| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Around the turn of the 20th century, ancient Chinese poetry grabbed fresh attention in the West and provided inspiration for some notable works.
Austrian composer Gustav Mahler, for example, found in a set of German translations of Li Po the impetus...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Eufrosyne Cavacos Breskow, a retired real estate sales agent and design gallery owner, died of stroke complications March 18 at Dove House in Westminster. The former Roland Park and Mount Vernon resident was 85.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:09 AM
A collision in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 prior to the Keith Avenue exit has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:25 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
In Parkville, emergency roadwork on MD 147 South at...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Congratulations to Baltimore County Council members David Marks and Vicki Almond, who have introduced a bill to ban certain electronic signs along portions of Charles Street in Towson ("Bill would ban electronic changeable signage in areas of Towson,"...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:50 PM
All but one westbound lane of Cold Spring Lane near the ramp for Interstate 83 that had been closed by a water main break early Thursday morning were reopened in time for the evening commute, a Baltimore Department of Transportation official said.
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Four gunman wearing masks robbed several employees of a popular Federal Hill sports bar early Sunday, Baltimore police said.
Armed with handguns, the men entered Mother's Federal Hill Grille in the 1100 S. Charles St. around 6:30 a.m. and robbed...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Federal authorities are looking for a man they said robbed a PNC Bank in Baltimore Monday afternoon wearing a red hat that read, "Haters Gonna Hate."
The man, who is described in his mid 30s and about six feet tall, went into the bank at 1100 Charles...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:38 PM
The number of coveted parking spaces available to the able-bodied on crowded downtown streets is about to shrink as Baltimore begins reserving metered spots for disabled drivers.
Earmarking 200 metered spaces in the central business district is the first...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of four armed robbers who barged into Mother's Federal Hill Grille, threatened employees at gunpoint and hit one worker with the butt of a shotgun.
As employees arrived at the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday she wants to make a tax credit that has been used to spur apartment development downtown available citywide.
The new proposal would offer a tax credit for 10 years for projects anywhere in the city, five...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Buckets of baby's breath, tulips and irises filled a walk-in cooler at Flowers by Gina D. on Thursday. Vases were wrapped with pink ribbons, and teddy bears and greeting cards stood ready for purchase.
Missing were the four drivers who had been...