| May 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Hundreds of residents have been relocated and dozens of homes cleared from Baltimore's Middle East neighborhood in recent years. Now the area just north of Johns Hopkins Hospital may be losing something more: its name.
As an ambitious redevelopment...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A man died in a shooting reported in Southwest Baltimore about 4 a.m. Thursday, city police said.
Officers were called to the 1300 block of Carroll Street in the Washington Village/Pigtown neighborhood, where they found a black man with a gunshot wound...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:55 PM
The PriceRite discount supermarket planned for the Mount Clare Junction shopping plaza in West Baltimore will open Wednesday, the chain said today.
The Sun's Steve Kilar reported in October that PriceRite had signed a lease to open in a 39,000-square-...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Thursday morning, when Sue Schmincke preheats her ovens at Paul's Place, she'll kick off her 20th Thanksgiving at the Pigtown soup kitchen and community outreach center.
In those 20 years, Miss Sue (as she's known around the neighborhood) has served...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Shoppers who lined up at Sears on Thanksgiving and braved Walmart before dawn on Black Friday might want a change of pace, city officials are hoping.
With the Miracle on Main Streets campaign, the city hopes to encourage holiday shopping in Baltimore's...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Frankly fake but authentically Baltimore, the Formstone that swaths many a rowhouse may seem low-brow or even tacky to some.
But should it be illegal?
A proposed overhaul of the Baltimore's zoning code would do just that, banning the faux stone...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:48 PM
A neighbor of a woman found stabbed death this week in Pigtown has been charged in her killing, police said Thursday.
Police say Antonio Johnson, 52, of the 1200 block of Washington Blvd., has been charged with the murder of Deborah Simon, 55, who had...
| Nov 15, 2012
Users voted online Oct. 29-Nov.9 to choose Maryland's best blogs and social media accounts in The Baltimore Sun's fourth annual Mobbies.
- Best Baltimore Sun Blog - Baltimore Diner A blog about Baltimore restaurant news, Maryland cooking and food
| Sep 30, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Paul's Place began as a soup kitchen in the basement of a Southwest Baltimore church 30 years ago. It has expanded into a community outreach center that serves more than 75,000 hot lunches a year and offers more than 20 programs, including job training,...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 12:12 PM
For one month each year, Adam Van Bavel doesn't shave his mustache. He does this to not only get strange looks, but to also help kids in need.
"My mustache is a gleaming example of how bad you can look in the name of good," Van Bavel said.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Swing dancing is not the dance of choice for most high schoolers.
But for Catonsville High School juniors Rachel Albert and Hannah Lane, it's more than just a favorite dance — it's a way of life.
Albert and Lane were awarded the school's first...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:47 PM
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....