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  • Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned

    Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts will meet with members of the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community this month to answer questions, address concerns and share progress that has been made within the department in the last...
  • 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...
  • Making soul food and Southern cuisine healthier

    Making soul food and Southern cuisine healthier
    On a crisp spring morning, chef David Thomas stands in the kitchen of his Parkville cafe, Herb & Soul, prepping for a busy day of cooking. Plastic tubs overflow with fresh kale, while shelves hold spices that will impart flavor to the chef's Old Bay...
  • Al Baitch, saxophonist

    Al Baitch, saxophonist
    Abraham "Al" Baitch, a musician recalled as one of Baltimore's finest saxophone players, died March 24 at Northwest Hospital after suffering a fall. The Pikesville resident was 89. During his 70 years in the local entertainment scene, Mr. Baitch was a...
  • Pushing for a 'brighter, better Belair Road'

    Pushing for a 'brighter, better Belair Road'
    When Baltimore restaurateur Casey Jenkins opens the Birdland Sports Bar & Grill on Belair Road this month, it will be one of a few sit-down restaurants along the commercial strip. But he, and many others, hope it won't be the last. City, county and...
  • Man fatally shot inside overturned car in Mount Vernon; homicides spike to 14 this year

    Man fatally shot inside overturned car in Mount Vernon; homicides spike to 14 this year
    A man was found shot multiple times inside an overturned car in Mount Vernon early Saturday and later died, marking Baltimore's 14th homicide of 2014, only 11 days into the year. Police said they were called for a car crash in the 100 block of E. Madison...
  • Baltimore is just fine, thank you [Letter]

    Baltimore is just fine, thank you [Letter]
    My elation quickly soured as I read commentator Eileen Pollock's assessment of life in Baltimore following her return to the city after years of living in Manhattan ("Baltimore is no New York," Jan. 13). I agree that we desperately need more public...
  • Fatal shootings mark 16 murders in first 12 days of 2014

    Fatal shootings mark 16 murders in first 12 days of 2014
    Two people were fatally shot Sunday night in Northwest Baltimore as homicides continue to surge, with 16 to start the year. The shootings occurred about 75 minutes and a half-mile apart late Sunday. The first was just before 10 p.m. in the 3600 block of...
  • But can I get married here?

    These venue selections a bit too traditional for you? Most everyone knows you can get hitched at some offbeat places in Baltimore — Camden Yards, the National Aquarium, the Zoo. But we we're curious about some even more unusual spots in town....
  • With new City Bar, City Cafe deftly changes with times

    With new City Bar, City Cafe deftly changes with times
    For staples in the Baltimore nightlife scene, there is a thin line between comfortable and stagnant. The good bar owners are keenly aware of this and can anticipate the right time to make changes that will invigorate an establishment without offending...
  • Employers invest more in workplace wellness

    Employers invest more in workplace wellness
    Janis Smith feels a lot healthier — and more confident — since shedding 65 pounds in six months, and that has helped in her job leading employee training for 1st Mariner Bank. "Being in front of a classroom of people … I don't feel...