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Morton "Jerry" Baum, founder and executive director of the Fund for Educational Excellence and a retired clothing manufacturing executive who was a tireless champion of city public schools, died May 5 from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
Tags: Parkinson's Disease, PTA, Teachers, Schools, Finance
On sparkling spring days, Ann Goldman Giroux enjoys tending her garden, planting vegetables and nurturing the lush roses and rare azaleas that adorn her family's home in Guilford. Giroux, who typically plants 800 white tulips along the front walkway and...
From the dentils that punctuate the roofline to the wide staircase leading upstairs, the home of Gretchen and A. Denis Clift is a classic. And it's in an Annapolis community where architecture is distinctive, gardens are gracious and century-old trees...
Special to The Baltimore SunDo you feel the nip in the air? Runners do. For them, the advent of fall means more than changing leaves and back to school. Cooler weather and coming races (the Baltimore Running Festival is October 13) make autumn the ideal time to run in the great...
Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
Baltimore's historic park system ranks 15th among the nation's 40 largest cities in a new rating released Wednesday, which credits the city's foresight in carving out public spaces over the past two centuries but faults its more recent leadership for...
John and Leila Juracek's British friends tell them their 1929 Tudor Revival house in Baltimore's Homeland neighborhood is more like an English cottage than the country cottages in England. The L-shaped exterior is of 18-inch-thick stone dressed in ivy...
WGN NewsJustin Martin To purchase a copy of the book: Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted Most people have heard of Central Park and Prospect Park in New York, Stanford University in California, the Back Bay Fens and Franklin Park in Boston,...
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Focus has been on Roland Park in recent weeks. It is easy for us Roland Parkers to take our verdant, well-planned community for granted. When interest from others comes, it increases our appreciation. First, Justin Martin, the author of Genius of Place:...
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1) Elizabeth Park Hartford has acres of history. We got your Mark Twain, your Harriet Beecher Stowe, your Wallace Stevens, your Samuel Colt, your Thomas Hooker. Major-league cultural shapers all. A somewhat lesser-known light is Frederick Law Olmsted,...
Biltmore in nearby Asheville, N.C., will be the site of the July 1 opening of Tiffany at Biltmore, an exhibition of 45 stained glass lamps created by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) and The Tiffany Studios. The exhibition will fill The Biltmore Legacy...
Culture MonsterThe latest post in Christopher Hawthorne's Reading L.A. series is on "Eden by Design: The 1930 Olmsted-Bartholomew Plan for the Los Angeles Region"...
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