| Jun 21, 2011
| 1:41 PM
For a guy who says he's 24 and wears shorts, sneakers and a barely tucked shirt with a tie to an awards dinner, Joshua Fissel sure has a lot of work experience.
Fissel, the new director of Baltimore City's Roosevelt Recreation Center in Hampden, was...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Angelo's, the Hampden pizzeria that closed without warning on May 15, has reopened. The same owners, brothers Angelo and Tommy Pizza, are back.
According to this story in the Baltimore Business Journal, the Pizzas were able to reopen Angelo's last Friday...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Dr. B. Ralph "Buddy" Hoffman, a retired longtime Hampden dentist and World War II veteran, died June 19 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Arden Courts, a Pikesville assisted-living facility.
He was 93.
Dr. Hoffman was born and raised in...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Baltimore City's Buena Vista Park could someday be home to a dog park.
The Medfield Community Association is forming a "discovery committee" to conduct a feasibility study for a dog-dedicated area of the park, located at Buena Vista Avenue and 40th...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Salt is good? Or at least it's not bad. That's what a new meta-analysis in the American Journal of Hypertension finds. Also, a Christian Science perspective on "Millenial foodies" and a recipe for Old Bay fried green tomatoes.
| Jul 18, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Wilmer A. "Bud" Rehmeyer, a World War II veteran who owned and operated a Baltimore County clock and jewelry repair shop for more than 50 years, died July 10 of heart failure at Chapel Hill Nursing Home in Randallstown.
He was 96.
The son of a...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:57 AM
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
| Mar 11, 2011
| 2:58 PM
It's been eight years now since Thomas Rudis moved his Golden West Cafe from its original storefront operation into its current home on The Avenue in Hampden. It continues to flourish, and if Hampden is a town, Golden West is its town hall.
| Jul 14, 2012
Tasha Cornish sat in a police cruiser as an observer Friday, watching as the officer she was riding along with issued a man a citation for trying to dump trash into the Jones Falls.
"We caught this one guy in the act," said the 23-year-old east Baltimore...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Phyllis Teather-Burke, a longtime Baltimore County public school educator whose specialty was early-childhood education, died Wednesday of cancer at her Glen Arm home.
She was 77.
"She was an outstanding educator who had a deep commitment to children,"...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:12 PM
When Katie Byram and her family moved to a 1920s farmhouse in Baltimore County, they were charmed by its old-fashioned wraparound porch. Only one thing would make it even better: a porch swing.
"I knew our kids would enjoy it," said Byram, who tapped...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 8:00 AM
"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears," said Mark Antony, standing over the prone body of Julius Caesar. "I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him."
At which point, Caesar jumped up from the grass in The Meadow at Evergreen Museum and Library....