With Baltimore City schools needing millions of dollars to fix aging schools, it’s hard to get the money needed to rehab an obsolete playground.
Down the street from St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, two new clusters of luxury rowhouses are the latest addition in an ongoing revival of Greektown, for years a staid, traditional enclave on Baltimore’s eastern rim.
A train derailed Sunday morning in the Greektown section of Baltimore.
Plateia is a Greek word for open market, and it is the new arena for the Greektown artistic revival. In Greece, plateies are the central places for feasts, celebrations, events. “We’ve been planning a cultural center for Greektown for a decade,” said Jason Filippou of the Greektown Community Development Corporation. The Plateia, located on the 700 block of Ponca Street, officially opens this month for special events.
On the 500 block of Oldham Street, just south of Eastern Avenue is a mural of Leini, a woman with “…hair, black as an olive, pale skin and an innocent neck.”
Baltimore’s Greek community is getting ready for a big celebration. It’s the second annual Baltimore Greek week.
More police impersonators invade a home in Baltimore. This time they hit Greektown, and the real police call the string of crimes egregious.
An elderly woman was mauled by a dog on her front porch. Now the victim is hospitalized and Animal Control has seized the dog from its owner.
Marty and Don talked to actress Amanda Peet. Ron Matz was in Greektown talking about Baltimore celebrating the 190th anniversary of Greek independence.