| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
"We lived in Greece when I was little, and my grandmother was boiling this green stuff. It had a very strong smell and did not look appealing ..."
-- Irene Filippou Arvanitis
You might call the lovely Irene Arvanitis a bag lady.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:42 PM
What once was teenage rite of passage — getting a driver's license — is being postponed as younger people choose to take public transportation, can't afford a car or simply decide they don't need one.
In Maryland and across the country, 16-...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:01 PM
About an hour before the sun broke over Canton Waterfront Park on Wednesday, Ricky Bradley noticed something strange as he took in the cool summer morning: a silver car heading down a wide brick walkway, straight for the water's edge.
Just feet from...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Remember that card in Monopoly, "Bank error in your favor, collect $200?" With the top-hatted rich guy jumping in surprise and glee as the teller hands him the bills?
In Baltimore, it's more like, "Tax assessment error in your favor, keep the $1.5...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Really Raw Honey is known for its straight-from-the-hive product, a creamy white treat sold online and in hundreds of stores like Whole Foods.
But the buzz about the Highlandtown-based company this week involved handguns, rifles, ammunition and cocaine...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:45 AM
When Michelle and Matthew Gorra moved to Upper Fells Point four years ago, they saw it not only as an investment in Baltimore's revival but in their own future.
Michelle Gorra, a 36-year-old pediatrician, thought hard about that future last week as...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It's been more than a year since the Contemporary Museum closed its doors in order to rethink its mission and reorganize its operations and staff. The economic downturn that began in 2008 hit Baltimore's most insistent institutional advocate for what a...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:57 PM
A woman was shot in the head and killed in a Highlandtown home shortly before 3:30 a.m. Saturday, police said, making her the 16th fatal victim of gunfire in a wave of shootings that began last Friday.
Police said they believe the shooting stemmed from a...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Baltimore police announced Sunday the arrest of a man in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman in a Highlandtown home Saturday.
Lukasz Szkiluk, 63, was charged with first- and second-degree murder and related charges. Police have not yet...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:45 PM
A man accused of killing his estranged wife had tied up another woman in his Highlandtown home before the killing, according to court records, and the captive told police she chewed through the ropes and escaped after the man showed her his wife’s...