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  • Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo

    Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo
    A historic YMCA in Mount Vernon, once home to confessed Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers and a hotel run by the former Baltimore International College, is to become a 197-room Hotel Indigo, one of the new owners said. Focus Development LLC principal...
  • Baltimore Book Festival announces lineup for 2014 festival

    Baltimore Book Festival announces lineup for 2014 festival
    The 2014 Baltimore Book Festival will feature a lineup that includes a National Book Award-winning author, a novelist whose previous work was made into an Academy Award-nominated film, a popular sports broadcaster and a food writer who has penned a memoir...
  • Bull Market: Graphic designer creates homage to Baltimore's runaway steer

    Bull Market: Graphic designer creates homage to Baltimore's runaway steer
    You've seen the photos and the crazy video. Maybe you even caught a glimpse of that poor, doomed steer prancing through the streets of Baltimore. Now the iconic image of a steer* walking under a sign for "Lake Trout Fried Chicken" can live on in your...
  • Mayor, candidate for governor to join Baltimore Pride Parade

    Mayor, candidate for governor to join Baltimore Pride Parade
    Among the participants in this year's Baltimore Pride Parade will be Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur and Ken Ulman, who is gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's running mate. The politicians say they...
  • Wedded: Danielle Young and William Kelly

    Wedded: Danielle Young and William Kelly
    Date: March 29 Her story: Danielle Young, 33, grew up in Bel Air. She is a project manager for Leidos, a government contractor in Columbia. Her parents, Sylvia and Earl Young, live in Bel Air. His story: William Kelly, 31, grew up in Torrington, Conn....
  • Judge Robert L. Karwacki, city school board president

    Judge Robert L. Karwacki, city school board president
    Robert L. Karwacki, a retired Maryland Court of Appeals judge who was president of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners during the troubled early 1970s, died of kidney failure Monday at his Chester home. The former Mount Vernon resident was...
  • Baltimore copes with first stretch of heat this season

    Baltimore copes with first stretch of heat this season
    The first significant stretch of heat this year already has some residents yearning for the cooler days of early spring, but they'll have to wait until the end of the week for some relief. Temperatures in downtown Baltimore reached 95 degrees Tuesday,...
  • Dooby's adds versatility to city's coffee culture

    Dooby's adds versatility to city's coffee culture
    When the topic is coffee, a debate always seems a split second away. Obsessives argue over beans, equipment and, of course, where to drink it. We all have favorite spots for different reasons. In Hampden, the picturesque Artifact Coffee plays a...
  • Tabor Ethiopian makes a home for regulars in Mount Vernon

    Tabor Ethiopian makes a home for regulars in Mount Vernon
    Mount Vernon's Tabor Ethiopian Restaurant, with its cheery staff and great food, would be a fun place to be a regular. Judging by our recent experience, a lot of people have already adopted Tabor as their dining home away from home. However, walking...
  • Downtown Partnership revamps website to help attract residents

    Downtown Partnership revamps website to help attract residents
    The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore recently redesigned its website as part sales pitch and part guide. The reworked site offers information about community news, events, where to live, eat, shop and where to park in an effort to draw more people to...
  • Wedded: Kathleen Miller and Michael Pukacz

    Date: March 1 Her story: Kathleen Miller, 30, grew up in Darnestown in Montgomery County. She is a risk analyst at Legg Mason in Baltimore. Her mother, Peggy Miller, lives in Frederick, and her father, Ted Miller, lives in Bethesda. His story: Michael...
  • New Pride rules dampen celebration for some

    New Pride rules dampen celebration for some
    Baltimore Pride kicked off Saturday at a new location and with new drinking rules leaving some longtime revelers like Damian Hatchett feeling a little nostalgic for the old days when he said the event was much livelier. The state's largest annual...