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  • Everyman Theatre begins work on new home on west side

    Everyman Theatre begins work on new home on west side
    One hundred years ago this summer, the Empire Theater opened as one of the premier vaudeville houses on downtown Baltimore's west side. After decades of dormancy, the landmark is set to house live performances once again as the new home of Everyman...
  • Shirley A. Mark, psychologist and educator, dies

    Shirley A. Mark, psychologist and educator, dies
    Shirley A. Mark, a retired psychologist and educator, died May 28 of Parkinson's disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 83. The former Shirley Alpern was born and raised in Pittsburgh,...
  • After five years, Messenger columnist bids fond farewell

    Mount Washington Elementary School hosted the annual Swing Into Spring fundraiser/party/auction to raise money for the school PTO. A wonderful event, held at the Mount Washington Conference Center, this year boasted one of the highest attendance records...
  • Dr. Barbara Starfield, pediatrician and Hopkins health researcher, dies

    Dr. Barbara Starfield, pediatrician and Hopkins health researcher, dies
    Dr. Barbara Starfield, a professor and health services researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health whose work in the field of primary care and health policy brought her international acclaim, died June 10 while swimming at her home...
  • Obama memorabilia displayed in homes

    Obama memorabilia displayed in homes
    Valata Jenkins-Monroe contributed to Barack Obama's campaign and made a few phone calls on his behalf, but she doesn't consider herself a fanatic, not even with Obama posters, T-shirts, buttons, mugs, coasters and vases in her home -- along with a photo...
  • Dorothy Gaspar's glove designs pack star power

    Dorothy Gaspar's glove designs pack star power
    Dorothy Gaspar does not make gloves for meek women. Her long, sinuous leather creations -- imagine Louboutin stilettos for your hands -- are better suited for martini-swilling minxes who smirk through apologies. Same goes for the chic two-tone driving...
  • Chickens as pets: City living with a farm feel

    Chickens as pets: City living with a farm feel
    Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne started keeping chickens in their Echo Park backyard a little more than a year ago. The two are co-authors of "The Urban Homestead," a handbook for city dwellers who want to live off the land as much as possible, and the...
  • Food lovers' Christmas wish list

    When I was a kid we didn't have a lot at Christmas, but we always had the Wish Book, a.k.a. the Sears Christmas catalog. Don't get me wrong, we weren't Waltons poor by any means -- no tangerines and balls of string under our trees -- but in the mid-...
  • L.A. neighborhoods, you're on the map

    L.A. neighborhoods, you're on the map
    Nevermind where we're going. Question is: Where are we now? "We're in Woodland Hills," said Anthony Tholberg as he stood outside his home late last week and mulled over that question. Tholberg, 23, grew up in the mid-century modern house in the 19800...
  • The gang's all here

    The gang's all here
    When my wife and I and our two small children moved late last year to Glassell Park, a neighborhood in northeast Los Angeles, we were following a predictable gentrification script. The nearby enclaves of Eagle Rock and Mount Washington were slightly out...
  • Alvin Simon dies at 82; owner of premier L.A.-area restaurants

    Alvin Simon dies at 82; owner of premier L.A.-area restaurants
    Alvin Simon, a restaurateur who helped spark the revitalization of Old Pasadena in the 1980s with the upscale Cafe Jacoulet, died Feb. 23 at his home in Mount Washington from complications of lymphoma and radiation treatment, said his sister Flame Simon....