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  • Orlando among least affordable rental markets, report finds

    Orlando among least affordable rental markets, report finds
    Orlando, long considered a relatively affordable market for homebuyers, now stands as one of the country's least affordable markets for renters, a new report shows. Apartment renters in the area spent an average of 34.3 percent of their income paying...
  • Teen charged with alcohol consumption in Lake Forest

    Teen charged with alcohol consumption in Lake Forest
    The following items were taken from Lake Forest police reports. An 18-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested on July 4 at 9:31 p.m. in Deerpath Community Park. He was charged with possession of false identification and consumption of alcohol by a minor....
  • Dooby's hosts Otakon after-parties on Friday and Saturday

    Dooby's hosts Otakon after-parties on Friday and Saturday
      Otakon attendees will have someplace to head, after their full days of panel discussions, presentations and workshops at the Baltimore Convention Center. On Friday and Saturday, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., master sommelier Tiffany Dawn Soto is hosting a...
  • Iggies, the Mount Vernon pizza cafe, has been sold

    Iggies, the Mount Vernon pizza cafe, has been sold
    The Mount Vernon BYOB pizza cafe Iggies has been sold.  The business was purchased from longtime owners Lisa Heckman and Peter Wood by Jim Pak, a retired pharmacist. Pak took over the operations at Iggies on July 22, but Wood will remain on board as a...
  • Teenage killer, now 51, gets another day in court

    Teenage killer, now 51, gets another day in court
    Levi Watkins, the pioneering cardiac surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, remembers the date — January 15 — because it was the anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., and because what happened that night still makes him ache. It...
  • Scrambling downtown traffic patterns won't attract new families to the city [Letter]

    Scrambling downtown traffic patterns won't attract new families to the city [Letter]
    It seems to me that if Charlie Duff and others want to attract 10,000 new families to the city they are putting the cart before the horse in terms of enticements ("Two ways about it," July 16). How about there being something to go to on foot or bike...
  • Five questions with La Cakerie's owner and executive chef Jason Hisley

    Five questions with La Cakerie's owner and executive chef Jason Hisley
    Customers of Towson's artisan bakery La Cakerie could easily mistake their surroundings for an enlarged dollhouse kitchen; high-pitched strains of pop music bounce off pink walls and the aroma of baking cake batter wafts through the air. Owner and...
  • Feather's 'idiosyncratic machines' garner Sondheim prize

    Feather's 'idiosyncratic machines' garner Sondheim prize
    Four instruments fashioned from magnets and turntables and thick metal springs are conversing in a gallery of the Walters Art Museum. They pop and hum, plink like the teeth of a comb. One calls to mind an amplified heartbeat. Another sounds like someone...
  • A legislator/trial lawyer's thoughts on the McDonnell trial

    Ran across some interesting perspectives on the McDonnells’ trial from one of the General Assembly’s expert litigators, Del. Scott Surovell (D., Mount Vernon. Here goes:  “First, this trial is highlighting some of the worst parts of...
  • Mt. Vernon, Pimlico first city neighborhoods to get new water meters

    Baltimore neighborhoods Mount Vernon and Pimlico and Baltimore County's Bowley's Quarters will be the first to receive new water meters as part of system-wide overhaul, city officials said Tuesday. Beginning in September, crews will install about 5,...
  • Customers love Trader Joe's, Shake Shack — if they can park

    Customers love Trader Joe's, Shake Shack — if they can park
    Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park is a fan of Trader Joe's, despite her irritation in trying to find a spot in its crowded parking lot. "I just don't know how they could have approved this parking for an anchor [store] and all these other stores," she...