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  • At Latino Fest, fast-growing community takes stock

    At Latino Fest, fast-growing community takes stock
    When Angelica Barrera moved to Baltimore in 1958 at age 11, she was the only Spanish-speaking student at the William Fell School in Fells Point, where she joined her many German and Polish classmates each morning for a one-hour English language class....
  • In Baltimore's booming neighborhoods, growth comes with power outages

    In Baltimore's booming neighborhoods, growth comes with power outages
    When Michelle and Matthew Gorra moved to Upper Fells Point four years ago, they saw it not only as an investment in Baltimore's revival but in their own future. Michelle Gorra, a 36-year-old pediatrician, thought hard about that future last week as...
  • Duda's stays current, true to its roots

    Duda's stays current, true to its roots
    When Walter and Pauline Duda opened their eponymous tavern in 1949, Fells Point was an industrial hub, home to waterfront businesses and warehouses. The paving-stone streets are still there and much of the architecture has remained the same, but these...
  • Fourth of July celebrations in Baltimore mostly trouble-free

    Fourth of July celebrations in Baltimore mostly trouble-free
    Although police had prepared for problems, Thursday's Fourth of July celebrations around Baltimore were mostly trouble-free. During a news conference just before sunset at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said there had...
  • Pity the poor Harbor Pointers

    Pity the poor Harbor Pointers
    The next time you're out for a pleasant evening stroll on Lancaster Street in Harbor East, make sure you realize that you're in one of Baltimore's most impoverished neighborhoods. The man in the Armani suit walking out of a green glass office building and...
  • No handouts for Exelon, Harbor Point

    No handouts for Exelon, Harbor Point
    Kudos to Carl Councilman Stokes ("Stokes holds up Harbor Point," June 21). I hope the rest of the Baltimore City Council lines up behind him. Harbor Point should not be developed with a new Exelon Corp. building, let alone one subsidized by taxpayer...
  • Keep Baltimore promenade dream alive

    Keep Baltimore promenade dream alive
    In the summer of 1989, the Baltimore Harbor Promenade opened officially. It began with a 3-mile walk from the Canton Waterfront Park and concluded at Rash Field in the Inner Harbor. "The Promenade was designed as a permanent public pedestrian walkway with...
  • When it comes to home improvement, simple upgrades can pay off

    When it comes to home improvement, simple upgrades can pay off
    Pop quiz: What's the home-improvement project that comes closest to paying for itself when you sell? Not a snazzy new kitchen or bathroom. A lowly steel front door. So says Remodeling magazine in its annual survey breaking down the cost benefits of...
  • Baltimore resident plans to take his unicycle on a trip of a lifetime

    Baltimore resident plans to take his unicycle on a trip of a lifetime
    He tucks his 36-inch wheel into a corner at a tavern in Fells Point, where he has come to say farewell to some friends and co-workers. Cary Gray, 25, arrives early for a goodbye party to wish him well as he prepares to begin a yearlong attempt at...
  • Baltimore's overlooked entertainment landscape

    Baltimore's overlooked entertainment landscape
    The media constantly reminds us of what is wrong with Baltimore. There is the pervasive crime problem, stories of political corruption and educational and environmental issues. But there is something very right about Baltimore that gets very little...
  • Mortgage fraud led to foreclosure for six Upper Fells homes

    A Baltimore man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud because he and others secured mortgages for six homes in Upper Fells Point with fraudulent information, prosecutors announced. Kenneth Koehler, 42, and his co-...
  • Corner BYOB in Hampden holds benefit for employee injured in bicycle crash

    Corner BYOB in Hampden holds benefit for employee injured in bicycle crash
    Riding his bike home from work at the Hampden restaurant Corner BYOB, Michael Cassidy took more than a nasty spill. A wheel of Cassidy's bike hit a manhole or metal plate on lower Falls Road south of Woodberry Aug. 24, according to restaurant owner...