| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Four new schools are vying to open in Baltimore in the next two years, including an early college high school that would bring a successful model to the city that allows students to earn a college degree by the time they graduate.
The Bard High School...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:12 AM
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...
| 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
| 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 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...
| Nov 23, 2008
Nestled along the outskirts of a woodsy park and a large lake are streets lined with charming homes that form a group of small neighborhoods collectively known as Lake Roland.
The community backs to Robert E. Lee Memorial Park and is named for the lake,...
| Oct 5, 2008
Named for two of its bordering streets, Lake Walker is a tight-knit neighborhood with all the convenience city life offers.
"It's also very quiet," said Janet Abramovitz, president of the Lake Walker Community Association and a resident of the...
| Oct 12, 2008
This week Watchdog brings you the epilogue to several problems reported previously:
It appears the sport utility vehicle that a reader said was abandoned in a horseshoe-shaped median in the 3400 block of Hilldale Place has an owner after all.