| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
As the Baltimore Colts were leaving the city in early 1984, the team's director of sales recalled sitting at the Rusty Scupper bar at the Inner Harbor, wondering what he should do next.
A friend told Bob Leffler he should start his own advertising...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Custodians at the Church of the Redeemer have struggled this winter to keep its sidewalks clear of snow, but the one flush against North Charles Street in Homeland — buried by nearly every plow that passes — proved too much.
| Feb 25, 2014
Charles M. Cahn Jr., a retired Baltimore attorney who was the managing partner of Blades & Rosenfeld, died Feb. 10 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. He was 92.
The son of Charles M. Cahn, an insurance executive, and Fannie Rosenbacher Cahn, a...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Aushuk, check. Kofta challow, check. Kaddo borwani, check.
The everlasting pleasures at The Helmand are still in place, and still wonderful.
For the uninitiated, aushuk are soft, pillowy squares of ravioli-like pasta, filled with meltingly soft leeks,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As a former facilities manager at the Church of the Redeemer on North Charles Street, I am appalled at the city of Baltimore issuing fines for sidewalk clearing during recent snows at this church ("Plenty of snow this winter brings plenty of fines, too,"...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The 79-year-old Handel Choir of Baltimore has made a point of honoring its namesake every year with a performance of the oratorio "Messiah." But on Saturday at Old St. Paul's, the chorus will focus on the "Baltimore" portion of its name with a concert...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:36 PM
United Way of Central Maryland is looking for a new home, a move leaders hope will embody the charity's shift from a funnel for corporate dollars into a hands-on partner of service organizations.
When the emphasis was on corporate fundraising, "of course...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Nestled in an old Korean office building adjacent to a vacant lot resides Gold Bar, one of Baltimore's newer establishments. Gold Bar serves as a sister bar to highly regarded the Crown — right across the hall but with a measured difference in...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Pamela Becker, a graphics design production manager and artist, died of cancer Dec. 17 at her Owings Mills home. She was 64.
Born Pamela Joyce Brown in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Henry Brown, who owned a jewelry distributorship, and his wife,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:38 AM
The city Wednesday approved the $2.2 million sale of six long-vacant properties close to the Inner Harbor to a developer proposing to turn them into market-rate apartments.
PMC Property Group, Inc., which owns and operates about 700 apartments in...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Construction on the Towson "Bike Beltway", which uses a set of bike lanes and signage to demarcate the 4.2 miles of roads around downtown Towson, will begin this year and should be completed by June, according to a county public works official....