Atlantic chain...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:08 AM
Two houses in the 2700 block of N. Calvert Street were damaged in a fire that began around 3:40 a.m. Thursday, according to the Baltimore City fire department.
Residents were displaced by that fire which began in the rear of one house and spread to a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Putting on his knee and elbow pads at "pool" side in Roosevelt Park, Bob Pribble, a silver-haired employee of a hedge fund management firm, didn't fit the stereotype of a skateboarding enthusiast.
But Pribble, 49, of Annapolis, said he has been...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:09 PM
A month's worth of rain caused widespread flooding Wednesday, prompting multiple rescues and causing a massive landslide that poured half a dozen cars onto train tracks in Charles Village.
More storms were meanwhile possible, with tornado and severe...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:41 AM
A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed Wednesday amid a month's worth of rain, dumping street lights, sidewalks and half a dozen cars onto the CSX rail tracks below.
No injuries were...