| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The world's best banjo player of the past year lives in a log cabin about 40 miles from Baltimore.
On a recent Wednesday afternoon, 55-year-old Mike Munford sat on a couch in his living room in Glen Rock, Pa. He held his favorite banjo, a Gibson five-...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:39 AM
I have city eyes. Apparently I was born with them. Whenever my parents and sisters exclaimed about the beauty of a beet plucked from our Connecticut garden, I would think, "Mmmm ... a beet ... cousin of the sugar beet, source of that white powder...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:06 AM
A three-vehicle collision in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 North prior to the U.S. 1 Alternate (Caton Avenue) exit closed the northbound left shoulder at 8:55 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
An accident with...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Frances G. Bell, who was considered an expert on the history of the village of Kingsville, where she lived her entire life, died Sunday of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 91.
The daughter of Frank C. Goettner, a Baltimore County...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:04 AM
When Baltimore restaurateur Casey Jenkins opens the Birdland Sports Bar & Grill on Belair Road this month, it will be one of a few sit-down restaurants along the commercial strip. But he, and many others, hope it won't be the last.
City, county and...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:15 AM
A disabled vehicle in the Sparks Glencoe area on Interstate 83 South at Cold Bottom Road has closed the southbound right shoulder for nearly two hours after the state Department of Transportation first reported the incident at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Christopher K. Bennett, 20, of the first block of Rigdon Road, was charged Monday with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and unauthorized removal of property.
Emory R. Gullion, 25, of the 1900 block of Bennett Road, was charged Saturday with...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Police were searching Saturday for two suspects in the shooting of a man in an attempted robbery in the city's northeast neighborhood of Waltherson, Baltimore police said.
Officers were called at 10:18 p.m. Friday to the 5000 block of Belair Road, where...
| 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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Birdland Sports Bar & Grill, the new project from Casey Jenkins of Darker than Blue Cafe, will open Friday night on Belair Road.
The new restaurant is inviting the public to a grand opening from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Edward Lewis Funk III, a retired investment broker active in Masonic circles as well as in his church, died of heart disease Sunday at his Owings Mills home. He was 70.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Edward Lewis Funk Jr., an office manager, and...