| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Twenty years after opening its first large residence for students, the Maryland Institute College of Art plans to build a $16.5 million addition that will increase the number of undergraduates living on campus and help revitalize Baltimore's North...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Throughout his time at Goucher College, Joe Edwardsen believed that there was a serious lack of good pizza in the city. So about six years ago, he decided to fix the problem by starting his own pizza business, Joe Squared. The Station North resident, 32,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 7:44 AM
City police were investigating two non-fatal shootings Wednesday night, near the Station North arts district and in the Mayfield community of Northeast Baltimore.
The Station North shooting occurred around the corner from the Single Carrott Theatre,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:57 AM
Lost City Diner materialized in Charles North last August. Now, the fountain shop and late-night stop has shut itself down. Don't worry, though — its owner, Joy Martin, said it's an intermission.
Martin, who also own the Club Charles, gave no...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Inside the once-bustling movie theater on North Avenue, moss thrives on shattered marble walls. Broken tiles hang from the ceiling. Rainwater pours through the roof.
But this derelict structure is now seen as a future centerpiece for the growing...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:08 PM
The first time Rain Pryor visited the intimate Strand Theater, she knew she was in the right place.
"I thought, 'It smells like theater. I'm home,'" says the actress, comedian, writer and musician who has just been named artistic director of the Strand....
| Sep 20, 2012
The City Arts Apartments are full of artists who live and work in the Baltimore complex, built on what long had been a vacant lot in a very vacant neighborhood. But a sudden gap in its development financing almost kept the project from getting off the...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 11:14 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The hospital ship USNS Mercy returned to its San Diego home port Friday following a nearly 5-month-long humanitarian mission.
Hundreds of family members were dockside to greeted the crew after the Mercy tied up at Naval Station San Diego...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:02 PM
It's easy to see why the city's sale of the Senator Theatre gave Comptroller Joan Pratt heartburn. The city paid $810,000 for the movie palace three years ago and this week sold it for a $310,000 loss. Worse yet, the city is hardly washing its hands of...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Renee Stout is the winner of the 2012 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, but a look at her photos, prints and other creations gives a glimpse of another woman — Fatima Mayfield.
The woman is an alter ego Stout created, pulling her name...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 11:50 AM
A juke joint, a national park and a health spa for cars — all located within about five blocks of one another. For three days beginning Friday, a stretch of North Charles Street will be transformed into what just might be the coolest stretch of...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Sebastian Martorana is a stoop storyteller in the finest tradition of Baltimore's stoop storytellers.
The sculptor, a transplant to the city who recognized immediately the cultural meaning of rowhouse marble steps, tells the story of trying to rescue...