Larry Perl

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  • Exxon gas station robbed by two assailants, one armed with handgun [Towson crime log]

    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. 200 block of Maryland Avenue, Sept. 19, between 1-9 p.m. Green, 1998 Acura TL with Maryland tags 6CB6162...

  • Green Towson Alliance wants input on development issues

    Green Towson Alliance wants input on development issues

    A newly formed environmental group is bringing surrounding neighborhoods together to draw attention to the need for more trees and open space — and to have a say in Baltimore County's development approval and comprehensive rezoning process. The Green Towson Alliance includes representatives from...

  • Father and son build vehicles for Hampdenfest's Toilet Races

    Father and son build vehicles for Hampdenfest's Toilet Races

    Matthew Baker, 10, is too young to compete in the upcoming Toilet Races during Hampdenfest on Sept. 19. According to the rules, which his father wrote, contestants must be 18 or older. When asked if he agrees with that rule, Matthew said, "Not really, but I get it." There's no law against the Hampden...

  • Towson preschool goes back to nature with new 'play space'

    Towson preschool goes back to nature with new 'play space'

    Allison Bond is worried that today's children are victims of an environmental malaise — a lost connection with nature. Bond remembers climbing trees and playing outside when she was growing up, but nowadays, she thinks children are too tied to their electronic devices and are afraid of taking risks...

  • Taste of Towson: Eating good in the neighborhood

    Taste of Towson: Eating good in the neighborhood

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as the Towson Chamber of Commerce prepares for its fifth annual Taste of Towson. The Sept. 17 event comes long before the winter holidays and doesn't have a holiday season theme. But it's very much in the holiday spirit, because the money raised will...

  • As Remington grows, Papermoon Diner keeps to its own orbit

    As Remington grows, Papermoon Diner keeps to its own orbit

    Everyone at the Papermoon Diner in Remington looks like they own the joint, even the inanimate objects. Outside, life-sized mannequins commune with the trees and flowers at 227 W. 29th Street. An imposing blue and magenta bull stands on the grass. Disembodied limbs lie akimbo in a red shopping...

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