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  • Fight crime: legalize pot [Commentary]

    Fight crime: legalize pot [Commentary]
    In 1982, the late Gov. William Donald Schaefer was running for his last term as mayor. He held one of those big dinners that politicians are famous for at P.J. Crickets on Pratt St. All the political leaders were there. I was the chef that evening and can...
  • Baltimore artisans ready for American Craft Council show

    Baltimore artisans ready for American Craft Council show
    Every year at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, rows and rows of handmade material sit in booths for on-lookers to gaze at and admire. And behind the uniquely crafted jewelry and perfectly glazed ceramic pieces sits an artist, whose work on...
  • Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies

    Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies
    Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
  • Baltimore writer's research filled with 'Soul'

    Baltimore writer's research filled with 'Soul'
    Some show up with pie or casserole, but Baltimore writer Ericka Blount Danois was told to bring her recently purchased "Best of Soul Train" DVDs to her family's Thanksgiving dinner in 2009. When Todd Steven Burroughs, her Morgan State University...
  • The practical appeals at Motor Trend auto show

    The practical appeals at Motor Trend auto show
    The Mercedes-Benz stood just less than $30,000 away from its admirers at Baltimore's auto show, where the sporty crimson sedan held its own among the competitors for looks, test sit-downs and aspirations of ownership. "It's really an entry-level model,"...
  • Earnings surge 24 percent at T. Rowe Price in fourth quarter

    Earnings surge 24 percent at T. Rowe Price in fourth quarter
    T. Rowe Price Group's stock soared Tuesday after the firm reported fourth-quarter earnings rose 24 percent compared with the year before, beating analyst expectations. The Baltimore money manager posted a profit of $287.7 million and earnings per share...
  • Mayor's political rise takes her out of state

    Mayor's political rise takes her out of state
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's growing role in Democratic politics has given a boost to her national profile — and to her frequent-flyer miles. A leader with the Democratic National Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Rawlings-Blake has...
  • Steaks you can believe in at The Capital Grille

    Steaks you can believe in at The Capital Grille
    The Capital Grille has come to feel like a hometown restaurant. Of course, it's not. When the Capital Grille opened on Pratt Street in 2005, is was part of a moderate-size regional chain. But since 2010, the steakhouse been wholly owned by the...
  • Tenth homicide in nine days occurs in Southwest Baltimore

    Tenth homicide in nine days occurs in Southwest Baltimore
    A man was killed and a woman was injured Thursday afternoon in a Southwest Baltimore corner store, marking the city's 10th homicide in the first nine days of the year. The shooting took place just before 3 p.m. at the Latino Deli and American Grocery at...
  • What I found in the sensory-deprivation chamber

    What I found in the sensory-deprivation chamber
    On the second day of the year, I stood naked above the tank of water saturated with Epsom salts, preparing to close myself into total darkness. In less than an hour, I would find myself in a drug-free altered state, feeling my body melt into the...
  • Man found shot in Baltimore Highlands

    Man found shot in Baltimore Highlands
    A man was found suffering from gunshot wounds in the Baltimore Highlands neighborhood early Friday morning. Baltimore police discovered the man at around 12:13 a.m. in the 3700 block of E. Pratt St., according to officials. He was wounded on his left...
  • Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum

    Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum
    As a player in the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1960s, even at only 25 years old, Maulana Karenga was concerned about legacy. He wanted to leave behind something that would both celebrate the accomplishments of his people and challenge...