| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Over a period of about five hours, a man was shot and two people were beaten early Wednesday in what police say is part of a surge in street robberies across the city.
A wave of these street robberies over the last few weeks fit similar patterns of...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:31 PM
A citywide surge in street robberies that has hit north Baltimore especially hard appears to have ended — for the moment, at least — with the arrests of five juveniles and one adult, including the suspected ringleader, and one more juvenile...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Six people were shot in four separate incidents on Monday, with the shootings reported in neighborhoods ranging from Mount Vernon to McElderry Park to Waverly, police said.
Late on Monday, a man and a woman were both shot in their legs in the Perkins...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Thousands of dollars and hours of labor have been poured into Boone Street Farm, an oasis on a quarter-acre of city-owned land a few blocks north of Green Mount Cemetery.
Through Baltimore's "Adopt-A-Lot" program, residents legally planted fruit trees,...
| Jul 9, 2013
Don't worry, Dooby's will be here soon. That's the word from Dooby himself.
Dooby's is the long-long-awaited Mount Vernon cafe from Phil Han, the Gilman alumnus whose childhood nickname is now plastered on the Park Plaza building, which has been without...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Raised by a painter and a sculptor, Jimmy Joe Roche has art in his blood.
Born and raised in Tallahassee, Fla., the 31-year-old visual artist and filmmaker has lived in Waverly for the past 8 years. Roche, who additionally teaches video production in...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Cara Shipley, dietetic intern.
In June all of the farmers' markets, like the Orioles, are in full swing. The definition of "local"...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said.
Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 7:27 PM
A man was in critical condition Friday night after he was shot in the head in the Waverly neighborhood of Baltimore, police said.
The shooting occurred in the 3600 block of Old York Road, police spokesman Det. Vernon Davis said. The man, whose...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Four volunteers, all graduates of Smith College in Northampton, Mass., spent a glorious Sunday cooped up inside a small warehouse in Timonium.
They were preparing more than 1,300 boxes of used books for moving trucks to deliver this week to the Maryland...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Elisa Lane is not much bigger than the pigtails she wears when she gardens at the Whitelock Community Farm in Reservoir Hill. But she has a big impact.
She sells the fresh vegetables from the empty corner lot that she just kind of took over at below-...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown will formally announce his candidacy for governor Friday at a cookout in his home county of Prince George's.
Brown, a Democrat who has been expected to seek the governorship in 2014 since he was elected along with Gov. Martin...