| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:50 PM
After a day in which they temporarily became waterfront businesses, shops and cafes on North Charles Street began reopening Thursday, when the river created by a massive water main break at 20th Street receded.
While several blocks remained closed to...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:14 PM
John Thomas "Dick" Burda, a retired asbestos worker and former Howard County resident, died Sunday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. He was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Edmondson Village, Mr. Burda attended city public schools.
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Sept. 5 is D-Day for the two-year, $28 million project to reconstruct North Charles Street between University Parkway and 25th Street in Charles Village.
The "D" in this case stands for detour, which is what thousands of motorists a day will have to do...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:53 PM
The news that a Southeast Pennsylvania utility company has suspended "smart meter" installations following reports that some have overheated and caused fires has prompted the Maryland Public Service Commission to schedule a public hearing Tuesday to...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Calle's Cucina is a place with potential.
Chef-owner Carl "Calle" Vahl has the experience to run a show-stopping restaurant, with both formal and on-the-job training in Italy and New York. Philosophically, Vahl is in the right place, too. He uses fresh,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:59 AM
What is being billed as the first musical in the 30-year history of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival was worth the wait. Although Kevin Kostic's "Unraveled on the Gravel": A New Musical tends to be more earnest than accomplished, there is definitely...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:36 PM
Stephen Pitcairn got off the Bolt bus in Baltimore around 11 p.m. on July 25 last year, two days shy of his 24th birthday, and called his mother in Florida as he walked home from Penn Station, traveling north on St. Paul Street.
"I always feel so safe...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 5:11 PM
A roommate of a man charged with killing a Johns Hopkins researcher in Charles Village last summer testified Wednesday that moments after the attack the suspect said he "had robbed someone and that he had hurt him real bad."
Tyrine Williams told jurors...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 5:32 PM
The girlfriend of the man accused of fatally stabbing a Johns Hopkins researcher told a Baltimore jury Thursday that she initially lied to police and blamed her cousin for the killing to protect her boyfriend.
"I didn't want Ya to go to jail for the rest...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 1:21 PM
The plan announced Monday to save Baltimore International College is not a finished dish. But it is in the oven — and it has the whiff of something promising.
Baltimore International College, which over the last four decades has produced scores...