| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Tom Kiefaber, former owner of the Senator Theatre, was released from jail Tuesday and gave his own account of events leading to his arrest Monday at the cinema, denying that he has trespassed and harassed the current owners.
Kiefaber had been charged...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:28 AM
The former owner of the Senator Theatre told a police officer "he wished to be arrested in an attempt to get the media involved," according to charging documents in the Aug. 13 incident outside the Baltimore cinema.
Tom Kiefaber was arrested that day and...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:39 PM
For the first time in 16 years, the directors of the Baltimore Development Corp. met Thursday without M.J. "Jay" Brodie at the helm of the city's influential, quasi-public economic development arm.
The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, who has...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Baltimore Development Corp. has agreed to sell the historic Senator Theatre to its current operators, officials said Thursday.
The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, announced the sale to Kathleen Cusack and her father James "Buzz" Cusack...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Baltimore’s Board of Estimates is expected to approve the sale of the Senator Theatre to its current operators Wednesday for $500,000.
Senator Theatre LLC, a company controlled by James “Buzz” Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Lyon, has...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to sell the historic Senator Theatre at a $310,000 loss — over the objections of the city's comptroller.
"I just think it's too generous," said Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, citing the city's purchase of the...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:02 PM
It's easy to see why the city's sale of the Senator Theatre gave Comptroller Joan Pratt heartburn. The city paid $810,000 for the movie palace three years ago and this week sold it for a $310,000 loss. Worse yet, the city is hardly washing its hands of...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Michelle Damareck's 3-year-old daughter has been singing "The Itsy-Bitsy Spider" in Hebrew, and her 5-year-old son has been learning the lessons of the Ten Commandments, thanks to a program that delivers Jewish-themed books and CDs to their home every...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:03 PM
In less than five minutes, Tom Kiefaber said, he was left with nothing.
"They've taken my home, my principal residence. They've taken my job," Kiefaber, the one-time owner and operator of Baltimore's storied Senator Theatre, lamented Thursday morning. He...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Wasn't it just last year that firefighters and police officers had their hours reduced because of a lack of city funds ? Wasn't there talk of closing some of the city's summer places for children?
So how is there so much money available for the mayor's...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Oscar-nominated actor John Travolta will sit down for a public conversation with John Waters at Baltimore's Maryland Institute College of Art.
The man who created Edna Turnblad and the actor who brought the zaftig housewife of "Hairspray" to full-...