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  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Aug. 16

    There were 71 robberies reported across Baltimore by police for the week ending Aug. 16, a 20 percent increase over the previous week. The robberies appeared to be concentrated in the northern areas of the city - 14 occurred in the Northeastern...
  • Emerald ash borers invade Baltimore

    Emerald ash borers invade Baltimore
    A voracious Asian beetle that's killed millions of ash trees across North America has finally been spotted in Baltimore, posing a costly and difficult challenge for a city that stands to lose more than 200,000 of its most common trees to the exotic pest's...
  • Teaching about STDs through comic books

    Teaching about STDs through comic books
    When eight high school students are commissioned to make a graphic novel about sexual health, don't be surprised if the result includes pet dragons, a troll with genital warts and a guy named Funk Master Flexin'. These comedic touches appear in a booklet...
  • Breathe Bookstore and Cafe closing in Hampden

    Breathe Bookstore and Cafe closing in Hampden
    Breathe Bookstore and Cafe in Hampden is closing. The cafe and bookstore will remain open until late September or early October, its owner says, until she can find someone to take over her lease.  Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen announced the closing in an...
  • Troubled Reservoir Hill apartment complex to be razed

    Troubled Reservoir Hill apartment complex to be razed
    A troubled Reservoir Hill property that came to be known as "Murder Mall" will be demolished under an agreement that's left some residents relieved but others worried about where they'll go. Baltimore Housing officials have been trying for at least four...
  • GLCCB to host post-Pride town hall meeting to discuss changes

    GLCCB to host post-Pride town hall meeting to discuss changes
    Organizers of Baltimore Pride, which occurred last month in a new location for the first time in years, will host a town hall meeting to hear feedback on the changes from members of the public. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 23 in the Mason Lord...
  • Like/Dislike with Graham Coreil-Allen, public artist

    Like/Dislike with Graham Coreil-Allen, public artist
    The life of an artist takes you places far and wide. For 31-year-old Graham Coreil-Allen, it has taken him from Galveston, Texas, to New Orleans and Brooklyn, N.Y., before he ended up in Baltimore. Coreil-Allen has been focused on his ongoing art series...
  • Slain bus driver remembered at cookout

    Slain bus driver remembered at cookout
    Family and friends of slain bus driver Craig Ray Jr. gathered Saturday for a cookout at Druid Hill Park to keep his memory alive five months after he was killed and a week before he would have turned 35 years old. "Even in death he's still bringing...
  • Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes

    Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes
    "To get out of work at 5 o'clock, I will do anything." That's what Karen Stokes, executive director of the Greater Homewood Community Corp., was thinking in 2009, when she got involved in Fluid Movement. Her initial exposure to the performance art...
  • Arnold M. Jolivet, director of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association, dies

    Arnold M. Jolivet, director of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association, dies
    Arnold M. Jolivet, a longtime advocate for minority- and women-owned businesses who was a familiar presence at City Hall, died of complications from heart disease Sunday morning at Sinai Hospital. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 71. "Mr....
  • How 'hons' came to be and other tales from the 20th annual HonFest in Hampden

    How 'hons' came to be and other tales from the 20th annual HonFest in Hampden
    The prevailing wisdom is that 'hon' is short for honey, a term of endearment for the working women of Baltimore. But a new, radically different theory emerged in a large sign that leaned against a psychedelically painted bus, converted to a mobile...
  • Youths steal dozens of bicycles from city program

    Youths steal dozens of bicycles from city program
    About 50 youngsters poured into Druid Hill Park and stole four dozen bicycles Monday evening that city workers had put out for a popular bike-sharing program, authorities said. City officials said Friday that the Ride Around the Reservoir program is...