| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:17 PM
The first public hearing before the Baltimore City school board about the recommendations to close schools run by external operators spurred heated exchanges between operators and school officials, and left board members questioning the consistency of the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
PHILADELPHIA A hat with too many feathers, too many sequins, or too many ribbons is just too much drama.
But the right chapeau? The perfectly perched little pillbox? That's the epitome of chic.
So you can imagine how excited socialites-turned-...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:57 AM
You might think of Michael Lisicky's obsession with department stores as an orchestral tone poem for a single oboe: at turns plaintive and raucous, eloquent and funny, with unpredictable little swerves.
Lisicky is second oboist with the Baltimore...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Mary C. Burke, a devoted churchgoer who taught in Baltimore public schools for more than 30 years, died Nov. 18 of lung cancer at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown. She was 78.
"She was so good at what she did, working with the children," Marlene...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:45 AM
A man was shot in the back in Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood late Saturday, city police said.
Police said they found the 27-year-old victim in the 1100 block of Shellbanks Road just after 10 p.m. He told them that two men he didn't know approached...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Hartford engineering and planning firm Fitzgerald & Halliday Inc. said Friday it has acquired the New York operations of Howard/Stein-Hudson Associates Inc., a transportation consulting group.
Terms of the deal, including the price, were not disclosed....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:37 PM
An 18-year-old student at Frederick Douglass High School was shot to death Tuesday night near a West Baltimore housing project, one of two shootings reported within a few minutes.
Police said Darnell Moore was found shot multiple times at about 11:10 p....
| Oct 18, 2013
Above-normal rainfall since early June has yielded a bumper crop of mold and mildew issues, homeowners and professionals tell me. But one of the worst reports comes from Richard A. Heath, worshipful master of the Palestine-Roxborough Masonic Temple in...
| Oct 18, 2013
A few weeks back, a rowhouse dweller asked for advice about dealing with cigarette-smoke odor finding its way into her living space from the other side of the party wall. The odor was most noticeable, she said, when the neighbors turned on their central...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Baltimore Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man they say stabbed the mother of his child nearly to death last month.
Christopher Troy Goode, 26, stabbed the woman 10 times in her neck with a butcher knife on the night of Sept. 12,...
| Oct 7, 2013
Karen and Tony Muldoon of Hampton have been collaborating on stories, and life, for more than 30 years, first as award-winning journalists at the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, N.J., and later as screenwriters hoping for a shot at Hollywood success....