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  • Vacants to value: growing Baltimore block by block

    Vacants to value: growing Baltimore block by block
    In East Baltimore, the 1200 block of North Broadway was once almost entirely vacant. Now a woman who moved to the city from Parkville has made it her family's home. There were once 25 vacants on this block; only six remain, all of which are under...
  • Rosemary O'Donnell, homemaker

    Rosemary O'Donnell, homemaker
    Rosemary O'Donnell, a homemaker, died of respiratory failure Nov. 13 at Stella Maris in Timonium. The former Cedarcroft resident was 90. Born Rosemary Ann Frederick in Baltimore, she was raised on Bolton Street and later lived on Southway. Her father,...
  • Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress

    Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress
    Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69. Born...
  • At Pikesville synagogue, memorial honors all God's creatures

    At Pikesville synagogue, memorial honors all God's creatures
    Robbie Silverman felt uneasy approaching his rabbi about the subject, fearing the spiritual leader of his congregation would find it weird, or at least silly. But Silverman had lost a loved one only weeks before, and he wanted to do something. He...
  • A Baltimore house known for its famous residents is brought back to life

    A Baltimore house known for its famous residents is brought back to life
    Whether it's called the David Bachrach House or the Gertrude Stein House makes no difference to me. This Reservoir Hill landmark, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has finally achieved a striking, permanent restoration. It languished...
  • Homeland Garden Club decorates Hopkins' Homewood Museum for the holidays

    Homeland Garden Club decorates Hopkins' Homewood Museum for the holidays
    Lugging trash bags full of plants and flowers, women in their 50s and 60s began arriving at Johns Hopkins University's Homewood Museum at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. Using the old wine cellar of the historic, 1801 house as a staging area, they began...
  • Running with Santa's sleigh and his reindeer

    Collegiate athletes Elizabeth Tauber, Wilhelmina Austin and Lenier Tucker collectively earned a Harford County triple Saturday in an invitational indoor track meet at Princeton University. Tauber won the 3,000-meter run and set yet another Towson...
  • John Ruppert's striking composite photos of Icelandic terrain on display at Grimaldis Gallery

    John Ruppert's striking composite photos of Icelandic terrain on display at Grimaldis Gallery
    For most of John Ruppert's career, metal sculpture has been a major focus, but he has added photography to his pursuits lately. Some of the results can be sampled and savored in an exhibit at C. Grimaldis Gallery titled "The Iceland Project." The...
  • Man shot near Mondawmin Mall, Druid Hill Park

    Man shot near Mondawmin Mall, Druid Hill Park
    Homicide detectives were investigating an afternoon shooting that occurred Friday in West Baltimore in a residential area between Mondawmin Mall and Druid Hill Park. The shooting occurred at about 3:45 p.m. in the 3500 block of Woodbrook Ave. The...
  • The Ivy hotel was once home to prominent city businessman

    The Ivy hotel was once home to prominent city businessman
    The 1889 mansion at Calvert and Biddle streets has recently made a visual statement, sporting a much-needed cleaning, with sparkling windows and glossy black paint on the window frames. There's new copper trim work, too, but alas, we'll have to wait...
  • Papenfuse ends 38-year run as Maryland's memory keeper

    Papenfuse ends 38-year run as Maryland's memory keeper
    For the first time in almost 40 years, someone other than Edward C. Papenfuse is the keeper of Maryland's memories. Papenfuse, 70, retired last week as state archivist after a career spanning seven governors. Over that time he brought Maryland's...
  • Car crashes into North Avenue building after fleeing from police

    Car crashes into North Avenue building after fleeing from police
    A robbery suspect crashed a car into a building in West Baltimore Tuesday morning after fleeing from police and was arrested after trying to run away from the wreck, police said. The driver, whom police said is a robbery suspect but did not further...