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Ravens kicker Justin Tucker puts football players from City Springs Middle and Elementary School through the paces.
The purple field is brand new. - Photo by Erik Zygmont
September 17, 2014, No comments

Rhonda Richetta, principal of City Springs Elementary and Middle School, remembers gazing at the “dilapidated” playground and vacant lots behind her school. “Before I would turn around and go into […]


Fell’s Point honors four icons

September 17, 2014, No comments

It was an eclectic cast of characters honored at this year’s Selfless Community Service awards, a ceremony held every Sept. 11 on Broadway Squar ...


Ceremony honors defenders of Baltimore

September 17, 2014, No comments

“Good God, what brave fellows I must this day lose.”
That is what Gen. George Washington said about the Fifth Maryland as they fixed bayonets an ...

Alex Radzius of Aisquith’s Sharpshooters educates visitors to last weekend’s
Hampstead Hill Festival. - Photo by Erik Zygmont

Remembering Hampstead Hill 200 years later

September 17, 2014, No comments

Two hundred years ago, 15,000 residents and militia members made a stand on Hampstead Hill (now Pagoda Hill in Patterson Park) and faced down would-be ...

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    News of the Day
    September 10, 2014, 1 Comment

    Michael Lisicky, Fell’s Point’s Towne Crier, reads “News of the Day from 1814.” There was a lot going on–Baltimore was dealing with a British invasion. The Towne Crier reads every […]

  • When not working at Sabatino's, Peachy is at work on her latest book. - Photo by Erik Zygmont
    A Peachy Life
    September 10, 2014, No comments

    Remember Leonora “Peachy” Dixon–the self-described “little old lady from Highlandtown” whose memoir, “A Peachy LIfe,” has sold thousands of copies? Something about her story–which is not ̶ ...

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    School starts
    August 27, 2014, No comments

    It’s time. Teachers welcomed students back to St. Casimir School, near O’Donnell Square in Canton, on Tuesday morning.