Priceless Greek Icon Helps Raise Funds For Seminary

The bankrupt Greek economy has led to the arrival in Baltimore of two nuns and a priceless icon.


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Fire Crews Battle Blaze In Greektown

Fire crews are currently battling a blaze in Greektown at this hour.



Visiting Principals Pitch In To Rebuild Greektown Playground

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.



Baltimore’s Greektown Undergoing A Revival

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.


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Train Derails In Greektown; No Injuries Reported

A train derailed Sunday morning in the Greektown section of Baltimore.


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The Artistic Renaissance In Baltimore’s Greektown

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.


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Spotlight On Street Art: Greek Gorgeous In Baltimore

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.”


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Baltimore Greek Week: A Celebration Of Greek Cuisine & Culture

Baltimore’s Greek community is getting ready for a big celebration. It’s the second annual Baltimore Greek week.


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Police Impersonators Rob Greektown Home

More police impersonators invade a home in Baltimore. This time they hit Greektown, and the real police call the string of crimes egregious.


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Elderly Woman Hospitalized After Pit Bull Attack

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.


Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Marty and Don talked to actress Amanda Peet. Ron Matz was in Greektown talking about Baltimore celebrating the 190th anniversary of Greek independence.