| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:18 AM
A toddler struck by an unmarked police vehicle on the eastern edge of the Patterson Park neighborhood Thursday afternoon has been treated for minor injuries at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, police said.
The 2-year-old boy had stepped off the...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:31 AM
What is the future for Baltimore's city-owned historic properties?
The Baltimore Sun has reported that Baltimore City is hiring an appraisal firm to determine the "market value" of 15 city-owned historic properties. Baltimore Heritage has asked...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Over the past two years, Maureen Coyle has received $5,700 in property tax breaks that the city admits she never requested for her Patterson Park rowhouse. Now the city is demanding full repayment by month's end.
If she doesn't or can't pay by then,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, with gusty winds and a high temperature in the mid 60s. There is a 30 percent chance of showers tonight, with lows in the low 40s around the Baltimore area.
Check our traffic map for this...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 8:01 PM
It's just a spit of woods buffering a creek that winds through a cluster of apartments and houses in Northwest Baltimore. But it's a cozy winter home to the city's birds.
These aren't the average urban pigeons. These are hawks, crows, sparrows, doves and...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:33 AM
Home values in Maryland communities reassessed by the state this year have fallen an average of 17 percent since 2008, a sizable drop but smaller than in the last two rounds of property evaluations.
Nine out of 10 residential properties that were...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:55 PM
What comes to mind when Mexican immigrant Elsa Garcia thinks of Baltimore's drawbacks?
"Basura. O las drogas," said the East Baltimore resident. "Trash. Or drugs."
Then, quickly, comes her list of Baltimore's pluses: Her husband has been able to find...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 12:44 PM
If you're going to go to a bar on New Year's Day, it might as well be a special place.
To watch the Ravens this Sunday, consider Red House Tavern in Canton.
A mainstay on the corner of Essex and Leakin streets for years, Red House didn't make its mark...
| Jan 5, 2012
Most people, unless headed to a specific address, will simply drive past the two-story row houses that line the curb along Fleet Street in East Baltimore. Few are wider than 15 feet; their only mark of individuality is usually found in the variety of...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Msgr. Robert Albert Bozel, a retired pastor of a Howard County parish recalled for his voluminous correspondence with friends and members of his congregation, died of pneumonia Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88.
Born in Baltimore and raised...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:51 PM
A series of public meetings for Baltimore residents to voice their concerns about preliminary plans to add more parking and an access road to Patterson Park have been canceled, according to city officials.
The decision comes two days after the first...