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  • Mobbies 2012 results

    Mobbies 2012 results
    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 2)...
  • Paul's Place serves Southwest Baltimore for 30 years

    Paul's Place serves Southwest Baltimore for 30 years
    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,...
  • Raymond L. Klingmeyer

    Raymond L. Klingmeyer
    Raymond Leroy Klingmeyer, a former boxer and referee who is a member of the state's boxing Hall of Fame, died Friday of renal failure at the Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 88. "When he came into the ring, he looked like a referee. He...
  • Rebecca Rigger, activist

    Rebecca Rigger, activist
    Rebecca Rigger, a League of Women Voters activist who monitored the Baltimore County Planning Board, died of a heart attack March 25 at her Monkton home. She was 85. Born Rebecca Rogers in Big Island, Va., she was raised at an apple orchard in the...
  • Ravens partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build rowhouses in Pigtown

    Ravens partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build rowhouses in Pigtown
    The Ravens are partnering with Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake to build rowhouses in Baltimore. The two organizations are combining to construct three new rowhouses in the Washington Village neighborhood called Pigtown on Russell Street near M&...
  • From 'Middle East' to 'Eager Park,' a community is rebranded

    From 'Middle East' to 'Eager Park,' a community is rebranded
    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...
  • Man killed in Pigtown shooting early Thursday

    Man killed in Pigtown shooting early Thursday
    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...
  • Founders of ballroom dancing club at Catonsville High honored

    Founders of ballroom dancing club at Catonsville High honored
    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...
  • Like/Dislike: Adam Van Bavel, community volunteer

    Like/Dislike: Adam Van Bavel, community volunteer
    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. The 33-year-...
  • Fatal stabbing in Pigtown among city's recent violent incidents

    A woman was found fatally stabbed Monday evening inside a home in Pigtown, one of several recent violent incidents being investigated by Baltimore police. Police also were probing three fatal shootings that occurred Saturday and Sunday, including a home-...
  • Pigtown stabbing victim identified, man dies in SW shooting

    Pigtown stabbing victim identified, man dies in SW shooting
    Baltimore police have identified a 55-year-old woman found stabbed inside her home in Pigtown and said a man who was driven to the hospital by a friend after being shot in Southwest Baltimore has died from his injuries. Deborah Simon was found by...
  • 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...