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Jamal Pickett, through Living Classrooms, was one of several young men who helped the Patterson Park Neighborhood
Association green the alley between the 100 blocks of N. Ellwood and N. East avenues. Saturday’s leadership workshop
aims to teach residents how to start similar work in their own neighborhoods, among other things. - Photo by Erik Zygmont
October 1, 2014, No comments

Transforming blight, renting regulations, and building relationships between neighbors of different ages will be some of the topics covered at a daylong event designed to empower local residents on Saturday, […]

Four of the five daughters of Tyanna Barre O’Brien pause for a photo at last year’s
BreastFest. Pictured, from left, are Katie Bogle, Sara O’Brien, Bridget Mink and Anne
O’Brien. - Photo courtesy of Anne O’Brien

October has plenty of opportunities to fight breast cancer, have fun

October 1, 2014, No comments

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s chock-full of activities to benefit the Tyanna Foundation, a charitable organization with bra ...

Joanne Masopust confers with residents opposed to late night-hours for Diamond Hookah Lounge. - Photo by Erik Zygmont

Broadway hookah lounge gets late-night license, with major restrictions

October 1, 2014, 1 Comment

After a delayed, lengthy and contentious hearing last night, the Municipal Board of Zoning and Appeals granted a late night operator’s license ...


Canton group getting organized to fight crime

October 1, 2014, No comments

A group of Canton residents is looking to start a neighborhood watch that will go beyond addressing crime, and they are also trying to encourage neigh ...

  • Peyton Krol, right, puts some
muscle into the wheel of chance, with
Richard Poremski. - Photo by Erik Zygmont
    Pierogi, pottery and potato pancakes
    October 1, 2014, No comments

    Last weekend’s Polish Fall Festival, hosted by Holy Rosary Church, 408 S. Chester St., brought attendees of Polish heritage as well as those who simply wanted to sample some pierogi, […]

  • letterstotheeditor
    To the Editor – October 1, 2014
    October 1, 2014, No comments

    Godfather or Grandfather? To the Editor: Having lived in Highlandtown the lion’s share of my 55 years, I know community associations can do good. With regard to the issue of […]

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    Community Calendar
    October 1, 2014, No comments

    Wednesday, October 1 Hard Workin’ Pilgrims: The Baltimore American Indian Center Heritage Museum presents the exhibit “Hard Workin’ Pilgrims: Lumbee Indians in Baltimore City Industry,” starting on Wednesday, Oct. 1. ...

  • The Baltimore Dance Crews Project was one of several “side attractions” a the fourth annual Art Cart Derby and Art by the point
in Highlandtown. - Photo by Erik Zygmont
    Fourth All Ages Art Cart Derby a success
    September 24, 2014, No comments

    Events all over the Southeast and the finale of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 celebration didn’t keep the crowd away from Highlandtown last Saturday, where drivers once again […]