| Sep 16, 2011
| 4:00 PM
A cigarette butt discarded outside the front door of a murder victim's Northeast Baltimore home led detectives to a suspect, who has now been charged with stabbing a 91-year-old woman during a burglary.
"The way we closed this case was right out of a...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Members of a North Baltimore church congregation felt they could not hear their own voices while singing a hymn. Others complained they could not hear the choir.
Aware of acoustical dead spots in the sanctuary of Second Presbyterian Church, the...
| Apr 7, 2012
Jeanne T. Welsh, a homemaker who enjoyed painting, died of congestive heart failure March 31 at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Pinehurst resident was 84.
Born Jeanne Tribull in Baltimore and raised in Govans, she was a 1944 Eastern High...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 7:44 PM
A mosaic of multi-colored flowers spilling out of a silvery vase fills a wall at the entry to the new Green House Residences at Stadium Place in the city. Tiles of varying hues and textures form a perky yellow sunflower, a brilliant red rose, delicate...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:08 PM
When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly.
Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Dickens W. Warfield, a psychologist who as associate director of Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. became an outspoken advocate for fair housing, died Oct. 21 of liver cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville.
The longtime Towson...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 6:00 AM
John Houser III went to Grand Cru for his weekend dining review.
Grand Cru showed up as one of the top ten gathering spots for after-work drinks in Baltimore's 100 Best Bars 2011, but how's the food up over in there?
Here is the Grand Cru review.
| Nov 10, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Movies and crepes go together. The original Sofi's Crepes is still running next to The Charles, now a new Sofi's has opened directly across from The Senator.
The new address is 5911 York Road, and the phone number is 410-727-5737. Tentative hours at...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Hours after a triple shooting that claimed the life of one man, signs of the carnage remained all too clear in this Mid-Govans home in North Baltimore.
A large pool of blood at the foot of a leather couch. A bedroom door kicked in, the door frame...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Three-year-old Elijah Thomas had just seen a face. And he couldn't have been more excited.
"Look, look," Elijah implored, turning his head to his mother and pointing at a 15-foot metal face about 20 feet away, its mouth opening and closing as the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:47 AM
If close proximity to a great pizza joint doesn't raise property values, it should. Good pizza makes a neighborhood eminently more livable.
Fortunately for the people living in and around Govans, in northern Baltimore City, Toss is a great pizza joint....