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June 9, 1999
FireWestminster: Firefighters responded at 9: 55 p.m. Monday to a fire alarm in the 100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Units were out two minutes.
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By Kelly Brewington | kelly.brewington@baltsun.com | April 5, 2010
The men would stride around in sharp suits and shiny shoes while women sashayed beside them in creamy pastel dresses and hats as elaborate as crowns. Evelyn Watkins would take hours arranging her frilly new dress and make certain every Shirley Temple curl was in place. That was 50 years ago, when the annual Easter parade was the can't-miss event of Pennsylvania Avenue, the hub of black entertainment in Baltimore. Then, 25 or so years ago - no one remembers when exactly - it disappeared.
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NEWS
July 19, 1994
In yesterday's editions, the name, location and owner of a Brazilian restaurant in Washington were reported incorrectly. The restaurant is called Brasil Tropical, located in the 2500 block of Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., and the owner's name is Petrolio Cesar.The Sun regrets the errors.
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By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,Sun reporter | July 24, 2008
The storied Sphinx Club on Pennsylvania Avenue could be reborn as a museum, arts center, shops, housing or another community use, say Baltimore economic development officials, who are seeking redevelopment proposals for the now-vacant site in West Baltimore. The Baltimore Development Corp., which earlier this year acquired the former club in the 2100 block of Pennsylvania Ave., said it hopes to attract proposals that incorporate the cultural significance of the former club located a few blocks north of city produce market The Avenue Market.
NEWS
July 13, 1999
PoliceWestminster: A person from SOS Loan Pawn Shop told police Friday that a cellular phone was stolen from a display case. The loss was estimated at $200.FireWestminster: Firefighters responded at 6: 49 a.m. Sunday to a water detail in the 100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Units were out 35 minutes.Pub Date: 7/13/99
NEWS
September 11, 1995
POLICE* Westminster: A resident of Carroll View Avenue reported to city police that someone damaged the front door of her house in an apparent attempt to gain entry on Wednesday. She estimated the damage at $50.FIRE* Westminster: Westminster and Reese engines were dispatched to a ruptured low pressure natural gas line in the 100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 3:04 p.m. Wednesday. Units were out for 29 minutes.Westminster units responded to an emergency water detail at a building on Medinah Circle at 5:34 p.m. Thursday.
NEWS
By Richard Irwin | February 13, 2001
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Western District Shootings/arrest: Shortly after a man and woman were shot about 2:20 a.m. Saturday outside a recreation center in the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Ave., police arrested a man. Jelani Holmes, 18, of the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Ave. and Kenyetta Singletary, 21, of the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Ave. were taken to Maryland Shock...
NEWS
By STAFF REPORT | May 10, 1996
Police are seeking an unidentified gunman who fatally shot a Gwynn Oak Junction man Wednesday night as the victim stood in the doorway of a house in the 2000 block of Pennsylvania Ave.Police said the victim was Kynyetta Milburn Bell, 24, of the 2900 block of Garrison Blvd., who was unemployed and had a year-old son. Witnesses told police Bell was shot about 8: 25 p.m. by a man who walked up, fired several shots and walked away. Bell died less than an hour later at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
NEWS
By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | April 5, 2003
Robert Holeman, 20, of the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Ave. was identified yesterday by city police as the man killed during a shooting Thursday night in West Baltimore. Holeman was found shot in the face about 9 p.m. in the 1800 block of W. Lafayette Ave., police said. Detectives believe Holeman was shot during a robbery. Detectives also identified Albert Harris, 22, of the 400 block of East 20th St. as the man fatally shot about the same time in the 1100 block of Washington Blvd. Harris was visiting friends in the neighborhood when two men approached and one pulled out a gun and demanded money, police said.
NEWS
By Richard Irwin | May 9, 2007
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore and Baltimore County. Baltimore Northwestern Shootings -- Two 22-year-old men were shot about 4 p.m. yesterday in the 2700 block of Boarman Ave. near Park Heights Avenue. Lionel Joyner was shot in the lower back and Randolph Gray Jr. was shot in the right hand and right forearm. One victim was taken to Sinai Hospital by ambulance and the other drove himself there, police said. Central Shooting -- Several young males were standing outside the Shake and Bake Family Fun Center in the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Ave. about 11 p.m. Monday when another youth approached and said, "Where's the weed?"
NEWS
By Richard Irwin | May 9, 2007
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore and Baltimore County. Baltimore Northwestern Shootings -- Two 22-year-old men were shot about 4 p.m. yesterday in the 2700 block of Boarman Ave. near Park Heights Avenue. Lionel Joyner was shot in the lower back and Randolph Gray Jr. was shot in the right hand and right forearm. One victim was taken to Sinai Hospital by ambulance and the other drove himself there, police said. Central Shooting -- Several young males were standing outside the Shake and Bake Family Fun Center in the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Ave. about 11 p.m. Monday when another youth approached and said, "Where's the weed?"
NEWS
By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | April 5, 2003
Robert Holeman, 20, of the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Ave. was identified yesterday by city police as the man killed during a shooting Thursday night in West Baltimore. Holeman was found shot in the face about 9 p.m. in the 1800 block of W. Lafayette Ave., police said. Detectives believe Holeman was shot during a robbery. Detectives also identified Albert Harris, 22, of the 400 block of East 20th St. as the man fatally shot about the same time in the 1100 block of Washington Blvd. Harris was visiting friends in the neighborhood when two men approached and one pulled out a gun and demanded money, police said.
NEWS
By Athima Chansanchai and Athima Chansanchai,SUN STAFF | June 21, 2002
Community activists in the Pennsylvania Avenue area are hoping that a series of block parties - including one tomorrow night - will help rekindle a sense of hope and community spirit in their troubled Westminster neighborhood. "The reason we're having these block parties is to have very visible evidence of good, decent people taking back their streets," said Carter L. Clews, a spokesman for Drug Action 02, sponsor of the events. "For that one night it drives away drug thugs who like to operate under the cover of darkness.
NEWS
By Athima Chansanchai and Athima Chansanchai,SUN STAFF | June 21, 2002
Community activists in the Pennsylvania Avenue area are hoping that a series of block parties - including one tomorrow night - will help rekindle a sense of hope and community spirit in their troubled Westminster neighborhood. "The reason we're having these block parties is to have very visible evidence of good, decent people taking back their streets," said Carter L. Clews, a spokesman for Drug Action 02, sponsor of the events. "For that one night, it drives away drug thugs who like to operate under the cover of darkness.
NEWS
By Richard Irwin | March 6, 2001
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Northwestern District Drug arrests: Drug enforcement unit officers from the Northwestern and Southwestern districts posed as drug dealers Friday in the 5100 block of Park Heights Ave. and arrested 19 people who sought to purchase marijuana or heroin. One person was arrested for loitering and another for attempting to sell drugs to an undercover officer. Three of those arrested were from Baltimore County and another from Howard County.
NEWS
July 13, 1999
PoliceWestminster: A person from SOS Loan Pawn Shop told police Friday that a cellular phone was stolen from a display case. The loss was estimated at $200.FireWestminster: Firefighters responded at 6: 49 a.m. Sunday to a water detail in the 100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Units were out 35 minutes.Pub Date: 7/13/99
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