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  • 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...
  • Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries

    Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries
    An intense flurry of lightning early Thursday sparked fires that destroyed a church steeple and the roof of a Middle River home as heavy downpours also closed the Walters Art Museum for the day Thursday, continuing a rainy spring that already has raised...
  • 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...
  • Ryleigh's Oyster headed for restaurant space near Meyerhoff

    Ryleigh's Oyster headed for restaurant space near Meyerhoff
    Coming this fall, Meyerhoff patrons will be able to slurp some oysters before their Offenbach and Orff. A third location for Ryleigh's Oyster is coming to the multi-level restaurant space on Cathedral Street that most recently housed Mari Luna Bistro,...
  • Baltimore barbershops mount community comeback

    Baltimore barbershops mount community comeback
    As the buzz of hair clippers mixed with Gene Simmons' howl through speakers inside Beatnik Barbershop, Ali Farzad awaited his last haircut inside the tiny Mount Vernon establishment. Raising his voice to be heard over the din, Farzad said he's moving...
  • City Council approvals tax breaks to spur Baltimore development

    City Council approvals tax breaks to spur Baltimore development
    Developers are set to receive tax credits designed to spur the construction of new apartments and homes in Baltimore under legislation the City Council approved Monday. The tax credits, which received no opposition from the council, are part of a plan by...
  • Mosby's focus on crime helped unseat Bernstein

    Mosby's focus on crime helped unseat Bernstein
    Lawyer Marilyn J. Mosby entered the Baltimore state's attorney race as a decided underdog. Just 34 years old, she was seeking to unseat a well-connected incumbent who would outraise her by a 3-to-1 margin. She'd never prosecuted a rape or murder case....
  • Robbery victim shot at after giving chase in Mount Vernon

    Robbery victim shot at after giving chase in Mount Vernon
    A robbery victim was shot at near downtown Baltimore after giving chase to his attacker, resulting in a car crash that stalled the light rail for more than an hour. The series of events began at around 6:30 p.m., when a man was robbed in the 300 block...
  • Frank Anechiarico, Valley Chevrolet owner

    Frank Anechiarico, Valley Chevrolet owner
    Frank Anechiarico, a passionate car salesman and one-time owner of Baltimore County's Valley Chevrolet, died June 27 at Brightview Mays Chapel Ridge, an assisted-living facility. He was 91 and had suffered a stroke. "He started out selling used cars...
  • Gastropub Brew House No. 16 to open this fall in Mount Vernon

    Gastropub Brew House No. 16 to open this fall in Mount Vernon
    Brew House No. 16, a "gastropub" planning to open in Mount Vernon this fall, will focus on locally sourced Chesapeake-inspired cuisine, according to Marion Winik, the bar and restaurant's vice president of marketing. The North Calvert Street location...
  • City dog park coordinator scouts for new parks, manages existing ones

    City dog park coordinator scouts for new parks, manages existing ones
    Dogs of all sizes gather daily around Eric Barlipp, sniffing and watching him as he screws on a drain lid or makes sure a water fountain is running properly. Baltimore's first dog park coordinator, Barlipp spends his days making sure the city's...