| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:27 PM
The recommendation to open a new elementary/middle school in Canton is drawing opposition from the community and the popular charter school that would be its neighbor.
The proposed school, which would serve pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, was...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Yes, it's going to be an unusual Thanksgiving -- conciding with the start of Hannukah and topped with the Baltimore Ravens hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. If you're looking for a place to celebrate on the town, these restaurants say...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 12:19 PM
A man was shot in the back at a Southeast Baltimore club early Monday, Baltimore police said.
An officer parked outside the Voltage Nightclub heard gunshots at about 1:44 a.m. and saw a 24-year-old man leave the club with an apparent gunshot wound to his...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Popping in to check out the newest store in Canton, Tony Vasiliades got a taste of what its founders hope will be commonplace in the near future.
He smiled for the cameras — four of them, all going off at the same time. Now he has three-...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Garnette Lynch Brant, a retired real estate saleswoman who also had a Waverly consignment shop, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 93 and lived in Lutherville.
Born Mary Garnette Lynch in Yadkin County, N.C., she...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Bruce Gartner served as acting executive secretary of the Maryland Transportation Authority for seven months before being named permanently to the position last month.
That was probably a good thing because the Annapolis resident needs to hit the ground...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:59 PM
One hundred years ago, Bohemian-born William Oktavec, a butcher by trade and a would-be artist, arrived in Baltimore from New York with his wife and young son. He set up a grocery shop at the corner of North Collington and Ashland avenues in the area...
| Dec 14, 2013
Date: Sept. 28
Her story: Diz Keller, 33, grew up in Severna Park. She works for a defense contractor. Her parents, Ellen McGee and David Keller, live in Severna Park.
His story: Andrew Harrison, 33, grew up in Rochester, N.Y. He moved to Maryland...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:18 AM
As a part of last month's Best Bars collection in The Baltimore Sun, "25 superlatives for Baltimore bars," the award for "Best Orange Crush" was pinned to a Canton favorite, Portside Tavern. And I, for one, was immediately disgruntled.
It's not that I...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:26 PM
About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub.
The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
| Feb 9, 2014
Date: Dec. 7
Her story: Michelle Zilka, 36, grew up in Bel Air. She is an assistant lab director at the Center for Inherited Disease Research at Johns Hopkins' Bayview Medical Center. Her parents, Patricia Zilka, who retired in December, and Paul Zilka,...