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  • Dream home: Historic gift

    Dream home: Historic gift
    Almost 300 years ago, Rachael Howard and her betrothed, Charles Ridgely, were given a large tract of land in Southwest Baltimore as a wedding gift from her father. Decades later in 1798, Michael Warner, a politician from a wealthy local family, built a...
  • There's no plan in sight for Haiti's homeless

    There's no plan in sight for Haiti's homeless
    Reconstruction of this earthquake-crippled nation hangs on a simple, potentially explosive question: Who owns the land? Take this spot below the city's main transmission lines off the Delmas 33 road. Before the earthquake eight months ago, goats grazed...
  • Balto. Co. police seek culprits in light rail knife attacks

    Baltimore County police are investigating a stabbing attack and robbery Saturday on two men at the light rail station on West Patapsco Avenue near Cherry Hill. It was the second robbery at the station in two weekend nights, according to the Maryland...
  • MTA administrator disavows curbs on photography

    Two photographers who were detained by Maryland Transit Administration police this year and told they were forbidden to take pictures of MTA facilities expressed relief Wednesday after the head of the agency flatly repudiated the officers' actions....
  • MTA warned: Let photographers shoot

    MTA warned: Let photographers shoot
    Christopher Fussell likes to take pictures of trains and buses. The 29-year-old Oregonian has shot photos and video of transit systems all over the United States. It wasn't until he came to Baltimore, he said Tuesday, that he was detained for...
  • Craft brewers get in on food-pairing game

    Craft brewers get in on food-pairing game
    A forthcoming dinner at Woodberry Kitchen won't be like the many others the restaurant serves on a weeknight. Sure, there will be six courses, including Snow Hill oysters, a slow-roasted ham, braised shank with potatoes and carrots. But there will...
  • Payoffs 'The Wire' way: 'Social Security number?'

    Payoffs 'The Wire' way: 'Social Security number?'
    Ever since I heard some enterprising Baltimoreans used pit bulls to try to shake down "The Wire" crew for money, I've wondered: Did the scheme actually work? In case you missed it, I reported earlier this week that an online travel show visiting parts of...
  • Fire department loses more than a century's experience

    Fire department loses more than a century's experience
    Jeff King spent the day car shopping, but only after starting out with his ritual stop at Dunkin' Donuts. Gary Jones got ready for what he hoped to be the first of many golf outings and performed chores from the proverbial "honey-do" list. Jeff Loomis...
  • Healing Baltimore's harbor

    Healing Baltimore's harbor
    Ray Bahr ought to be taking it easy. He's 75 and retired after a successful career as a cardiologist. Instead, the Canton resident finds himself prowling alleys in East Baltimore on the lookout for illegally dumped trash and goading city officials to...
  • Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden

    Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden
    SALT LAKE CITY — This was going to be about fun and games. That's what drives the Outdoor Retailer trade show, the twice-annual event that fills the city's Salt Palace with the gear and goodies that you, dear consumer, will be lusting after next...
  • After decades, beer gardens are back in vogue

    After decades, beer gardens are back in vogue
    A year ago, Hope Tarr found herself marveling at a new beer garden inBrooklyn. Tarr, who co-created an iPhone app that tracks beer gardens in New York City, had grown up in Baltimore listening about these outdoor promised lands where German suds flowed...