| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Sad news for Baltimore's Irish community: Joe Patrick Byrne, who for decades ran J. Patrick's Irish Pub in Locust Point, passed away last Saturday of cancer. The future of the pub is uncertain.
Byrne, who lived above the bar, made J. Patrick's one of...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Joseph Patrick Byrne, founder and proprietor of J. Patrick's Irish Pub, a popular Locust Point tavern with a reputation as a venue for Irish music that went well beyond Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at Harbor Hospital.
The former Cockeysville...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:35 AM
On a recent Friday night, the downstairs of Wiley Gunter's was dead. There were a dozen people in seats, quietly conversing and staring at ESPN.
The bartender moved slowly, as the scene didn't require much more. Taking too much time but also...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A liquidation firm won the bidding for Sparrows Point, offering $72 million for the Baltimore County steel mill — less than a tenth of what the complex sold for just four years earlier — and realizing the worst fears of its roughly 2,000...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Baltimore police continued to warn against a scam targeting the elderly for robberies, saying new incidents were reported Saturday.
In one incident, police said, a 94-year-old woman in Locust Point was assaulted and robbed of $1,000 after falling for the...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Baltimore police said Sunday morning that they were continuing to investigate several home invasion robbery schemes committed against senior citizens in the city's Greektown and Locust Point areas.
Victims have received calls from a person posing as a...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Baltimore will have three Friday night food truck rallies in September.
Since the first Baltimore food-truck rally was held in Harbor East in July 2011, the fleet has grown, and the Friday night rallies have moved to a more-or-less weekly schedule,...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Bikram Yoga Baltimore has opened its third location in Locust Point and is offering free yoga Saturday to introduce people to the new studio.
The 90-minute class will start at noon at the studio in the McHenry Row development. It will be held on the...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Not everybody loves those food-truck rallies. Residents in Little Italy received a sarcasm-laced flier in their mailboxes, from parties unknown, protesting the Friday night event in their neighborhood. The letter is written as if from (fictional) greedy...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Baltimore's Fire Department is overhauling its rescue teams and converting its Locust Point station into a new command center — moves designed to increase the availability of firefighters trained to work in deep water, collapsed buildings and...
| May 6, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Dispatched to a one-story brick warehouse in flames on Baylis Street in Canton last month, firefighters did not know it contained 8,000 gallons of corrosive chemicals. But not because it wasn't known to the Baltimore City Fire Department.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:53 PM
A co-founder of the Dead Man Incorporated prison gang pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in the group's murder-for-hire and drug-dealing conspiracy — ensuring that the former Baltimorean serves a life sentence even as he promised followers in...