City Folk

  • A Green Mount Cemetery tour guide keeps history alive

    A Green Mount Cemetery tour guide keeps history alive

    "Betsy Patterson had some Kardashian in her," says Wayne Schaumburg as he points to the light gray, well-kept headstone of the daughter of one of Baltimore's historical patriarchs, William Patterson. His past-meets-present analogy—one of many that comes with his explanations on his tour of Green...

  • A Baltimore crime lab technician moves through a surreal city

    A Baltimore crime lab technician moves through a surreal city

    People danced their hearts out to the Cupid Shuffle as Rodney Montgomery collected forensic evidence at a gruesome Mother's Day homicide scene. That night a 22-year-old man had been shot in the head several times in southeast Baltimore while various family gatherings and holiday festivities were...

  • Gregory Carpenter hopes to help ex-offenders bake their way into a profession

    Gregory Carpenter hopes to help ex-offenders bake their way into a profession

    Gregory Carpenter stands over an industrial-sized sink rinsing his hands off, lathering them with soap, and then rinsing them off again. He repeats this process three times until his hands are good and clean. After all, in his profession cleanliness is the most important ingredient. He clears his...

Loading
79°