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  • Anna Iris Ray Meyer, a 'Rosie the Riveter,' dies

    Anna Iris Ray Meyer, a 'Rosie the Riveter,' dies
    Anna Iris Ray Meyer, who joined the war effort in the 1940s by working on bomber planes as a "Rosie the Riveter," died July 14 at her daughter's home in Fallston. She was 92. Mrs. Meyer, who was known as Iris, had a sweet, easygoing nature, said daughter...
  • Edwin F. Royston, football player, dies

    Edwin F. Royston, who played two years as a guard for the New York Giants in the late 1940s and was a shipbuilding executive, died of cancer Saturday at his home in Seaside Park, N.J. He was 87 and had lived in Highlandtown. Born in Baltimore and...
  • Review: Marquee Lounge lights up Creative Alliance

    Review: Marquee Lounge lights up Creative Alliance
    Since taking over the century-old Patterson Theater a few years ago, the Creative Alliance has refashioned and remodeled it into an exciting creative space for artists across mediums. So it follows that when the Creative Alliance set about remaking the...
  • Getting Baltimore in tune with Austin

    Getting Baltimore in tune with Austin
    It's Thursday afternoon, and downtown is awash in live music. Guitar solos shriek through the air, and the crisp snap of snare drums echoes from inside live music clubs. Hundreds of bands are crammed into every nook and cranny, vying to impress the tens...
  • Shining a light on Baltimore's arts scene

    Shining a light on Baltimore's arts scene
    On Tuesday, three Baltimore-area artists will each win $25,000 for the Baker Artist Awards and a select few will discover they are finalists for the $25,000 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. We should all be celebrating. These major awards shine a...
  • First Mariner, Hale face future without each other

    First Mariner, Hale face future without each other
    Edwin F. Hale Sr. has always run headfirst into challenges. Walking away is not his style. But after years of trying to turn around the company he founded, that's what the First Mariner Bancorp chairman and chief executive agreed to do last week —...
  • Donna Hamilton's home offers comfort on cue

    Donna Hamilton's home offers comfort on cue
    When Baltimoreans turn on the TV and see Donna Hamilton, they see a comfortable, familiar face — someone they probably think they know, someone they might want to sit down with for a cup of tea. Her home, it turns out, has the same feel. The...
  • Schaefer was the neighborhood mayor

    If you lived in Baltimore in the 1970s, it seemed that William Donald Schaefer paved every alley. An exaggeration? Yes. But then, as now, old Baltimore needed a lot of fixing and Schaefer was in his neighborhood mode. He did it well and had the support of...
  • City residents, former employees line up to pay respects to Schaefer

    City residents, former employees line up to pay respects to Schaefer
    Those who knew William Donald Schaefer from all walks of life — as an employer, a leader or just another Baltimore resident — gathered on a warm, breezy Tuesday at City Hall to pay their final respects to the former mayor and councilman. By...
  • Doreen Bolger's tips on how to buy art

    Doreen Bolger's tips on how to buy art
    Doreen Bolger, director of the Baltimore Museum of Art, offers tips on purchasing art: Look, look, look Visit museums, art galleries, exhibitions at art schools and colleges, art fairs, antiques stores, auctions — even thrift stores — to find...
  • Mayor to unveil new City Council map

    For months now, members of the Baltimore City Council have been telling Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake what they'd like to see when she draws new boundaries for their districts. Staffers say the redistricting plan she is scheduled to unveil Monday...