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  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2 Murders this Year: 92 | 6/24/2014
  • Down On The Corner The legal battle over curbside solicitation at North and Mount Royal echoes citywide divisions | 6/24/2014
  • State of the state’s attorney Race Mosby’s hungry, vague; Bernstein’s confident. Will his record undo him? | 6/17/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 0; Murders this Year: 89 | 6/18/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 8; Murders this Year: 89 | 6/10/2014
  • Pride Guide t’s been a year of change for the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Baltimore (GLCCB), the group that organizes the Baltimore Pride Festival, from last year’s sale of the group’s headquarters at 241 W. Chase St., to the move to rented d | 6/10/2014
  • Gifted and Budgeted Funding for advanced programs restored amid student protest | 6/4/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 6; Murders this Year: 81 | 6/4/2014
  • Tenant Council President Fights The Power Floyd Vines might be the last, best hope for public housing residents fighting privatization | 5/28/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 6; Murders this Year: 75 | 5/28/2014
  • Custom Cool Meet the Nomads, a black hippie gearhead van club trucking all over the Mid-Atlantic | 5/21/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 69 | 5/21/2014
  • Banned, On the Run Baltimore Police freeze out a Sun reporter; Sun management follows suit | 5/14/2014
  • Positively 26th Street Residents displaced by landslide now dodging bedbugs | 5/14/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 7; Murders this Year: 66 | 5/14/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 59 | 5/7/2014
  • Café Poupon A seemingly out of place magical little pastry and coffee shop | 5/7/2014
  • Three children killed in one brutal week At the funeral for standout student, baseball star, and mentor Michael Mayfield, community members search for answers | 4/30/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 56 | 4/30/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 5; Murders this Year: 52 | 4/23/2014
  • Show us your licensing Following controversial case, new policy requires liquor board to make more decisions public | 4/16/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 1; Murders this Year: 47 | 4/16/2014
  • Sale On Baltimore is about to sell off its public housing. Someone is going to make money—and that’s the plan. | 4/2/2014
  • Who Do We Love? Maryland gives tax breaks to lots of businesses, not just Kevin Spacey’s | 4/9/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 46 | 4/9/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 43 | 4/2/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 1; Murders this Year: 41 | 3/26/2014
  • The Art of Organizing MICA’s adjunct faculty moves to unionize, and academics everywhere watch to see what happens | 3/19/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 0; Murders this Year: 40 | 3/19/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 40 | 3/12/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 38 | 3/5/2014
  • What Happens Now? A daily newspaper company buying the alt-weekly in its market is not unprecedented, though the results are varied | 2/26/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 36 | 2/26/2014
  • Gridopoly Your electric bill never went down the way deregulators promised it would—and never will. It might get much, much worse. | 2/19/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 33 | 2/19/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 30 | 2/12/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 7; Murders this Year: 27 | 2/5/2014
  • Mega Man Lance Lucas sees tech as a way out of poverty for inner-city kids | 2/5/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 20 | 1/29/2014
  • Lush Lessons Comedy Central’s Drunk History, created by a local, imagines what high school would be like if all your teachers were wasted | 1/22/2014
  • General Equivalence A Baltimore company gave hundreds a chance—maybe their last chance—for a high school degree | 1/22/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 18 | 1/22/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 10; Murders this Year: 16 | 1/15/2014
  • Doing Their Part Amid murder crisis, City Council looks for answers—any answers it can get | 1/15/2014
  • Great Expectations Baltimore’s youngest councilman has high hopes for himself and for his city | 1/8/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 7; Murders this Year: 6 | 1/8/2014
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 234 | 1/1/2014
  • Phyllis Brotman 1934 - 2013 | 12/25/2013
  • Charles Steinhauser 1951 - 2013 | 12/25/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 5; Murders this Year: 229 | 12/25/2013
  • Street Theater Sanctioned or not, Baltimore citizens use guerrilla art to slow traffic | 12/25/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 6; Murders this Year: 224 | 12/18/2013
  • Poisoning Lead Lawsuits New cases could make it harder to hold landlords accountable | 12/10/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 218 | 12/10/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 216 | 12/4/2013
  • Brother, can you spare a crime? City Council to revisit anti-panhandling bill, with a narrower focus | 12/4/2013
  • The new strategic policing plan, same as the old strategic policing plans? For $285,000, consultants offer familiar-sounding recommendations | 12/4/2013
  • Rambling Rose Rosa Pryor-Trusty has spent more than 50 years in Baltimore’s entertainment industry | 12/4/2013
  • Stalled Walmart’s New Start Streamlined, smaller plan approved unanimously after contentious planning commission hearing | 11/27/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 213 | 11/27/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 7; Murders this Year: 210 | 11/20/2013
  • In the Red Zone ESPN Zone employees, abruptly laid off three years ago, get meager payday | 11/20/2013
  • Charlie Wards Not a “power lunch” spot. It’s the kind of place where the woman behind the counter or the grill will ask about your kids | 11/20/2013
  • Gimme Shelter Why is homeless policy so disconnected from the daily struggle of people trying to find a place to stay? | 11/13/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 8; Murders this Year: 203 | 11/13/2013
  • In the Red Disabilities Administration CFO says she was fired for blowing the whistle | 11/6/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 6; Murders this Year: 195 | 11/6/2013
  • Need a Lyft? Ride-sharing companies push the limits of real-world peer-to-peer services | 10/30/2013
  • Panhandlers’ lament Mean Eggs and Pan | 10/30/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 5; Murders this Year: 189 | 10/30/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 7; Murders this Year: 184 | 10/23/2013
  • Habitat for Calamity East Baltimore neighbors, each living in Habitat for Humanity homes, struggle to be neighborly | 10/23/2013
  • Public Enemy or Public Relations? Baltimore’s four 2013 Public Enemies in handy chart form. | 10/16/2013
  • ‘The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory’ Jesse Walker’s book dissects America’s foundation of paranoia, yet shies away from recent proof that the government really is out to get you | 10/16/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 177 | 10/16/2013
  • Justice Delayed Terrible police work sent a man to prison for a murder he didn’t commit. Was it incompetence or something else? | 10/2/2013
  • Cop Accuses Cop of Copping a Feel Police department quietly files charges against veteran officer | 10/9/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 175 | 10/9/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 4; Murders this Year: 173 | 10/2/2013
  • Paranoia and Power Local author’s book follows up on the paranoid style in American politics | 9/25/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 169 | 9/25/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 5; Murders this Year: 167 | 9/18/2013
  • Whose Cops Are These? Police raid on a private party raises questions about “private duty” cops | 9/11/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 4; Murders this Year: 159 | 9/11/2013
  • Getting Around Baltimore infamously lacks an integrated, comprehensive mass transit system connecting all neighborhoods with the tourist areas and larger interstate transit hubs. | 9/4/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 5; Murders this Year: 155 | 9/4/2013
  • Prognosis Negative Potential new owners of west-side treatment facility BBH have a rocky history with the group | 9/4/2013
  • Demolition, Man The boom in building-busting looks more like a ding | 8/28/2013
  • Patch Crash Hyperlocal news sites consolidate, close in the face of low ad revenue | 8/28/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 5; Murders this Year: 150 | 8/28/2013
  • Access Denied Lawyer complains when court closes docket records to public without explanation | 8/21/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 4; Murders this Year: 145 | 8/21/2013
  • The City that Hacks A guide to Baltimore’s emerging maker culture | 8/14/2013
  • Harbor Point of No Return? Despite growing opposition, council OKs tax breaks for billion-dollar development | 8/14/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 1; Murders this Year: 141 | 8/14/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 5; Murders this Year: 140 | 8/7/2013
  • Bailing out Bondsmen Insurer sues court over failure to enforce collections law | 7/31/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 6; Murders this Year: 135 | 7/31/2013
  • Who’ll stop the “Rain Tax” Exemption rules for stormwater fees—derided by critics as a “rain tax”—are strange at best | 7/24/2013
  • Murder Ink Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 129 | 7/24/2013