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  • Hopkins Bayview to open health center aimed at Latino community

    Hopkins Bayview to open health center aimed at Latino community
    As the Hispanic community in Baltimore boomed in the last decade, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center responded by adding health programs to meet the population's unique needs. Now the East Baltimore center is bringing all its past efforts —...
  • Readers, authors converge for Baltimore Book Festival

    Readers, authors converge for Baltimore Book Festival
    Robbi Behr, 37, and Matthew Swanson, 38, specialize in what they call "odd, commercially nonviable picture books for adults." The married couple quit their office jobs seven years ago to operate Idiots'books, a small, indie publishing house based out of...
  • 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...
  • Diner Days: A timeline of the Hollywood Diner

    Diner Days: A timeline of the Hollywood Diner
    The Hollywood Diner has had a turbulent history in Baltimore. Here's a look back. 1981 — Location scouting begins for the MGM production “Diner,” which is to be filmed in and around Baltimore. The Hilltop Diner, the northwest...
  • Civil rights lawyer to run for delegate seat in South Baltimore

    Civil rights lawyer to run for delegate seat in South Baltimore
    Brooke Lierman, a civil rights lawyer who lives in Fells Point, has announced her candidacy to run for a House of Delegates seat in the 46th district, which represents South Baltimore.  Lierman, a 34-year-old Democrat, is an associate with the firm...
  • BDC says Stokes spreading misleading information about Harbor Point

    BDC says Stokes spreading misleading information about Harbor Point
    The Baltimore Development Corp. has accused City Councilman Carl Stokes of spreading misleading information about the $1 billion Harbor Point development and how it qualified for tax breaks meant for impoverished areas. Stokes, chairman of the City...