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  • Virginia B. 'Ginnie' Bryant, homemaker

    Virginia B. 'Ginnie' Bryant, homemaker
    Virginia B. "Ginnie" Bryant, a homemaker and former Roland Park activist, died Feb. 4 of heart failure at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. She was 90. Virginia Bowen was born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden and Mechanicsburg, N.J. She...
  • With Cunningham's, Towson gets the bar it needs

    With Cunningham's, Towson gets the bar it needs
    Since its founding in 2011, the local Bagby Restaurant Group has quickly become a name patrons can trust, both in the dining room and at the bar. Its Harbor East operations — particularly Ten Ten and Fleet Street Kitchen — are examples of...
  • William E. 'Bill' Edrington, maintenance worker

    William E. 'Bill' Edrington, maintenance worker
    William E. "Bill" Edrington, a retired hospital maintenance worker and plasterer, died Tuesday of complications from dementia at Country Companions, a Taneytown assisted-living facility. He was 83. The son of a Baltimore Transit Co. worker and a...
  • Minas art gallery closing after 22 years

    Minas art gallery closing after 22 years
    Minas Konsolas is closing his art gallery in Hampden after 22 years, but he's not retiring his paint brushes. "I'm going to my new chapter as a full-time painter," said Konsolas, 60, who runs Minas Gallery and Boutique, 815 W. 36th St., with his wife,...
  • Stanley D. Thrift Jr., technician, dies at 54

    Stanley D. Thrift Jr., technician, dies at 54
    Stanley D. Thrift Jr., a retired maintenance technician, died Friday of undetermined causes at Comemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, Pa. He was 54. The results of an autopsy are pending, family members said. The son of an electrician and a...
  • Like/Dislike with Jay Gould, MICA photography faculty member

    Like/Dislike with Jay Gould, MICA photography faculty member
    Jay Gould first got his hands on a camera when he was 6 years old, and he describes those first shots as "terrible." [I] mostly captured roll after roll containing pictures of flashes on aquarium glass," said Gould, 31, who lives in Hampden. "I'm a geek...
  • Hampden, the Williamsburg of Baltimore

    Hampden, the Williamsburg of Baltimore
    Just what the Hons of Hampden wanted to hear -- more proof that yuppies have commandeered the neighborhood. According to a poll conducted by Gawker, Hampden has been voted Baltimore's equivalent of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Let's see.... Hand poured...
  • Author writes book 'Around Mount Washington'

    Author writes book 'Around Mount Washington'
    After 20 years as a Mount Washingtonian, Linda Noll felt like she still didn't really know her community and its past as well as she would like. Now, Noll is promoting her new book for Arcadia Publishing, "Around Mount Washington," part of Arcadia's...
  • Holy Frijoles, Frederick's on Fleet taping reality show for TruTV

    Holy Frijoles, Frederick's on Fleet taping reality show for TruTV
    Holy Frijoles in Hampden and Frederick's on Fleet in Canton are the subjects of a cable TV show being taped in Baltimore this week. The show, being developed for the TruTv network, appears to be a variation of "Wife Swap," the reality show in which...
  • Zagat sets sights on Hampden for new retail survey

    Zagat sets sights on Hampden for new retail survey
    Zagat is doing a retail survey of Baltimore businesses — and will be paying a visit to Hampden next week aboard a trolley. Though better known for rating restaurants and hotels, Zagat, founded by Tim and Nina Zagat in 1980, also reviews retail...
  • Nickel Taphouse is poised to succeed

    Nickel Taphouse is poised to succeed
    When a bar closes, we rush to assign a reason why. The easiest, or perhaps laziest, answer is to blame the location. But businesses, good and bad, close for myriad reasons all the time. And in Baltimore's nightlife scene, there is no blueprint to...
  • Making Baltimore commuter friendly [Letter]

    Making Baltimore commuter friendly [Letter]
    That was a good editorial on the expansion of MARC commuter rail service, but I have to echo the sentiment of some of my fellow MARC monthly ticket holders at the loss of our access to Amtrak on the weekends ("Weekends on the MARC," Jan. 2). Amtrak used...