| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:29 AM
In a year when Maryland's same-sex couples can, for the first time, legally marry, the organizers of Baltimore Pride 2013 decided some special celebrating was required. A landmark occasion, they reasoned, called for a landmark commemoration.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Friday, June 14
7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Twilight on the Terrace, a high-end cocktail party and major fundraiser for Baltimore Pride, offers an open bar and dancing to music from DJ J.R. Embrey. While gaudy outfits are sometimes de rigeur for Pride weekend,...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:42 PM
A memorial service for Homer E. Favor, a retired Morgan State University economics professor and civil rights leader, will be held at 10 a.m. June 20 at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave. A family hour preceding the memorial service will be held...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Parents walking their children to class Thursday morning in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood were met by a grim sight: Crime scene tape roping off a field many cut through to get to Coldstream Elementary School.
Baltimore police said a...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Dr. Homer Eli Favor, a retired Morgan State University economist who was an original member of the civil rights activist group whose members called themselves the "Goon Squad," died of heart disease Saturday at the Baltimore-Washington Medical Center.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Baltimore's park system has slipped from 15th to 21st in an expanded ranking of open space in the nation's 50 largest cities with relatively low funding cited as a continuing problem.
The nonprofit Trust for Public Land gave Baltimore's 4,905 acres of...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Fred Rasmussen wrote a terrific article about Sunday's inaugural Art Outside at Druid Hill Park ("Arts patron revives Druid Hill outdoor festival," May 17).
The event was outstanding, bringing the city back together in a beautiful setting. Many...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Gilbert Thornton Renaut, a retired federal attorney who became an Annapolis activist, mayoral candidate and neighborhood problem-solver, died of a heart attack Feb. 27 at his home in the capital's Murray Hill community. He was 66.
"Gilbert had an abiding...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:54 AM
You and your dog are cordially invited to a happy hour Friday, Feb. 22, in downtown Baltimore to party with and help the Maryland SPCA, and the pets are guaranteed to have as much fun as the people.
The March for the Animals Kick-Off Party for people and...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Amelia J. Brooks, a retired store manager and active church member, died Feb. 16 from heart failure at a daughter's home in Buford, Ga.
The former longtime West Baltimore resident was 90.
The daughter of a cobbler and a housekeeper, the former Amelia...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Students and staff were evacuated from Westside Elementary School in Baltimore's Penn North neighborhood early Friday morning after carbon monoxide levels rose to a level higher than is considered safe in the school's boiler room, a Baltimore City...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:29 AM
A quick hit of thick, wet snowflakes mixed with rain dusted the Baltimore area with another light snow -- 2 inches at the most -- as snow lovers continue waiting for the region's first significant winter storm in at least two years.
That 2 inches of...