An army of public and private workers and volunteers has been on the job looking out for the most vulnerable — before official notice that the start to the weekend in Baltimore would be two degrees colder than Boston, where more than seven feet of snow has fallen since late January.
A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed amid a month's worth of rain that fell Tuesday and Wednesday, dumping half a dozen cars, street lights and sidewalks onto the CSX rail tracks below.
By By Scott Dance, Kevin Rector and Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun
Black marks scuff the staircase at 922 N. Charles St., left there by frustrated tenants kicking the wall in a vain attempt to make their neighbor, The Museum Restaurant and Lounge, quiet down. Most nights, tenants say, the sound of DJs hyping up the crowd rattles china cabinets and nerves alike.
By By Ian Duncan and Alison Matas and The Baltimore Sun
Erykah Badu, Common, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Chuck Brown and Estelle will headline the Summer Spirit Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion this year; the news was posted on the venue's website this week.