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  • Where to dine on Thanksgiving Day in Baltimore

    Where to dine on Thanksgiving Day in Baltimore
    Yes, it's going to be an unusual Thanksgiving -- conciding with the start of Hannukah and topped with the Baltimore Ravens hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. If you're looking for a place to celebrate on the town, these restaurants say...
  • Group fights to stop tree removal at Mount Vernon Place

    Group fights to stop tree removal at Mount Vernon Place
    With their miniature French poodle, Marcel, in tow, Thomas and Joan Spence start each morning in Mount Vernon Place, walking past the magnolias and cherry trees and Japanese maples, along the sidewalks and around the footprint of the Washington Monument....
  • A monumental occasion for dining in Mount Vernon

    What's a monument lighting without fish tacos or Polish sausage? On Thursday night, crowds arriving early for the annual lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument will have plenty of food vendors to keep them company while they wait for things to get...
  • Baltimore's Washington Monument glows red for World AIDS Day

    Baltimore's Washington Monument glows red for World AIDS Day
    A small service and a moment of silence under a glowing-red Washington Monument commemorated World AIDS Day in Mount Vernon Sunday evening. The Rev. Joseph Muth of St. Matthew Catholic Church on Loch Raven Boulevard told the roughly two dozen gathered...
  • Cloudy, highs in lower 50s forecast; Code Orange air quality again

    Cloudy, highs in lower 50s forecast; Code Orange air quality again
    Mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 40s and 50s are forecast in the Baltimore area Tuesday. Overnight lows were forecast from the mid-30s in the suburbs to the lower 40s downtown. Temperatures were expected to rise to the lower 50s in the...
  • Like/Dislike with Nisha Ramnath, special-effects designer

    Like/Dislike with Nisha Ramnath, special-effects designer
    For most of us, playing with lasers and special effects is the stuff of a science fiction movie. That's not the case for 25-year-old Nisha Ramnath, Image Engineering's director of visual design. The Ohio native graduated from MICA with a degree in...
  • Eden's Lounge and E-Villa have closed

    Eden's Lounge and E-Villa have closed
    Eden’s Lounge — a staple in the Baltimore nightlife scene for more than eight years — and E-Villa closed for good on Sunday, according to co-owner Harold Edwards. On Tuesday afternoon, Edwards said via phone that it was time for him...
  • Mount Vernon's brighter future [Letter]

    Mount Vernon's brighter future [Letter]
    It seems to me that the Save the Trees Alliance, the group of Mount Vernon residents who are fighting the replacement of trees in Mount Vernon Square, aren't seeing the forest for the trees ("Group fights to stop tree removal at Mount Vernon Place," Nov....
  • Mount Vernon trees: Why not replace all the old people while we're at it? [Letter]

    Mount Vernon trees: Why not replace all the old people while we're at it? [Letter]
    If the Mount Vernon Conservancy thinks it's such a good idea to replace old, mature trees with young ones ("Group fights to stop tree removal at Mount Vernon Place," Nov. 29), why don't we replace all mature, old people with young people! It would save...
  • Glass shatters at Walters Art Museum closing ticket office

    Glass shatters at Walters Art Museum closing ticket office
    A museum banner above the Walters Art Museum in Mount Vernon fell Friday afternoon, shattering a giant window, drawing emergency crews and closing the museum's ticket office for the day. The sign is located on the Centre Street side of the museum,...
  • Biltmore Suites Hotel in Mt. Vernon robbed Friday afternoon

    The Biltmore Suites Hotel in Mount Vernon was robbed at gunpoint Friday afternoon, police confirmed.  A man with a handgun entered the lobby of the hotel, in the 200 block of W. Madison St, at about 12:30 p.m. and demanded money. Police said the suspect...
  • Woman dies in Baltimore fire as number of fatal fires continues to rise

    Woman dies in Baltimore fire as number of fatal fires continues to rise
    The death of a woman pulled from her blazing apartment Thursday prompted criticism from city fire union officials about recent company closures and pledges from officials to step up safety campaigns. Firefighters found the woman unconscious in her...