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  • Mobbies 2012 results

    Mobbies 2012 results
    Users voted online Oct. 29-Nov.9 to choose Maryland's best blogs and social media accounts in The Baltimore Sun's fourth annual Mobbies. - Best Baltimore Sun Blog - Baltimore Diner A blog about Baltimore restaurant news, Maryland cooking and food 2)...
  • 'Miss Sue' feeds the hungry on Thanksgiving — and every day

    'Miss Sue' feeds the hungry on Thanksgiving — and every day
    Thursday morning, when Sue Schmincke preheats her ovens at Paul's Place, she'll kick off her 20th Thanksgiving at the Pigtown soup kitchen and community outreach center. In those 20 years, Miss Sue (as she's known around the neighborhood) has served...
  • Miracle on Main Streets kicks off Wednesday

    Miracle on Main Streets kicks off Wednesday
    Shoppers who lined up at Sears on Thanksgiving and braved Walmart before dawn on Black Friday might want a change of pace, city officials are hoping. With the Miracle on Main Streets campaign, the city hopes to encourage holiday shopping in Baltimore's...
  • Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal

    Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal
    Frankly fake but authentically Baltimore, the Formstone that swaths many a rowhouse may seem low-brow or even tacky to some. But should it be illegal? A proposed overhaul of the Baltimore's zoning code would do just that, banning the faux stone...
  • PriceRite will open Wednesday in Pigtown

    The PriceRite discount supermarket planned for the Mount Clare Junction shopping plaza in West Baltimore will open Wednesday, the chain said today. The Sun's Steve Kilar reported in October that PriceRite had signed a lease to open in a 39,000-square-...
  • Four shot, two killed in overnight gunfire in Baltimore

    Four shot, two killed in overnight gunfire in Baltimore
    Two men were killed and a man and woman were injured in four separate incidents of gunfire in the city overnight, according to Baltimore Police. The string of unrelated shootings began at 11:02 p.m., when officers responded to the 6400 block of Harford...
  • Class of the Month: Belly dancing at Mobtown Ballroom

    Class of the Month: Belly dancing at Mobtown Ballroom
    In the cavernous space of Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown, a small group of women shimmy their hips and move their arms in time to drum solos and Middle Eastern pop music. It's the first day of a five-week session in a beginner's level belly dance class....
  • Fatal Pigtown shooting brings city count to 20 in 80 hours

    Fatal Pigtown shooting brings city count to 20 in 80 hours
    An infant child was found next to her dying mother just before dawn Tuesday after police say a man broke into a Pigtown home, killed a young couple and shot two others — a grisly scene that brought to 20 the number of people shot in the city in a...
  • Pigtown shooting stemmed from dispute over $10

    Pigtown shooting stemmed from dispute over $10
    Charging documents in Tuesday's shooting in Pigtown that left a young couple dead and two others seriously wounded show that the attack stemmed from a dispute over $10.  Melville Mason, 35, was formally charged with two counts of first-degree murder,...
  • Senseless war on Baltimore's streets

    Twenty shootings in 80 hours — and the week is still young ("Fatal Pigtown shooting brings city count to 20 in 80 hours," Aug. 20). Did I miss the mayor's press conference in which she and the police commissioner appear on stage together with a...
  • Friends hold vigil for victims of fatal Pigtown shootings

    Friends hold vigil for victims of fatal Pigtown shootings
    Lily Howe was the first to be shot, the bullet traveling through her shoulder and out as she tried to protect her longtime friend from a gunman loose in their Pigtown rowhouse early Tuesday morning. Next was William Monroe, gunned down in the hallway...