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  • In city 'crack down,' drinking at Pride to be limited to fenced-in areas

    In city 'crack down,' drinking at Pride to be limited to fenced-in areas
    The consumption of alcohol at this year's Baltimore Pride festivities will be confined to two designated beer gardens within the larger event footprint, organizers said Thursday. "City officials are trying to crack down on alcohol consumption," said...
  • Maryland Film Festival makes a new home in Station North

    Maryland Film Festival makes a new home in Station North
    Grumblings seemed few as the 16th Maryland Film Festival wrapped up Sunday, having weathered a forced relocation to North Avenue and other nearby areas. "I've been really enjoying it," cinephile Greg Golinski said Saturday, about halfway through his...
  • Moviegoers adapt to Md. Film Fest move

    Moviegoers adapt to Md. Film Fest move
    The 16th Maryland Film Festival began this week with cinephiles carefully mapping out their plans and cautiously optimistic that a move from the five-screen Charles Theatre to seven different locations would not crimp their style. "I thought it would,...
  • Richard Bankerd, hairstylist

    Richard Bankerd, hairstylist
    Richard Bankerd, a hairstylist who owned a salon and competed in major industry competitions, died of lymphoma May 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. A resident of the Mayfield section of Northeast Baltimore, he was 71. "He had trophies that are...
  • Opportunity, adjustment in the air for Md. Film Festival

    Opportunity, adjustment in the air for Md. Film Festival
    Kevin Brown knows opportunity when it shows up at his front door. When news broke this year that the annual Maryland Film Festival would be leaving its home at the Charles Theatre for a series of venues, including several near the restaurant he runs...
  • Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency

    These days, his Western business suits and ties have given way to Afghan turbans and tunics. Instead of anthropology students and fellow faculty members at the Johns Hopkins University, tribal elders and international aid officials are more likely to seek...
  • Boy Scout Troop 35 marks 50th anniversary of Baltimore-Annapolis hike

    Boy Scout Troop 35 marks 50th anniversary of Baltimore-Annapolis hike
    The annual 40-mile hike by Boy Scouts of America Troop 35 has played an important role in the life of Michael Conklin. The 25-year-old has completed the course four times since his first at the age of 13. And even though he no longer lives in Maryland,...
  • Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village

    Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village
    A month's worth of rain caused widespread flooding Wednesday, prompting multiple rescues and causing a massive landslide that poured half a dozen cars onto train tracks in Charles Village. More storms were meanwhile possible, with tornado and severe...
  • Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state

    Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state
    A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed Wednesday amid a month's worth of rain, dumping street lights, sidewalks and half a dozen cars onto the CSX rail tracks below. No injuries were...
  • Open Walls, open dialogue

    When you paint on a wall in the middle of the city, people want to talk to you. They want to tell you how they would have painted things differently, choosing a different shade of green or a different subject entirely. They want to know why you're there....
  • Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings

    Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings
    Forced to evacuate his rowhouse on East 26th Street after the street collapsed in a pile of dirt, asphalt and parked automobiles on the adjacent train tracks, Jack Temple said he's living in "limbo." Temple and about 20 other Charles Village residents...