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  • Baltimore Book Festival moving to Inner Harbor for 2014

    Baltimore Book Festival moving to Inner Harbor for 2014
    The Baltimore Book Festival is moving a few blocks south for its fall 2014 edition, to accommodate the renovation of the Washington Monument. This year, more than 200 authors and 100 exhibitors and sellers will pitch their booths at the Inner Harbor...
  • WTMD's First Thursdays likely moving to Canton

    WTMD's First Thursdays likely moving to Canton
    For more than a decade, First Thursdays, the popular free concert series organized by Towson University's public radio station WTMD, has regularly filled West Mount Vernon Park with thousands of music fans during the summer.  The soundtrack will be...
  • Higher-profile acts on tap as WTMD's First Thursdays moves

    Higher-profile acts on tap as WTMD's First Thursdays moves
    Since last June, Towson University radio station WTMD has upgraded its studio, its satellite reception and now adds the headliners of First Thursdays, its free outdoor concert series that takes place between May and September, to the list. Rock...
  • Sheba is a new Ethiopian option in Canton

    Sheba is a new Ethiopian option in Canton
    The food of Ethiopia is popular for its intriguing spices, spongy bread and lack of utensils. Our neighbor to the south, Washington, D.C., is justly celebrated for having one of the country's best Ethiopian food scenes. Here in Baltimore, our options...
  • Monument renovation not so disruptive [Letter]

    Monument renovation not so disruptive [Letter]
    I am sorry to say it, but the recent article regarding the impact of the Washington Monument restoration is complete rubbish ("Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood," March 24). The writer bases the entire...
  • Making soul food and Southern cuisine healthier

    Making soul food and Southern cuisine healthier
    On a crisp spring morning, chef David Thomas stands in the kitchen of his Parkville cafe, Herb & Soul, prepping for a busy day of cooking. Plastic tubs overflow with fresh kale, while shelves hold spices that will impart flavor to the chef's Old Bay...
  • Al Baitch, saxophonist

    Al Baitch, saxophonist
    Abraham "Al" Baitch, a musician recalled as one of Baltimore's finest saxophone players, died March 24 at Northwest Hospital after suffering a fall. The Pikesville resident was 89. During his 70 years in the local entertainment scene, Mr. Baitch was a...
  • New projects abound in Baltimore's challenging hotel market

    New projects abound in Baltimore's challenging hotel market
    The historic Lord Baltimore Hotel sits a block away from the Sheraton Baltimore City Center, but less than a week after the 1926 landmark celebrated a multimillion-dollar restoration, the owners of the aging Sheraton on Fayette Street warned of mass...
  • Carol W. Hillery

    Carol W. Hillery
    Carol Williams Hillery, a retired software engineer who worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute, died of lung cancer Friday at her Bolton Hill home. She was 69. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sugar Hill section of Pennsylvania Avenue and on...
  • The GLCCB's 2014 LGBT Baltimore Visitors Guide is here

    The GLCCB's 2014 LGBT Baltimore Visitors Guide is here
    For the third year in a row, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore has released a guide of the city for LGBT visitors. The official 2014 LGBT Baltimore Visitors Guide magazine includes a calendar of events, write-ups...
  • Downtown reports job gains in 2013

    Downtown reports job gains in 2013
    The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday. Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
  • The perfect elopement

    The perfect elopement
    When Mark and I got engaged, I had no idea what I wanted to do for a wedding. All I knew was that we didn't have much money and we wanted to go some place beautiful. Initially, I had wanted a few close friends to be there with me to witness the...