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  • Fans take in the action at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Fans take in the action at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Scenes from the Grand Prix of Baltimore on Saturday: View from the cheap seats The McBride family was out in force, trying to see what they could without actually buying a ticket. They weren't having a whole lot of luck. Eye-level banners attached to...
  • Engaged: Angela Horner and Chris Montgomery

    Engaged: Angela Horner and Chris Montgomery
    Wedding date: October 13, 2012 Her story: Angela Horner, 27, grew up in Severn. She lives in Baltimore's Pigtown and is licensing team manager at Laureate Education. Her father, Robert Horner, is a physicist in the electronics industry. Her mother,...
  • Sales of luxury goods up after recession

    Sales of luxury goods up after recession
    Baltimore residential real estate broker Bonnie Fleck is no stranger to luxury. "I think it might be because my very first car was an Audi," Fleck said when asked why she chooses luxury cars instead of more utilitarian models. She also wants to give...
  • Like/Dislike: Nina Gilkenson, dancer

    Like/Dislike: Nina Gilkenson, dancer
    She has taught dance in 25 countries as well as all over the United States. That's just a glimpse of Maryland native Nina Gilkenson's enormous success. Gilkenson is often booked a year in advance to teach Lindy hop, belly dance and lesser-known swing era...
  • State's Attorney Bernstein's son, son's roommate charged with assault

    The 22-year-old son of Baltimore's top prosecutor and the young man's roommate were each charged Thursday with misdemeanor assault after police said they cut each other to perform a "blood handshake" and then got into a fight. Both men were treated at...
  • Tax hike on miniature cigars among host of new Maryland laws

    At a corner store in Pigtown, the bad news spread that taxes on mini-cigars will jump more than four-fold, to 70 cents on the dollar. "Oh, man, you know they're about to go up on cigarillos?" Shawn Mason, 32, told others lounging at the corner of...
  • City police make arrest in March Pigtown killing

    City police charged a 37-year-old man Friday in a Pigtown killing that occurred in March. Detectives arrested Antwan Conley of the 3000 block of Gwynns Falls in the death of Darshewn Freeman, 44. Freeman was found by police in the rear of the 1200 block...
  • A big part of a federal worker's job is just getting there

    A big part of a federal worker's job is just getting there
    Many federal workers in and around Washington make their home in the Baltimore area, so when two of them get together at a party, they immediately begin swapping commuting strategies. "Invariably, the first question that I get when I say I commute to D....
  • Willie Alexander Harry, barber

    Willie Alexander Harry, barber
    Willie Alexander Harry, a well-known Baltimore barber whose York Road shop catered to figures from the world of sports and entertainment, died July 5 of complications from leukemia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Northeast Baltimore...
  • 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...
  • Gregory W. Gildark

    Gregory W. Gildark
    Gregory William Gildark, a retired police officer and heavy equipment operator, died of an aortic rupture April 23 at his Mount Jackson, Va., home. The former Severn resident was 64. Born in Baltimore and raised on West Cross Street in Pigtown, he...
  • Backstory: Bettye Mills, flamboyant and kind club owner

    Long before ecdysiast Blaze Starr became the reigning Queen of The Block, there was the legendary Bettye Mills, who arose from humble Pigtown origins to become one of the tenderloin district's more memorable characters and nightclub owners — which...