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  • No more University of Maryland stops for food trucks?

     
    It looks that way. Chowhound Burger Wagon, Souper Freak, Iced Gems and the Gypsy Queen all made weekly stops near the corner of Baltimore and Greene streets to vend for to the university and hospital crowd.But if food trucks are...
  • Investment in Baltimore, beyond our expectations

    Investment in Baltimore, beyond our expectations
    The grand news that Questar Properties wants to build a landmark 43-story apartment building on the site of the old McCormick spice plant near the Inner Harbor must strike some long-timers as shocking. I'm thinking particularly of suburban cynics who seem...

    Avara's hair-styling school closes after 53 years

    Avara's hair-styling school closes after 53 years
    News of the closing of Simon "Cy" Avara's hair-styling academy — a Baltimore institution — arrives just as we enter the 50th anniversary of the start of the British Invasion of rock music. I make the connection because the British Invasion was...

    A remade Inner Harbor should be for locals

    A remade Inner Harbor should be for locals
    Be honest: You don't go to the Inner Harbor as much as you think you do. You go when you have visitors from out of town. You go when there's a big event, such as last year's Star-Spangled Sailabration, with all those tall ships and the Blue Angels. You...

    At Earl's Place, recovering alcoholic describes road to recovery

    At Earl's Place, recovering alcoholic describes road to recovery
    By the time I met Anthony Halbach, he had lived 50 years, and half of them hard. He'd spent a lot of time being angry and a lot of time drunk. He'd been homeless, estranged from kin, adrift in the world and truly lost. It was a life without smiles....