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  • Baltimore barbershops mount community comeback

    Baltimore barbershops mount community comeback
    As the buzz of hair clippers mixed with Gene Simmons' howl through speakers inside Beatnik Barbershop, Ali Farzad awaited his last haircut inside the tiny Mount Vernon establishment. Raising his voice to be heard over the din, Farzad said he's moving...
  • Ryleigh's Oyster headed for restaurant space near Meyerhoff

    Ryleigh's Oyster headed for restaurant space near Meyerhoff
    Coming this fall, Meyerhoff patrons will be able to slurp some oysters before their Offenbach and Orff. A third location for Ryleigh's Oyster is coming to the multi-level restaurant space on Cathedral Street that most recently housed Mari Luna Bistro,...
  • Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns

    Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns
    On Charles Street, inside the Belvedere Galleria, a company run from a small office offers cash for people's leftover diabetes strips, the tiny tabs used to test glucose levels, which are crucial to managing the disease. An Internet search for "sell...
  • Md. commission proposes Uber regulations

    Md. commission proposes Uber regulations
    A judge with the Maryland Public Service Commission proposed Thursday to categorize Uber and other popular rideshare companies as "common carriers" — and subject them to the same regulations as taxis. Uber has threatened to leave the state if the...
  • At new Trinacria location in Mount Vernon, great food and plenty of seating

    At new Trinacria location in Mount Vernon, great food and plenty of seating
    For more than a century, the family behind Trinacria Foods has been a reliable source for great Italian food products. The family's flagship location — a shop and deli on North Paca Street — is the kind of spot that inspires loyalty, even...
  • In shift from tradition, Pride events to be held in Artscape location

    In shift from tradition, Pride events to be held in Artscape location
    For years, Baltimore Pride tradition has held that the Saturday parade turns into a rowdy block party in the heart of Mount Vernon, while the Sunday festival in Druid Hill Park attracts families and kids. This year will be different, with the lines...
  • Despite rain, WTMD's First Thursdays concert series starts strong in Canton

    Despite rain, WTMD's First Thursdays concert series starts strong in Canton
    WTMD's First Thursdays concert last night -- the first of the season -- could be described in many ways, but "damp" comes to mind first. At 5:30 p.m., 90 minutes before the concert began at its new home (Canton Waterfront Park), rain interrupted what...
  • FlowerMart's Baltimore charm draws thousands to Mt. Vernon

    FlowerMart's Baltimore charm draws thousands to Mt. Vernon
    Lifelong Baltimore resident Richard Greene has been coming to FlowerMart for nearly 50 years. The 63-year-old retired state employee, who now lives in Tuscany-Canterbury, is one of approximately 40,000 people expected to attend the two-day festival, a...
  • Five questions

    Five questions
    A few years ago, Richard Larison was leading efforts for Johns Hopkins Medicine International to expand health care access at a local hospital in Panama City, Panama, when a thought popped into his head. "You know, there are still people in my own...
  • Two years after shooting, second Mid-Town victim dies

    Two years after shooting, second Mid-Town victim dies
    Larry Peterson, a Mid-Town resident who was one of two people shot in a robbery outside his bed and breakfast in August 2012 has died, according to friends. He was 58. Peterson and artist Alex Ulrich, 40, were sitting outside of Peterson's bed and...
  • In city 'crack down,' drinking at Pride to be limited to fenced-in areas

    In city 'crack down,' drinking at Pride to be limited to fenced-in areas
    The consumption of alcohol at this year's Baltimore Pride festivities will be confined to two designated beer gardens within the larger event footprint, organizers said Thursday. "City officials are trying to crack down on alcohol consumption," said...
  • In a pop-up, Dylan's Oyster Cellar deserves permanence

    In a pop-up, Dylan's Oyster Cellar deserves permanence
    Pop-up shops — businesses that open temporarily to present new concepts before hopefully graduating to a permanent location — make sense, especially in Baltimore. We can be a capricious group to impress, so a business that chooses to refine...