| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The owner of Baltimore's Sonar nightclub was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for his role in supervising a drug dealing and money laundering operation, federal prosecutors announced.
Daniel Gerard McIntosh, 38, of Sparks, was part of a large...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:42 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:05 PM
A used diaper, a half-eaten banana and a ripped shirt. The significance of these three items could be anything, depending on the person. But for me, these random objects represent a glimpse of the trash that could be littering my neighborhood at any given...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:07 PM
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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:09 PM
As a Messenger columnist, this time of year can be rough to write about. The post-New Years lull, as many of us are recovering from our Christmas and New Year's Eve festivities, can, traditionally, leave a gap in the calendar.
But instead of taking some...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Home values in Baltimore rose more than 4 percent in the most recent round of property assessments, one of the largest increases in Maryland as the state saw some overall growth for the first time in five years.
In the Baltimore region, average home...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Tiny Grano Pasta Bar was open for business as usual Thursday, despite a snow storm that dumped an estimated 10 inches on Hampden and north Baltimore.
The hole-in-the-wall restaurant on The Avenue, known for its authentic Italian cooking, dug out early...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 9:06 AM
For years, De Kleine Duivel was a phantom.
Owner Paul Kopchinski first announced his plans to open a Belgian beer bar in the spring of 2010, but over time and for various reasons, he watched his first two locations fall through. But at the end of last...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Royal Farms is appealing a decision by Annapolis officials that put a halt to the company's plan to move into a historic building at City Dock.
The company has sought to open a delicatessen at the former site of Stevens Hardware at 142 Dock St., but city...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:52 AM
When Horseshoe Casino Baltimore events manager Tijuana Plant did an advance walk-through of a planned job fair site at the Northern Community Action Center in Govans on March 13, the chosen meeting room at the small center was simply that: a bare-bones...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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).
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:17 AM
Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are becoming increasingly angry as they wait for the Department of Public Works to finish water and sewer line repair projects that have clogged the commercial 3600 block of Falls Road and nearby streets...