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  • Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings

    Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings
    Forced to evacuate his rowhouse on East 26th Street after the street collapsed in a pile of dirt, asphalt and parked automobiles on the adjacent train tracks, Jack Temple said he's living in "limbo." Temple and about 20 other Charles Village residents...
  • Baltimore residents gather belongings after landslide

    Baltimore residents gather belongings after landslide
    As Wendy Wu waited at the end of a Charles Village street to be escorted to her home Friday afternoon, a city police officer urged her and others to stay behind the yellow caution tape; small pieces of earth were still tumbling down the hill into a rail...
  • Out of the mud, a temple grows

    Out of the mud, a temple grows
    The five gilded figures of Buddha sat cross-legged under sheets of plastic, lips curved in half-smiles of silent joy. The room around them, however, was anything but silent. A nail gun rattled, a hydraulic lift groaned and a half-dozen Buddhist nuns and...
  • Landslide video brings national attention for Charles Village resident

    Landslide video brings national attention for Charles Village resident
    By the time the video begins, it's clear that something is wrong on East 26th Street. Cars are listing unsteadily on the edge of the chasm forming between the road and the rail bed below. What happens next, as they say, will astound you. Twenty-four-...
  • Charles Village finds its 'Mojo' in quest to fill vacant storefronts

    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,...
  • 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...
  • Charles Village fire damages homes, no injuries

    Charles Village fire damages homes, no injuries
    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...
  • Bruce S. McCurnin, phys ed teacher and coach

    Bruce S. McCurnin, phys ed teacher and coach
    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"...
  • Sprint to primary fueled by retail politicking

    Sprint to primary fueled by retail politicking
    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...
  • War On Women: A co-ed feminist punk band for all

    War On Women: A co-ed feminist punk band for all
    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...
  • Dorothea Rawlings, teacher

    Dorothea Rawlings, teacher
    Dorothea Arvin Rawlings, a former teacher at Barclay Elementary/Middle School, died of cancer March 9 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The West Baltimore resident was 73. Born Dorothea Arvin Simmons in Baltimore, she was raised on Calhoun Street at...
  • Pains of Being Pure at Heart owes Baltimore for return to form

    Pains of Being Pure at Heart owes Baltimore for return to form
    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...