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  • Preserving our past: Ownership isn't the issue

    Preserving our past: Ownership isn't the issue
    What is the future for Baltimore's city-owned historic properties? The Baltimore Sun has reported that Baltimore City is hiring an appraisal firm to determine the "market value" of 15 city-owned historic properties. Baltimore Heritage has asked...
  • Day trips: Welcome Discovery, celebrate Earth Day

    Day trips: Welcome Discovery, celebrate Earth Day
    Washington Space Shuttle Discovery, National Air and Space Museum The space shuttle Discovery soared around the Washington Monument and the White House in a salute to the nation's capital Tuesday before landing for the last time near its new home at...
  • Maria S. Taylor, gardener

    Maria S. Taylor, gardener
    Maria S. Taylor, a gardener called the "Picasso of privet hedges" after she transformed a suburban front yard into a topiary menagerie, died Saturday after a fall at her home in the Lake Falls section of Baltimore County. She was 71. "Though it's rush...
  • No link between Virginia earthquake and fracking, scientists say

    Scientists say there is no link between a controversial natural gas drilling technique and the Virginia earthquake that rattled the East Coast in August. “Let’s be very clear: fracking did not cause the Virginia earthquake,” said...
  • Review: Midtown BBQ & Brew, formerly Midtown Yacht Club, excels with BBQ

    Review: Midtown BBQ & Brew, formerly Midtown Yacht Club, excels with BBQ
    Lately in Mount Vernon, especially in the vicinity of the Washington Monument, there's the faint but unmistakably syrupy aroma of barbecue in the air. Follow the trail and you'll find yourself at an unexpected place — the Midtown Yacht Club. The...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, TV and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, TV and more
    Our list of everything going on the week of 11/28-12/4 NOTABLE TV MONDAY Basketball Wives LA: Reunion, Part 2 (special; 8 p.m.; VH1) Top 40 (special; 8 p.m.; BBC America) Bored to Death (season finale; 9 p.m.; HBO) The Closer (mid-season premiere; 9 p....
  • Police seize $25,000 in pot from Mount Vernon house

    Baltimore police officers serving a warrant on a man wanted in a minor crime said they stumbled on a stash house in Mount Vernon where more than 8 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $25,000 on the street were being stored. Detective Jeremy Silbert...
  • Matt Stover to preside over monument lighting

    Matt Stover to preside over monument lighting
    Ravens great Matt Stover will preside over this year's lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument, organizers announced Tuesday. Stover spent 13 seasons as a Raven, earning respect as one of the most accurate kickers in NFL history and the admiration of...
  • Students' pottery creations on sale at Towson University

    Towson University's Department of Art will hold its 41st annual Holiday Pottery Sale Friday-Saturday, Dec. 2-3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., in the Center for the Arts Ceramics Studio Room 3012. As in years past, this event will showcase a large selection of...
  • Police chase after hit-and-run ends in collision on beltway

    A police-involved chase that began in West Baltimore ended with a collision on the Baltimore Beltway near Park Heights Avenue, snarling early morning traffic. According to Baltimore City police, officers responded at 6:22 a.m. Thursday to a call about a...
  • The mayor and her Ravens tickets

    If Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's decision to strip City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young of his tickets to a Ravens playoff game didn't make it clear enough, the list of those who have been invited to share the city skybox this season confirms...