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  • Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids

    Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids
    Dan Trahey plays the tuba. He's played it all his life, and he takes his instrument with him everywhere, even though it's been years since he's performed regularly with an orchestra. Trahey's affinity for the unwieldy, decidedly uncool contraption says...
  • City to pay $200,000 to family of Marine veteran killed by off-duty police officer

    City to pay $200,000 to family of Marine veteran killed by off-duty police officer
    Baltimore is poised to pay a $200,000 settlement to the family of a Marine veteran killed outside a Mount Vernon nightclub by an off-duty police officer in June 2010. Though Gahiji Tshamba was not on the job when he shot 32-year-old Tyrone Brown 12...
  • Wedded: Theresa Kouo and David Crowther

    Wedded: Theresa Kouo and David Crowther
    Date: Oct. 26 Her story: Theresa "TC" Kouo, 37, grew up in Guilderland, N.Y., a suburb of Albany. After completing a radiology residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and neuroradiology fellowship at University of California, Los Angeles,...
  • Dylan's Oyster Cellar opens in Mount Vernon's Park Plaza building

    Dylan's Oyster Cellar opens in Mount Vernon's Park Plaza building
    Serving raw oysters on the half shell, classic cocktails and beer and wine, Dylan's Oyster Cellar has taken up a six-month residency in The Hatch, the incubator space in Mount Vernon's Park Plaza Building operated by Phil Han, the owner of Dooby's. The...
  • British Maj. Gen. Braddock's 1755 landing in Hampton helped launch Washington's legend

    British Maj. Gen. Braddock's 1755 landing in Hampton helped launch Washington's legend
    When Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock landed at the Hampton docks on Feb. 20, 1755, the dashing commander-in-chief of British forces in North America was eager to put his long transatlantic journey behind him and burnish his reputation by defeating the French on...
  • Helen E. Bryant, department store manager

    Helen E. Bryant, department store manager
    Helen E. Bryant, a former Hochschild-Kohn department store manager who later worked in commercial real estate sales, died March 10 of bile duct cancer at Beach Haven II, her Rocky Point home. She was 91. "I'd describe her as a very strong woman who...
  • GLCCB to move into city-owned Waxter Center

    GLCCB to move into city-owned Waxter Center
    After more than 30 years, the brick-and-mortar heart of Baltimore's gay activism and support network is moving. The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore, or GLCCB, announced Friday that it will depart its longtime West...
  • Hartford: Vibrant Center Of Colonial Revival

    The Courant, in celebrating its 250th anniversary year, is looking this month at arts and culture in the state's history. Connecticut has long celebrated the arts, with the nation's oldest public art museum among other claims to leadership. High among...
  • Wedded: Lauren Fischer and Pete Wallace

    Wedded: Lauren Fischer and Pete Wallace
    Date: Dec. 7 Her story: Lauren Fischer, 27, grew up in Perry Hall. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2008, she moved to Alexandria, Va., for a marketing job with O'Keefe & Company, a technology public relations firm. She now works in marketing...
  • Senior center patrons protesting lease to LGBT center

    Senior center patrons protesting lease to LGBT center
    A panel of advisers to an established senior center on the edge of Mount Vernon is protesting a proposal to lease space in its city-owned building to Baltimore's gay community center. The Waxter Center Advisory Council fears younger patrons of the Gay,...
  • City to reserve hundreds of parking spaces for disabled

    City to reserve hundreds of parking spaces for disabled
    The number of coveted parking spaces available to the able-bodied on crowded downtown streets is about to shrink as Baltimore begins reserving metered spots for disabled drivers. Earmarking 200 metered spaces in the central business district is the first...