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  • An up-and-down year for Baltimore's housing market

    An up-and-down year for Baltimore's housing market
    Gauging the trajectory of the real estate market in the Baltimore region has become a hyper-local exercise — it depends on precisely where you live. While a handful of communities roared back so much last year that the number of home sales actually...
  • Pigtown resident launches electronic Rohous Magazine

    Pigtown resident launches electronic Rohous Magazine
    Pigtown resident Daryl Landy believes he's one of a growing number of Americans striving for better, not bigger, living quarters, and last week he launched a new online magazine devoted to living, working and playing in small spaces. Rohous Magazine went...
  • George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist

    George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist
    George Edward "Hunky" Sauerhoff, a political aide and fundraiser who was the founder and president of the Loyal Sons of Pigtown, died May 12 of heart failure at FutureCare Cherrywood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre in Reisterstown. The unofficial...
  • How does stating facts make Pat McDonough racist?

    Assuming that it's true that "roving mobs of black youth" terrorize Baltimore, why should Del. Pat McDonough apologize for saying so ("Baltimore and bigotry," May 18)? If anyone should apologize, I think it should be the Rev. Cortly C.D. Witherspoon, who...
  • Decorating small spaces with big style

    Decorating small spaces with big style
    When Jill Andrews redesigned her Hampden rowhouse last year, it finally sank in how narrow it really was —12 feet wide. Traditional, bulky furniture just wouldn't do. She purchased custom pieces, such as her living room table and her son's bunk...
  • Sales of luxury goods up after recession

    Sales of luxury goods up after recession
    Baltimore residential real estate broker Bonnie Fleck is no stranger to luxury. "I think it might be because my very first car was an Audi," Fleck said when asked why she chooses luxury cars instead of more utilitarian models. She also wants to give...
  • Like/Dislike: Nina Gilkenson, dancer

    Like/Dislike: Nina Gilkenson, dancer
    She has taught dance in 25 countries as well as all over the United States. That's just a glimpse of Maryland native Nina Gilkenson's enormous success. Gilkenson is often booked a year in advance to teach Lindy hop, belly dance and lesser-known swing era...
  • Like/dislike: Jennifer Petrin Johannes

    Like/dislike: Jennifer Petrin Johannes
    Few places are left unexplored for Jennifer Petrin Johannes. Over the years, the 38-year-old public high-school art teacher has been to six continents, 27 countries and 43 states. She also shares her passion for traveling with her students, taking them on...
  • Tax credit for homeowners means big break for some, nothing for thousands

    Tax credit for homeowners means big break for some, nothing for thousands
    Jeff Burdick and his next-door neighbors have nearly identical two-story rowhouses, on the same block of East Clement Street with the same public schools and the same city trash pickup. But one striking difference is the $5,300 he pays in yearly...
  • Bird watchers get glimpse at city's offerings

    Bird watchers get glimpse at city's offerings
    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...
  • State's Attorney Bernstein's son, son's roommate charged with assault

    The 22-year-old son of Baltimore's top prosecutor and the young man's roommate were each charged Thursday with misdemeanor assault after police said they cut each other to perform a "blood handshake" and then got into a fight. Both men were treated at...