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  • JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute

    JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute
    Fred Bronstein, president of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, will become the new head of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University on June 1. His title will be dean, rather than the previous, longtime designation of director, in keeping with...
  • Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood

    Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood
    The scaffolds enshrouding Baltimore's Washington Monument offer passersby a temporary skyline change, but some residents and small-business owners in the Mount Vernon neighborhood worry about the two-year project's impact on their lifestyles and...
  • Baltimore Book Festival moving to Inner Harbor for 2014

    Baltimore Book Festival moving to Inner Harbor for 2014
    The Baltimore Book Festival is moving a few blocks south for its fall 2014 edition, to accommodate the renovation of the Washington Monument. This year, more than 200 authors and 100 exhibitors and sellers will pitch their booths at the Inner Harbor...
  • 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...
  • Monument renovation not so disruptive [Letter]

    Monument renovation not so disruptive [Letter]
    I am sorry to say it, but the recent article regarding the impact of the Washington Monument restoration is complete rubbish ("Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood," March 24). The writer bases the entire...
  • Downtown reports job gains in 2013

    Downtown reports job gains in 2013
    The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday. Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
  • Five questions with interior designer Barbara Portnoy

    Five questions with interior designer Barbara Portnoy
    The woman behind the interiors of many of Baltimore's significant buildings celebrates this year the 15th anniversary of the founding of her business, Portnoy Levine Design Associates or PLDA. Raised in Connecticut and educated at the Pratt Institute in...
  • Md. commission proposes Uber regulations

    Md. commission proposes Uber regulations
    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...
  • At new Trinacria location in Mount Vernon, great food and plenty of seating

    At new Trinacria location in Mount Vernon, great food and plenty of seating
    For more than a century, the family behind Trinacria Foods has been a reliable source for great Italian food products. The family's flagship location — a shop and deli on North Paca Street — is the kind of spot that inspires loyalty, even...
  • Del Shores, of 'Sordid Lives' fame, to host Baltimore double billing of films

    Del Shores, of 'Sordid Lives' fame, to host Baltimore double billing of films
    Playwright, film director and LGBT cult favorite Del Shores will be in Baltimore on Sunday for a meet-and-greet with fans, a costume contest and a double billing of two of his films: "Sordid Lives" and "Southern Baptist Sissies." The ticket-only event...
  • Higher-profile acts on tap as WTMD's First Thursdays moves

    Higher-profile acts on tap as WTMD's First Thursdays moves
    Since last June, Towson University radio station WTMD has upgraded its studio, its satellite reception and now adds the headliners of First Thursdays, its free outdoor concert series that takes place between May and September, to the list. Rock...