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Z on TVAmid a string of negative news reports, two high-level firings and a move in Congress to end its federal funding, National Public Radio was an organization in turmoil this week.But as grim as it seems for NPR, it is not the large public radio network...
Kwame Kwei-Armah has a way of pulling others into his gravitational field, whirling them around and then depositing them in a place at some distance from where they started out. People leave an encounter with Center Stage's incoming artistic director...
Dr. Howard H. Patt, a former Baltimore surgeon and longtime Mount Washington resident, died April 25 at Sunrise of Santa Monica, a senior living community in California, of complications from a fall. He was 95. "Howard was always a very calm, relaxed and...
Roads at Mount Vernon Place in and around this weekend's FlowerMart event will be closed from Thursday at 3 p.m. to Saturday at 11 p.m., FlowerMart officials said on their website. The event is held at Mount Vernon Place, at the Washington Monument, and...
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A grand Wurlitzer organ, salvaged from a Baltimore movie theater and ensconced in a suburban home since the 1960s, will soon play to audiences at another city institution. After Roy Wagner announced that he wanted to give away the prized possession...
A century ago, Baltimore was a bustling, brawling, blue-collar city of 500,000, teeming with trolleys and privies and chimneys that belched coal smoke. The skyline was beveled by breweries and churches. Cardinal Gibbons and Enoch Pratt were people, not...
'The Civil War and American Art' is one of the first in a wave of regional creative projects on the conflictThe lone Union sentry stands atop Federal Hill, outlined against an ominous orange/red sky. In the distance, the tops of the Washington Monument and several spires rise above the city, as straight and determined as the rifle held in the soldier's left...
A memorial service for Steven Muller, president emeritus of the Johns Hopkins University, will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Peabody Institute's Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, entrance at 17 E. Mount Vernon Place. Dr. Muller died Jan....
Gretchen Crews, a retired librarian, teacher and club manager, died Dec. 27 at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center of injuries sustained in a fall at her Towson home. She was 83. Born Gretchen Matthews in Baltimore and raised in Wyman Park, she was the...
Tonight, we celebrate the season with the lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument. But unless we take needed action, we are at risk of losing this festive tradition — along with one of our city's most iconic landmarks. Sadly, the monument...
Comedian Chris Rock has observed that Martin Luther King stood for nonviolence, but now "Martin Luther King" is a street — and if you're on Martin Luther King Boulevard anywhere in America, violence is taking place. I believe that Baltimore's...
A car that crashed near the Washington Monument onl Thursday morning overturned, injuring a passenger and damaging a wall at the historic Mount Vernon park. The flipped-over four-door gray sedan blocked traffic on Washington Place just south of the 178-...
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