| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Baltimore novelist Laura Lippman's husband, David Simon, once suggested that she write a novel based on the real-life disappearance of local gambling kingpin Julius "The Lord" Salsbury.
Naturally, she ignored him.
"David saw the story with a reporter'...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:26 AM
A federal lawsuit alleging the Baltimore harbor is being polluted by the city-backed construction of the Horseshoe Casino has been dismissed.
U.S. District Court Judge Richard D. Bennett ruled that the city resident who sued lacked legal standing to...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Derek Waters, creator and host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," says his "dream for any city" is to find stories that are "true" and that make viewers wonder: "Why weren't we taught that in school?"
The Lutherville native is back in Baltimore this...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:33 PM
The Baltimore City Council gave preliminary approval Monday for two more years of tax breaks for developers rehabbing historic properties — despite concerns that the program is riddled with errors and amounts to a giveaway to developers who would...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Impressive views of Harbor East, Little Italy, Federal Hill and the Baltimore waterfront can be found from the windows of this seventh-floor condominium at Spinnaker Bay.
With an asking price of $975,000, the property at 717 President St. offers three...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:54 PM
John H. Brown, who headed the Baltimore Police Department's mounted patrol for more than a decade and later became Carroll County sheriff, died Jan. 11 of heart failure at his Uniontown home. He was 85.
"He was fair, a gentleman, as were his deputies,"...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Carolyn M. Donkervoet, a retired director of the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells Point, died of complications from dementia Dec. 15 at the Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Bolton Hill resident was 85.
Born Carolyn Eugenia...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The city's zoning board on Tuesday denied an appeal by a Federal Hill group to create an open-air beer garden across from the Cross Street Market.
Board members voted 3-2 to grant conditional approval to the courtyard beer garden in the first block of...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In response to the Jan 13th article, "Key councilman says city shouldn't zone long time liquor stores out of business" (Jan. 13) I would like to say that I strongly agree with Councilman Ed Reisinger.
I am a long-time resident (over 30 years) of Charles...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:16 PM
A 22-year-old man was fatally shot in the head early Tuesday in a drive-by shooting near Federal Hill, police said.
The shooting took place just after midnight in the 100 block of W. Hamburg St. on the border of Sharp-Leadenhall and Federal Hill. The...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Michelle Pearce and her twin sister, Sandie Pearce Reardon, wanted to try something new when they walked into Haute Blow Dry Bar in Harbor East. They were so pleased with the results — long chestnut locks — that they posted photos that...