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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Gregory J. Smith, former Maryland Stadium Authority executive, dies at 48

    Gregory J. Smith, former Maryland Stadium Authority executive, dies at 48
    Gregory J. Smith, a sports consultant and former chief operating officer of the Maryland Stadium Authority, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lake-Walker resident was 48. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of Dennis...
  • An adequate bar program at Thames Street Oyster House

    An adequate bar program at Thames Street Oyster House
    We really should have known better. Last Friday night, a friend and I strolled into Thames Street Oyster House, the Fells Point restaurant that has served the most delicious seafood in the neighborhood since opening in July 2011, without a reservation....
  • Details of downtown Columbia arts park revealed

    Details of downtown Columbia arts park revealed
    Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia is a patch of nondescript land used mainly as a pathway for the tens of thousands of people who attend concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion each year. But a new development plan calls for a dramatic makeover...
  • Small twists on classic cuisine at By Degrees Cafe

    Small twists on classic cuisine at By Degrees Cafe
    Omar Semidey likes to cook, and he also likes to think. At his new Harbor East/Little Italy restaurant, By Degrees Cafe, both talents are on display. Before moving to Baltimore three and a half years ago, Semidey, a New York native, attended the...
  • Baltimore filmmakers to be spotlighted at New York's Museum of Modern Art

    Baltimore filmmakers to be spotlighted at New York's Museum of Modern Art
    The "Diner" guys, Tracy Turnblad and the moody teens of Hamilton will be basking in the New York spotlight this month, thanks to a Museum of Modern Art exhibition focusing on the works of Baltimore filmmakers Barry Levinson, John Waters and Matt...
  • Columbia drab? Duh. [Editorial]

    Columbia drab? Duh.  [Editorial]
    Here at the editorial board of The Sun, we like to give Columbia a little good-natured ribbing from time to time. James Rouse's planned community has gotten enough critical accolades in the national press since its opening in 1967 — for its...
  • 'Allergist's Wife' raises the curtain on Bowie's ambitious season

    'Allergist's Wife' raises the curtain on Bowie's ambitious season
    When Bowie Community Theatre announced its 2013-2014 season, it promised a bold trio of plays that are largely undiscovered — a move that represented a departure from past seasons. The company's 47th season opened with a perplexing comedy dealing...
  • Midweek Madness salutes orchestra that performs for random conductors

    Midweek Madness salutes orchestra that performs for random conductors
    Well, something had to come along after all those cute videos of classical flash mobs. Maybe this project of Carnegie Hall and Ensemble ACJW will inspire the next craze -- an orchestra setting up on the street in front of a music stand with the words...
  • Mother's suicide leads documentarian to make candid film (Hudson's Corner)

    When I returned to my childhood home, I discovered 300 family Civil War letters. I have transcribed them, but nothing more. Not so Kathy Leichter. The Cornell graduate and daughter of former New York State senator Franz Leichter left Pittsburgh's public...
  • 'Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum' opens Sunday at Walters Art Museum

    'Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum' opens Sunday at Walters Art Museum
    Henry Walters and J.P. Morgan were frenemies. Both were the sons of powerful fathers. They didn't come into their own until they reached middle age, when they were widely acknowledged as two of the premier financiers of the Gilded Age. Both displayed an...
  • Why can't Baltimore be more like Brooklyn?

    Why can't Baltimore be more like Brooklyn?
    While working on the rehabilitation of historic buildings in Baltimore City, I'm always dogged by a sense of futility — especially when I compare Baltimore with Brooklyn. More than 30 years ago when I went to college there, Brooklyn was a total...
  • Baltimore is not Brooklyn, nor should it be

     Baltimore is not Brooklyn, nor should it be
    In response to Charles Belfoure's commentary ("Why can't Baltimore be more like Brooklyn Sept. 19), I would ask "why can't Baltimore just be itself?" It is always seductive to make apples-to-oranges comparisons between cities. Brooklyn is not the be-...