| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:51 PM
A historic YMCA in Mount Vernon, once home to confessed Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers and a hotel run by the former Baltimore International College, is to become a 197-room Hotel Indigo, one of the new owners said.
Focus Development LLC principal...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Baltimore's Latino Economic Development Center will open a satellite office along Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday.
The office, to be located in space donated by the Southeast Community Development...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup.
Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Walter T. "Lucky" Stankowski, the retired owner of a Fells Point tavern and package-goods store known for its Saturday afternoon music-making sessions, died of cancer June 17 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Highlandtown resident was 89.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:25 PM
When Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts appeared at a recent town hall, a woman stood to ask about police brutality, a touchy topic for both residents and officers. She said she worried for her young nephew, who was frequently stopped by police....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:14 AM
More than 7 inches of snow fell across parts of the region by Monday, making it the snowiest March here since 1993.
As of 8 a.m., the National Weather Service reported 7.9 inches of snow at BWI Airport, the point of record for Baltimore. The record...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:42 PM
A rare St. Patrick's Day snowfall made this month the snowiest March since 1993, spreading more than 7 inches of snow across much of the region.
But while the snow closed schools and the federal government for another day and disrupted some travel, it...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Richard Lee Floyd Sr. went to the Southeast Anchor Library on Eastern Avenue on Tuesday, walking on a cane and two prosthetic legs, in hopes of part-time work, something to supplement his Social Security disability check, and occupy his days.
"I want to...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Richard Bankerd, a hairstylist who owned a salon and competed in major industry competitions, died of lymphoma May 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. A resident of the Mayfield section of Northeast Baltimore, he was 71.
"He had trophies that are...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:52 PM
A man walked into a Baltimore hospital Monday evening with a hand injury from a Highlandtown shooting more than a week ago, police said.
The victim told police he and a friend were leaving a bar at Pratt and Conkling streets around 2 a.m. on May 4...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:53 PM
When a former canning plant was transformed in the late 1990s into a commercial hub to anchor Canton's redevelopment, middle school students suggested its name reflect history: The Can Company.
The shopping center is about to get a new name — one...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Dr. John Vincent Woytowitz, a retired Highlandtown dentist, died of an infection March 13 at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. The Essex resident was 92.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, he was the son of Peter and Bertha Woytowitz,...