| Apr 9, 2009
Fur coats, trips and other treats for the mayor? At least $15,348.
Political poll for City Council member? $12,500.
City property taxes? Priceless.
Or, rather: Unpaid.
The free-spending Ronald Lipscomb, the developer whose gifts to Mayor Sheila...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 10:43 AM
From the Maryland Politics blog:
Meetings of the city's spending board are generally sleepy bureaucratic pageants, punctuated by the occasional protest from contractors or sopping arrival of officials caught in the rain.
But Tom Kiefaber, who ran the...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 4:55 PM
"Coming Soon," reads the marquee at the Senator Theatre.
Change that to "Coming Sooner Than You Think."
Buzz and Kathleen Cusack, the new managers of the landmark North Baltimore movie house, have scheduled an Oct. 15 reopening for the cinema. They will...
| Oct 9, 2010
There's a Kelly green aerial lift parked in the lobby of the Senator Theatre, and a steady sound of scraping as an art restoration expert in the auditorium carefully extracts paint samples from the proscenium arch flanking the stage.
A section of the...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 7:26 AM
It really was the last picture show.
Baltimore's most passionate advocate of historic movie houses stood before the stage last night, and addressed a standing room only crowd of about 1,000. His voice cracking a little with emotion, he said, for the...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 2:24 AM
The Senator Theatre's operators want to scrap plans for a small-plate restaurant and add more screens to the neighborhood theater that has become "Baltimore's movie palace."
James "Buzz" Cusack and Kathleen Cusack announced their new layout at a public...
| May 2, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Print this list out and keep it with you at all times. You never know when you'll have the opportunity to check another item off your list.
1. Enjoy cinema al fresco ___
2. See a movie at The Senator Theatre -- while you still can ___
3. Spend a...
| Dec 18, 2010
| 12:40 PM
| Jan 19, 2011
| 5:16 AM
| Nov 20, 2008
I was going to do a post on popcorn this week. I just hadn't gotten around to it. Sunday night I popped my own popcorn for the first time in, I don't know, years. My recipe is simple: You take......
| Feb 13, 2009
Consumer blogger Liz Kay tells me Saigon Remembered across from the Senator Theatre in Govans has reopened after being closed for a couple of weeks. Banh mi (Vietnamese sandwiches on a baguette) are now available at lunchtime, and the restaurant......