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  • Sail Cloth Factory apartments sell for $12.9M

    Sail Cloth Factory apartments sell for $12.9M
    Philadelphia-based Delancey Street Capital said Tuesday it bought the Sail Cloth Factory apartments near the University of Maryland, Baltimore for $12.9 million last month, the firm’s fourth acquisition in the city. Delancey Street President...
  • Outspent by rival, McKenna drew on connections in school board victory

     Outspent by rival, McKenna drew on connections in school board victory
    In this week's election for a seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education, one side had deep pockets and extensive political connections; the other side had people such as Orley Frost Jr. Frost, 50, said he remembers the winner — George McKenna...
  • Adventures in history [Commentary]

    Adventures in history [Commentary]
    Although the summer season still has a few weeks left, the box office take thus far suggests that Hollywood's string of consecutive records likely ended last summer. While consumer tastes are notoriously fickle in the entertainment industry, I do give...
  • In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland

    In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland
    Walk through a graffiti-tagged corridor, under a light rail bridge, past the cars hurtling down the Jones Falls Expressway and you've entered what some believe could become a wonderland. A group called Section 1 envisions a skate park built under a...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor

    Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor
    As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The mosaic tile lobby, beamed ceilings, the oak parquet floors, fluted columns, wood paneling, marble trim and...
  • 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...
  • Following criticism, GLCCB to hold first public board meeting in years

    Following criticism, GLCCB to hold first public board meeting in years
    The board of directors of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore has scheduled their first public board meeting in years, following a wave of criticism about its transparency in recent weeks. The meeting will occur at...
  • 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,...
  • Wednesday is National Root Beer Float Day

    Wednesday is National Root Beer Float Day
    The root beer float is celebrated every Aug. 6 with its own special food holiday - National Root Beer Float Day. Basically a combination of root beer and vanilla ice cream, the effervescent soda-fountain treat is known in some regions as the black cow....
  • Baltimore's cheapest beers

    Baltimore's cheapest beers
    There's not much better than downing an ice-cold beer on a hot summer day. But how about downing a really inexpensive ice-cold beer on a hot summer day? Yeah, that may be better. For our third annual survey, we again divided the city into four quadrants,...