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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Lloyd Campbell 'Mitch' Mitchner, city Urban Services director

    Lloyd Campbell 'Mitch' Mitchner, city Urban Services director
    Lloyd Campbell "Mitch" Mitchner, who had been director of Baltimore's Urban Services Agency during the mayoral administration of Kurt L. Schmoke and later headed AFRAM, the African-American cultural festival, died July 16 of lung cancer at Northwest...