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  • 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...
  • Darker Than Blue owner: Crime not driving factor in move

    Darker Than Blue owner: Crime not driving factor in move
    When The Sun's dining blog reported this week that Casey Jenkins was closing his popular restaurant Darker Than Blue in Waverly, I recalled Jenkins' frustrations with crime along Greenmount Avenue and wondered if it had played a role.  In November 2011,...
  • Push urged for more cool roofs in Baltimore

    Push urged for more cool roofs in Baltimore
    Leigh Peterson has one of the coolest roofs in Baltimore. Her rowhouse near Patterson Park sports a blinding white cap, topped by a row of shiny solar panels. Peterson, 29, a graduate student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,...
  • Roomrunner: Finally on the upswing

    Roomrunner: Finally on the upswing
    In May, less than two weeks before the release of his band's anticipated debut album, Roomrunner frontman Denny Bowen was in a Massachusetts hospital. Despite the growing excitement surrounding his Baltimore quartet's new full-length album, "Ideal...
  • City's bottle tax a big burden for small retailers, grocery experts say

    City's bottle tax a big burden for small retailers, grocery experts say
    An independent grocer's profit margin is so slim that Baltimore's bottled-beverage tax may be to blame for the pending demise of Santoni's Supermarket, industry experts said Monday. "It was, in my opinion, a prime factor" said Jeff Metzger, publisher of...
  • Charles Village among communities joining National Night Out

    Charles Village among communities joining National Night Out
    Live music and the smell of Cuban beef stew filled the air in a hard-to-find Baltimore City park known as The Field, as several hundred people turned out July 26 for WAVEscape, Waverly's early version of National Night Out on Aug. 6. "Look at these...
  • Catherine L. Benicewicz

    Catherine L. Benicewicz
    Catherine L. Benicewicz, a retired substitute teacher who sought to keep alive the history of the Polish community that inhabited Brooklyn and Curtis Bay, died Saturday of kidney failure at Harbor Hospital. The lifelong Brooklyn resident was 94. The...
  • Preventing crime together

    Preventing crime together
    In recent years it has become popular to mock the concept of neighborhood watch. Last summer's Ben Stiller comedy, "The Watch," followed four inept suburban crime watchers as they attempted to save their neighborhood from an alien invasion. The showdown...
  • New Northern District commander brings 'focus' to post

    Major Kimberly Burrus, the Northern District's new commander, wants what you want: to feel safe from crime in Baltimore. "I am a city resident," said Burrus, 40, a 13-year veteran of the Baltimore City Police Department and a first-time commander. "I...