| Dec 14, 2010
A variety of Baltimore neighborhoods ended the roller-coaster ride of the past decade with significantly higher home values than at the start, but some communities saw all the gains of the housing bubble erased by the bust.
That's the conclusion of a...
| Aug 22, 2010
Part of a series of occasional articles.
Two weeks ago, rock band Arcade Fire landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts with its third album, "The Suburbs." For the band's devoted fans as well as some online music prognosticators, hitting the top...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 8:01 PM
Rob Annicelli's drive to stop a huge slots emporium planned near his home led him to extremes.
He used vacation days to gather signatures for a referendum blocking the project, and took more time off to sit in a courtroom, monitoring a court effort to...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:14 PM
A Baltimore group wants to put civic pride in your wallet.
The Baltimore Green Currency Association, a nonprofit that aims to help small restaurants and mom-and-pop retailers fend off the big chains, is trying to build an alternative economy —...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 12:50 PM
James Keefe Donahue, former president and CEO of Industrial Shows of America Inc. who also was producer of the International Auto Show and Chesapeake Bay Boat Show, died June 23 of heart failure at Good Samaritan Hospital.
The Lutherville resident was...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:57 AM
City schools and AYP
The following elementary and middle schools were the only ones in Baltimore to meet adequate yearly progress goals this year:
•Baltimore International Academy
•Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women
| Jul 19, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Anthony Francis "Tony" Bufano, a retired greeting card executive and fisherman, died July 8 of heart failure at his Lochearn home. He was 83.
The son of Italian immigrant parents, Mr. Bufano was born and raised in Scranton, Pa., where he graduated from...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Nancy Kline learned all about retail during a three-decade career at South Moon Under, the trendy boutique chain where, she jokes, she held just about every job except president.
Now, she and daughter Emily Schramm, who also worked at South Moon Under,...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein said Thursday that no one will face criminal charges in the fatal shooting by police officers of a plainclothes colleague, whom they mistook for a gunman, moving authorities a step closer to closing one of the...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:40 AM
Taharka Bros. is hosting an old-fashioned ice cream social on Aug. 11 at its Mount Washington store.
The Aug. 11 ice cream social at Taharka Bros. will feature live music and hot dogs and tons of socializing. Did you all know that the Mount Washington...
| May 18, 2011
| 3:59 AM
Oprah Winfrey is one great storyteller.
So let her set the stage for the story of her years in Baltimore — seven and a half years starting in 1976 that would profoundly shape not only the life of the young anchorwoman, but also give birth to the...