| 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...
| May 7, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Got blood? Time to help your community.
On Wednesday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday ,May 16, from 3 to 7 p.m., the Hampden Family Center, 1104 W. 36th St., is partnering with MedStar Health, which owns Union Memorial Hospital, for a blood...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Esther Bonnet, 100, is always thinking about new plans for Action in Maturity — as she has since she co-founded the transportation service for seniors more than 40 years ago.
During a recent visit from Elizabeth Briscoe, AIM's executive director,...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:45 PM
There are three food truck rallies this weekend.
First on Friday, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., nine food trucks will gather at Johns Hopkins University. That’s going to be near the “Beach” in front of Milton S. Eisenhower Library, and...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Sol Kramer, who turned a Depression-era 15-cent balsa toy airplane business into a leading wholesale hobby empire, died of pneumonia April 24 at Hospice by the Sea in Pompano Beach, Fla. The former Pikesville resident was 96.
Born in Baltimore, he was...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Urban farmers are complaining about the city's plan to sell two lots that are part of an ambitious community garden on a working class street in Hampden.
But they are also trying to buy the lots to prevent them from being developed.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:42 AM
A guy walks into a sports bar in Hampden and … wait, back up, back up. A bar catering to a bunch of jocks located in Hipsterville, Maryland?
Yes, really. This isn't the punch line to a bad Baltimore joke. This is David's 1st and 10 Sports Bar...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Some north Baltimore wine and liquor stores may have found a way around a proposed Baltimore City zoning change that could eventually ban them from the residential neighborhoods in which they are located.
Several stores in the Hampden and Charles...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A collective "Oh!" greeted restaurateur Chris Spann's announcement to the Hampden Village Merchants Association on Wednesday that he plans to take over the former Dogwood restaurant space on The Avenue.
Spann, owner of the well-reviewed restaurant The...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Humans had their hands full at Sunday's 18th annual March for the Animals in Druid Hill Park.
Adam Mittadam, 30, of Canton, held fast to the leashes of six French bulldogs — Mango, Kiwi, Coconut, Scooter, Vespa and Moped — all wearing...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Standing amid his $44 million refurbished textile mill, now nearing completion, developer and one-time mayoral candidate David Tufaro observed a bird wading in the Jones Falls nearby.
"That's our great blue heron," Tufaro said.
Water birds fly up...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Herbert A. Davis, a Baltimore real estate broker and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 87.
"Herb was always very enthusiastic and just a great guy," said Dorothy F. "Patsy"...