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  • Camden Yards' Roof Deck hits a home run with fans

    Camden Yards' Roof Deck hits a home run with fans
    Just minutes after the gates opened at Camden Yards, the new Roof Deck had its first customer -- Romeo Santos of Pigtown. "My goal was to be the first one up on this deck and grab a beer." Roof Deck is open to Oriole Park ticket-holders at every game,...
  • City fire officials investigating rooftop fire in Pigtown

    Baltimore city fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that started on the roof of a rowhouse in Pigtown Sunday afternoon. Fire officials responded to a call about a fire at 1169 Sargeant Street at 4:21 p.m., said Fire Captain Roman Clark....
  • Concert news: Ziggy Marley, Pigtown Festival, Crooked Fingers

    Concert news: Ziggy Marley, Pigtown Festival, Crooked Fingers
    At least one Marley will perform in the area this Fall. Damian Marley had been scheduled to perform at Summer Spirit Festival at Merriweather this August, but the show, which also had Nas on the bill, was unexpectedly cancelled. Then on Monday, it was...
  • Preparing to Meet Irene

    All over town on Friday, preparations were made in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irene.   In our neck of the woods, tree companies were summoned to prune massive, old trees overhanging the old Roland Park houses. Insurance companies were called...
  • Woman testifies defendant was driving when girls were hit

    Woman testifies defendant was driving when girls were hit
    A Severn woman broke down in tears several times Thursday in Baltimore Circuit Court as she testified that her boyfriend was driving the 2001 Lincoln that struck and killed two teenagers on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard last June. She said she switched...
  • Urban 'pioneers' risk much for their 'hoods

    Urban 'pioneers' risk much for their 'hoods
    Chris Taylor peered down the street at the house. It was a vacant. And it was a problem. He'd been getting calls for weeks about this property, about the teenagers hanging out there, the drug dealing and prostitution. He dialed a number, placed his...
  • City Hall declares Occupy Baltimore's camping illegal

    City Hall declares Occupy Baltimore's camping illegal
    City officials declared Tuesday that overnight camping is illegal at the downtown plaza where protesters with the Occupy Baltimore movement have been staying in tents for three weeks. The decision frustrated many of the protesters, but city officials did...
  • District 10: Adam Van Bavel

    District 10: Adam Van Bavel
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I have worked in non-profit for over a decade with well known charities such as The Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the...
  • In city, Republicans, Greens, Libertarians push for the polls

    In city, Republicans, Greens, Libertarians push for the polls
    Members of the Republican, Green and Libertarian parties are often divided by strong ideological differences in national politics. But in Baltimore, their candidates emphatically agree on at least one thing: They're fed up with the Democratic dominance of...
  • City approves Main Street redevelopment projects

    The city's Board of Estimates approved two deals Wednesday aimed at redeveloping portions of Pennsylvania Avenue in Druid Heights and Washington Boulevard in Pigtown, the Baltimore Development Corp. said. The BDC, the city's quasi-governmental economic...
  • Sept. 6-11 in nightlife: Virgin Mobile FreeFest, The National, Incubus, new Heavy Seas seasonal

    Sept. 6-11 in nightlife: Virgin Mobile FreeFest, The National, Incubus, new Heavy Seas seasonal
    Virgin Mobile FreeFest is finally here. And unlike last year, when only High Zero conflicted with the festival, there are a ton of other things happening on Saturday. We'll have a blog post later this week on alternatives to Virgin FreeFest for Saturday....
  • District 10: Bill Marker

    District 10: Bill Marker
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I am a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.A. History) and the University of Maryland Law School (J.D.). I have lived near...