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  • Charles Village among communities joining National Night Out

    Charles Village among communities joining National Night Out
    Live music and the smell of Cuban beef stew filled the air in a hard-to-find Baltimore City park known as The Field, as several hundred people turned out July 26 for WAVEscape, Waverly's early version of National Night Out on Aug. 6. "Look at these...
  • Catherine L. Benicewicz

    Catherine L. Benicewicz
    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. The...
  • Preventing crime together

    Preventing crime together
    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...
  • New Northern District commander brings 'focus' to post

    New Northern District commander brings 'focus' to post
    Major Kimberly Burrus, the Northern District's new commander, wants what you want: to feel safe from crime in Baltimore. "I am a city resident," said Burrus, 40, a 13-year veteran of the Baltimore City Police Department and a first-time commander. "I...
  • City to expand Circulator bus line to north Baltimore

    City to expand Circulator bus line to north Baltimore
    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...
  • New vistas for Volunteers In Service To America

    New vistas for Volunteers In Service To America
    While looking for a job earlier this year, Shareki Chaney, 26, kept busy by volunteering at her son's public charter school. Now Chaney has a new job as a Volunteer in Service to America. She is one of 17 AmeriCorps VISTAs who are newly assigned to...
  • Dean R. Wagner, math teacher

    Dean R. Wagner, math teacher
    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...
  • Councilwoman fights Tamber's again, this time over planned eatery upstairs

    Councilwoman fights Tamber's again, this time over planned eatery upstairs
    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. Now, Tamber's...
  • Video Americain to close next year

    Video Americain to close next year
    And then there were none. Video Americain, possibly Baltimore's last, and certainly best, video rental store, is on its way out. Barring some final-reel reprieve, the filled-to-the-rafters store in Roland Park — where film buffs could find...
  • Closing of Waverly Library for major renovations 'bittersweet'

    Closing of Waverly Library for major renovations 'bittersweet'
    Jacques Thompson, 12, was born a year after his mother, Anne Marie Lalmansingh, became manager of the Waverly Library branch. The Roland Park Elementary/Middle School seventh grader loves to read and is a regular at the Waverly branch. He also likes to...
  • Students ready as summer gives way to a new school year

    Students ready as summer gives way to a new school year
    Lugging boxes of donated classroom supplies and wearing backpacks with dinosaur scales, students and their families tromped up Roland Avenue and back to Roland Park Elementary/Middle School for the start of the school year Monday. Karimah Williams,...
  • Darker Than Blue to close in Waverly but may return in Charles Village

    Darker Than Blue to close in Waverly but may return in Charles Village
    Darker Than Blue, Casey Jenkins’ white-tablecloth soul food cafe on Greenmount Avenue, will close at the end of October. The restaurant’s last day is Oct. 31, according to Jenkins. "It's not really bittersweet," Jenkins said about leaving...