| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Leaving the Parks & People Foundation is not something that President and Chief Executive Officer Jackie Carrera ever saw herself doing. For her, the job — leading an organization that helps to improve the quality of life in Baltimore's...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:01 PM
For the children visiting the Pearlstone Center's sustainable farm Sunday, the chickens and baby goats might have been the main event. But supporters of the Family Farm Day said they hope that interaction will be the start of a deeper connection with...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The Maryland SPCA’s 19th annual March for the Animals, scheduled for April 27, received a kickstart in the form of a challenge gift of $5,000 from Pet+ER of Towson.
For every online donation of $40 or more received through April 10, Pet+ER will...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Grammy-winning dobro player Jerry Douglas and renowned banjoist Noam Pikelny, along with "Friends," will perform at the second Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival on April 26 at Druid Hill Park.
Other acts scheduled to perform include Sierra Hull,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Richard P. Healy, an environmental engineer whose career with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spanned more than three decades, died Saturday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.
The longtime Hamilton...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Calling all foodies! On Thursday, April 10, from 6 to 10 p.m., the St. Jude Hope in the Harbor Gala is cooking up inspiration to fight childhood cancer at Baltimore's American Visionary Art Museum.
The event will feature over twenty top-rated...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:46 PM
These venue selections a bit too traditional for you? Most everyone knows you can get hitched at some offbeat places in Baltimore — Camden Yards, the National Aquarium, the Zoo. But we we're curious about some even more unusual spots in town....
| Mar 16, 2014
Filmmakers David Posamentier and Geoff Moore knew Annapolis was the perfect place to make their movie when someone heaved a trash can through a plate-glass window — and no one made a peep.
The someone was actor Sam Rockwell, who stars in "Better...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Except replace chicken dinner with doughnut breakfast. After four weeks, the Rodgers Forge Elementary Walking School Bus Doughnut Challenge has concluded. And the winner is: the Heathfield South route. Led by Marianne Lohr,...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:46 PM
A man was shot and another was stabbed in West Baltimore Sunday afternoon, police said.
A group fight broke out, culminating in a man being stabbed multiple times, in the 800 block of W. Lexington St. in Poppleton around 4 p.m., police said. The victim...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Columbia birth pangs
From a Times story about taxes and Columbia: "It appears certain that there will be no proposal for legislation to set up a special tax district for Columbia, introduced in this year's session of the Maryland General...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The thud of nail guns and screech of drills echoed inside the cavernous shell of exposed cement, silver ventilation shafts and metal framing of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore rising on Russell Street.
As cement trucks rumbled over stubborn patches of...