Nearly 40 years after its founding, a radical Catholic commune finds new allies
As you drive down West Baltimore’s Bentalou Street, passing boarded up houses and the brown grass of Easterwood Park, you probably wouldn’t notice the unnamed alley marked with signs for Emmanuel...
After 40 years, Glenwood Life has become an institution for addicts.
It’s late on a crisp fall afternoon at the Glenwood Life Counseling Center in Govans. This is typically the quietest time of day, but there is still a small crowd chatting by the front door. One by...
<p>Cooking in a renovated ’50s space gives Donna Hamilton purpose.</p>
With its wicker baskets, comfy couches, and piles of pine cones, Donna Hamilton’s Dickeysville home is warm, homey, and casual—a real reflection of the WBAL-TV anchor herself. “I can’t afford...
A year after a same-sex marriage bill died in the state legislature, advocates try again.
Last year, when state legislators tried to make Maryland the sixth state to legalize gay marriage, their once rock-solid coalition fell apart one Sunday at a time.
"We found Mondays to be bad days...
The home of the former Ravens cheerleader and Constellation Energy's Mayo Shattuck successfully merges two very different backgrounds.
As if on cue at the sound of a knock, Molly Shattuck's children appear at the front door of the palatial Roland Park 1926 brick home she shares with her husband, Mayo Shattuck III, chairman,...
Jim Parsley, Elvis Tribute Artist
"I'd say around 10 or 11 years old, a friend of mine introduced me to Elvis. He was a big Elvis fan. I'd go over to his house and just started listening to his records and thought, 'This guy is...
The city’s booming Latino community makes itself at home.
Nicolás Ramos left Coahuila, Mexico to come to the United States in the '70s, when he was 16, picking broccoli and cauliflower on a Texas farm, and loading boxes of cucumber, squash, cantaloupe and...
A local group becomes a national leader in helping young adults with cancer.
Each of the 22 cubicles at the Infusion Therapy Center at the University of Maryland's Greenebaum Cancer Center is filled today, as patient navigator Elizabeth Saylor takes a slow lap around the room...
One local antiques dealer is gearing up for yet another season of broken hearts on a popular TV series.
When J. Michael Flanigan's relatives visit his 1880's antiques-filled Bolton Hill residence, finding a place to sit among his treasure trove of museum-quality antiques can be a daunting task. "I have...
Some local moms rave about the home-birth experience—and might even break the law to have one.
"My fondest memory is being in my own bed with nowhere to have to relocate to," says Pam Mandell, a Baltimore mom who gave birth twice in her own home. "It was so peaceful and intimate." ¶ Most...