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Pigtown

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  • 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...
  • PriceRite will open Wednesday in Pigtown

    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-...
  • 'Miss Sue' feeds the hungry on Thanksgiving — and every day

    'Miss Sue' feeds the hungry on Thanksgiving — and every day
    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...
  • Miracle on Main Streets kicks off Wednesday

    Miracle on Main Streets kicks off Wednesday
    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...
  • Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal

    Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal
    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...
  • Police: Neighbor charged in fatal Pigtown stabbing

    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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....