| Dec 24, 2013
In Baltimore's sausage world, there are two Ostrowskis.
There is Ostrowski's on Washington Street, a 94-year-old Polish sausage shop that was recently purchased from the Ostrowski family by John Reusing, owner of the neighboring tavern Bad Decisions....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Audiences share in the evolution of a mentor-protege relationship in Dignity Players' production of Donald Margulies' 1997 play, "Collected Stories."
The play depicts the evolving relationship of two friends over a six-year period. What starts with...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:23 AM
The Bagby Restaurant Group will present a "James Beard encore dinner" at Fleet Street Kitchen on Thursday.
The six-course dinner will be a recreation of the Chesapeake Bounty Dinner that the Bagby team recently prepared for guests at New York City's...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:46 PM
The Rev. William W. Trumbore, a retired Episcopal minister who enjoyed working with young people, died Monday of complications from Parkinson's disease at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 81.
The son of Clarke Trumbore, an Episcopal minister, and...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:04 PM
For the first time since the economy tanked and the country went into recession in 2008, fewer Marylanders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday than did the previous year.
Don't get your hopes up for an easy commute, though. While less...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:02 PM
The snaking tunnel beneath West Baltimore where an Amtrak engine derailed Monday, disrupting travel for thousands of evening commuters, has been a source of concern for decades.
The narrow, two-track Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel twists 1.4 miles under...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A recent report published by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College belies the exaggerated storyline in the press that public employee pensions are the major expense of American cities and will lead to municipal bankruptcy if they are not...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Mary C. Burke, a devoted churchgoer who taught in Baltimore public schools for more than 30 years, died Nov. 18 of lung cancer at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown. She was 78.
"She was so good at what she did, working with the children," Marlene...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Attorney General Eric H. Holder's plan to reduce overcrowding in federal prisons by instructing federal prosecutors to stop invoking mandatory minimum sentences against low-level, nonviolent drug offenders was a welcome, if overdue, announcement. The...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Aberdeen police reports:
A window was vandalized in the 200 block of Darlington Avenue on Tuesday.
Someone stole basketball equipment in the 600 block of Webb Street on Tuesday.
Diapers were stolen from Rite Aid, in the first block of...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The huge warehouse planned for Southeast Baltimore fits the profile of online retailer Amazon's rapidly expanding distribution network, according to shipping industry analysts.
The 1 million-square-foot facility is so big it only makes sense for a...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When Baltimore school officials lobbied state lawmakers to fund an ambitious $1 billion, 10-year plan this year to modernize facilities, no one understood having a decade-long vision more than Sen. Catherine Pugh.
It was about 10 years ago that Pugh...