August 4, 2014
As the Station North arts and entertainment district matures, community leaders are setting their sights on another long-promised part of the neighborhood's renaissance - market-rate apartments. The neighborhood, once a handful of nightspots surrounded by seedy parking lots, has grown into a small hotbed of restaurants, theaters and bars, with activity pushing up Charles Street and east and west along North Avenue and thousands flooding the area this summer for concerts and other events.
June 6, 2001
A fugitive wanted by police for questioning about a mass shooting in East Baltimore on Memorial Day turned himself in yesterday as family and friends gathered for the funeral of his 24-year-old girlfriend, who was killed in the gunfire. Shawn C. Henry, 23, is wanted in the attempted murder of a rival gang leader's wife - one in a string of violent acts committed by members of two warring gangs in recent months, Baltimore police said. The feud likely spawned the shooting of 12 people who were attending a party to remember a gang member slain last year, authorities say. Henry's girlfriend, Lakeisha Moten, was the only person killed.
December 31, 2013
Keep your eyes on Charles North. The continually emerging neighborhood, much of which is contained within the Station North Arts and Entertainment District, was a 2013 hot spot with the openings of surprising new places like Bottega and The Crown, attracting appreciative crowds. Charles North continues to blossom, and three recently opened cafes - Red Emma's, Canteen and Nancy by SNAC - are welcoming the new year with plans to expand their hours, menus or both. Red Emma's (30 W. North Ave., 410-230-0450, redemmas.org)
July 12, 2004
The distressing sight of boarded-up rowhouses along Druid Hill Avenue, between Baltimore's biggest park and North Avenue, makes it hard to believe that this decayed neighborhood was once home for many of the city's most successful African-American strivers. From the 1920s until the late 1940s, this was the famed Sugar Hill, the namesake of a similarly upscale part of Harlem. Prominent lawyers and educators lived in the modest, cramped two-story rowhouses near Druid Hill Park; so did waiters, bell captains and postal workers.
December 18, 2003
On December 14, 2003, DELORES. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 East North Avenue on Thursday after 9 A.M., The family will receive friends at Eastern United Methodist Church, 1429 E. North Avenue on Friday at 10 A.M. Funeral Services will follow at 10:30. See www.marchfh.com
December 9, 2006
On December 5, 2006, Fannie C., wife of the late Eugene Roles. Friends may call at the FAMILY OWNED MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue, on Sunday after 10 am. The Family will receive friends at Eastern United Methodist Church, 1429 E. North Avenue on Monday at 10:30 am. Funeral Services will follow at 11am.
September 24, 2008
On September 20, 2008, ESTELLE D. EDGERS, Friends may call at the William C. Brown Community Funeral Home P.A., 1206 W. North Avenue, Thursday 3 to 7 pm. Family will receive friends at the St. Abraham's Baptist Church, 1124 W. North Avenue, Friday 10:30 am. Funeral 11 am.
November 12, 2008
On November 6, 2008, LILLIAN. Friends may visit at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue on Thursday after 8:30 A.M. The family will receive friends at St. Abraham Baptist Church, 1124 W. North Avenue on Friday at 10 A.M. Funeral services will follow at 11 A.M.
February 1, 2009
On January 28, 2009, EMMA E. Friends may visit the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue on Monday after 8 A.M. The family will receive friends at Ark Church, 1263 E. North Avenue on Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. Funeral services will follow at 11 A.M.
April 17, 2008
On April 15, 2008, RUBY G. Friends may visit at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue on Thursday after 2 P.M. The family will receive friends at ARK Church, 1263 E. North Avenue on Saturday at 9 A.M. Funeral services will follow at 9:30.