| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Sister Dolores Baumgartner, a retired parochial school and orphanage principal during her 74 years as a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, died of a heart attack Thursday at her order's Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of...
| 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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The searchlights shone, the crowds teemed and a movie unspooled again Thursday night at North Baltimore's Senator Theatre, as the city's most beloved cinema house, refreshed and expanded, reopened after 18 months of darkness.
And the crowd loved it,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:40 AM
A recent afternoon was windowpane-clear, the sun bright and direct. The environment could not have seemed less conducive for communing with the spirit world.
And yet, Jeff and Tessa Evason walked up and down a stretch of Annapolis waterfront known as...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Like many Baltimoreans, we were saddened by the recent announcement that Santoni's Supermarket in Highlandtown plans to close its doors at the end of the month and lay off more than 80 employees. Santoni's has been a venerable neighborhood institution...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
"We lived in Greece when I was little, and my grandmother was boiling this green stuff. It had a very strong smell and did not look appealing ..."
-- Irene Filippou Arvanitis
You might call the lovely Irene Arvanitis a bag lady.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:22 AM
"People live on memories of food."
— Pauline Guiragoss
The Eastern Shore met the Middle East in East Baltimore recently when a woman from Tilghman Island taught a woman from Lebanon to make Maryland crab soup.
It began with a passing comment...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:46 AM
A sign outside the now vacant Santoni's Super Market in Highlandtown says Gmart International Foods, a six-store chain with two Maryland locations, is coming soon.
But the shopping center's landlord said late Monday that no lease has yet been signed,...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
This quirky island, snug in the wine-dark northern Aegean Sea, came alive with tantalizing tales my grandmother spun when I was young. The narratives, some real, others not so much, were a balm.
On school nights, they kept me up past my bedtime....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
As snow fell Tuesday afternoon outside Atwater's bakery in Catonsville, manager Lisa Harden hurried to pour the last cups of coffee and wrap up customers' food in to-go containers.
The bakery had been busy, she said, but like many neighboring...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts cited "old-fashioned police work" in the arrest Friday of a 19-year-old man who is accused in a robbery that left a Canton man seriously injured.
Mustafa Mohammed Ali Eraibi, 19, of Northeast Baltimore is...