| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:31 AM
What is the future for Baltimore's city-owned historic properties?
The Baltimore Sun has reported that Baltimore City is hiring an appraisal firm to determine the "market value" of 15 city-owned historic properties. Baltimore Heritage has asked...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:33 AM
Home values in Maryland communities reassessed by the state this year have fallen an average of 17 percent since 2008, a sizable drop but smaller than in the last two rounds of property evaluations.
Nine out of 10 residential properties that were...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:55 PM
What comes to mind when Mexican immigrant Elsa Garcia thinks of Baltimore's drawbacks?
"Basura. O las drogas," said the East Baltimore resident. "Trash. Or drugs."
Then, quickly, comes her list of Baltimore's pluses: Her husband has been able to find...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 12:44 PM
If you're going to go to a bar on New Year's Day, it might as well be a special place.
To watch the Ravens this Sunday, consider Red House Tavern in Canton.
A mainstay on the corner of Essex and Leakin streets for years, Red House didn't make its mark...
| Jan 5, 2012
Most people, unless headed to a specific address, will simply drive past the two-story row houses that line the curb along Fleet Street in East Baltimore. Few are wider than 15 feet; their only mark of individuality is usually found in the variety of...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Msgr. Robert Albert Bozel, a retired pastor of a Howard County parish recalled for his voluminous correspondence with friends and members of his congregation, died of pneumonia Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88.
Born in Baltimore and raised...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Over the past two years, Maureen Coyle has received $5,700 in property tax breaks that the city admits she never requested for her Patterson Park rowhouse. Now the city is demanding full repayment by month's end.
If she doesn't or can't pay by then,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, with gusty winds and a high temperature in the mid 60s. There is a 30 percent chance of showers tonight, with lows in the low 40s around the Baltimore area.
Check our traffic map for this...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Hilda O. Micari, whose career at Western Electric Corp. spanned four decades, died Feb. 13 of a cardiac arrest at the Charlestown retirement community in Catonsville, where she had lived for 20 years.
She was 96.
The daughter of a banker and a...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:27 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to start out mostly cloudy and gradually become sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 73. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 55.
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:02 AM
As of 9 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on I-95 southbound near Keith Avenue, due to an accident.
Accidents were slowing traffic on Wilkens Avenue near Monroe Street in Baltimore City, Perring Parkway and Joppa Road in Baltimore County, Route 32...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:30 AM
The news that Baltimore's leaders plan to put parking lots and a road in Patterson Park is a slap in the face to the residents of this city ("Residents irate at proposal to pave over green," Sept. 19). This speaks to a fundamental lack of respect from our...