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  • 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...
  • Fran Drescher: Cancer Schmancer

    Fran Drescher: Cancer Schmancer
    Our Mission CANCER - We’ve all been affected by it in some way, whether it’s ourselves, our families or our friends.  This year, cancer will be the leading killer in the world.  In the U.S. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 2 men will be diagnosed with...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Bill Moller in for  Greg Jarrett                               6:09 a.m.  Our very own Karen Conti provides some insight into several high-profile courtroom battles currently in the news:  Dr. Conrad Murray, Amanda Knox and William...
  • 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....
  • Michael Penny Carter

    Michael Penny Carter, a longtime public schools and community activist who had been director of family and community engagement for the Baltimore school system, died Tuesday of prostate cancer at a sister's home in West Baltimore. The Harlem Park...
  • Feedback: Your favorite travel book

    Feedback: Your favorite travel book
    Bill Bryson is my personal standard as far as travel literature. He's appealing in his teddy bear look and sharp in his wit. His ability to describe things in detail makes me feel as if I'm right next to him, bellying up to the same bar. "A Walk in the...
  • 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...