| 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 —...
| 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...
| Jul 9, 2010
| 12:25 PM
Danny Black can run his closet design business from just about anywhere — his Mount Washington office, on the way to meet with clients, at home on weekends and even during his family's summer trips to Ocean City.
"Most clients don't know I've...
| Dec 30, 2009
Kemper Nomland Jr., a Los Angeles architect who teamed with his father early in his career to design and build one of the homes in the landmark post-World War II Case Study House program, has died. he was 90.
Nomland died Friday of natural causes at an...
| May 16, 2009
MinifarmBox, a new venture spearheaded by Mount Washington writer Conor Fitzpatrick, takes some of the guess work out of vegetable gardening for novices. Fitzpatrick will deliver and install a 4-by-4-foot raised bed made of sustainably farmed cedar or...
| Apr 5, 2009
Clean-cut, wholesome and decidedly demure. Look at the ultra-Disneyfied costumes in this month's "Hannah Montana" movie and you'll see the latest reflection of the accelerating shift toward more parent-friendly tween fashions.
Forget Britney-era bling...
| 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 13, 2007
Darn those gophers. They are the reason, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said, that his irrigation system gushed instead of dripped and made his water usage soar far above comparable homeowners' in his former Mount Washington neighborhood. The little...
| Aug 21, 2007
First, Jollibee and Goldilocks -- both popular restaurants in the Philippines -- opened their doors in 2005.
The next year came Seafood City, a supermarket that features an almost endless supply of seafood and other Filipino specialties.
Today there are...
| Feb 21, 2008
When Little Tokyo Lofts opened in downtown a few years ago, they were billed as the antidote to suburban living.
Press materials lured buyers to the former Westinghouse industrial building by promising luxury lofts in an about-to-be-gentrified "vibrant...