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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Back Story: Guilford executive killed wife at Falls Road farm in 1957

    Back Story: Guilford executive killed wife at Falls Road farm in 1957
    My column several weeks ago on the brutal 1956 murder of Myrtle Agnes Bopst brought a flood of emails from people who vividly remembered it. One reader, Turney McKnight, recalled the murder a year later of a Baltimore socialite at the hands of her...
  • Climate and conservatives

    When political conservatives start talking about raising taxes, it's wise to pay attention. Such is the case with a recently-announced campaign by a former South Carolina congressman who believes solving the nation's energy and climate change challenges...
  • Violence against Sikhs stems from ignorance and fear

    Violence against Sikhs stems from ignorance and fear
    We do not yet know for certain what motivated a gunman to open fire on a Sikh temple in Wisconsin Sunday, killing six and wounding many others. But we do know that the Sikh community in America — for no reason other than its members' appearance...
  • Albert C. Haeger, broker

    Albert C. Haeger, broker
    Albert C. Haeger, a veteran customhouse broker and freight forwarder who owned and operated the old William H. Masson Inc. brokerage, died Aug. 3 of pancreatic cancer at his Bel Air home. He was 85. The son of a merchant marine engineer and a homemaker,...
  • Hiroshima bombing still misrepresented by government propaganda

    I was initially elated that a letter writer had remembered the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ("The atomic age turns 67,"Aug. 9). But elation turned to disappointment as the author went on to recite the myth, perpetrated by...
  • Dennis C. Kain, BSO timpanist

    Dennis C. Kain, BSO timpanist
    Dennis C. Kain, longtime Baltimore Symphony Orchestra principal timpanist, whose career spanned more than four decades, died Saturday of colon cancer at his Hamilton home. He was 73. "Dennis was not only a wonderful musician and timpanist, but also a...
  • Rebecca D. Dorsey, cabaret singer

    Rebecca D. Dorsey, cabaret singer
    Rebecca D. Dorsey, a Baltimore-born and -raised chanteuse, died Sept. 14 of ovarian cancer at her home in Sea Cliff, N.Y. She was 54. The daughter of a physician and a public relations executive, Rebecca Devereux Dorsey was born in Baltimore and raised...
  • Raise Your Glass: Bluecoat Continental Cosmo, Adam's Eve Gastropub

    Raise Your Glass: Bluecoat Continental Cosmo, Adam's Eve Gastropub
    I'm not ashamed to admit it: I love a good Cosmopolitan. I like to order the sweeter, flirtier cousin to the Martini for when, you know, I don't want to end the night on the floor. Sure, it still conjures images of Carrie Bradshaw traipsing around...
  • Handcrafted cocktails hit home

    Handcrafted cocktails hit home
    When Stacey Barich turned the modest dining room of her Parkville home into a tiki bar inspired by the 1930s, it became a project of passion for the 40-year-old photographer. Pairing her love of vintage culture with a growing obsession with...
  • R. Lucille Eliasberg, former executive assistant at Roland Park Country School

    R. Lucille Eliasberg, former executive assistant at Roland Park Country School
    R. Lucille Eliasberg, a former executive assistant at the Roland Park Country School who was known equally for her charm and toughness, will be remembered Saturday at the school where her daughter and granddaughter followed her. Ms. Eliasberg died of...
  • Valentine's Day cocktail recipes from Wit & Wisdom

    Valentine's Day cocktail recipes from Wit & Wisdom
    The Four Seasons invited me to a "virtual cocktail class" a little while back. It was fun. We were supposed to make the drinks at our desk, but I just pretended to. The presenters were Duane Sylvestre of the Four Seasons DC, Cory Cuff of the Four...
  • Krusen sets Loyola women's record with seven 3s in 54-34 win

    Nicole Krusen broke the all-time program record with seven 3-pointers as the Loyola women's basketball team beat Manhattan College, 54-34, on Friday night at Reitz Arena. Krusen led all scorers with 21 points for the Greyhounds (10-14, 5-8 Metro...