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  • Light snowfall prompts early closings, slows evening commute

    Light snowfall prompts early closings, slows evening commute
    A relatively weak system dusted the region with snow Friday afternoon, prompting schools, courts and libraries to close early and slowing the evening commute. The anticipation of a treacherous afternoon rush hour had many starting their weekends early....
  • City parks agency turns over books for auditing

    It's taken about three years of wrangling, but Baltimore's Department of Recreation and Parks has finally turned over a year of its financial books to city auditors. "I'm not jumping up and down yet," Councilman Carl Stokes, who chairs the council's...
  • Two shot Tuesday in city's 1st reported gun violence in 2013

    Two shot Tuesday in city's 1st reported gun violence in 2013
    Two men were shot on New Year's Day in Baltimore in the city's first reported gun violence of 2013, police said. A 31-year-old man was shot multiple times in the limbs about 4 p.m. Tuesday near the 1100 block of Druid Hill Avenue in the Upton...
  • Dead trees in Druid Hill Park are carved into sculptures

    Dead trees in Druid Hill Park are carved into sculptures
    He has used a chain saw to carve intricate wooden sculptures for years, but when Mark Acton won a commission to hew two big new statues by the reservoir in Druid Hill Park, he wasn't sure he could pull it off. His material would be two tree stumps, each...
  • Man shot near Mondawmin Mall in West Baltimore

    A man was shot in West Baltimore on Monday evening, not far from Mondawmin Mall, according to city police. Homicide detectives responded to the scene because of the severity of the man's injuries, said Detective Jeremy Silbert, a police spokesman....
  • J. Edward Naylor Sr., MTA driver

    J. Edward Naylor Sr., MTA driver
    J. Edward Naylor Sr., a retired Maryland Transit Administration employee who once had top seniority among his peers as a streetcar and bus operator, died of respiratory failure Nov. 29 at the Village of Harbor Point Assisted Living in Salisbury. The...
  • Rawlings-Blake named grand marshal for LGBT celebration

    Rawlings-Blake named grand marshal for LGBT celebration
    Organizers of this year's Baltimore Pride celebration have chosen Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to serve as grand marshal in recognition of her support for the gay community. The GLBT Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland is hosting the...
  • A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park

    A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park
    A Roland Park resident has created a "passport" to Druid Hill Park. Janet Felsten, founder and director of the nonprofit group Baltimore Green Map, introduced the green-colored passport April 19 at a Baltimore Green Week kickoff party in the...
  • BGF gang's reach extends well beyond Baltimore detention center

    BGF gang's reach extends well beyond Baltimore detention center
    As Tyrone Brown sat in his jail cell at the Baltimore County Detention Center late last year, awaiting trial for the murder of a man in a Towson Town Center parking garage, he kept busy in part by smoking marijuana and memorizing contraband writings of...
  • Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill

    Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill
    Barbara Shapiro's love affair with Druid Hill Park dates to her childhood, when she passed through it daily on the way from her Ashburton home to old School 49 on Cathedral Street. And even when construction of Druid Park Lake Drive in the 1940s and...
  • Owings Mills-area farmers markets offer more than produce

    Owings Mills-area farmers markets offer more than produce
    The idea came to her in a dream. Yes, a dream. Cathy Shapiro dreamed about coffee-flavored ice pops, strange as that sounds, and then the Pikesville resident spent 18 months turning the dream into reality. This summer, the public can taste the results...
  • Ruth M. Land, educator

    Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93. The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...