| Sep 23, 2011
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...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 7:23 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 6:16 AM
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.
| Oct 3, 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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:22 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:13 PM
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....
| Apr 6, 2012
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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:09 PM
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...
| Oct 19, 2011
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."
| Oct 21, 2011
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...