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  • Killings in Pigtown prompt community anger, complaints of inaction

    For a man who was only 21 years old, Rasheed Abdullah seems to have made a lot of people angry. Police called him a drug dealer and neighbors in Pigtown wanted to throw him out, and in the last three years alone he was arrested at least 16 times. On...
  • Pigtown Festival, Vampire Weekend and lots more in 10spot

    Pigtown Festival, Vampire Weekend and lots more in 10spot
  • Undeniable signs of elitism among Ruxton NIMBYs

    Contrary to Christopher A. Pistell's protestations, ("Sun mischaracterizes Ruxton rehab house issue," April 26) he and those whose views he claims to represent are indeed elitist, even if the patients he and his neighbors fear and reject might turn out to...
  • Schaefer's service to the poor

    Much has been written about William Donald Schaefer's very public achievements. However, there was also a side of Mayor Schaefer many people do not know. He not only filled potholes and orchestrated the building of Harborplace, he also very quietly helped...
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  • Mayor to unveil new City Council map

    For months now, members of the Baltimore City Council have been telling Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake what they'd like to see when she draws new boundaries for their districts. Staffers say the redistricting plan she is scheduled to unveil Monday...
  • An up-and-down year for Baltimore's housing market

    An up-and-down year for Baltimore's housing market
    Gauging the trajectory of the real estate market in the Baltimore region has become a hyper-local exercise — it depends on precisely where you live. While a handful of communities roared back so much last year that the number of home sales actually...
  • Pigtown resident launches electronic Rohous Magazine

    Pigtown resident launches electronic Rohous Magazine
    Pigtown resident Daryl Landy believes he's one of a growing number of Americans striving for better, not bigger, living quarters, and last week he launched a new online magazine devoted to living, working and playing in small spaces. Rohous Magazine went...
  • Hudson's Corner: Baltimore's appearance is a mixed bag upon returning from a weekend at the beach

    The first weekend of May, my husband and I always head to the beach. Few are there. We walk empty beaches, eat in half-filled restaurants and enjoy days of solitude before we return to a flurry of May-June graduations, weddings and end-of-year activities....
  • George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist

    George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist
    George Edward "Hunky" Sauerhoff, a political aide and fundraiser who was the founder and president of the Loyal Sons of Pigtown, died May 12 of heart failure at FutureCare Cherrywood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre in Reisterstown. The unofficial...
  • How does stating facts make Pat McDonough racist?

    Assuming that it's true that "roving mobs of black youth" terrorize Baltimore, why should Del. Pat McDonough apologize for saying so ("Baltimore and bigotry," May 18)? If anyone should apologize, I think it should be the Rev. Cortly C.D. Witherspoon, who...
  • Decorating small spaces with big style

    Decorating small spaces with big style
    When Jill Andrews redesigned her Hampden rowhouse last year, it finally sank in how narrow it really was —12 feet wide. Traditional, bulky furniture just wouldn't do. She purchased custom pieces, such as her living room table and her son's bunk...