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  • The Rawlings, reborn

    The Rawlings, reborn
    In her signature green sweat shirt, khakis and tennis shoes, Kate Blom doesn't look like a party planner. But you only turn 125 once, and she's determined that this will be a memorable year. She's the general manager of the Howard Peters Rawlings...
  • Sherlock S. Gillet, farmer and water utility owner

    Sherlock S. Gillet, farmer and water utility owner
    Sherlock Swann Gillet, a Baltimore County farmer and water utility owner, died Sept. 9. Family members said that he went out for his daily horseback ride in Glyndon and did not return. He was later found in a field. Family members said he fell from his...
  • Pastor of Hampden church celebrates 20 years in ministry

    Pastor of Hampden church celebrates 20 years in ministry
    "Hello, my name is Robin Johnson, and I'm the pastor here." That's how the Rev. Robin Johnson, longtime spiritual leader of Hampden United Methodist Church and founder of the church's popular Emmanuel's Rock social club for youths, introduced himself at...
  • Park superintendent home getting a face-lift

    Park superintendent home getting a face-lift
    For nearly 20 years, I watched a landmark stone house deteriorate. Once one of the proudest addresses in the city, the home of the Druid Hill Park superintendent and later the Maryland Zoo director became vacant. Trees began growing through its windows...
  • Homer E. Favor, civil rights activist

    Homer E. Favor, civil rights activist
    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. A...
  • Baltimore's parks slip to 21st in nation

    Baltimore's parks slip to 21st in nation
    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...
  • Art Outside festival was a delight

    Art Outside festival was a delight
    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...
  • Cheers to Art Outside festival

    The recent Art Outside at Druid Hill Park returned the park, Baltimore, and its environs to a rare and nostalgic experience ("Arts patron revives Druid Hill outdoor festival," May 17). To see the diversity of attendees melding among the art, entertainment...
  • Roaming the neighborhoods around Pimlico

    Roaming the neighborhoods around Pimlico
    Roaming the streets that encircle Pimlico Race Course, I discovered so many places that I had trouble going back to the same locale twice. Outer Northwest Baltimore is a fascinating, at times geographically bewildering, place. When the Maryland Jockey...
  • Baltimore mayor to preside over mass wedding at GLBT Pride event

    Baltimore mayor to preside over mass wedding at GLBT Pride event
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will preside over a mass wedding of same-sex couples at this year's Baltimore Pride Celebration, with the event drawing interest from couples as far away as Atlanta, according to organizers. In November, Maryland became...
  • High School Wrap-Up: Complete regional track and tennis results

    Outdoor track and field Class 2A South Region (May 16-18 at Reservoir) Boys team scores: 1. Long Reach, 122 points; 6. Oakland Mills, 55; 8. Marriotts Ridge, 46; 11. Glenelg, 19. Individual results: 100: 1. Jackie Galloway, OM, 11.10; 2. Tosin...
  • 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...