| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:44 AM
In a rowhouse kitchen near Patterson Park, a small pennant-shaped Cuban flag hangs from a cabinet above a pot of garlic and onions warming in wine, vinegar and water.
Smudged and worn, the fringed banner used to hang from the rearview mirror in the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Angela M. Lidinsky, a homemaker and volunteer, died Saturday of complications from a stroke at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Catonsville. She was 90.
The daughter of a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. manager and a homemaker, Angela Mary Miller was born...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Marie F. Schramm, a homemaker and retired grocery store cashier who was also an accomplished cook, died Sept. 22 of a heart attack in Whitesville, N.C. The former Highlandtown resident was 76.
Marie Frances Pistorio, the daughter of a tailor and a...
| 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...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Santoni's Supermarket, an institution in southeast Baltimore since the 1930s, will close by the end of the month and lay off more than 80 employees, its owner said Sunday, citing Baltimore's bottled-beverage tax as "the sole reason" for the store's...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Halloween night. 1987.
Paranormal researcher Frank Stewart and his team try to prove an abandoned home is haunted. A local network camera crew is along for the ride, taping the EVP recordings and call-in seance.
After the broadcast, Stewart and his...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:13 AM
My parents grew up about a mile-and-a-half and a cultural universe away from one another in Depression-era southeast Baltimore.
Dad was a paperboy in a largely Italian and German section of Highlandtown long ago called "the Hill" and now known as...