| 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....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Doug and Gretchen Moran, owners of a home-based software company in California, said they can live wherever they want.
And what they want are good schools for their children, Jack, 5, and Isabel, 8 — especially Jack, who they say is both a...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Bob Mayes was gardening in his Northeast Baltimore front yard this week when Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler launched himself down Berkshire Road, crisscrossing the block at a full-out run.
"Nice to see you! Thank you!" Gansler bellowed to one of...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:59 AM
As the lead singer of the Baltimore feminist punk band War On Women, Shawna Potter occasionally encounters brash harassment from men in the crowds.
Some might internalize or bury the anger that results from such sexism, but the 31-year-old has no...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Here's a whole new twist on takeout: A restaurant owner who picks up customers at their homes, serves them a meal and takes them back home again.
Dave Stahl, the owner of Pete's Grille in Better Waverly, is not one to let a little snow -- or even a foot...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Baltimore has no favorite son or daughter in this year's gubernatorial race, so the Democratic contenders — all Washington-area residents — are stepping up their efforts to persuade city voters to adopt them.
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:01 AM
At dawn in the spring and fall, Lynne Parks walks through the streets downtown, gathering the bodies of birds.
Hermit thrushes. Common yellowthroats. Rose-breasted grosbeaks whose markings give them the appearance of being streaked with blood.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration is proposing new regulations for the city's rapidly growing food truck industry — setting up zones for the mobile chefs to sell their designer grilled-cheese sandwiches, spicy tacos and decadent cupcakes.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Last April, Kip Berman was in Baltimore, playing his first-ever set without his indie-pop band The Pains of Being Pure at Heart behind him.
It had been two years since the release of “Belong,” Pains' scope-widening second album, and a...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Bruce S. McCurnin, a retired physical education teacher and coach, died Tuesday of complications from kidney and liver disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 66.
The son of Charles J. McCurnin, a career Army officer, and Marie "Mickey"...