| 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 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 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,...
| 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...
| 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 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 25, 2014
| 4:22 AM
The term “prodigy” has followed bluegrass singer-songwriter Sierra Hull for more than half her life. How could it not, when Alison Krauss invited her onto the Grand Ole Opry stage at age 11, and the respected Rounder Records released her debut...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Esther R. Levin, who spent her life fighting for women's rights, died Jan. 26 of Alzheimer's disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 88.
The daughter of Frank J. Rubenstein, an insurance consultant, and Mary Rubenstein, a homemaker, Esther Gertrude...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:36 PM
When Dr. Frank M. Reid III, senior pastor at Bethel AME Church, said "bless your heart" to his congregation this Sunday, he meant it literally.
It was Red Dress Sunday at the church off Druid Hill Avenue, an annual event launched in Baltimore by St....
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:50 AM
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...