| May 18, 2014
| 6:45 PM
For Lawrence Peterson, the redevelopment of his Mount Vernon neighborhood was every bit as much of a calling as his 20 years in the U.S. Navy.
As friends and neighbors paid tribute to the "Mayor of Mount Vernon" on Sunday evening, they recalled a man so...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Doug and Gretchen Moran, owners of a home-based software company in California, said they can live wherever they want.
And what they want are good schools for their children, Jack, 5, and Isabel, 8 — especially Jack, who they say is both a...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday.
Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The woman behind the interiors of many of Baltimore's significant buildings celebrates this year the 15th anniversary of the founding of her business, Portnoy Levine Design Associates or PLDA.
Raised in Connecticut and educated at the Pratt Institute in...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Nineteen is a lucky number -- at least for MICA'S XIX: An Experimental Fashion Event.
Senior fiber major Heyhee Choi is one of the 19 to be featured at the weekend event, along with 18 other artists and designers who make up MICA's fiber department's...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:06 AM
In an effort to fill vacant storefronts with businesses that residents want, community associations in Charles Village and Old Goucher are partnering with Spotmojo, a California-based 'crowd-sourcing' company that does neighborhood-based market research,...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:46 AM
On the day after the Baltimore area experienced record levels of rainfall and a street collapse, Thursday morning's commute was snarled with accidents and road closures on major thoroughfares and secondary roads.
Many of the incidents occurred in...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The Pride of Baltimore II and a replica of the flag that inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner" will be the focus of Maryland Day celebrations in Baltimore and Annapolis on March 25, according to the Maryland Historical Society.
First, the flag, hand-...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Laurence "Larry" O'Dwyer, who delighted Center Stage audiences with his theatrical irreverence and memorable performances, died of cancer Feb. 28 at his home in Knox City, Texas. The former Mount Vernon resident was 77.
A local favorite, he was often...
| Oct 11, 2013
Monday, Oct. 14
'Fine Arts College Night' Howard County Public Schools' Fine Arts Advisory Council sponsors this event for parents and students, especially those in eighth to 12th grade, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Howard High School, 8700 Old...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:50 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:23 AM
A 122-year-old stone church in the Remington area could face demolition to make way for a Walmart loading dock as part of the planned 25th Street Station shopping center.
Area residents are concerned that WV Urban Development, which plans to build the...