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  • In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland

    In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland
    Walk through a graffiti-tagged corridor, under a light rail bridge, past the cars hurtling down the Jones Falls Expressway and you've entered what some believe could become a wonderland. A group called Section 1 envisions a skate park built under a...
  • Hampton History Museum's Front Porch Series continues with M.S.G., Jackass Flats, Myra Smith

    Hampton History Museum's Front Porch Series continues with M.S.G., Jackass Flats, Myra Smith
    The Hampton History Museum will extend its Front Porch Music Series into the fall with performances by M.S.G -- The Acoustic Blues Trio, Jackass Flats and the Myra Smith Experience, among others. M.S.G. will perform at the Hampton History Museum as part...
  • Crime and illegal immigration in Frederick

    Crime and illegal immigration in Frederick
    Frederick County still has an ample amount of farmland and thus attracts more than its share of illegal immigrants. This is good for farmers but it also has created substantial additional crime the area could well do without ("Frederick County officials...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix 2013 to feature Taste of Maryland tent, healthy options

    Baltimore Grand Prix 2013 to feature Taste of Maryland tent, healthy options
    Food options at this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore will include a Taste of Maryland tent, featuring crab cakes, soft crab sandwiches, fried oysters, corn on the cob and other food associated with Maryland cuisine. The Maryland food tent, which will...
  • Matt Porterfield's new film gets Baltimore release date

    Matt Porterfield's new film gets Baltimore release date
    Matt Porterfield's new film, "I Used To Be Darker," has been a festival favorite abroad. But soon Baltimore will get the first wider-release peek. According to a statement, the Baltimore director's third film will have its national opening in Baltimore...
  • City liquor board docket for Sept. 26

    City liquor board docket for Sept. 26
    Cases involving establishments that may have been operating in violation of city liquor laws, outside the parameters of their specific license or without a proper license at all are among the hearings listed on the Sept. 26 docket of the Board of Liquor...
  • Coloring their world one room at a time

    Coloring their world one room at a time
    On a corner in a quiet Ellicott City neighborhood is the ranch-style home of Michael and Kathleen Van Meter. Snuggled into a third of an acre of tall elm trees, the brick house neatly meets the aspirations for any young couple weary of renting and ready...
  • MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year

    MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year
    As President Fred Lazarus IV expanded the Maryland Institute College of Art over the past 35 years and helped turn it into one of the nation's leading arts colleges, supporters say, he has also focused on Baltimore — to the betterment of his college...
  • The sage of Mt. Royal Avenue

    The sage of Mt. Royal Avenue
    To understand what Fred Lazarus accomplished during his 35 years as president of the Maryland Institute College of Art, one need only look at the gleaming concrete-and-glass structure housing the school's Brown Center for new media. The rakishly angled...
  • Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill

    Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill
    Barbara Shapiro's love affair with Druid Hill Park dates to her childhood, when she passed through it daily on the way from her Ashburton home to old School 49 on Cathedral Street. And even when construction of Druid Park Lake Drive in the 1940s and...
  • Local artists to sell their wares at Sugarloaf

    Local artists to sell their wares at Sugarloaf
    Ceramic artist Brian Beckenheimer admits that after owning As the Wheel Turns, a store in Harborplace for 27 years, and doing art shows for 34 years, "I was totally burned out." He sold his house in Owings Mills last year and took the year off, moving...