| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:44 AM
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...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:43 AM
A recent spate of high-profile crimes in the area around Patterson Park has sparked new and warring commentary over the perennial issues of public safety and inequality in Baltimore.
It started this week with a blog post titled "Baltimore City, You're...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:41 PM
A 12-year-old girl was robbed at gunpoint while walking to her Southeast Baltimore school last week, police confirmed after the school's principal sent parents a letter about the incident.
The girl, a student at Patterson Park Public Charter School in...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:40 PM
The topic of crime has become so contentious in Southeast Baltimore that Sarah Fox removed herself from her community's Facebook page because she couldn't take the arguing.
Fox feels safe in her home along Patterson Park, but her neighbors have been...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Nick Waldner had been searching a long time to find the right property in Baltimore's Canton neighborhood — specifically, a derelict shell of a house that he could get at a good price and completely renovate.
When he found the perfect end-of...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Baltimore City homicide detectives are investigating the beating death of a man found Tuesday afternoon inside a home in North Baltimore's Oakenshawe neighborhood.
Police said an acquaintance of the 50-year-old victim, whom detectives are not yet...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:05 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:43 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:39 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:35 PM
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.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:17 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Blocks of cement for a front lawn and a rooftop deck with a view for backyard entertaining are just two of the amenities that drew Patricia Brunetti from Washington to Baltimore.
Her dream home in Canton is among a group of townhouses that have been...