| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:37 AM
By Kit Waskom Pollard
In the realm of ethnic cuisines, Turkish food flies under the radar. Govans' new spot, Bosphorus, named for the Turkish strait that is part of the boundary between Europe and Asia, could change that.
Bosphorus is an apt name,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Winifred Coughlin, a homemaker who established college scholarships in thanks for the assistance she had received as a student, died Tuesday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at King James Care Center in Chatham, N.J. The former Ednor Gardens...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80.
Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:20 PM
An 8-inch water main break is affecting homes in several residential blocks in North Baltimore on Thursday morning, according to the Baltimore Department of Public Works.
The break, in the 600 block of Winston Ave., is in the city's Winston-Govans...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Vera Louise Davis, a homemaker recalled as an accomplished baker, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 5 at her home in the Govans section of North Baltimore. She was 85.
Born Vera Louise Evans in Baltimore to John Henry and Lillian Evans, she grew...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Manna House, an agency that supports Baltimore's poor and needy, supplies 50,000 meals to the homeless every year, and executive director Saleem Gauhar calls it a privilege to do so.
It's also not easy, he says. It's something his organization could...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Jeanne D. Granofsky, a registered nurse who worked for 30 years with the Baltimore City Health Department, died Tuesday at the Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 84.
The daughter of a furniture maker and a homemaker, the former Jeanne...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:53 AM
For the third straight year, the drivers in the Grand Prix of Baltimore will flip the ignition switch in their racecars, fire up those fuel-injected, high-performance engines and renew their quest for the fastest way through the streets of downtown...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:09 AM
A man was killed in a shooting in North Baltimore early Tuesday morning, according to Baltimore Police.
Tuesday afternoon, police identified the victim as Shawn Pooler, 22, of the 500 block of Harwood Avenue.
Officers responded to the 500 block of...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Date: July 6, 2013
Kibibi's story: Kibibi Matthews, 33, was born in Baltimore. She is employed by the federal government and works in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Her father, Dr. Derrick Matthews, is a pediatrician at a hospital in Tanzania, and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Really Raw Honey is known for its straight-from-the-hive product, a creamy white treat sold online and in hundreds of stores like Whole Foods.
But the buzz about the Highlandtown-based company this week involved handguns, rifles, ammunition and cocaine...