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  • 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...
  • Monumental mystery, potential answer

    Monumental mystery, potential answer
    A retired schools employee may have cracked the mystery of the identity of a man who scrawled his signature in the Washington Monument nearly two centuries ago. After reading an article in Saturday's Baltimore Sun reporting that workers restoring the...
  • Must Get Vital New Haven Rail Line Up To Speed

    Must Get Vital New Haven Rail Line Up To Speed
    When President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address next week, we will be listening closely for the word "infrastructure," hopefully in the context of a major federal commitment to rebuilding roads, bridges, rail lines, ports and dikes....
  • Monsignor Roland P. Bordelon, Catholic Relief director

    Monsignor Roland P. Bordelon, Catholic Relief director
    Monsignor Roland Pierre Bordelon, a retired Catholic Relief Services director, died of dementia Dec. 18 at Charlestown Retirement Community. The former Mount Vernon resident was 87. Born in Bordelonville, La., he was the son of Russell and Lillian Dupuis...
  • Mercedes C. Samborsky, lawyer

    Mercedes C. Samborsky, lawyer
    Mercedes C. Samborsky, a musician who changed careers later in life and became an attorney whose specialty was family law, died Jan. 31 of heart failure at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. She was 84. "Mercedes was always very vigorous in...
  • Basque restaurant coming to Meadow Mill

    The former executive chef at Petit Louis will open La Cuchara, a Basque restaurant in the Meadow Mill complex, this summer. The chef is Ben Lefenfeld, a veteran of the Foreman Wolf restaurant group, who also worked at Charleston and who helped Foreman...
  • Mount Vernon restaurants issue burger 'passport'

    Mount Vernon restaurants issue burger 'passport'
    Four restaurants in the Mount Vernon and Mid-Town Belvedere neighborhoods are partnering up for a hamburger discount program. The Mount Vernon Burger Passport costs $32 but is worth more than $70 of burgers and draft beer, according to its promoters....
  • Valentine's Day dining menus and specials

    Valentine's Day dining menus and specials
    Valentine's Day falls on a Friday this year, which is shaping up to be great news diners and patrons alike. Unofficially at least, Valentine’s Day is being celebrated in restaurants starting on Thursday, Feb. 13 and going through Saturday, Feb....
  • Kevin Spacey tells Letterman about Baltimore Starbucks visit with Bill Clinton

    Kevin Spacey tells Letterman about Baltimore Starbucks visit with Bill Clinton
    Remember the time Kevin Spacey and Bill Clinton rolled into the Starbucks near UB in Mount Vernon? Spacey told David Letterman last night that he was following the former president's motorcade when Clinton got a hankering for a coffee. "So we're...
  • Find a little Hollywood in Baltimore

    Find a little Hollywood in Baltimore
    If Baltimore is indeed becoming Hollywood east — and who are we to argue the point? — then here's your handy map to the movie stars' homes. Only in this case, it's a map to where movie stars have roamed — sites captured forever on film...