A 51-year-old federal office worker was jumped and beaten by up to five juveniles Thursday morning in downtown Baltimore¿s Hopkins Plaza ¿ an apparent random attack and the latest in a series of assaults in the heart of the city.
How to grow Baltimore was a theme of the 5th annual Greater Homewood Neighborhood Institute on Saturday, this year titled "Love Where You Live." Panelists including Baltimore Housing Commissioner Paul Graziano and BMA director Doreen Bolger called for more attention to renters as the city's future homeowners and to more cultural and arts opportunities for young residents.
Andreas "Spilly" Spiliadis, a weekly fixture hula-hooping at the 32nd Street Farmers Market, is getting a paid trip to Italy to try to set a Guinness world record in hula-hooping. Italian TV is paying his way.
WESTMINSTER — The Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts has announced that Steve Pearson, an associate professor of art and art history at McDaniel College, and a Westminster resident, has been named among 24 semifinalists for the seventh annual Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize.
The 54-year-old Robert McClintock is one of Baltimore's most popular artists. Though his images of Golden Retrievers, local landmarks and football players can be purchased for as little as $12, people buy enough of them to provide McClintock with gross annual sales in the high six figures.
The first time Rain Pryor visited the intimate Strand Theater, she knew she was in the right place. "I thought, 'It smells like theater. I'm home,'" says the actress, comedian, writer and musician who has just been named artistic director of the Strand.
Artist Gary Kachadourian loves homely things. He appreciates modest, utilitarian objects that don't call attention to themselves, objects that frequently are described as ugly but that undeniably are functional: dumpsters, highway barriers, chain-link fences.
The city's first venture into Indy Car street racing will tie up traffic for much of a week and disrupt transit patterns for at least five days as the city turns some of its busiest downtown streets into a speedway.