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The first thing you notice about the 1905 mug shot of Laura Scott is her Sunday-go-to-meeting hat, large with wayward bows. Then, you take in the information surrounding the photograph that reveals her physical measurements and describes her as a 40-year-...
The Baltimore SunOnly three years ago, Baltimore and Maryland were all but out of the TV and film production business. After the glory years of “Homicide,” “The Corner,” “The Wire” and tens of millions of HBO dollars spent here on...
Baltimore-area viewers won't see it in their TV listings, but this week a program will premiere on the Al Jazeera English channel that could do more to shape the world's image of their city than any other media coverage or civic promotion done all year....
In 31 years of home building, Tom Zimmer has been surprised — make that flabbergasted — by one constant: what little thought most people give, he said, to choosing the right home builder. "I run into this all the time," said Zimmer, a...
Tags: Consumers, Trials, General Contracting, Lawyers, Real Estate
March 11, 2012 Seven-baker-twenty-four unit turns at Mosher and rumbles past that stretch of Appleton Street where Gene Cassidy took two in the head for the company, the first one stealing his eyesight, the second lodging in his brain beyond the skill...
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After a two-year detour to New York City, the ceremony to announce the winner of the nation's most lucrative undergraduate literary award, the Sophie Kerr Prize, will be held in Baltimore this year. The decision marks the second time in three years...
Robert F. Chew Baltimore-based actor on 'The Wire' Robert F. Chew, 52, an actor and teacher who portrayed the drug kingpin Proposition Joe on the HBO series "The Wire," died Thursday of apparent heart failure in his sleep at his Baltimore home,...
The Baltimore SunIt was standing room only Thursday as family, friends and admirers of Robert Francell Chew said goodbye with a spirited and moving celebration of life ceremony for the actor known as Proposition Joe. More than 100 persons crowded into the chapel at...
Regarding your report that Baltimore needs an outside consultant to advise its police department, my question is: Really? ("Baltimore police seek an outside consultant," Jan. 18). Does Baltimore really need to pay yet another consultant to advise the...
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Channel Guide MagazinePerhaps the most pointed scene in the final episode of Treme’s second season saw Young Turk Texas real estate developer Nelson Hidalgo (Jon Seda) stewing in a bar with his blue-collar cousin Arnie. Hidalgo came to New Orleans because, subscribing to...
Channel Guide MagazineHBO’s Treme season 3 premiere opens at night, a redlining neighborhood, a crowd forming at an intersection, “25 months after the storm.” Struggling, cab-fare-haggling onetime bandleader and freelance trombonist Antoine Batiste (Wendell...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelFormer U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell and TV producer David Simon will be the guests this week on “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Simon is the force behind two HBO series; he created “The Wire” and co-created “Treme.&...
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