Some kids have a paper route. Others shovel snow. But marble step scrubbing in Highlandtown goes a long way back in my family.
Now little more than a sleepy whistle-stop, it’s part of an unlikely tale intertwined with the Baltimore railroad, the Appalachian Mountains, and Maryland history.
After escaping slavery in Baltimore, a young Frederick Douglass was transformed by a trip to Ireland.
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In the late 1960s, Baltimore began demolishing Black neighborhoods to make room for the ill-fated expressway.
Sixty years ago, a white Southern Maryland plantation owner struck and killed a Black Baltimore server at a society ball, galvanizing the city and making national headlines.
The impacts of these once-in-a-lifetime trailblazers have been felt well beyond the city.
Flawlessly crafted and designed and meticulously maintained, 11315 John Carroll Road boasts an exquisite home in a tremendous setting.
Recently elected Baltimore City State’s Attorney Ivan Bates dismisses murder charges in controversial, long-running case.
St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Cockeysville was constructed between 1850-1852 by the Irish arrivals.
Thousands of Lumbee Indians migrated to Upper Fells Point after World War II. Decades later, members of the tribe are claiming their history.
Maryland makes sweeping history with statewide elections of Moore, attorney general-elect Anthony Brown, and comptroller-elect Brooke Lierman.
Do you know someone sparking positive change in Baltimore? We want to hear from you.
We catch up with Baltimore County's first-ever inspector general.
Airing on PBS, the two films provide in-depth looks at how Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass pursued equality for all.
The first-degree murder conviction in the high-profile case—documented in the first season of 'Serial'—was vacated Monday in light of newly acquired evidence not previously turned over to defense attorneys.
With the American League’s best pitching staff, the 1961 “Baby Birds” proved an obstacle in Maris’ pursuit of Baltimore-born “Babe."
In the wake of the market's large-scale renovation, Wallace’s poignant portraits—so full of energy and everyday connection—serve as a time capsule to the Lexington that once was.
The Supreme Court is one place cameras are still not allowed.
Chad Shapiro's treasure trove includes more than 400 historic lightbulbs, one of the first meters used to calculate the use of electrical power, and several handwritten letters by the famous inventor.
With mail-ballots still to be counted, Wes Moore up in Democratic governor’s race; Ivan Bates leads Marilyn Mosby in City State’s Attorney’s election.
Shuttered for much of the past quarter century, the museum officially reopens (again) on August 13 following a $5.5-million overhaul.
Former NBA star's new memoir recounts relationships with family, mentors, and his fellow Dunbar Poets.
When the show ended its run, David Simon said he wanted his portrayal of Baltimore judged against the future.
The museum's Fashion Archives include more than 15,000 items spanning four centuries.