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  • Hammerjacks may get third life near M&T stadium

    Hammerjacks may get third life near M&T stadium
    Developers want to bring back Hammerjacks in a new concert and club venue near M&T Bank Stadium and the new Horseshoe casino. They have proposed locating the new Hammerjacks in the 600 block of W. West St. in what is now parking lot "N" for Ravens...
  • Woman dies after being injured in Baltimore fire last month

    Woman dies after being injured in Baltimore fire last month
    A 66-year-old woman has died after she was injured in a fire in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore last month, fire department officials said Friday. Louise Helmick was one of two people taken the burn unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center...
  • Baltimore kicks off neighborhood holiday shopping campaign

    Baltimore kicks off neighborhood holiday shopping campaign
     Baltimore will kick off its annual "Miracle on Main Streets" holiday shopping campaign Thursday in an effort to encourage residents to shop in the city's nine Main Street neighborhoods. The coordinated promotion among the neighborhoods features special...
  • New rehab points the way home

    New rehab points the way home
    Wisconsin transplant Dana Ostrenga has spent the past 14 years on the south side of Baltimore. The 37-year-old NASA scientist lived in Federal Hill and then in Washington Village, also known as Pigtown. When it was time for a change, she didn't want to...
  • Second arrest made in shooting death of 1-year-old

    Second arrest made in shooting death of 1-year-old
    Police made a second arrest and were tracking other suspects Monday in a double shooting that killed a 1-year-old, an attack that angered public officials amid a bloody holiday weekend in which gun violence wounded or killed a dozen people. Cornell...
  • Assistant principal to lead Roland Park public school as interim

    Assistant principal to lead Roland Park public school as interim
    Late last summer, Nicholas D'Ambrosio was about to settle into his fourth year as assistant principal of Roland Park Elementary/Middle School when he got a career-altering call. The school system wanted him to be interim principal of a school on the...
  • Subpoenas put Balt. Co. developer in the spotlight

    Subpoenas put Balt. Co. developer in the spotlight
    Mention development in Catonsville, and the name Stephen Whalen Jr. likely will come up. Drive around town, and you'll see blue signs staked in people's yards voicing opposition to the local developer's idea to build a large mixed-use development known...
  • Belgian-style brasserie, art gallery planned in former Red Men's Hall

    Belgian-style brasserie, art gallery planned in former Red Men's Hall
    The Improved Order of Red Men are gone, but the old Red Men's Hall in Hampden could soon be bustling again, with plans for a pub, an art gallery and a cafe or sushi restaurant at 3600 Hickory Ave. The 120-year-old Tecumseh Tribe No. 108 of the...
  • Shock Trauma anti-violence worker held in federal drug case

    After leading a life of crime, being charged with murder and being shot, Howard McCray was ready for a change. In 2008, he began working with Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he had been treated for gunshot wounds, to reach out to other victims who...
  • Baltimore vs. DC food truck rally highlghts Baltimore dining weekend

    Baltimore vs. DC food truck rally highlghts Baltimore dining weekend
    It's a full weekend of dining events.  The Soft-Shell Crab Celebration concludes on Sunday. Some two dozen Baltimore restaurants are adding special soft-shell crab specials to their menus for Baltimore's fifth annual dining promotion. A packed weekend...
  • Sherwin M. Adelman, health economist

    Sherwin M. Adelman, a retired U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health economist and strategist, died Feb. 4 from complications of dementia and heart failure at Sunrise Senior and Assisted-Living of McLean, Va. The longtime Pigtown resident was 77....
  • Two women charged in knife-point robberies in Federal Hill

    Two women charged in knife-point robberies in Federal Hill
    City police have charged two women - one who was released from jail recently after prosecutors dropped armed carjacking charges against her - in connection at least four knife-point robberies in the Federal Hill area, a spokesman said.  Officers...