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  • City threatens to take down statue in traffic circle

    City threatens to take down statue in traffic circle
    Residents in the Charles Village area  really like their quirky new neighbor, Charlie, who seems to live in the middle of a traffic circle. For many residents, Charlie is the only thing they do like about the controversial traffic circle at 32nd...
  • Towson Winterfest schedule of events

    Below is a schedule of some of of this year's Towson Winterfest, which kicks off with the annual tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 29 and is highlighted by Fire & Ice Night on Dec. 13. Friday, Nov. 29 All-day special promotions downtown 6 to 8 p.m.-...
  • Max Bemis learns how to love

    Max Bemis learns how to love
    Over the course of four emo-tinged rock albums, Say Anything singer/songwriter Max Bemis has explored love's harsher realities. The 29-year-old has penned songs with titles such as "I Used to Have a Heart," "Hate Everyone" and the tongue-in-cheek "I...
  • Baltimore through student eyes [Commentary]

    Baltimore through student eyes [Commentary]
    When my family and I moved to this region in the late 1970s, we were struck by how many people made a sharp distinction between "the City" and surrounding counties. In today's global society, the boundaries blur. I hear UMBC students from Moscow to...
  • City to expand Circulator bus line to north Baltimore

    City to expand Circulator bus line to north Baltimore
    Baltimore City plans to expand the Purple Route of the free Charm City Circulator bus line to University Parkway in north Baltimore, starting in fall 2014. The north-south Purple Route currently runs between Federal Hill downtown and Penn Station. Plans...
  • Dean R. Wagner, math teacher

    Dean R. Wagner, math teacher
    Dean R. Wagner, a retired mathematics teacher who spent his retirement researching Baltimore residential communities, died of cancer Sept. 11 at his Original Northwood home. He was 77. He was born in Piqua, Ohio, and attended high school there. His...
  • Piercing the bubble of calm

    Piercing the bubble of calm
    Last week, I got mugged. Or, quasi-mugged. My urge to imbibe thwarted by Baltimore's proscription of Sunday liquor store sales, I'd ended up in the back of Charles Village Pub with a book and a Dale's Pale Ale. After a couple hours of reading and...
  • Towson prostitution arrest leads government to try to seize assets

    Towson prostitution arrest leads government to try to seize assets
    Even before local and federal agents raided Jade Heart Health in Towson in March and charged its operators with prostitution and human trafficking, what went on at the massage parlor at 1404 E. Joppa Road was hardly a secret. Men arrived day and night...
  • Baltimore liquor store owners urge council members to make adjustments to zoning overhaul

    Baltimore liquor store owners urge council members to make adjustments to zoning overhaul
    Jay Chung's parents bought the family's business, Charles Village Schnapp Shop, a quarter-century ago, pouring their life's savings into the liquor store and banking their retirement on its success. But a plan to redesign Baltimore's zoning would take...
  • Residents question redesign of Walmart shopping center in Remington

    Residents question redesign of Walmart shopping center in Remington
    Residents at a public meeting Monday said downscaled plans for a Walmart-anchored shopping center in Remington seem "cheap," and two Baltimore City Council members threatened to seek renewed council scrutiny of the project unless neighbors' concerns are...
  • Darker Than Blue to close in Waverly but may return in Charles Village

    Darker Than Blue to close in Waverly but may return in Charles Village
    Darker Than Blue, Casey Jenkins’ white-tablecloth soul food cafe on Greenmount Avenue, will close at the end of October. The restaurant’s last day is Oct. 31, according to Jenkins. "It's not really bittersweet," Jenkins said about leaving...