| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:32 AM
After a run of the best of the '80s, Lighthouse Tavern's music selection hit its nadir with Eddie Murphy's "Party all the Time." Most bartenders would have quickly pushed 'skip,' but not mine, who pumped up the volume — and, when asked if the singer...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Some community leaders want to increase the property surtax in Midtown Baltimore by more than a third to pay for additional security cameras and safety patrols — a plan that has divided residents over whether a tax increase and public safety...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Jesse Hunter Alfriend Sr., a retired insurance broker, died of kidney failure Dec. 23 at his Roland Park home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 75.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Bolton Hill, he was a 1954 City College graduate. He attended the Johns...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Thanks to a wonderful general state assembly many, many years ago, Baltimore city bars don’t have to stop serving liquor at 2 a.m. New Year’s Day. In fact, they can stay open continuously from New Year’s Eve to 2 a.m. January 2.
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:07 AM
As of 9 a.m., traffic is slow on I-83 southbound near Belfast Road, due to cleanup from an accident involving two vehicles. All lanes have reopened after an earlier accident involving a passenger van and an SUV.
Accidents were slowing traffic on...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 9:03 AM
For a few hours after school, Ryan Johnson is just like most 16-year-olds. He lounges on the couch with his favorite Xbox game or checks his Facebook page.
But then reality sets in. He decamps from his cousins' house for the Howard County cold-weather...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Baltimore police are searching for a man who torched a speed camera Friday morning on the border of Bolton Hill and Mid-Town Belvedere.
Anthony Guglielmi, a city police spokesman, said the incident occurred about 7 a.m. at North Howard Street and Park...
| Apr 14, 2012
The last time Charles Gounod's "Faust" was staged at the Lyric Opera House, 11 years ago, the work's original medieval-period setting was changed to World War I.
That production, devised for the late John Lehmeyer for the old Baltimore Opera Company,...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Harry Reese Gamber, a high school dropout who became a successful businessman specializing in drywall and painting, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The Owings Mills resident, who had lived in Catonsville for many years,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Ruth B. Gans, who had worked in Annapolis as a legislative aide and later for several state agencies, died Jan. 20 of a brain tumor and pneumonia at the Bellhaven Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing Care in Brookhaven, N.Y.
The Fells Point resident was...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Elger Joseph Huber Sr., a retired stationary engineer who helped produce the distinctive blue Noxzema and Bromo-Seltzer glass containers and was later a school bus driver, died of respiratory failure Monday at Howard County General Hospital. The North...