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  • Day care shortage frustrates parents in Baltimore

    Day care shortage frustrates parents in Baltimore
    In five months, the downtown Baltimore day care attended by Celine Plachez's youngest son is slated to close, yet she's not looking for a backup. She can't stomach it. She searched before he was born, calling about a dozen places, some of which said...
  • Fells Point, Canton residents without power in heat wave

    Fells Point, Canton residents without power in heat wave
    Disruptions to two underground electrical cables have left hundreds of residents in Fells Point and Canton without power or air conditioning as Baltimore experiences one of the hottest stretches of the summer and city officials warn of the potential for...
  • Witness claims youths yelled 'this is for Trayvon' in beating

    Witness claims youths yelled 'this is for Trayvon' in beating
    Baltimore police say they are investigating a witness account that a group of black youths beat a Hispanic man near Patterson Park Sunday while saying, "This is for Trayvon." A witness posted the account on a community Facebook page, and police...
  • Sara Silverton, teacher

    Sara Silverton, teacher
    Sara Silverton, who had taught English and Latin at Patterson Park High School and later worked in psychological testing at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, died Monday of a stroke at Union Memorial Hospital. The Roland Park Place resident was 101. The...
  • Tales from a hunt for the perfect Baltimore home

    Tales from a hunt for the perfect Baltimore home
    Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home. "I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
  • John C. Stidman, WMAR-TV pioneer

    John C. Stidman, WMAR-TV pioneer
    John C. Stidman, an artist and pioneer of WMAR-TV who spent 38 years at the city's first television station as a director and producer, died Wednesday of complications from a fall at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. The longtime North...
  • A bounty of bacalao in Baltimore

    A bounty of bacalao in Baltimore
    In a rowhouse kitchen near Patterson Park, a small pennant-shaped Cuban flag hangs from a cabinet above a pot of garlic and onions warming in wine, vinegar and water. Smudged and worn, the fringed banner used to hang from the rearview mirror in the...
  • End turtle derbies for animals', humans' sake, activists, experts say

    End turtle derbies for animals', humans' sake, activists, experts say
    Turtle derbies are almost as old as the republic, and still a staple in Maryland, a state that loves its terrapins. But conservationists and wildlife biologists say it's time to end this tradition, for the sake of the animals supposedly being celebrated....
  • First free Baltimore City Football Combine draws more than 300 players

    First free Baltimore City Football Combine draws more than 300 players
    The creation of Sunday's free Baltimore City Football Combine at Patterson Park began four years ago and came together through chance. Matt Wyskiel, founder of the financial advising firm Skill Capital Management, was mentoring a ninth-grade football...
  • Back Story: Baltimore was jittery as the Battle of Gettysburg commenced

    Back Story: Baltimore was jittery as the Battle of Gettysburg commenced
    Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village. And when it was over, it...
  • Park superintendent home getting a face-lift

    Park superintendent home getting a face-lift
    For nearly 20 years, I watched a landmark stone house deteriorate. Once one of the proudest addresses in the city, the home of the Druid Hill Park superintendent and later the Maryland Zoo director became vacant. Trees began growing through its windows...
  • Weekend events: Trash sweep, Inner Harbor walk

    Weekend events: Trash sweep, Inner Harbor walk
    With the weekend upon us, there are events happening in the city aimed at enlisting residents in improving their neighborhoods while also cleaning up Baltimore harbor. Oh, and participants will be getting a little fresh-air exercise in the process....