Compiled with input from readers and the newsroom, The Baltimore Sun’s list of 100 essential food experiences encompasses places people talk about, think about and come back to again and again and again.
As I watched Baltimore burn on the night of Freddie Gray’s funeral four years ago this month, the only comfort I could find was in the thought that the city I loved could not possibly ever again look worse to the world than it did at that profoundly sad moment. But recent events proved me wrong.
Mke Bowler, a newspaper man for over 30 years, most of them with The Baltimore Sun, died the other day. There were tributes galore, especially for his work on education. I remember, though, a less-known tale: Mike Bowler saved a man from a lonely death in prison.
With all the talk coming out of City Hall these days about Baltimore’s image, I have been champing at the bit to share this take on the city from Andre Royo, aka Bubbles, one of the most richly-drawn characters on “The Wire.”
With the passion fans still voice for characters from HBO’s “The Wire,” there is undoubtedly a huge audience for a sequel. But Norris Davis, who played Vinson in the series, is learning you run into serious problems when you use names of characters associated with a property someone else created.
Within the first week of the premiere of Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe’s Showtime series “The Chi,” Twitter and the inter-webs were flooding with comparisons to one of the most prolific shows from Baltimore — “The Wire.”
As James Franco denies allegations of sexual misconduct in his past, HBO emailed a statement to Sun Wednesday saying there have been no complaints about him on "The Deuce" where he is a director and executive producer as well as star.
There has been a lot of talk about narratives coming out of City Hall lately. And with it, some criticism of the media. "Happy New Year! Change the Narrative ... Goodness Is On the Rise!" Mayor Catherine Pugh wrote in her first tweet of the new year. So, let's have a real talk about narratives.
Dennis D. Wise, an alleged hitman and convicted murderer from Baltimore who was shipped to an Arizona prison nearly two decades ago after state officials accused him of running a largescale criminal enterprise out of the former Maryland House of Correction, has been released after striking a deal with prosecutors in his decades-old murder case.
My husband and I are both proud public school graduates. Yet we were resigned to enrolling our child in private school. By last fall, however, a decade of work by our energetic and community-minded neighbors gave us the option of enrolling our child in a school a 10-minute walk from our front door in Baltimore. She has classes in art, music and technology. But all of it is at risk if the governor and mayor don't close the education funding gap.
Annie and Neal Goldman discoved when they closed on their new home in 2012 that they were buying more than a pretty four-bedroom house in Homeland. They learned the house, built in 1920, was used as a filming location for "The Wire," HBO's critically-acclaimed television show that chronicled Baltimore's drug trade and other societal problems. It appeared in several episodes during seasons three and four as the home of Tommy Carcetti, who rises from Baltimore City Councilman to mayor to governor,
Jack Gerbes is a salesman. On a given day, he might be driving around the state, looking for the perfect Victorian house or an old granary silo that can be used in a film shoot instead of a department store.