| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:07 AM
The six guys who make up the Baltimore-based comedy troupe Color Me Funny have a pretty simple goal in life. They never want to hear the following crack ever again:
"The best and worst compliment you can get is that you're the funniest person In...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:08 AM
If Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is serious about attracting 10,000 families to Baltimore in the next decade, she needs to find a way to hold those who have already made the decision to buy homes here harmless for the property tax credit errors made by...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
When Greg J. Hinkleman was 13, a friend's father taught him how to shuck oysters with a flat-head screwdriver. He has been shucking ever since.
The 28-year-old Annapolis native now lives in Federal Hill, where he works as a manager at Ryleigh's Oyster....
| Sep 24, 2013
The Food for Thought stage at next weekend's Baltimore Book Festival will present a full slate of talks and demonstrations by Baltimore-based chefs and visiting cookbook authors.
Among the locals are Johnny's barista Lindsay DiFabbio (1 p.m. Friday),...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Joshua Peeler, 24, Federal Hill, manufacturing engineer
Your favorite all-time Ravens moment? Going to New England for the AFC Championship game and watching the Ravens beat the Patriots.
The biggest way you've displayed your Ravens fandom?...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Ferdinand W. "Ferd" Germershausen Sr., longtime owner of a Federal Hill automobile repair shop and a World War II veteran, died Saturday of unknown causes at his Pasadena home. He was 91.
"I picked him up for work Friday morning, took him home later in...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:02 PM
In the courtroom where Baltimore Circuit Judge Timothy J. Doory metes out justice, he has a steadfast if silent companion, Maj. German H.H. Emory, a lawyer killed in World War I whose portrait hangs to the right of his bench.
"He's looking at me every...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Hey, wanna buy a Cronut?
We're talking a real Cronut here, the original cream-filled, glazed cross between a croissant and doughnut that you can buy at only one place in the world: the Dominique Ansel Bakery, a French pastry shop in New York City's SoHo...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home.
"I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Anyone active in online social networking has likely received one: A message from someone who clicked on the wrong link, flooding friends' inboxes or feeds with more links about weight loss drugs or shocking photos.
Or you might remember that time Burger...
| 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...