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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • 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-...
  • Author James Patterson to offer eight scholarships to Towson aspiring teachers

    Author James Patterson to offer eight scholarships to Towson aspiring teachers
    James Patterson, a well-known, best-selling author of mysteries, has decided to underwrite eight $6,000 scholarships a year to Towson University students who are planning to become teachers. The scholarship recipients will be chosen this month. Students...
  • 'Bell, Book and Candle' casts a spell at Laurel Mill Playhouse

    'Bell, Book and Candle' casts a spell at Laurel Mill Playhouse
    The Laurel Mill Playhouse on Main Street seems to be getting the hang of stormy opening nights. But even Director Larry Simmons couldn't design as fitting an aura for the first showing of John Van Bruten's classic romantic comedy, "Bell, Book, and Candle,...
  • By the numbers: 2014 schedule for Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse

    By the numbers: 2014 schedule for Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse
    Mount St. Mary’s released Wednesday its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is a breakdown of the slate that awaits the Mountaineers, who went 6-9 overall and 2-3 in the Northeast Conference and failed to qualify for the four-team league tournament...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, T's Woodyhatten at Langermann's on Light

    Great Baltimore cocktails, T's Woodyhatten at Langermann's on Light
    With two locations in the Baltimore area on either side of the harbor, Langermann's is known for its upscale casual Southern cuisine and brunch options. So it may come as a surprise that their craft cocktail menu boasts a healthy selection of...
  • A few Baltimore restaurants dip into the Cronut craze

    A few Baltimore restaurants dip into the Cronut craze
    Hey, wanna buy a Cronut? We're talking a real Cronut here, the original cream-filled, glazed cross between a croissant and doughnut that you can buy at only one place in the world: the Dominique Ansel Bakery, a French pastry shop in New York City's SoHo...
  • Virginia Bates, poet and artist

    Virginia Bates, poet and artist
    Virginia Bates, a poet and artist who opposed the Vietnam War and was a founder of the Howard County Peace Action Community, died of complications from the flu Dec. 9 at Bridgepoint of Los Altos, an assisted-living facility in California. The former...
  • Theft case leaves additional documents at Maryland Historical Society

    Theft case leaves additional documents at Maryland Historical Society
    The Maryland Historical Society can thank document thief Barry H. Landau for some recent additions to its collection. Landau's capture at the Baltimore institution sparked a multistate investigation that ended in his conviction for stealing 10,000...
  • After slow progress, College Park moving quickly toward 'real college town' goals

    After slow progress, College Park moving quickly toward 'real college town' goals
    A gleaming new apartment building with restaurants and bars on the ground floor has replaced an old pizza place and tire shop. A new Whole Foods will sprout up just down the road. A four-star hotel and bike lanes are planned. The changes are part of a...
  • Alleged Silk Road mastermind denied bail

    Alleged Silk Road mastermind denied bail
    A federal judge in Manhattan denied bail Thursday to Ross Ulbricht after federal prosecutors alleged that he plotted six killings earlier this year to protect his position as the operator of the sprawling online drug market Silk Road. Assistant U.S....
  • At 50, vision for Columbia is still a work in progress

    At 50, vision for Columbia is still a work in progress
    Ian Kennedy's short walk to lunch from his office in Columbia's Town Center takes him through shopping mall parking lots and a parking garage — or along a sidewalk where lampposts block the way. It's enough to make him feel that as a pedestrian in...
  • Rouse aimed to 'soft pedal' Columbia announcement

    Rouse aimed to 'soft pedal' Columbia announcement
    James W. Rouse had a big idea that he announced on Oct. 30, 1963: a community in Howard County built on more than 14,000 acres, a swath nearly the size of Manhattan that amounted to about a tenth of the county's land. So after Rouse put out the word...