| Mar 24, 2014
| 11:32 AM
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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:46 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:40 AM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:45 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:45 AM
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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:44 PM
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,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:37 PM
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...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:59 AM
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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:20 AM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:05 AM
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.