| 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-...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Howard "Bud" Ritter Jr., a retired Towson High School principal who had a second career as an antique toy and train dealer, died of dementia Monday at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland. The longtime Towson resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised in...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:46 PM
When Anthony Bourdain brings his Guts & Glory tour to the Hippodrome on Saturday, it will be a return engagement for the notoriously opinionated "chef-at-large".
Bourdain launched the Hippodrome's annual Foodie Experience series in May 2010, when he...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:08 PM
More than a few East Coast buildings contain a Tiffany stained-glass window or two. But one structure in Baltimore can boast much more — a complete interior created by the famed designer, Louis Comfort Tiffany.
St. Mark's Lutheran Church on St....
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:43 PM
When the lights dim for "Hunger Games" at midnight Thursday, Fatimah Nelson, who bought tickets weeks ago, will be there, a bit breathless, at the edge of a plush seat at Arundel Mills.
"I've been waiting months and months and months," says the Baltimore...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Whitney French Morrill, the co-owner of a building maintenance firm that cleaned Baltimore landmarks, died of complications from dementia Saturday at Manor Care Ruxton. The Monkton resident was 87.
Born in New York City and raised in Stamford, Conn.,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:21 AM
A frequent critic of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration was arrested and jailed Wednesday morning when she tried to enter City Hall to attend a public meeting. Officers told the activist, Kim A. Trueheart, 55, of Baltimore, that she had...