| 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 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,...
| 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...
| May 25, 2012
| 6:05 AM
As of 9 a.m. Friday, traffic was slow on the inner loop of I-695 near Perring Parkway, due to an accident.
Accidents were slowing traffic at Northern Parkway and Liberty Heights Avenue in Baltimore City and Bayard Street and Carroll Street in Baltimore...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:04 AM
As of 9 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was slow on the inner loop of I-695 near Perring Parkway, due to an accident.
Accidents were slowing traffic on U.S. 29 at Old Columbia Road in Howard County, Route 100 eastbound at Route 295 in Howard County, and Dulaney...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Gordia Lanman, a retired department store manager who was honored for her volunteer work, died June 7 of complications from a stroke at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg. The one-time Original Northwood and Towson resident was 98.
| Jul 5, 2012
| 8:01 AM
An accident at St. Paul Street and Mount Royal Avenue is snarling traffic near Penn Station.
As of 9 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on I-83 northbound near Warren Road, due to an accident.
Accidents were also slowing traffic on Route 170 northbound at...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 11:24 AM
North Calvert Street
3400 block, between 2 and 6 p.m. Jan. 18. Handicap placard stolen from vehicle.
North Charles Street
4300 block at 10:28 a.m. Jan. 18. Garmin GPS stolen from vehicle. Suspect observed on video surveillance.
North Edgecombe Circle...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:21 PM
Richard Franklyn Kirchner, a World War II veteran and retired Social Security Administration official, died Jan. 7 of Lewy body dementia at the Harmony Hall assisted-living facility in Columbia.
He was 86.
Mr. Kirchner was born in New York City and...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 4:47 PM
The crowd at Liam Flynn's Ale House on North Avenue was small early Friday morning, just a dozen or so patrons milling about.
Then around 1 a.m., three men pushed their way through the door screaming, "Someone's been shot! Call 911!" owner Liam Flynn...
| 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....