| May 24, 2014
| 5:05 PM
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...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:12 AM
For years, Baltimore Pride tradition has held that the Saturday parade turns into a rowdy block party in the heart of Mount Vernon, while the Sunday festival in Druid Hill Park attracts families and kids.
This year will be different, with the lines...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Back in November, we told you that the owners of Trinacria, the 105-year old Italian grocery store and deli on Paca Street, were going to open an Italian cafe in Mount Vernon.
And so they have.
Trinacria Italian Cafe (111 W. Centre St., 443-759-4082)...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Marjorie B. "Midge" Price, a homemaker and singer who had been a professional photographer, died April 8 of Alzheimer's disease at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 84.
The daughter of Donald Swann "Ducky" Beard, an insurance executive,...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:54 PM
A group of casting directors for the ABC shows "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" descended on Maryland Live Casino late last week to find the most compatible Maryland women and men for future reality-show romps.
Intrigued at how reality becomes...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:48 PM
In one of the city's first historic preservation battles, Baltimore residents paid $17,000 in 1924 to save the soaring Phoenix Shot Tower from a wrecking ball and a future as a Union Oil Company gas station.
Today, preservationists are again rallying...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Dyane Fancey, a prominent poet in Baltimore's arts community who also worked in the city school system and at a popular Mount Vernon restaurant, died April 13 of heart failure. The Hampden resident was 63.
Born Diane Margaret Fancey in Washington, D.C.,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Carol Williams Hillery, a retired software engineer who worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute, died of lung cancer Friday at her Bolton Hill home. She was 69.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sugar Hill section of Pennsylvania Avenue and on...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:21 AM
For the third year in a row, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore has released a guide of the city for LGBT visitors.
The official 2014 LGBT Baltimore Visitors Guide magazine includes a calendar of events, write-ups...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Monica Yorkman has been harassed by police more times than she can count, she says -- and it's always been about her identity.
As a black transgender woman, cops in Baltimore constantly and unfairly peg her as a prostitute, she said.
"There's a lot of...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:35 PM
A judge with the Maryland Public Service Commission proposed Thursday to categorize Uber and other popular rideshare companies as "common carriers" — and subject them to the same regulations as taxis.
Uber has threatened to leave the state if the...