| Jul 17, 2011
| 3:04 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:21 AM
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...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 2:28 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 3:09 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2011
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 —...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 11:26 AM
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.
| Apr 22, 2011
| 4:27 PM
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...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 9:30 AM
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.
| Jan 7, 2011
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...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 2:21 PM
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...