| Oct 15, 2013
Darker Than Blue, Casey Jenkins' white-tablecloth soul-food cafe on Greenmount Avenue, will close at the end of October. The restaurant's last day is Oct. 31, according to Jenkins.
"We've been able to outgrow our current location," Jenkins said of his...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:05 AM
When The Sun's dining blog reported this week that Casey Jenkins was closing his popular restaurant Darker Than Blue in Waverly, I recalled Jenkins' frustrations with crime along Greenmount Avenue and wondered if it had played a role.
In November 2011,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:13 PM
William N. Gill Sr., founder of the Village Sub Shop chain that had numerous sites in the city and Baltimore County and later included the Steak & Rib Restaurant, died Saturday of a heart attack at his Lutherville home. He was 82.
William Norton Gill Sr....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:27 PM
John N. Proakis, a veteran TV repairman who was a co-founder of Lane TV and was known to his customers as "The TV Man," died Friday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of congestive heart failure. He was 90.
The son of Greek immigrants from Chios,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:21 AM
The Maryland Department of Transportation reports that as of 9:15 a.m. Monday, major incidents around Baltimore have been cleared.
Two disabled vehicles were reported in Howard County – on I-95 north at Route 100 and on Route 100 west past Route...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Even before local and federal agents raided Jade Heart Health in Towson in March and charged its operators with prostitution and human trafficking, what went on at the massage parlor at 1404 E. Joppa Road was hardly a secret.
Men arrived day and night...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:03 AM
Three people were injured when a van crashed into the Firestone Tire Center in the 700 block of Belair Road in Bel Air late Saturday morning, according to Bel Air Police.
Bel Air Police reported the driver of the van, Thomas Roper, of Edgewood, and two...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:01 AM
One of two southbound lanes in the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel was blocked Wednesday morning by a two-vehicle crash, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported.
The incident on Interstate 895 was reported at 8:42 a.m.
The agency also reported a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The Perry Hall Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library is celebrating 50 years of service this month, and on Saturday the community was invited to join the party.
The branch has come a long way in those 50 years. From humble beginnings to its...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:05 AM
A two-vehicle collision in Baltimore County on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at the Northwest Expressway exit has closed both inner loop shoulders at 8:41 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Debris on the outer loop of...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home.
"I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...