| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Stanley A. Lipinski, a retired Western Electric worker, died Sunday of leukemia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95 and lived in Parkville.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, he was the son of Harry Lipinski, a crane operator, and...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:26 PM
About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub.
The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Danielle Reynolds, Elisa Davis and Michael Ross came from out of state to spend New Year's Eve in Baltimore. The three were meeting a larger group for dinner and drinks at Howl at the Moon, a piano bar in Power Plant Live.
They were among the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Local real estate leaders Diana Hirschhorn and The Hirschhorn Group of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. were recognized as one of the company's "top 150 agents," year to date, for September. Hirschhorn and The Hirschhorn Group were Long & Foster's only...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The former Meli space in Fells Point has finally reopened as an Italian spot with the moniker Anastasia, the namesake inherited by (or bequeathed by, however you prefer) the owner's daughter. Can you guess what her name is? It rhymes with "Manastasia."...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:21 PM
City officials formally approved agreements Wednesday with the developer of the $1.8 billion Harbor Point project over the protests of Comptroller Joan M. Pratt.
The Board of Estimates approval, which was expected, will allow the city to eventually issue...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:09 AM
More than 300 homes and businesses were without water in the Fells Point area Wednesday night after crews were forced to shut off service to repair a ruptured water line.
Water service was restored early Thursday morning, according to the Baltimore...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Before his disappearance touched off a regional manhunt and his body was recovered from the waters off Fells Point, Evan Curbeam had been a standout in the Air National Guard. Last year, he appeared in a recruitment video. This year he was named Airman of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:57 AM
At a recent public meeting, representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Maryland Department of the Environment, Honeywell International and Beatty Development Group made formal presentations focused on environmental concerns associated...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:59 PM
One hundred years ago, Bohemian-born William Oktavec, a butcher by trade and a would-be artist, arrived in Baltimore from New York with his wife and young son. He set up a grocery shop at the corner of North Collington and Ashland avenues in the area...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:48 AM
Close to 300 commercial properties in Baltimore are getting a property tax break this year thanks to the city’s Enterprise Zone program, which has a stated purpose of attracting development and jobs to poorer areas.
But while the benefits were...
| Aug 27, 2013
To avoid the kind of grid instability and electrical outages in Fells Point, Canton and other growth areas, Maryland should simply require all new residential construction to include at least 3 kilowatts of solar energy per house or apartment. Brownouts...