| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Ravens special-teams ace and reserve linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo holds an opposing view to teammate Matt Birk, an advocate of traditional marriage.
Both players are involved in the political debate involving same-sex marriage, with Ayanbadejo a strong...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:57 PM
City police plan to meet with management of a downtown club after two people waiting in line were shot early Monday — a shooting that capped a violent weekend in Baltimore and has revived discussions about security around city bars and clubs.
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:41 AM
The ink on their contract was barely dry and the moving van just out of sight, when Richard and Key-Key von Lange prepared to flip the first-floor interior layout of the six-year-old home they bought in Federal Hill three years ago.
"We looked at the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:06 PM
"Have I ever got a house for you!" The call came a few months ago from Matt Knoepfle, co-owner with his brother, Mike Knoepfle, of the construction company Building Character LLC. That remark is always an invitation to be amazed at a challenging project...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:11 PM
Through a stroke of good luck and perfect timing, Polly and Terry Smith became residents of Federal Hill six years ago.
"We were wandering around town one day and saw the 'For Sale' sign on this house," Polly Smith remembered of the spacious, end-of-...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 12:23 PM
A pair of side-by-side brick townhouses might be two of the most lovingly restored homes in the historic neighborhood of Federal Hill. They sit off a wide, brick-lined street. Separated on the ground level by a sally port (a narrow, open passage way),...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Wisconsin transplant Dana Ostrenga has spent the past 14 years on the south side of Baltimore.
The 37-year-old NASA scientist lived in Federal Hill and then in Washington Village, also known as Pigtown. When it was time for a change, she didn't want to...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Many buyers looking for a lovely and quaint place to live in Baltimore City would probably have torn down the crumbling wreck of a house (in a perfect downtown location, however) in favor of rebuilding from the ground up. Not so with Kevin and Shelley...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Most visitors walking along the streets in Baltimore's Federal Hill neighborhood cannot resist peeping into the windows of its restored homes and marveling at the variety of interiors lying behind the rows and rows of brick facades.
"All of these...
| Aug 27, 2013
The owners of Barrett's Grill at the Hunt Valley Towne Centre will open a restaurant in the Glyndon location that was the site of Mia Carolina until earlier this year.
The new restaurant will be called Glyndon Grill, according to Michael Sipes, who co-...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Surveying shelves filled with shrunken skulls, prosthetic legs, stuffed raccoons, vials marked "Biohazard," and a jar of gallstones, was the mounted head of an African wildebeest.
The owners nicknamed him Stanley.
July 5 was opening day of Hampden's...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Lillian N. Conklin, a former admissions director at Roland Park Country School and St. Paul's School for Girls who was known for her warmth and sense of humor, died June 14 of colitis at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 85.
"Not only was Lil the...