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  • Candidates for governor woo Baltimore voters

    Candidates for governor woo Baltimore voters
    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...
  • Lynne Parks explores loss of migratory songbirds in BMA exhibit

    Lynne Parks explores loss of migratory songbirds in BMA exhibit
    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. Parks...
  • City Council to consider new rules for food trucks

    City Council to consider new rules for food trucks
    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. The...
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • Fluid Movement offers insights into community-building at Neighborhood Institute

    Fluid Movement offers insights into community-building at Neighborhood Institute
    Fluid Movement, a Baltimore performance troupe known for its offbeat water ballets, roller skating musicals and disco workouts, led a serious workshop Saturday on how to increase community involvement. What could a comic troupe, cheerfully described...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore students compete in a financial Olympics

    Baltimore students compete in a financial Olympics
    It's an Olympics of sorts for financial analysts in training, and five business students from the University of Baltimore will compete. They are traveling to Denver for the regional round of a global challenge to create the best equity research report...
  • Getting into the groove of meditation

    Getting into the groove of meditation
    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...
  • Condemned frat house becomes rewarding restoration

    Condemned frat house becomes rewarding restoration
    When Ron Tanner, an author and writing professor at Loyola University Maryland, purchased a condemned Victorian brownstone in Charles Village 14 years ago (against his real estate agent's advice), he knew nothing about restoration. The fact that the...
  • We'll always have Video Americain

    We'll always have Video Americain
    After a quarter-century on Cold Spring Lane, Video Americain, for years Baltimore’s best video store and a rare survivor, will be shutting its doors for good today. Owners Barry and Annie Solan have spent the past three months selling off their...
  • Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival signals start of spring in Baltimore

    Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival signals start of spring in Baltimore
    Imagine a bar with all-you-care-to-taste selections of more than 60 beers, 40 bourbons -- all for one flat cover. It would need to be a pretty big bar, say, the size of the expansive Cow Palace at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium? On March...