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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Govans/Belvedere Square

    If you're not quite a city-dweller, but you hate to be too far from a lively nightlife scene, Govans is the spot to be. Situated between the city line and some of Baltimore's oldest suburbs, the neighborhood has plenty of dining, entertainment and...
  • Popular location hidden away

    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,...
  • City life with a country feel

    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...
  • SUV does have an owner

    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. Khalil...
  • Backup in parking lot

    The problem A traffic signal in Waverly is too brief to let farmers' market patrons leave a clogged parking lot. The backstory Lorraine Tunis Doo had plenty of time to notice the problem. She and her sister-in-law sat in traffic more than 15 minutes...
  • Insiders' guide to Mid-Govans

    Founded as a residential offshoot to the busy York Road business route, Mid-Govans offered its earliest residents the ease of being within walking distance of area merchants, shops and churches. Today's residents still find those features inviting. "I...
  • Tumultuous decades for a housing-aid activist

    Tumultuous decades for a housing-aid activist
    Vincent Quayle knows the corrosive effect of foreclosures well, sitting as he does at the helm of a nonprofit group that helps homeowners in trouble. But he says the current foreclosure crisis is nothing compared to the damage wrought by the...
  • Best Bets

    Mount Royal Tavern — 1204 W. Mount Royal Ave., hosts the 27th annual Foodscape, a takeoff on Artscape, with an opening reception July 10, 5:30-8 p.m. 410-243-2632. A group of Baltimore artists has been creating food-themed art to rib the focus...
  • List of schools making adequate yearly progress

    City schools and AYP The following elementary and middle schools were the only ones in Baltimore to meet adequate yearly progress goals this year: •Baltimore International Academy •Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women •...