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  • 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...
  • Edward Zarius Watson Jr.

    Edward Zarius Watson Jr.
    Edward Zarius Watson Jr., a retired Baltimore schools administrator and founder of a Little League program, died of pneumonia Saturday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Northwood area resident was 94. Born in Earleigh Heights in Anne Arundel County, he was...
  • Margaret F. Harris

    Margaret F. Harris
    Margaret F. Harris, a longtime member of Gillis Memorial Christian Community Church who sang with several gospel choirs, died Sept. 3 of cancer at Season's Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center. The Randallstown resident was 81. The daughter of a mason...
  • Waterfront Kitchen opens Friday: A peek at the menu

    Waterfront Kitchen opens Friday: A peek at the menu
    Waterfront Kitchen opens on Friday, Oct. 28, in the Living Classroom's Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Museum in Fells Point. The new restaurant, which seats 75 inside and 100 outside on a waterside promenade, is owned by Charles Nabit and Michael Klein....
  • Table Talk: City restaurant scene welcomes three newcomers and one old favorite

    Table Talk: City restaurant scene welcomes three newcomers and one old favorite
    New restaurants opened at snail's pace over the first 10 months of 2011. All of a sudden, they're arriving at jack-rabbit speed. In a span of 19 days, three new restaurants will have opened, all within a nine-block radius. And another restaurant will re-...
  • On The Chopping Block: List Of Academically At-Risk Schools Out

    On The Chopping Block: List Of Academically At-Risk Schools Out
    A new list of academically troubled New York City schools is out, and while parents and students citywide are wondering what their school's fate is, the new list is hitting one neighborhood particularly hard. The building that houses Wadleigh High School...
  • Statewide high school football scores from Friday

    Statewide high school football scores from Friday
    Aberdeen 21, Fallston 14 Annapolis Area Christian 40, Pallotti 0 Arundel 58, Southern-AA 13 Atholton 48, Centennial 0 Bel Air 21, C. Milton Wright 14 Bethesda 28, Walter Johnson 14 Bishop Ireton, Va. 48, St. Mary's Ryken 0 Bishop Walsh 57,...
  • Inez Alice Chappell, manicurist

    Inez Alice Chappell, manicurist
    Inez Alice Chappell, a former Pennsylvania Avenue manicurist and thoroughbred racing fan, died Nov. 2 of heart failure at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 86. The daughter of an a-rab and a homemaker,...
  • Friday night's high school football playoff scores

    Friday night's high school football playoff scores
    4A Regional Semifinals North Poly 50, Perry Hall 21 Catonsville 30, Paint Branch 28 East North Point 38, Arundel 21 Old Mill 45, South River 7 West Quince Orchard 52, Bethesda 7 Winston Churchill 24, Gaithersburg 6 3A Regional Semifinal...
  • A musical take on the war between the states

    A musical take on the war between the states
    Tidewater Players opens a musical production Dec. 2 that sees the War Between the States through the eyes of Union and Confederate soldiers who fought, slaves whose freedom was at stake, loved ones left behind and a nurse who cared for the wounded. "The...
  • Students honor 100-year-old teacher

    Students honor 100-year-old teacher
    It isn't unusual for students to remember the impact a teacher had on them well into adulthood, but on Saturday, many students of former Baltimore music teacher Lucille Marcus Brooks had an unusual opportunity to tell her — more than a half-...