| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:42 PM
A memorial service for Homer E. Favor, a retired Morgan State University economics professor and civil rights leader, will be held at 10 a.m. June 20 at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave. A family hour preceding the memorial service will be held...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Parents walking their children to class Thursday morning in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood were met by a grim sight: Crime scene tape roping off a field many cut through to get to Coldstream Elementary School.
Baltimore police said a...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:39 PM
A deadly virus has stricken Samson, the only elephant born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in its 137-year history, but zoologists are hopeful that he will recover because the strain is thought to be less serious in his species. Samson also has...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Gilbert Thornton Renaut, a retired federal attorney who became an Annapolis activist, mayoral candidate and neighborhood problem-solver, died of a heart attack Feb. 27 at his home in the capital's Murray Hill community. He was 66.
"Gilbert had an abiding...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:54 AM
You and your dog are cordially invited to a happy hour Friday, Feb. 22, in downtown Baltimore to party with and help the Maryland SPCA, and the pets are guaranteed to have as much fun as the people.
The March for the Animals Kick-Off Party for people and...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Amelia J. Brooks, a retired store manager and active church member, died Feb. 16 from heart failure at a daughter's home in Buford, Ga.
The former longtime West Baltimore resident was 90.
The daughter of a cobbler and a housekeeper, the former Amelia...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:54 AM
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.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:15 AM
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...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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...
| May 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
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...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:06 PM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:23 PM
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...