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  • Living Here: Nearby attractions

    Living Here: Nearby attractions
    From Civil War battlefields to the beach, many sites are within driving distance of Hampton Roads. Learn history while having fun in the sun. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his...
  • Sally G. Willis, homemaker

    Sally G. Willis, homemaker
    Sally G. Willis, a homemaker who served on various boards, died May 10 of hepatitis C at her home in the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. She was 82. The daughter of Gibson Gardner, a lawyer, and Josephine Plumb Gardner, a homemaker, Sally...
  • Adding a historical note to Memorial Day celebrations

    Adding a historical note to Memorial Day celebrations
    With his fife's high-pitched notes soaring over the enthusiastic throngs that gather each year at historic sites to celebrate Memorial Day, Dave Embrey is an attention-getter. Clad in historically accurate attire, the longtime Savage resident performs...
  • 'Light' cigarette case comes back to life

    'Light' cigarette case comes back to life
    Zombies are everywhere. On television, in the movies and on the docket of the Illinois Supreme Court. A $10.1 billion verdict against cigarette-maker Philip Morris USA has come back to life after it was overturned about nine years ago. The class-...
  • Two years after shooting, second Mid-Town victim dies

    Two years after shooting, second Mid-Town victim dies
    Larry Peterson, a Mid-Town resident who was one of two people shot in a robbery outside his bed and breakfast in August 2012 has died, according to friends. He was 58. Peterson and artist Alex Ulrich, 40, were sitting outside of Peterson's bed and...
  • Tabor Ethiopian makes a home for regulars in Mount Vernon

    Tabor Ethiopian makes a home for regulars in Mount Vernon
    Mount Vernon's Tabor Ethiopian Restaurant, with its cheery staff and great food, would be a fun place to be a regular. Judging by our recent experience, a lot of people have already adopted Tabor as their dining home away from home. However, walking...
  • In city 'crack down,' drinking at Pride to be limited to fenced-in areas

    In city 'crack down,' drinking at Pride to be limited to fenced-in areas
    The consumption of alcohol at this year's Baltimore Pride festivities will be confined to two designated beer gardens within the larger event footprint, organizers said Thursday. "City officials are trying to crack down on alcohol consumption," said...
  • Wedded: Danielle Young and William Kelly

    Wedded: Danielle Young and William Kelly
    Date: March 29 Her story: Danielle Young, 33, grew up in Bel Air. She is a project manager for Leidos, a government contractor in Columbia. Her parents, Sylvia and Earl Young, live in Bel Air. His story: William Kelly, 31, grew up in Torrington, Conn....
  • Judge Robert L. Karwacki, city school board president

    Judge Robert L. Karwacki, city school board president
    Robert L. Karwacki, a retired Maryland Court of Appeals judge who was president of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners during the troubled early 1970s, died of kidney failure Monday at his Chester home. The former Mount Vernon resident was...
  • Bull Market: Graphic designer creates homage to Baltimore's runaway steer

    Bull Market: Graphic designer creates homage to Baltimore's runaway steer
    You've seen the photos and the crazy video. Maybe you even caught a glimpse of that poor, doomed steer prancing through the streets of Baltimore. Now the iconic image of a steer* walking under a sign for "Lake Trout Fried Chicken" can live on in your...
  • Calvin K. Kobsa, architect

    Calvin K. Kobsa, architect
    Calvin K. Kobsa, a semiretired Baltimore architect who was the founder of Calvin Kern Kobsa & Associates, died May 10 of complications after brain surgery at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 86. "Calvin will be remembered as a kind soul and a...