The redevelopment of a former Army base in the Blue Ridge mountains doesn't initially appear to have much in common with the renovation of the historic Hippodrome Theatre on Baltimore's west side. Except one thing: "it's at least as big a challenge."
The sixth annual Orioles Pet Calendar benefitting the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) will go on sale August 12, and five players will be on-hand to sign calendars at the shelter that day.
On Wednesday, a group of middle school students from the Lansdowne Summer Bridge Academy, a free summer enrichment program at Lansdowne Middle School, traveled to the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore City to participate in a day of theater programming.
Forno, a great-looking new restaurant and wine bar located across the street from the Hippodrome Theatre, opened as quietly as it could in late February just as the blockbuster musical "The Book of Mormon" pulled into town.
The sound of harmonized voices echoed through the halls of Lansdowne High School on Tuesday morning. "Four, three, two," Micah Smith said while striking the keys of a piano as 25 students began to sing under his direction.
Louis G. Hecht, an owner of the Triangle Sign Co. and antiques appraiser who immersed himself in Baltimore's classic jazz scene, died of congestive heart failure Saturday, his 92nd birthday, at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital. He lived in Pikesville.
Baltimore officials are laying the groundwork for a major overhaul of the city-owned Lexington Market that could cost as much as $25 million. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and market managers believe a redesigned building and better vendor mix — less fast food, more fresh, gourmet and ethnic fare — could lure back the middle-income shoppers who abandoned it long ago. But officials acknowledge that managing what happens outside, including open-air drug sales, is vital to achieving
Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist who delivered more than 4,000 babies in nearly 50 years of medical practice, died of pneumonia complications Monday at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident was 92.