| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:14 PM
A vision for the "greening" of downtown Baltimore is taking shape after city leaders proposed ambitious steps to keep and attract businesses and residents by making public areas more inviting.
An open-space plan unveiled last February by the Downtown...
| Mar 24, 2011
In the late 1990s, Brett Rohrer decided he wanted to be onstage and headed off to an audition at a community theater. He got as far as a nearby parking space.
"I just sat in my Jeep," he said. "I drove to auditions several times and never went in. But...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:29 AM
2004 was a bad year for the Village Learning Place.
With state and city funding and private grants dwindling, the community-run library and activities center in Charles Village laid off four of 15 employees and announced "a period of restructuring and...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 12:57 PM
Myron O. "Mike" Beatty, a retired paint company executive, died June 26 of complications from pulmonary fibrosis at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 84.
He was born in a caretaker's house at the Concord...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Baltimore prosecutors delayed a violation-of-probation hearing Wednesday for Lavelva Merritt, who was charged with murder in the stabbing death of a Johns Hopkins University researcher last year but pleaded guilty only to robbery-related crimes in May...
| Jul 15, 2011
With a kiddy Grand Prix race, a gathering of videogame programmers and artists, and plenty of hands-on arts and crafts, this year's Artscape will offer plenty of family-friendly activities.
In fact, Artscape director Kathy Hornig has made it a mission to...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Here's a look at the 2011 Baltimore Playwrights Festival:
•"The Sculptress" by Marilyn Millstone. The former mistress of famed sculptor Rodin is visited in an insane asylum by a young female artist who tries to rekindle a creative spark. Friday...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 5:50 AM
As of 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, there were no major delays on local highways, but accidents on the outer loop of the Baltimore Beltway near Providence Road and on southbound Interstate 95 near Route 175 were causing traffic to slow.
Many streets around the...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 3:57 AM
Halfway through their recent show at 2640 Space, Celebration parted the sky.
Giant white orbs already hovered over the crowd, and lightning-like flashes bathed the stage in red and purple and back to red again.
But now clouds bounced from side to side,...
| Apr 1, 2012
It's a story that simply won't go away.
It's an upper-class soap opera, and even after the passage of 75 years it still packs a sentimental punch and draws a willing audience into the glittering world of the British aristocracy.
It is the saga of...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 5:16 PM
Aberdeen police report:
A caller in the 100 block of Farm Road told police Monday someone keyed a vehicle and egged a house.
A caller in the 600 block of Cornell Street told police Monday he was punched in the face by a tenant.
| Aug 8, 2011
| 1:28 PM
It’s costing a lot to keep the lights on at the Hippodrome Theatre. A recent article in the Baltimore Sun explains that rising utility costs and declining attendance are jointly causing concern at the downtown Baltimore performing arts center....