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  • Not necessarily, if you keep basic street sense in mind

    Baltimore's reputation as a dangerous place precedes it. The city’s murder rate, although declining the past few years, remains one of the highest in the country (238 homicides in 2009, or 37 per 100,000 residents, versus 6 per 100,000 residents...
  • We asked some Baltimoreans what they look forward to about the holidays other than the holidays. Here's what they said

    When it comes to the holidays, everyone knows the drill(s): turkey, Santa, lighting the menorah, Champagne, joining a gym, etc. But what often makes the holidays truly special and memorable are those little moments of togetherness and seasonal ritual, and...
  • A guide to City Paper's guide to Baltimore for college students

    Somehow Baltimore isn’t usually considered a “college town.” This despite the fact that we’re lousy with colleges, universities, etc., and that one of said universities, Johns Hopkins, is the biggest employer in the city. Maybe it&...
  • Michelle Antoinette Nelson makes you stop and listen as LOVE the poet

    LOVE the Poet March 25 at Be Free Fridays at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center and March 27 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. For more information, visit lovethepoet.com. On an unusually warm February Sunday afternoon in the Mount Royal Terrace area, a...
  • Belair-Edison: Fighting for a neighborhood for 'the middle'

    Belair-Edison: Fighting for a neighborhood for 'the middle'
    Marguerite Gallup can see it in her mind's eye: her three children racing Big Wheels in the alley behind their red brick rowhouse, her husband at work at the nearby steel mill. She'd be in the small but serviceable kitchen where she made the family dinner...
  • Announcements

    Celebrating Wiley H. Bates An event to celebrate the life and times of businessman, alderman and equal rights crusader Wiley H. Bates will be held April 1. A wreath-laying ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. at Brewer Hill Cemetery, West Street at Spa Road...
  • Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals

    Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals
    In the wake of a racist, sexist email that roiled the campus this month, students at the University of Maryland, College Park spoke out at a forum Tuesday, expressing frustration with fraternity culture and unhappiness with the school's response. Some of...
  • Ex-Morgan State cornerback Joe Rankin taking another shot at NFL

    Ex-Morgan State cornerback Joe Rankin taking another shot at NFL
    Joe Rankin worked overnight for several months as a forklift operator, toiling away to save up enough money to train for another shot at the NFL. Now the former Morgan State cornerback is preparing for a Pro Day next week at his alma mater. Last year,...
  • Double-murder trial of former Olympic hopeful begins

    Double-murder trial of former Olympic hopeful begins
    Christopher Webster said he saw his best friend, Howard Grant Jr., killed in 2008. He told police the attacker was James Berry III, Webster's boxing trainer and a friend to both men. Now, as Berry stands trial for murder this week, Webster had to be...
  • In Baltimore, Monarch students walk a path of civil rights history

    In Baltimore, Monarch students walk a path of civil rights history
    When eighth-graders at Monarch Academy crack open their textbooks to read about the lives of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and Baltimore NAACP organizer Lillie Mae Carroll Jackson, they'll do so knowing they've sat in the same church pews and...
  • Judge sets $500k bail for man charged in college stabbing

    A Baltimore judge has set the bail for a Morgan State University student accused of slashing two other students with a pocket knife outside a campus dining hall at $500,000. A judge on Thursday set bail for 19-year-old Carlos Mars, who is facing...
  • Morgan State to add officers, require conflict-resolution training after campus violence

    Morgan State to add officers, require conflict-resolution training after campus violence
    Morgan State University President David Wilson said Wednesday that the school would hire more police officers, increase the punishment for fighting and require students to undergo conflict resolution training following three recent violent incidents on...