- She was born Ellen Naomi Cohen in Baltimore, and moved with her family to Northwest Baltimore’s Forest Park where she attended Forest Park High School.
- Covington House is named after its first owner, James Harry Covington, a former Maryland congressman, chief justice of the federal court in Washington, D.C. and co-founder of the international law firm, Covington & Burling.
- The East Baltimore Historical Museum opens in April in three historic row houses, the culmination of nearly three decades of work to preserve the history of a neighborhood demolished in the late 20th century for an urban renewal project.
- A key component is the forthcoming Ashley Minner Collection at the University of Maryland Baltimore, County.
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- This spacious 19th century Federal Hill rowhouse with waterfront views combines what formerly were two residences into one: an original, end-of-unit house and its diminutive neighbor at 201 1/2 E. Montgomery St.
- Kimberly Moffitt, the interim dean of College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), is using money from a $3 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to pursue her goal.
- At 101 years of age, George Ellers seldom stands at attention. But let him hear the national anthem before a televised football game and the World War II veteran clamors to rise.
- Through archival research, panel discussions with nonprofit groups' leaders and business owners, students have created a timeline of Latino politics, history and food culture in Highlandtown from the 1980s to the 1990s.