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  • Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

    Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side
    Michael Mayfield did it all: The Baltimore teenager was a member of his school's Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, played baritone horn in the band, was a force on the mound for the baseball team, and was a youth ambassador and peer mediator. In a...
  • [Letter]

     [Letter]
    In response to your editorial "Maryland's unhappy residents" (May 12), we left, and we are happy to have gone south after 11 years in Federal Hill. Property taxes are a third of what they were in the city, and our house is bigger. I can park our cars now....
  • Like/Dislike: Brian Behm, artist

    Like/Dislike: Brian Behm, artist
    At Sunday's Art Outside event, local artists and crafters will gather at Druid Hill Park in a revival of sorts of the city's free al-fresco community art festivals of the 1950s and 1960s. Among the artists will be 28-year-old Brian Behm, also a designer...
  • Lorde gets the royal treatment at Baltimore nail salon

    Lorde gets the royal treatment at Baltimore nail salon
    International pop star Lorde was busy performing at the Preakness this weekend, but before she did she squeezed in a late night nail treatment — thanks to an unsuspecting Baltimore salon owner. "The mgr of the nail salon I just visited stayed open...
  • School funding falls short for city gifted programs

    School funding falls short for city gifted programs
    Darius Johnson says he's just an ordinary student, presented with an educational opportunity in his freshman year of high school that led him to extraordinary choices: Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Duke, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell, Stanford and Washington...
  • Wells Stanwick is the brains behind Hopkins lacrosse

    Wells Stanwick is the brains behind Hopkins lacrosse
    From his seat at a Federal Hill restaurant, surrounded by friends, Steele Stanwick had a funny feeling as he watched his younger brother Wells in Johns Hopkins' 14-8 victory at Virginia in the first round of the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament Sunday. It...
  • Bill aims to rein in city towing practices

    Bill aims to rein in city towing practices
    Baltimore City Councilman Robert W. Curran is tired of hearing about motorists whose cars were towed for reasons he finds ridiculous — for being parked outside the white lines in a supermarket lot, for instance, or at a fast food restaurant when the...
  • Md. commission proposes Uber regulations

    Md. commission proposes Uber regulations
    A judge with the Maryland Public Service Commission proposed Thursday to categorize Uber and other popular rideshare companies as "common carriers" — and subject them to the same regulations as taxis. Uber has threatened to leave the state if the...
  • Breathing easier [Editorial]

    The American Lung Association's latest ranking for U.S. cities with the worst air pollution rates the Baltimore-Washington area ninth worst for ground-level ozone, exceeded only by smog-shrouded regions of California and Texas. No other community on the...
  • Looking Out: Baltimore author to discuss 'Gay Mafia' at Pratt event

    Looking Out: Baltimore author to discuss 'Gay Mafia' at Pratt event
    In New York City in the 1930s, '40s and '50s, when city laws made it illegal to serve gay patrons or hire gay employees, it took a lot of money and clout for a gay establishment to stay ahead of the vice police and remain open. The city's entrenched...
  • Four charged in Federal Hill assault

    Four charged in Federal Hill assault
    Four West Baltimore residents have been charged with assaulting and robbing two people early Friday morning on a Federal Hill street, police said. A 24-year-old woman told police she and a male friend, 28, were walking in the 100 block Ostend St....