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  • Opportunity, adjustment in the air for Md. Film Festival

    Opportunity, adjustment in the air for Md. Film Festival
    Kevin Brown knows opportunity when it shows up at his front door. When news broke this year that the annual Maryland Film Festival would be leaving its home at the Charles Theatre for a series of venues, including several near the restaurant he runs...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Homicide investigating after man shot in head in East Baltimore

    Homicide investigating after man shot in head in East Baltimore
    Homicide detectives were called to the scene of an East Baltimore shooting late Saturday, in which police said a man was shot in the head. The shooting around 11 p.m. capped off a day in which the city saw several incidents of gun violence. A man was...
  • Two more people shot in Baltimore amid rash of shootings

    Two more people shot in Baltimore amid rash of shootings
    Two more people were shot late Saturday, continuing a violent weekend in which one person was killed a block from the Preakness Stakes and six others were wounded by gunfire. The homicide and eight non-fatal shootings since late Friday occurred in...
  • Our picks for summer fun

    Our picks for summer fun
    Once summer break begins, boredom can set in. Before the whining starts, we’ve come up with a list of activities proven with local families. Because there are two kinds of fun we search for during Maryland’s summer – in the shade and...
  • Memorial service slated for Mount Vernon community leader

    Memorial service slated for Mount Vernon community leader
    The Mount Vernon neighborhood will hold a memorial service for a neighborhood community leader who died on Friday, after being critically wounded in a 2012 shooting outside a small inn and residence next to the Belvedere Hotel. The community will hold a...
  • Guitar bought by Beatle at discount in Illinois could fetch $600K at auction

    Guitar bought by Beatle at discount in Illinois could fetch $600K at auction
    Back in 1963, Gabe McCarty was living in downstate Benton and playing bass for the Four Vests when he got a call from a woman whose younger brother was visiting after scoring a hit in England. The woman was Louise Harrison and her younger brother,...
  • Friends, neighbors remember Lawrence Peterson, 'Mayor of Mount Vernon'

    Friends, neighbors remember Lawrence Peterson, 'Mayor of Mount Vernon'
    For Lawrence Peterson, the redevelopment of his Mount Vernon neighborhood was every bit as much of a calling as his 20 years in the U.S. Navy. As friends and neighbors paid tribute to the "Mayor of Mount Vernon" on Sunday evening, they recalled a man so...
  • George Harrison guitar from Illinois fetches $657,000 at auction

    George Harrison guitar from Illinois fetches $657,000 at auction
    A downstate Illinois man who was with the late Beatle George Harrison in 1963 when the music great bought an electric guitar at an Illinois music store was shocked to find out that the instrument fetched $657,000 at auction Saturday. "$657,000? Oh boy,...
  • 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...