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  • 911 calls illustrate chaos as 'a full-sized bull is running out in the street'

    911 calls illustrate chaos as 'a full-sized bull is running out in the street'
    Sean Sneeton was picking up a colleague for work Friday morning when he turned around to walk back to his car and saw the escaped steer trotting down Druid Hill Avenue toward him. He tried to take a picture, and when the animal started toward him, he...
  • Carlton Dotson, lottery spokesman

    Carlton Dotson, lottery spokesman
    Carlton H. Dotson, a retired spokesman for the Maryland State Lottery and a tennis player who helped integrate the Druid Hill Park tennis courts in the late 1940s, died of complications from a stroke Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. A resident of...
  • Heat index hits 100 but record missed, with cooling, storms ahead

    Heat index hits 100 but record missed, with cooling, storms ahead
    The season's first brief heat wave peaked at 96 degrees in Baltimore on Wednesday, missing one record but threatening another, and temperatures are expected to wane Thursday into the weekend. Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport,...
  • 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...
  • Bike thefts curb optimism about Baltimore

    Bike thefts curb optimism about Baltimore
    It was one of those rare June days in Baltimore — warm and sunny, not yet hot and humid — so you could take a good, long walk through the city without shvitzing or getting terribly distressed. I mean, you could actually feel good about the...
  • 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...
  • Howard will again welcome soaring inflation at Preakness balloon festival

    Howard will again welcome soaring inflation at Preakness balloon festival
    Balloon meister Ron Broderick is working on keeping a lot of balloons in the air. The West Friendship hot-air balloon pilot is organizing the Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival to be held at Turf Valley May 15 and 16, with an Armed Forces Day...
  • Baltimore's narrative is beginning to shift [Commentary]

    Baltimore's narrative is beginning to shift [Commentary]
    The sale of Thames Street Wharf in Baltimore to California-based KBS Realty Advisors represents a watershed moment for economic development in Baltimore. The sale establishes a record price for commercial realty in Charm City. KBS paid $341 per square...
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  • City goes real estate agent, pitching 'ecletic' surplus property

    City goes real estate agent, pitching 'ecletic' surplus property
    Like the sound of a Greek Revival mansion with an "amazing view"? Want to own a "piece of Baltimore history"? Willing to look beyond a "scarred exterior"? Baltimore Housing has launched a marketing campaign for a select group of so-called "eclectic"...
  • Reservoir Hill opens up homes and gardens for tour

    Reservoir Hill opens up homes and gardens for tour
    If you want to learn the history and habits of a Baltimore neighborhood, just spend part of a weekend on a community walking tour. Residents open their homes and gardens for a peek at what is normally locked and bolted. I am often startled by the...
  • Atholton tennis wins third straight Howard County Cup

    Atholton tennis wins third straight Howard County Cup
    The Atholton Raiders won their third consecutive Howard County Cup May 10 at the Wilde Lake Tennis Club, edging rival Marriotts Ridge, 35.5-33. Atholton's Matt Sklar defeated Marriotts Ridge's Cade Buch, 6-3, 6-3, in the boys singles championship, while...