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  • Baltimore Grand Prix: Driver sightings, giveaways, discounts

    Baltimore Grand Prix: Driver sightings, giveaways, discounts
    If you're in Baltimore for the Grand Prix or you're simply a local looking for something to do, there's plenty to keep you occupied: driver appearances, concerts, attractions and more. Racer sightings Adobe Road Wine Dinner: With champion driver Marc...
  • Baltimore's true identity: black history

    Baltimore's true identity: black history
    A new vision for our city in the 21st century is sorely lacking from the discourse in the Baltimore City mayor's race. Sure, lowering property taxes is a good idea, but it is not a game changer — even if it could be done without slashing city...
  • College student's philosophy program brings Plato and Buddha to Jessup prison

    Donald McColl was ready to start his PowerPoint presentation on the questionable origin of some early Christian artworks, but the equipment was acting up. A student asked, "Does anyone have a paper clip?" It was a joke. No one has a paper clip in prison....
  • Joseph T. "Jody" Landers III

    Joseph T. "Jody" Landers III
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor. I have a Bachelors' Degree in Business Administration from Morgan State University. I am a former member of the Baltimore City Council,...
  • Irene Helen Alexander

     Irene Helen Alexander
    Irene Helen Alexander, who owned and operated a beauty shop and later worked at the Social Security Administration, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Sept. 16 at Sinai Hospital. She was 89 and lived in West Baltimore. Born Irene Helen Lee in...
  • Irene Helen Alexander

    Irene Helen Alexander
    Irene Helen Alexander, who owned and operated a beauty shop and later worked at the Social Security Administration, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Sept. 16 at Sinai Hospital. She was 89 and lived in West Baltimore. Born Irene Helen Lee in...
  • Waterfront Kitchen will open in Fells Point

    Waterfront Kitchen will open in Fells Point
    A new restaurant will open in the Living Classroom's Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Museum in late October. Waterfront Kitchen will feature a menu of "spirited American cuisine" designed by Jerry Pellegrino of Corks and will "emphasize seasonal...
  • Free one-on-one financial advice in Baltimore

    How many times have you wished there was a knowledgeable person who could answer your specific financial question? You might end up asking a relative, friend or neighbor, but you risk that they don't know the answer, either, and steer you wrong. Well, on...
  • Two hundred expected for dinner, but where?

    Two hundred expected for dinner, but where?
    In Paris, the pop-up party materialized on the cobblestones in front of Notre Dame cathedral. In Chicago, it was held under the watchful eye of the Picasso sculpture on Daley Plaza. And on Tuesday night, when this trendy movable feast arrived in...
  • James 'Biddy' Wood

    James 'Biddy' Wood
    James "Biddy" Wood, a retired music promoter and well-known personality in Baltimore's Pennsylvania Avenue jazz scene, died of respiratory failure Friday at Harbor Hospital Center's hospice unit. He was 87 and lived in Bolton Hill. Born in Lexington, Ky....
  • Heavy-hitting diva Franchon Crews sets her sights on London Olympics

    Heavy-hitting diva Franchon Crews sets her sights on London Olympics
    On a quiet Friday morning in a West Baltimore gym above the Cash USA pawnshop, Franchon Crews unleashes a powerful flurry outside the ring. "It's been a long, a long time coming," she roars. "But I know change gonna come, oh yes it did." Her final...