| May 14, 2013
| 4:34 PM
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...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A Roland Park resident has created a "passport" to Druid Hill Park.
Janet Felsten, founder and director of the nonprofit group Baltimore Green Map, introduced the green-colored passport April 19 at a Baltimore Green Week kickoff party in the...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
As Tyrone Brown sat in his jail cell at the Baltimore County Detention Center late last year, awaiting trial for the murder of a man in a Towson Town Center parking garage, he kept busy in part by smoking marijuana and memorizing contraband writings of...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Barbara Shapiro's love affair with Druid Hill Park dates to her childhood, when she passed through it daily on the way from her Ashburton home to old School 49 on Cathedral Street.
And even when construction of Druid Park Lake Drive in the 1940s and...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:06 AM
The idea came to her in a dream. Yes, a dream. Cathy Shapiro dreamed about coffee-flavored ice pops, strange as that sounds, and then the Pikesville resident spent 18 months turning the dream into reality.
This summer, the public can taste the results...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93.
The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:21 AM
When word spread in September 1933 that water had finally crested the top of newly built Prettyboy dam, some 7,500 people came to North County to see it for themselves.
They arrived after navigating 10 miles of new roads and across any of nine new...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:28 PM
A man was shot in West Baltimore on Monday evening, not far from Mondawmin Mall, according to city police.
Homicide detectives responded to the scene because of the severity of the man's injuries, said Detective Jeremy Silbert, a police spokesman....
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Today is Earth Day, a day when environmentalists and concerned citizens around the world demonstrate their caring for the health of their communities, the natural world and the planet.
Forty-three years ago, the first Earth Day drew an estimated 20...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:37 PM
With most of the heavy lifting behind them, Maryland legislators will convene Monday for a final frenzy of lawmaking before the 2013 General Assembly session adjourns at midnight.
Bills that could affect every dog owner and every driver who talks on a...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:29 PM
On sparkling spring days, Ann Goldman Giroux enjoys tending her garden, planting vegetables and nurturing the lush roses and rare azaleas that adorn her family's home in Guilford.
Giroux, who typically plants 800 white tulips along the front walkway and...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:05 PM
It's springtime, and with the beautiful weather and perfect light comes an age-old ritual as artists set up their easels around Maryland.
You can find them working in a variety of mediums in Druid Hill Park, roadside in the Green Spring and...