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  • Joe Patrick Byrne, of J. Patrick's Irish Pub in Locust Point, dies

    Joe Patrick Byrne, of J. Patrick's Irish Pub in Locust Point, dies
    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...
  • Joseph Patrick Byrne

    Joseph Patrick Byrne
    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...
  • At Wiley Gunter's, upstairs is the clear draw

    At Wiley Gunter's, upstairs is the clear draw
    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...
  • Sparrows Point purchased for $72 million by plant liquidator

    Sparrows Point purchased for $72 million by plant liquidator
    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...
  • Woman, 94, assaulted, robbed as unpaid taxes scam continues

    Woman, 94, assaulted, robbed as unpaid taxes scam continues
    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...
  • Police investigate home-invasion robbery schemes

    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...
  • Baltimore's food trucks will rally at three September Gatherings

    Baltimore's food trucks will rally at three September Gatherings
    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,...
  • Free Bikram Yoga Saturday at McHenry Row

    Free Bikram Yoga Saturday at McHenry Row
    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...
  • Not everyone in Little Italy loves the food trucks

    Not everyone in Little Italy loves the food trucks
    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...
  • Baltimore Fire Department overhauls, expands rescue teams

    Baltimore Fire Department overhauls, expands rescue teams
    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...
  • Canton fire shows gaps in information for responders

    Canton fire shows gaps in information for responders
    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. Its hazardous...
  • Prison gang leader pleads guilty after promising to defy government

    Prison gang leader pleads guilty after promising to defy government
    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...