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April 17, 2013
Baltimore County Police have identified the 39-year-old man killed Tuesday while performing lawn maintenance at North Charles Street and Old Willow Way in Towson. The victim was identified as Noe Rodriguez Alverto, of Middle River. At 10:53 a.m. Tuesday, police and fire units responded to a call for a pedestrian struck. Police said a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Malinda Johnson, 41, had been traveling northbound on North Charles Street when it struck Alverto. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
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NEWS
April 12, 2013
I was shocked to hear the news of Dr. Theodore Houk's injury after he was hit by a car recently as he was jogging to work ("Best wishes to Dr. Houk," March 30). I wish him and his family all the best and a speedy recovery. After serving the past 20 years in the military, I was happy to return to the area where I grew up when my family found a home in West Towson last year. Being an avid competitive runner, one of the first things I noticed was Dr. Houk's figure sprinting up and down Charles Street.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 11, 2013
It's springtime, and with the beautiful weather and perfect light comes an age-old ritual as artists set up their easels around Maryland. You can find them working in a variety of mediums in Druid Hill Park, roadside in the Green Spring and Worthington valleys, along the winding stone-lined streets of Ellicott City, or on the wharves of St. Michaels and Rock Hall. And among the artists will be many members of the Baltimore Watercolor Society, the nation's third-oldest such organization.
NEWS
April 2, 2013
If I had to vote on which food store I would like to see at the Rotunda, I would vote for Graul's Market. My reason is simple: Graul's is a full-service market. Retirement communities and apartment buildings, all inhabited by senior citizens, surround the Rotunda. St. Mary's Roland View Towers is a two-building complex near the intersection of Roland Avenue and 40th Street. Roland Park Place and Keswick Multi-Care are right across from the Rotunda on 40th Street. Many who live and work in those complexes depended on the Giant for groceries until it moved down the hill.
NEWS
By Jessica Anderson, Arthur Hirsch and Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | March 29, 2013
Shirtless, hair flowing, legs pumping, Dr. Theodore Houk is a familiar sight running along North Charles Street on his twice-daily, 5.5-mile trek between his Lutherville home and his job at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. "You always see him out there," said Kathleen Wrona, who has seen Houk, an internal medicine specialist, often during her commute. On Thursday, she saw him again, witnessing as the vehicle in front of her struck Houk, critically injuring him and sending him to Maryland Shock Trauma Center via helicopter.
SPORTS
By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | January 13, 2013
Police shut down a section of South Charles Street near Cross Street Market in Federal Hill Saturday night after a sea of purple flooded the street following the Raven's win over the Denver Broncos. Barricades were set up at the intersection of South Charles and West Hamburg streets, and southbound traffic was held up for several blocks. The police helicopter, Foxtrot, was called in to broadcast the message that revelers needed to disperse. Officers - on foot, horseback and in vehicles - saturated the area around the market.
ENTERTAINMENT
by Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | January 10, 2013
Charles Street will be closed from Mulberry to Saratoga streets from early Saturday morning (around 3 a.m.) to approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday, according to city officials. The closure will accommodate a massive crane needed for work on one of the buildings on the 300 block of Charles Street. There are quite a few restaurants on that block, one of the longest blocks downtown. They include Lumbini , Maisy's , Cazbar , Homeslyce, Ban Thai , Mick O'Shea's , David & Dad's and the Woman's Industrial Kitchen . All of them will be open regular hours during the street closure.
NEWS
By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | January 10, 2013
North Charles Street will be closed between Saratoga and Mulberry streets for much of the weekend. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and take alternate routes. The two-block closure will last from 3 a.m. Saturday through about 6 p.m. Sunday to accommodate a crane that will be working on a building, according to the city transportation department. Detours and parking restrictions will be in effect. sdance@baltsun.com twitter.com/ssdance
NEWS
By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | November 21, 2012
A stretch of Charles Street that was damaged and closed after a 90-year-old water main broke beneath it and sent torrents of water downhill two weeks ago was reopened Wednesday night, according to Baltimore's Department of Public Works. The stretch reopened - "just in time for holiday travel," the city said - about 8:20 p.m., after being closed between W. North Avenue and W. 21st Street in the city's Charles North neighborhood Nov. 7. All sidewalks, road surfaces and utilities on the street damaged by the break are also fixed, the department said.
NEWS
The Baltimore Sun | November 13, 2012
As of 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was slow on I-97 northbound at Route 100 in Anne Arundel County, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on I-95 southbound at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore City, I-95 northbound near Route 295 in Baltimore City, Priestford Road near Churchville Road in Churchville, Erdman Avenue near North Point Boulevard in Baltimore City, Liberty Road near Abbie Place in Baltimore County, Dogwood Road near Lord...
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