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  • Art collector Mera Rubell tours 37 Baltimore art studios in 36 hours

    Art collector Mera Rubell tours 37 Baltimore art studios in 36 hours
    Mera Rubell — a 70-year-old formerly penniless Jewish Russian refugee turned Head Start teacher turned hotel mogul turned art collector extraordinaire — is the kind of person who just naturally acquires an entourage. For example, a recent...
  • Single Carrot Theatre moves into new digs in Remington

    Single Carrot Theatre moves into new digs in Remington
    Single Carrot Theatre hit the ground running on Friday, Jan. 3. As the new year began with snow, the up-and-coming Baltimore troupe was supposed to start moving from the old Everyman Theatre building downtown to its new space in a redeveloped former...
  • Council mulls pilot regulations on Towson food trucks

    Council mulls pilot regulations on Towson food trucks
    Towson restaurant owners and food truck advocates said during a Baltimore County Council work session Tuesday that they support a proposed bill that would establish a pilot program to regulate food trucks in downtown Towson. "Food trucks would like to...
  • Baltimore is just fine, thank you [Letter]

    Baltimore is just fine, thank you [Letter]
    My elation quickly soured as I read commentator Eileen Pollock's assessment of life in Baltimore following her return to the city after years of living in Manhattan ("Baltimore is no New York," Jan. 13). I agree that we desperately need more public...
  • Video Americain to begin selling off its inventory

    Video Americain to begin selling off its inventory
    The stock of Roland Park's Video Americain, possibly Baltimore's last video rental store, will be up for grabs next week, after negotiations for a single buyer to purchase the store's 35,000-unit inventory failed. Store owners Barry and Annie Solan...
  • Doris A. Singer, educator

    Doris A. Singer, educator
    Doris A. Singer, who worked as a laboratory assistant, college admissions officer and educator, died Jan. 6 of a cerebral hemorrhage at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, N.Y. The former longtime Charles Village resident was 92. The daughter of an...
  • Darker than Blue will close in Waverly

    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. "We've been able to outgrow our current location," Jenkins said of his...
  • Professional organizers help clients keep it together

    Professional organizers help clients keep it together
    The first time Lindsay Fitch-Alexander-Alexander heard about professional organizing, she thought, "Wouldn't that be the best thing ever?" Several years and many piles of paper later, the Catonsville pediatrician and mother of two hired Mary Cate...
  • Don't shut down law-abiding liquor stores [Letter]

    Don't shut down law-abiding liquor stores [Letter]
    I couldn't agree more with the opinions expressed in the recent letter by Tweefie Millspaugh of Charles Village ("Don't zone liquor stores out of business," Jan. 22). There are far too many vacant commercial spaces for our neighborhood to want to close...
  • Don't zone liquor stores out of business [Letter]

    Don't zone liquor stores out of business [Letter]
    In response to the Jan 13th article, "Key councilman says city shouldn't zone long time liquor stores out of business" (Jan. 13) I would like to say that I strongly agree with Councilman Ed Reisinger. I am a long-time resident (over 30 years) of Charles...
  • A feast for city eyes [Commentary]

    A feast for city eyes [Commentary]
    I have city eyes. Apparently I was born with them. Whenever my parents and sisters exclaimed about the beauty of a beet plucked from our Connecticut garden, I would think, "Mmmm ... a beet ... cousin of the sugar beet, source of that white powder...
  • The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'

    The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'
    The holidays are a time when people believe in Santa, his reindeer, and, of course, his little helpers, elves dressed in green and red. "It's a time when people are willing to suspend disbelief," observed Rebecca Meszler, 25, of Charles Village, a...