Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower

Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower

In one of the city's first historic preservation battles, Baltimore residents paid $17,000 in 1924 to save the soaring Phoenix Shot Tower from a wrecking ball.

Two teenagers killed in Baltimore this week

Police identify young victim in one case, still searching for information in another.

Orioles batter Red Sox for 15 hits in series-opening, 8-4 win at Fenway Park

Orioles batter Red Sox for 15 hits in series-opening, 8-4 win at Fenway Park

On a night when Chris Tillman couldn't put the pesky Red Sox away, the Orioles persevered with an 8-4 win over the defending World Series champions.

Manny Machado slated to play first extended spring training game Saturday

Manny Machado slated to play first extended spring training game Saturday

BOSTON -- After doing sliding drills on Friday for the first time since offseason knee surgery, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will see his first game action on Saturday at extended spring training in Sarasota.

John Ostrowski, sausage maker

John Ostrowski, sausage maker who owned Fells Point shop, dies

John Ostrowski, a renowned Southeast Baltimore sausage maker who refused to sell his product to supermarkets for a wider distribution, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Wednesday at Somerford Place Assisted Living in Columbia. The Lutherville...

1st Mariner buyers see value in local brand

1st Mariner buyers see value in local brand

The founder of 1st Mariner launched the Baltimore bank as an alternative to big, faceless, out-of-state institutions at a time when banks based elsewhere had rapidly gobbled up 30 percent of the Maryland market.

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Baltimore couple's handmade, natural beauty products are right on Target

Baltimore couple's handmade, natural beauty products are right on Target

Target recently picked up Oyin Handmade's hair care line, selling the Baltimore-made products in 140 stores around the country.

Easter brunch at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Easter brunch at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Our favorite Easter Sunday brunches are mostly buffet-style because we've found that's the best way for restaurants to manage the huge...

John Harbaugh 'overwhelmed and stunned' by his statue at alma mater

John Harbaugh 'overwhelmed and stunned' by dedication of statue at his alma mater

A bronze statue of Ravens head coach John Harbaugh will be erected Saturday in the famed Cradle of Coaches at Miami University of Ohio, Harbaugh's alma mater.

Ravens and 49ers to take part in joint training camp practices

Johns Hopkins squeaks out 6-5 win over Navy

Adoptable pets at Baltimore-area shelters [Pictures]

Adoptable pets at Baltimore-area shelters [Pictures]

Here's a collection of a few of the dogs, cats and other critters in the Baltimore area who need homes. Be sure to check with the shelter before you go to verify that the animal you want is still there.

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Climate change demands action  [Editorial]

Climate change demands action [Editorial]

The latest findings from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change are not as bad as some may have expected. Not that climate change isn't worsening — it is. The window to do something about it is still closing, and the potential impact on...

Disadvantaged urban youth may be more likely to be problem gamblers

Disadvantaged urban youth may be more likely to be problem gamblers

Link found between gambling, other abuses among Baltimore's youth

More research is needed on Alzheimer's screening [Letter]

Commentator Susan Peschin cites a recent statement by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that highlights the insufficient evidence...

How to clean up Baltimore [Letter]

While I agree with Michael Hankin's sentiments about the many potential benefits of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's new street sweeping...

Stevenson acted responsibly with lockdown [Letter]

As an alumna of Stevenson University (then Villa Julie College) and parent of a current student, I applaud Stevenson President Kevin...

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