| Jul 7, 2010
| 4:12 PM
Days after the Baltimore Police Department announced that he would oversee reforms in the beleaguered sex offense unit, a popular district commander has opted to retire.
Maj. Scott Bloodsworth had been in charge of the Southern District since 2008. His...
| Jul 25, 2010
| 6:15 PM
It's over a hundred degrees at sunset in Locust Point, but still there are groups of people — old, young, middle-aged — gathered on corners and standing out on their front steps, from Decatur Street to Reynolds Street. They look sweaty and...
| Aug 15, 2010
| 1:12 PM
If I hadn't heard from numerous sources that Captain Larry's Bar and Grill, 601 E. Fort Ave., served really good fish tacos, I would never have considered the place for lunch. Or dinner. Or any kind of meal.
I'd hung out there with friends one night. The...
| Jan 9, 2011
It wasn't until Jeanette Cole began feeling uncomfortable surrounded by countless antiques in her Federal Hill townhouse that she and her husband, William, decided to make a major change.
While the move wasn't far — less than a mile south out on...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 2:21 PM
For months now, members of the Baltimore City Council have been telling Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake what they'd like to see when she draws new boundaries for their districts.
Staffers say the redistricting plan she is scheduled to unveil Monday...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 9:55 PM
Your office cubicle may be feeling more cramped than ever.
Chances are, it is.
Worker cubicles and workstations — and even executive offices — are shrinking, new research shows. Blame the smaller quarters on changes in work culture and the...
| Oct 16, 2010
The Pazza Luna logo features the Italian version of the Harlequin character — the arlecchino. That is apt, because this is one tricky little trattoria. Pazza Luna has been known to change identity or disappear entirely. You must never think you've...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 5:38 PM
After years of complicated negotiations between Baltimore officials and the CSX railroad company, the city is moving to replace two badly deteriorating bridges that have been the target of neighbors' complaints since at least the 1990s.
The city approved...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 5:51 AM
Brice R. Phillips, the patriarch of a Maryland seafood empire that began 55 years ago with a simple crab shack in Ocean City/, died Friday at his home in the seaside resort town.
Mr. Phillips, who was 90, had been in declining health. The cause of...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Vincent Mario "Vince" Rallo, a former banker who in retirement took over Rallo's Restaurant, a Locust Point landmark since 1941, died Thursday morning of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Homeland resident was 79.
| Jul 7, 2011
| 10:40 AM
Vincent Rallo, the endlessly ebullient owner of Rallo's Restaurant in Locust Point, died this morning at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
Frederick N. Rassmussen's obituary is here.
Rallo's stands at the gateway to Locust Point. which was unknown...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:45 PM
For years, St. Paul's Cemetery, a Victorian city of the dead on a knoll in a remote corner of Druid Hill Park, was nothing more than a nearly forgotten, weed-choked, overgrown burial ground that had been subjected to mindless vandalism through the...