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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Last piece in Pratt Street puzzle' goes for $16.4 million

    'Last piece in Pratt Street puzzle' goes for $16.4 million
    The parking lot across from Harborplace, once called the "last piece of the Pratt Street puzzle," sold this summer for $16.4 million. The brokerage representing seller UrbanAmerica Advisors LLC announced the sale to Chicago-based parking garage operator...
  • Juvenile arrested following rape of 11-year-old girl

    Juvenile arrested following rape of 11-year-old girl
    A juvenile suspect was arrested Monday on suspicion of raping an 11-year-old girl in the 1900 block of E. Pratt St. earlier this month, Baltimore police said. The suspect was charged with second-degree rape; second-, third- and fourth-degree sex...
  • Police investigate Highlandtown bank robbery

    A morning bank robbery and the ensuing search for suspects in the area shut down a stretch of Pratt Street on Friday.  Police said that two men robbed at gunpoint the Hopkins Federal Savings Bank at the corner of East Pratt and South Eaton streets at...
  • Traffic: Unscheduled roadwork closes Hanover Street off ramp in Baltimore City

    Unscheduled roadwork on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at the MD 2 (Hanover Street) exit has closed the northbound right off ramp at 8:25 a.m. Monday, according to state Department of Transportation. The Baltimore City Department of Transportation...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, The Hurricane at Hard Rock Cafe

    Great Baltimore cocktails, The Hurricane at Hard Rock Cafe
    I'm going to admit -- I was pretty skeptical when I heard about a revamped Hard Rock Cafe Baltimore. Though the Hard Rock chain itself has become a piece of classic Americana about classic Americana, its presence in Baltimore over the years has always...
  • T. Rowe Price reports 9 percent increase in profit for third quarter

    T. Rowe Price reports 9 percent increase in profit for third quarter
    T. Rowe Price reported a $270.3 million profit in the third quarter Thursday, up 9.3 percent from the previous year, although the Baltimore-based money manager saw an outflow of investor dollars during the period. On a per-share basis, the company earned...
  • 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...
  • Where to dine on Thanksgiving Day in Baltimore

    Where to dine on Thanksgiving Day in Baltimore
    Yes, it's going to be an unusual Thanksgiving -- conciding with the start of Hannukah and topped with the Baltimore Ravens hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. If you're looking for a place to celebrate on the town, these restaurants say...
  • Quick storm brings fresh blanket of snow; mostly slush for city

    Quick storm brings fresh blanket of snow; mostly slush for city
    A fresh blanket of snow fell across the Baltimore area west of Interstate 95 by midday Tuesday, but heavier bands of precipitation that were expected to raise snowfall totals did not materialize. As much as 6 inches fell, reported in Manchester in...
  • Less snow than expected, but a fresh blanket in northern Md.

    Less snow than expected, but a fresh blanket in northern Md.
    Jim Cantore came to Baltimore looking for heavy snow, but all he got was some slush — plus a hot dog and a couple of six-packs of beer. The Weather Channel personality follows extreme weather across the country, but the weather was less severe...