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  • Lawsuits filed over mural project intended to shame Baltimore landlords

    Lawsuits filed over mural project intended to shame Baltimore landlords
    A Baltimore woman who has gained national attention for a project intended to publicly shame those who own vacant houses in the city now faces two lawsuits from one of those owners. Brian Spern, an attorney representing the two business trusts that...
  • 200 homes had no water Monday after Pigtown water main break

    200 homes had no water Monday after Pigtown water main break
    A broken water main in Pigtown Sunday evening caused water to be shut off to about 200 homes, a school and several businesses all day Monday while the city worked to fix the pipe, according to the Department of Public Works. "Barring any unforeseen...
  • 16 evacuated after water main break in Pigtown

    16 evacuated after water main break in Pigtown
    About 200 customers were out of water on Monday morning after a 20-inch water main pipe burst in Pigtown on Sunday night, flooding nearly a dozen houses and displacing 16 people, according to the Baltimore Department of Public Works. Thousands of...
  • Water main break in Pigtown repaired

    Water main break in Pigtown repaired
    A 20-inch water main that broke on Sunday in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore was repaired early Tuesday morning, according to the city Department of Public Works. Sixteen residents were evacuated and 10 basements flooded when the main broke Sunday...
  • Scared to live in Baltimore? Try Pigtown [Letter]

    Scared to live in Baltimore? Try Pigtown [Letter]
    I'm sorry to hear about the negative experience in Baltimore City of the author of the letter "Ready to call Baltimore quits" (Jan. 15). I grew up in the Washington suburbs and moved to Baltimore for law school. I purchased a rowhouse in Washington...
  • Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying

    Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying
    Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy. The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...
  • Baltimore kicks off neighborhood holiday shopping campaign

    Baltimore kicks off neighborhood holiday shopping campaign
     Baltimore will kick off its annual "Miracle on Main Streets" holiday shopping campaign Thursday in an effort to encourage residents to shop in the city's nine Main Street neighborhoods. The coordinated promotion among the neighborhoods features special...
  • Woman dies after being injured in Baltimore fire last month

    Woman dies after being injured in Baltimore fire last month
    A 66-year-old woman has died after she was injured in a fire in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore last month, fire department officials said Friday. Louise Helmick was one of two people taken the burn unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center...
  • Hammerjacks may get third life near M&T stadium

    Hammerjacks may get third life near M&T stadium
    Developers want to bring back Hammerjacks in a new concert and club venue near M&T Bank Stadium and the new Horseshoe casino. They have proposed locating the new Hammerjacks in the 600 block of W. West St. in what is now parking lot "N" for Ravens...
  • New Hammerjacks developer offers ambitious plan at Pigtown meeting

    New Hammerjacks developer offers ambitious plan at Pigtown meeting
    Developers of a revived Hammerjacks laid out their plans for a concert venue near M&T Bank Stadium Tuesday night at a community meeting in Pigtown as they court community support. The new Hammerjacks would be located in the 600 block of W. West St. in...
  • Two injured in rowhouse fire in Pigtown

    Two injured in rowhouse fire in Pigtown
    Two people suffered minor burns in a rowhouse fire in Pigtown early Thursday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. Firefighters were dispatched to the 1300 block of W. Cross Street, in the city's Washington Village-Pigtown neighborhood,...