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  • Modern tribe explores a storied cemetery

    Modern tribe explores a storied cemetery
    Past mournful statues with age-darkened faces and along the graves of railroad barons, Civil War generals and an infamous assassin, wound a small group who had connected through a most modern forum – the website Yelp. About a dozen people...
  • Council president wants answers on Baltimore police plan

    Council president wants answers on Baltimore police plan
    Kennard Buckner, 22, was walking out of an alley just feet from his home in Southwestern Baltimore on Sunday morning when he was killed by a gunman in a hail of bullets, police said. An officer two blocks away from the shooting in the 1300 block of...
  • Hopkins reclaims 'top hospital' ranking

    Hopkins reclaims 'top hospital' ranking
    Johns Hopkins Hospital is back on top — reclaiming bragging rights and a lucrative marketing chip as the nation's best hospital in the annual ranking released Tuesday by U.S. News and World Report. A year after being knocked from its 21-year perch...
  • Four Ravens jerseys stolen in Bel Air [Police Blotter]

    Aberdeen Horace Andrew Kenly, 51, of the 500 block of Bonnie Drive, was charged Friday with tampering with an electric meter and having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area. Tykeem Bacon, 24, of the first block of Mount Royal Avenue, was charged...
  • Time for school choice in Chicago

    Time for school choice in Chicago
    "There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time." -- Calvin Coolidge, responding to the 1919 Boston police strike This oft-quoted line from the then-governor of Massachusetts might be updated to include "the public...
  • Aruba, Baltimore, Massachusetts or St. Michaels: Choosing a wedding location

    Aruba, Baltimore, Massachusetts or St. Michaels: Choosing a wedding location
    For a girl who can't make decisions easily, picking a location for your wedding is extremely hard -- especially when you and your fiancé are transplants. I am from Massachusetts, as are most of my family members and friends. Andrew says he's "from the...
  • Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier

    Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier
    Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out. But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners. Restaurants like Zia's in Towson are...
  • James H. Eacker, environmentalist

    James H. Eacker, a retired Rouse Co. executive who was active in environmental issues, died June 8 of heart failure at Howard County General Hospital. He was 79. The son of the former president of Boston Gas & Electric Co. and a homemaker, he was born...
  • Letter: Oatmeal cookies from the old days

    Oatmeal cookies evoke memories of the past This past spring, I was reading a little yellow flyer about Opie's Soft Serve Snowball stand located at The Junction in Catonsville and, in the information, the stand announced it would be selling Dad's Original...
  • Maryland's state sandwich not a simple popularity contest

    Maryland's state sandwich not a simple popularity contest
    If you were choosing an official Maryland sandwich based on popularity, there'd be no contest. The crab cake would beat the soft-shell crab sandwich every time. So, if the General Assembly enacts a bill this session that makes the soft-shell crab...
  • Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere

    Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere
    John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney. If the...
  • Hopkins closes science writing program, citing low selectivity

    Hopkins closes science writing program, citing low selectivity
    Graduates of the Johns Hopkins University's master's program in science writing have explained the prospects of life on Mars, the promise of neuroscience research and the ethics of animal testing on the pages of Scientific American, Nature and Popular...