| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Christopher Robinson was struggling to accept the end of his relationship with Marie Hartman, continuing to send her text messages and flowers even as his relatives told him he needed to move on.
Early Sunday morning, Robinson, a Baltimore police...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Although he spent the majority of 10 years on the road, Cris Jacobs still feels a strong connection to the stage where it all started.
"The 8x10 is my homebase, my backyard. I love it and the people who own it, Abigail [Janssens] and Brian [Shupe]. I...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Baltimore will kick off its annual "Miracle on Main Streets" holiday shopping campaign Thursday in an effort to encourage residents to shop in the city's nine Main Street neighborhoods.
The coordinated promotion among the neighborhoods features special...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:51 AM
A morning bank robbery and the ensuing search for suspects in the area shut down a stretch of Pratt Street on Friday.
Police said that two men robbed at gunpoint the Hopkins Federal Savings Bank at the corner of East Pratt and South Eaton streets at...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The sound of 150 children playing instruments — the violin, the trumpet, the oboe, the harp — spills out of every classroom, remarkably transforming an elementary school in a raggedy neighborhood of West Baltimore into a music conservatory....
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The workmen who built the Great Wall of China ate it for strength. Sailors on early American clipper ships consumed it for health during long voyages.
It has tickled Teutonic taste buds and made its way across France, England and the New World. It has...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Robert T. Franklin Sr., who practiced law for three decades and was a founding partner of Franklin & Prokopik, drowned Nov. 23 while vacationing at St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Lutherville resident was 55.
Mr. Franklin and his wife of 33 years,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Sister Clara Linz, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who had cared for children and the sick and also had been a teacher's aide, died Friday of dementia at Villa Assumpta, her order's Woodbrook motherhouse. She was 91.
The daughter of Conrad...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:56 PM
I was not prepared for the sheer candlepower of Harbor East when I went in search of some early Christmas spirit this week.
Moving along Albemarle Street, where the holiday lights burned hot and bright, I made some mental comparisons with the old Howard...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The 1889 mansion at Calvert and Biddle streets has recently made a visual statement, sporting a much-needed cleaning, with sparkling windows and glossy black paint on the window frames. There's new copper trim work, too, but alas, we'll have to wait...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:44 PM
In the past few months, as Renee Wright prepared to open a bakery in Highlandtown, she fretted that she didn't have a computer for her business — a necessity in today's modern world, she thought.
On Saturday, she solved that problem by digging out...