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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...
  • New rules require disabled drivers to pay for handicap spots

    New rules require disabled drivers to pay for handicap spots
    Disabled drivers will have to begin paying for parking in parts of Baltimore beginning Thursday, under Project Space, an initiative aimed at combating theft of handicap placards. The Parking Authority retrofitted multi-space meter kiosks in the city's...
  • 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...
  • GLCCB to host post-Pride town hall meeting to discuss changes

    GLCCB to host post-Pride town hall meeting to discuss changes
    Organizers of Baltimore Pride, which occurred last month in a new location for the first time in years, will host a town hall meeting to hear feedback on the changes from members of the public. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 23 in the Mason Lord...
  • Outside Opinion: Apprenticeship programs can close skills gap

    Outside Opinion: Apprenticeship programs can close skills gap
    The White House recently announced a $600 million investment in professional apprenticeship programs. The administration hopes to strengthen ties between community colleges and private companies — and equip workers with the skills they need to...
  • 100 years later, DiPasquale's grocery keeps family food tradition going

    100 years later, DiPasquale's grocery keeps family food tradition going
    Sometime in 1914, Luigi DiPasquale, who had left his home of Abruzzi, Italy, came to Baltimore and opened a corner store in Highlandtown. Ever the entrepreneur, he butchered and sold meats and also sold live goats tethered in the backyard. This week I...
  • Two ways about it [Commentary]

    Two ways about it [Commentary]
    The reactions triggered by the Board of Estimates' recent approval of a study of the feasibility of converting St. Paul and Calvert streets back to two-way traffic have demonstrated that this city is at a crossroads. Policies are changing and new ideas...
  • Wedded: Lisa Ponzoli and Matt Schaefer

    Wedded: Lisa Ponzoli and Matt Schaefer
    Date: May 17 Her story: Lisa Ponzoli, 35, grew up in Lutherville. Before becoming center manager at Nava Health & Vitality Center in Columbia last year, she owned Babe, a boutique in Fells Point, for six years. Her parents, Penni and Jack Hopkins,...
  • Unicorp may face Winter Park parking, traffic questions

    Unicorp may face Winter Park parking, traffic questions
    Traffic and parking may be big issues at a public meeting Thursday about Unicorp National Developments’ latest project on U.S. Route 17-92 in Winter Park. The developer planned the meeting to gather input on building a new retail center on the...
  • 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...
  • 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,...