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  • A John Waters Christmas

    A John Waters Christmas
    You'll know you have arrived at John Waters' Christmas party when you see the wreath of thorns. Ricky the doorman — he's worked this party for 25 years — will not let you past the heavy wooden door unless your name is on the list. You...
  • Turkish specialties and charming service at Bosphorus in Govans

    Turkish specialties and charming service at Bosphorus in Govans
    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,...
  • Winifred Coughlin

    Winifred Coughlin
    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...
  • Joan A. Spurrier, legal secretary

    Joan A. Spurrier, legal secretary
    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...
  • Water main break disrupts service in North Baltimore

    Water main break disrupts service in North Baltimore
    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...
  • Vera L. Davis, homemaker

    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...
  • Yom Kippur 2013 observances include food donations

    Yom Kippur 2013 observances include food donations
    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...
  • Jeanne D. Granofsky, nurse

    Jeanne D. Granofsky, nurse
    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...
  • A Baltimore face for Baltimore's race

    A Baltimore face for Baltimore's race
    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...
  • Man fatally shot in Mid-Govans early Tuesday

    Man fatally shot in Mid-Govans early Tuesday
    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...
  • Wedded: Kibibi Matthews and Rianna Brown

    Wedded: Kibibi Matthews and Rianna Brown
    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...