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  • Pigtown's Steve Clevenger goes from watching Opening Day in the stands to being on the field

    Pigtown's Steve Clevenger goes from watching Opening Day in the stands to being on the field
    Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger regularly made it to Opening Day at Camden Yards growing up, even if it meant missing school. Clevenger grew up just across the street from Oriole Park in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore, so making his first Opening...
  • Scared to live in Baltimore? Try Pigtown [Letter]

    Scared to live in Baltimore? Try Pigtown [Letter]
    I'm sorry to hear about the negative experience in Baltimore City of the author of the letter "Ready to call Baltimore quits" (Jan. 15). I grew up in the Washington suburbs and moved to Baltimore for law school. I purchased a rowhouse in Washington...
  • Senators press Batts on city crime

    Senators press Batts on city crime
    Baltimore's state senators pressed police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts on Thursday to address city residents' fears in the aftermath of the spate of killings that started the year. Batts tried to assure them that he was "just as upset as you are" and...
  • Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying

    Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying
    Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy. The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...
  • 'Shop Small' gives merchants a big boost

    'Shop Small' gives merchants a big boost
    Even hard-core shoppers might not know the Saturday after Thanksgiving has an official retail-related name. But scores of independent merchants in the Baltimore area did their part Saturday to get the "Shop Small" message out for the fourth annual Small...
  • Baltimore theater community's most memorable experiences of 2013

    Baltimore theater community's most memorable experiences of 2013
    Yes, the theater scene in Baltimore is ever-growing and diversifying. But it also prides itself on being collaborative and supportive of each other. We asked some of our favorites in theater to share their favorite on-stage moments (other than their own)...
  • Four shot, two killed in overnight gunfire in Baltimore

    Four shot, two killed in overnight gunfire in Baltimore
    Two men were killed and a man and woman were injured in four separate incidents of gunfire in the city overnight, according to Baltimore Police. The string of unrelated shootings began at 11:02 p.m., when officers responded to the 6400 block of Harford...
  • Class of the Month: Belly dancing at Mobtown Ballroom

    Class of the Month: Belly dancing at Mobtown Ballroom
    In the cavernous space of Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown, a small group of women shimmy their hips and move their arms in time to drum solos and Middle Eastern pop music. It's the first day of a five-week session in a beginner's level belly dance class....
  • 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...
  • Lawsuits filed over mural project intended to shame Baltimore landlords

    Lawsuits filed over mural project intended to shame Baltimore landlords
    A Baltimore woman who has gained national attention for a project intended to publicly shame those who own vacant houses in the city now faces two lawsuits from one of those owners. Brian Spern, an attorney representing the two business trusts that...
  • 200 homes had no water Monday after Pigtown water main break

    200 homes had no water Monday after Pigtown water main break
    A broken water main in Pigtown Sunday evening caused water to be shut off to about 200 homes, a school and several businesses all day Monday while the city worked to fix the pipe, according to the Department of Public Works. "Barring any unforeseen...
  • 16 evacuated after water main break in Pigtown

    16 evacuated after water main break in Pigtown
    About 200 customers were out of water on Monday morning after a 20-inch water main pipe burst in Pigtown on Sunday night, flooding nearly a dozen houses and displacing 16 people, according to the Baltimore Department of Public Works. Thousands of...