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  • Bar review: Despite new owners, Swallow at the Hollow feels tired

    Bar review: Despite new owners, Swallow at the Hollow feels tired
    For almost as long as the Senator Theatre has been in operation, so has Swallow at the Hollow. The bar/restaurant has been a holdout in Belvedere-Govans since the 1940s, when it was called the Hollow Bar and Grill. Little changed at the corner bar over...
  • Tumultuous decades for a housing-aid activist

    Tumultuous decades for a housing-aid activist
    Vincent Quayle knows the corrosive effect of foreclosures well, sitting as he does at the helm of a nonprofit group that helps homeowners in trouble. But he says the current foreclosure crisis is nothing compared to the damage wrought by the...
  • Best Bets

    Mount Royal Tavern — 1204 W. Mount Royal Ave., hosts the 27th annual Foodscape, a takeoff on Artscape, with an opening reception July 10, 5:30-8 p.m. 410-243-2632. A group of Baltimore artists has been creating food-themed art to rib the focus...
  • Meet the major

    Meet the major
    The Northern District's new commander introduced herself to the public at a community picnic Sunday and said in an interview that one of her most immediate initiatives is to crack down on violence on the border of the Northern and her old district, the...
  • List of schools making adequate yearly progress

    City schools and AYP The following elementary and middle schools were the only ones in Baltimore to meet adequate yearly progress goals this year: •Baltimore International Academy •Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women •...
  • Man pleads guilty, is sentenced to 40 years, for killing 91-year-old woman in Northeast Baltimore home

    Man pleads guilty, is sentenced to 40 years, for killing 91-year-old woman in Northeast Baltimore home
    A 46-year-old man pleaded guilty on Friday and was sentenced 40 years prison for stabbing to death a 91-year-old woman during a break-in last year in Northeast Baltimore. Police had linked the suspect's DNA to under the victim's fingernails and to a...
  • Alan Eidelberg: A vet who loved pit bulls

    By coincidence, Dan Rodricks' column on the ruling by the Maryland Court of Appeals labeling pit bulls as "inherently dangerous" coincided with the untimely death of Alan Jay Eidelberg, a longtime Baltimore veterinarian in the Govans community. Mr....
  • Elizabeth K. 'Bitze' Glaser, deacon

    Elizabeth K. 'Bitze' Glaser, deacon
    Elizabeth K. "Bitze" Glaser, an ordained Presbyterian deacon who was active in the affairs of Govans Presbyterian Church, died Wednesday at Roland Park Place from complications of dementia. She was 95. The daughter of a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co....
  • William E. Lori takes reins of Baltimore diocese

    William E. Lori takes reins of Baltimore diocese
    William E. Lori became the 16th archbishop of Baltimore in a solemn ceremony Wednesday that included a nod to the nation's oldest Roman Catholic diocese and a look forward to the challenges of the 21st century. Lori, 60, set the tone for his tenure...
  • John F. Guidera, Jesuit missionary

    John F. Guidera, Jesuit missionary
    The Rev. John F. Guidera, a Jesuit missionary who lived in India for six decades while retaining close ties with his Maryland benefactors, died of septicemia May 16 in Jamshedpur. He was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised in Govans, he was a 1943 Loyola...
  • Farmers market in Govans starts second year with more vendors

    Farmers market in Govans starts second year with more vendors
    The Govanstowne Farmers Market debuted for its second season Wednesday, June 6, but a half hour later, Terri Russell said she had no chocolate ice cream. "I'm sold out, already," said Russell, owner of Simple Pleasures, an organic ice cream business...
  • Police looking for two separate groups of armed robbers on York Road

    Northern District police are warning York Road area residents to be on the lookout for two different groups of armed robbers — one of them a group of juveniles — who are believed to have struck at least seven times combined since early last...