| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Canton has traditionally been a blue-collar neighborhood, and for more than 100 years, the Canton Railroad Co. has been a part of that mix, moving freight for local industries and the port of Baltimore.
Its locomotives are a familiar — and at times...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Baltimore Department of Public Works crews were working to fix a water main break near the Canton waterfront Monday night that left customers in four zip codes without water.
It was not clear as of about 11 p.m. how many customers were affected,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Water returned by late Tuesday morning to thousands of households and businesses in South and Southeast Baltimore after a water main break disrupted that service Monday night, according to the Department of Public Works.
The problems began about 8:30 p....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:56 AM
A Canton Railroad train came off the tracks in Southeast Baltimore on Wednesday morning, according to city fire officials.
The train came off the tracks at South Clinton Street around 8:25 a.m., Baltimore City Fire Department spokesman Ian Brennan said....
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Susa Kessler, a retired World Bank analyst who had fled Nazi Germany as a child, died of breast cancer complications Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Canton resident was 88.
Born in Stuttgart, Germany, she was the daughter of Dr. Caesar Hirsch,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:27 PM
More than two dozen burglaries and attempted burglaries have been reported in the past 30 days in Baltimore's Canton neighborhood, a significant jump from what residents usually face.
In one case, a woman was sleeping on her couch in the 3200 block of...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Canton's Plug Ugly's Publick House is named after an obscure band of ruffians used to control election day polling by politicians. They had a brief existence in the 1850s and are rumored to have kidnapped Edgar Allan Poe for political machinations leading...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:07 AM
The Baltimore-based Mission BBQ will add three locations in 2013, with plans to open 40 restaurants nationwide by 2018
The upcoming expansion for the patriotic-themed restaurant, where the National Anthem is played every day at noon, will add branches...
| Jun 25, 2013
BangBang Mongolian Grill is closed in Canton, but one of the partners in the franchise operation plans to reopen the location as an independent restaurant named Soyombo Mongolian Grill.
Opened in February 2012 in the Can Company, the Canton location...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:06 PM
For more than two years, Baltimore city has tried to fight its litter problem with a law barring merchants from giving shoppers plastic bags unless they ask for them.
But even the law's supporters acknowledge it's had little impact.
Of more than 200...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Mama's on the Half Shell is now a bona fide, indisputable major success. That's fine. Mama's was a love letter to Baltimore from Patrick "Scunny" McCusker, a successful tavern owner and indefatigable nice guy whose wonderful life continues to be...