| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Let's face it. Baltimore is ripe for satirizing. We've probably got more offbeat people, more distinctive edifices, more colorful history and habits per block than any metropolitan area in the country. Oh yeah, and some crime.
The folks at Second City...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 2:21 PM
For months now, members of the Baltimore City Council have been telling Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake what they'd like to see when she draws new boundaries for their districts.
Staffers say the redistricting plan she is scheduled to unveil Monday...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:14 PM
A Baltimore group wants to put civic pride in your wallet.
The Baltimore Green Currency Association, a nonprofit that aims to help small restaurants and mom-and-pop retailers fend off the big chains, is trying to build an alternative economy —...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:20 AM
The aging Roland Park fire station, home of Engine 44, will be closed for at least three months later this year for renovations on the second floor, and its firefighters and paramedics probably will be reassigned to Hampden's fire house until the work...
| May 6, 2012
Roland Park is looking forward to its fifth and biggest ciclovia on Saturday, May 5..
But community leaders have misgivings about the high number of police and traffic officers that will be safeguarding the ciclovia, and about restrictions on...
| May 7, 2012
| 6:29 AM
For the next few months, traveling in and out of Baltimore along the I-83 corridor near Hampden is going to be tricky at best, because of heavy infrastructure construction taking place.
But then, that's one the perks of living here. You don't have to...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Visit Baltimore, the city's quasi-public marketing and tourism arm, is asking the Hampden Village Merchants Association to pay a membership fee of up to $20,000 per year to join the organization.
To make the fee more palatable, Visit Baltimore...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Baltimore City's $75,000 grant offer to the Skatepark of Baltimore still stands — but not for much longer.
It's a matching grant with an expiration deadline of May 31, which means that supporters of a planned skateboarding park in Hampden have less...
| May 13, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Open only since last month, Luigi's Italian Deli in Hampden avoids any of the missteps that invariably are part of a new restaurant.
Luigi's, and several of the small restaurants on 36th Street in Hampden, aka The Avenue, belie the old adage that patrons...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Ashley Boycher has always considered public museums "magic places." "Growing up with modest means in rural Louisiana sure will make a kid curious about the world," said Boycher.
That curiosity never left her, and she now has been at the Walters for 18...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:18 AM
When Jill Andrews redesigned her Hampden rowhouse last year, it finally sank in how narrow it really was —12 feet wide.
Traditional, bulky furniture just wouldn't do.
She purchased custom pieces, such as her living room table and her son's bunk...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Visiting Baltimore to promote "universal peace and compassion," Geshe Nawang Tsondy, a Tibetan monk of the Dalai Lama's Drepung lineage, quickly endeared himself to students at Roland Park Country School on Friday .
"I wish you all the best on your...