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  • 10 unaccounted for in Jersey Shore motel fire that killed 3, injured 8

    A rapidly moving fire tore through a motel on the Jersey Shore, killing three and setting off a search for as many as 10 people who remained unaccounted for, officials said Friday. The fire was reported about 5:30 a.m. Friday at the Mariner’s Cove...
  • Sondra Harrison McGee, co-owned Pier Five restaurant

    Sondra Harrison McGee, co-owned Pier Five restaurant
    Sondra Harrison McGee, who co-owned and managed her family's Pier Five seafood restaurant on Pratt Street, died of a heart attack March 17 at her Marco Island, Fla., home. She was 71 and had lived in the Hampton section of Towson. Born on Tilghman...
  • Architect Shigeru Ban, known for disaster relief, wins Pritzker Prize

    Architect Shigeru Ban, known for disaster relief, wins Pritzker Prize
    For the third time in five years, the Pritzker Prize is going to a Japanese architect. Shigeru Ban, a 56-year-old architect born in Tokyo, was named the winner of his profession’s top honor on Monday. Yet Ban’s architecture is markedly...
  • Fourth victim found in Jersey Shore motel fire

    NEW YORK — A Jersey Shore motel gutted in a deadly blaze Friday had been a haven for people displaced by Superstorm Sandy, and the fire was the second major setback in less than a year to a region still struggling to recover from the 2012 storm....
  • Catalina's Avalon is getting an ambitious overhaul

     Catalina's Avalon is getting an ambitious overhaul
    AVALON, Santa Catalina Island — Trying to restore its luster as a tourist destination, this cozy harbor town is undergoing its most ambitious overhaul since chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. built the town's signature feature in 1929: Avalon...
  • New eats on Emmaus' Main Street

    Foodies, don't fret. The 2nd St. Tavern at 194 Main St. in Emmaus has brought its own delicious dishes to the space formerly occupied by Lee Gribben's on Main. "We're offering contemporary cuisine, as well as twists on old favorites," general manager...
  • David M. Alex, forklift operator

    David M. Alex, forklift operator
    David M. Alex, a warehouse forklift operator and sports enthusiast, died of a heart attack March 10 while at work. The Southeast Baltimore resident was 50. Friends said that Mr. Alex was talking to co-workers about the University of Maryland men's...
  • Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel' builds at the box office

    (This article has been updated since its original posting. See note below.) Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is going strong at the box office as the film's slow expansion — now 304 theaters in its third weekend of release — brought...
  • Across from Harbor Point, an unofficial air-monitoring effort

    Across from Harbor Point, an unofficial air-monitoring effort
    Ana Rule stepped onto a balcony outside the Inn at the Black Olive Sunday morning to check the first results of an unusual air-monitoring effort — one intended to make sure official monitoring across the street is accurate. The hotel in Baltimore'...
  • Box Office: 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Builds Steam With $6.7 Mil in Limited Release

    The box office is looking grand for Wes Anderson as his latest pic continues to perform well in limited release. Now at 304 theaters, "The Grand Budapest Hotel" has brought in $6.7 million in its third weekend with a per-screen average of around $22,000....
  • South Florida hotels see stellar February

    Last month, Broward County hotels had another stellar performance with 90 percent occupancy, the highest February occupancy since 2008, according to data released from STR Inc. The jump from a year ago was substantial. February 2013's occupancy rate was...