| 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"...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:39 AM
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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:08 PM
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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:28 AM
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?