| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Thousands of dollars and hours of labor have been poured into Boone Street Farm, an oasis on a quarter-acre of city-owned land a few blocks north of Green Mount Cemetery.
Through Baltimore's "Adopt-A-Lot" program, residents legally planted fruit trees,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Baltimore Restaurant Week is less than three weeks away. That won't come soon enough for Baltimore restaurants, who took a beating from a slow and sultry holiday week.
See: Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week 2013 [Pictures]
Silo.5% Wine Bar in Locust...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:05 AM
"Hello, my name is Robin Johnson, and I'm the pastor here."
That's how the Rev. Robin Johnson, longtime spiritual leader of Hampden United Methodist Church and founder of the church's popular Emmanuel's Rock social club for youths, introduced himself at...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Omar Ibrahim, a relative newcomer to Hampden, went to the Roosevelt Park pool for the first time Saturday, and was impressed that it cost only $2 to get in.
The next day, Ibrahim came back with his three children — not knowing it was Friends and...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Let's see: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore City can choose between the greedy developers with millions of "green" tax dollars stuffed in their pockets — or the generous Baltimore Free Farmers, who provide green vegetables to feed the...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said.
Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Peter P. Belz Jr., a retired U.S. Treasury Department appeals officer, died March 14 of pancreatic cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 71.
The son of a die maker and a homemaker, Peter Paul Belz Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:24 AM
When the owners of the Brewer's Art announced it would begin selling cans of their flagship beer, Resurrection Ale, in the summer of 2010, many Baltimore beer-lovers rejoiced.
On Friday, those some fans will have another reason to cheer: Cans of Ozzy...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 5:22 AM
When Dave Wah introduced himself at the March 13 meeting of the Hampden Village Merchants Association and said he wanted to open a tattoo parlor and art studio overlooking The Avenue, most members were welcoming.
But Joe Lathe-Vitale, owner of an...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Baltimore has so many hidden streets and lanes, it is no surprise that a place called Crittenton Place stumped the members of the Baltimore City Planning Commission. For the better part of two hours Thursday, I listened to an urban saga about a piece of...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:28 AM
A developer's plan to turn a historic house into townhouses and apartments is sparking consternation among residents, who say their streets are already overly dense and congested.
General contractor John Brooks wants to convert the old Crittenton Home...
| Mar 19, 2013
The cuisine and restaurants of Baltimore are getting another turn in the national spotlight.
The March 25 episode of "Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" features Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay.
The last time Baltimore was the subject of a...