| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Well before the first performance last week of Lola Pierson's latest work, "Office Ladies," it was advertised as a "hit play."
That's the sort of cheekiness you might expect from a young, DIY-type theater company that calls itself the Acme Corporation,...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:18 PM
The Johns Hopkins University pledged Thursday to spend $10 million over the next five years to strengthen and stabilize neighborhoods near its North Baltimore campus.
"The interests of our neighbors — safe streets, the elimination of blighted...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Dr. Franz Xavier Groll, a retired physician who lived and practiced on Eager Street in downtown Baltimore's Mount Vernon neighborhood, died of pulmonary thrombosis April 2 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 95.
Born in Aalen in Germany, he was the son...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:19 AM
For 32 years after noted artist Grace Turnbull died in 1976, the house that she built in Guilford in 1928 sat empty, except for a few erstwhile renters — and some squirrels in the roof.
Then, in 2008, manufacturing executive Douglas Hamilton III...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:11 PM
The Obama administration is expected to propose new rules today that would slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, one of the most significant steps the administration can take this term toward cutting air pollution, people with knowledge of the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Mary Aitken, a retired switchboard operator who taught music in Baltimore public schools, died of Alzheimer's disease March 28 at her home in the Ridervale section of Riderwood in Baltimore County. She was 89.
Born Mary Wootsey Derr in Roanoke, Va., she...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:24 PM
The speed camera ticket that Baltimore City issued to John Slingluff last summer said he was speeding, yet the evidence says he was closer to stopping than to breaking the law.
The citation alleged that his Chevrolet sport utility vehicle was headed...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Nearly 1,000 market-rate apartments would be added to downtown Baltimore in the next few years if three projects announced in recent days are completed.
"It seems like it all came to fruition this week, but we've been working for a year, year and a half,...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:08 PM
More than a few East Coast buildings contain a Tiffany stained-glass window or two. But one structure in Baltimore can boast much more — a complete interior created by the famed designer, Louis Comfort Tiffany.
St. Mark's Lutheran Church on St....
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Timothy P. Kline, a retired Baltimore produce vendor, died Nov. 13 of heart disease at his White Hall home. He was 67.
The son of a Domino Sugars supervisor and a homemaker, Timothy Peter Kline was born in Baltimore and raised in Randallstown.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:03 PM
A stretch of Charles Street that was damaged and closed after a 90-year-old water main broke beneath it and sent torrents of water downhill two weeks ago was reopened Wednesday night, according to Baltimore's Department of Public Works.
| Dec 2, 2012
Hearings begin Monday in a case that will decide whether Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers can expect higher distribution charges next year.
BGE is asking for increases that would come to about $6.62 a month for the typical residential electric...