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  • Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods

    Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods
    About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub. The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
  • 2-alarm fire in Locust Point row house injures firefighters, residents

    2-alarm fire in Locust Point row house injures firefighters, residents
    Three firefighters and two residents were injured in a 2-alarm fire in a row house in Locust Point Tuesday afternoon, the fire department said. All five were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the firefighters was hurt in...
  • Two records broken on Baltimore's coldest day in nearly two decades

    Two records broken on Baltimore's coldest day in nearly two decades
    Tuesday was Baltimore's coldest day in 18 years, with temperatures cold enough to shatter two records, strain the region's electricity supply, fill homeless shelters and even render fire hydrants near a South Baltimore blaze useless. The air temperature...
  • Harry Wilgar, railroad foreman

    Harry Wilgar, railroad foreman
    Harry M. Wilgar Jr., a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad foreman at the Riverside roundhouse, died of lung disease Dec. 24 at his Westview Park home. He was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised on Harlem Avenue, he attended the old St. Martin's School and...
  • The Himalayan House in Locust Point delivers the heat

    The Himalayan House in Locust Point delivers the heat
    Don't judge a book by its cover. That's the lesson we learned when we walked into The Himalayan House on a chilly Thursday night. The Locust Point restaurant was empty, and at first glance it looked more like a corner store than a place to settle in for...
  • Five city projects receive historic tax credits

    Five city projects receive historic tax credits
    A century-old Station North movie theater, an East Baltimore church, a former cotton mill and two downtown office towers are among the renovation projects selected for financing next year under Maryland's historic preservation tax credit program. At a...
  • Best cellars: Wine storage rises to the occasion

    Best cellars: Wine storage rises to the occasion
    Inside the 1905 Arts and Crafts-style house that Tony Foreman shares with wife Katie and their newborn daughter in Northeast Baltimore, the mood is festive in anticipation of New Year's celebrations. Downstairs in the wine cellar, some 5,000 bottles are...
  • New Year's revelers trade up to French champagne as economy improves

    New Year's revelers trade up to French champagne as economy improves
    More people are likely to toast this New Year with a glass of French champagne, industry observers say, an optimistic economic sign as consumers look beyond cheaper sparkling wines. Sales of the bubbly beverage from the Champagne region of France have...
  • Longshoremen reject proposed contract as deadline looms

    Longshoremen reject proposed contract as deadline looms
    Members of a local longshoremen union "resoundingly rejected" what has been described as a "best and final" contract offer from employers at the port of Baltimore on Monday night, according to the union president. The International Longshoremen's...
  • Fells Point gets into the Christmas spirit

    Fells Point gets into the Christmas spirit
    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...
  • Under Armour headquarters locked down after false report of gunman

    Under Armour headquarters locked down after false report of gunman
    Baltimore police responded to a report of an armed person inside Under Armour's headquarters in Locust Point Sunday but later determined that the 911 call was a hoax, officials said. About a dozen Under Armour workers were evacuated after the call came...