| Dec 17, 2012
| 10:52 AM
A holiday tradition that's been months in the making inched closer on Sunday, Dec. 16, to its gratifying conclusion.
In the bright basement of a Towson parishioner's home, which in recent years has become a hub of holiday activity and goodwill, a...
| 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...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:18 AM
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...
| 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,...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:18 PM
James Thomas Lee Stubbs, a retired hospital laundry manager and World War II veteran, died Sunday of complications from dementia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Perry Hall resident was 95.
The son of a factory worker and Montgomery Ward cafeteria...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 1:39 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 12:44 PM
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...