| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Like the mayor, I'm no grocer, but I am nonetheless skeptical of owner Rob Santoni Jr.'s explanation of why he is closing his Highlandtown supermarket ("Santoni's closing Highlandtown store," Oct. 13).
To claim that the city's bottle tax is the sole...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Sara Gail Clagett, a retired Harbor Tunnel toll collector and a gardener, died of pulmonary disease Sunday at her son's Charles Village home. The longtime Highlandtown resident was 72.
Born Sara Gail Friesland in Pine Swamp, N.C., she was the daughter...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Santoni's Supermarket closed its doors on Tuesday after operating in Baltimore for 83 years.
The Highlandtown store blamed its demise on the city's tax on bottled beverages, which more than doubled to 5 cents per bottle in July. The store said its sales...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:53 PM
The federal Affordable Care Act is expected to provide access to medical coverage to hundreds of thousands of Maryland's uninsured, but one group said that doesn't go far enough.
The group, Healthcare is a Human Right-Maryland, led a rally Saturday in...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:42 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
On Thursday afternoon the cramped Canton bar Nacho Mamas was log-jammed.
Inside the bar, which is decorated like a shrine to National Bohemian, there were more people than Mr. Boh logos on the walls. The waitresses had a...
| 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 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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Neighbors around Patterson Park are making an uproar over a plan that could add a paved road and nearly 100 parking spaces inside the park — changes city health and parks officials call "improvements" that may be needed to accommodate a new senior...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:08 PM
John A. Jarosinski, a Baltimore businessman who was an active member of several veterans organizations, died Thursday of cancer and a stroke at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88.
The White Marsh resident had earlier lived in Govans for 30 years.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday said Councilman James Kraft has unnecessarily riled up the community around Patterson Park over a preliminary proposal to build nearly 100 parking spaces in the park to accommodate a new senior center....
| Jul 28, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Anna T. Spath, a longtime Highlandtown cosmetologist who enjoyed singing and preparing weekly sour-beef dinners for her family, died Tuesday of complications from pneumonia at Manorcare Health Services-Rossville. She was 95.
Anna Theresa Krahling was...