Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past

Towson's new theater protects a somber link to the town's past 

Towson's Cinemark theater, which opened July 10, offers guests an unexpected sight from another age: a single, grizzled headstone from 1834.

Manny Machado's walk-off home run lifts Orioles past Angels, 7-6, in 12 innings

A nail-biter against the Los Angeles Angels stretched into extra innings before the Orioles prevailed.

Ravens defense needs to get that old swagger back

The Ravens finished the 2013 season with the 12th-ranked defense in the NFL, but they didn't have the usual swagger.

Baseball Hall of Fame rule changes could hurt Mike Mussina

Baseball Hall of Fame rule changes could hurt Mike Mussina 

The Baseball Hall of Fame reduced the number of years a player can remain on the ballot from 15 years to 10 last weekend.

Baltimore taxis must accept credit cards by end of year, state regulators rule

Baltimore taxis must accept credit cards by end of year 

State regulators on Tuesday rejected rate increases for taxis and ordered all operators to install new credit-card-reading smart meters by the end of the year.

Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in 'nuisance flooding' events

Two injured in vacant home collapse in Oella

Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013

Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013 

The city's tourism industry grew last year, according to Visit Baltimore's annual report, with 23.9 million visitors spending more than $5 billion in 2013.

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Maryland weddings [Pictures]

Maryland weddings [Pictures]

Browse photos of recent Maryland weddings -- from traditional church ceremonies to quirky, Baltimore-themed celebrations.

Virgin Festivals through the years [Pictures]

Virgin Festivals through the years [Pictures] 

Virgin Mobile FreeFest is not returning this year. See pictures from performances and crowds through the years.

Coffee Companion (7/30): Machado walks off in 12th

Coffee Companion: Machado walks off in 12th, Ravens sign corner

I just saw a commercial for pulled pork pizza from Papa John's. Can anyone confirm whether that is worth eating? I feel like it's a great idea, but the execution needs to be there. In return for your assistance, I will compile the day's local...

Space camp helps kids launch love of science

Space camp helps kids launch love of science

While many of her friends spent the summer swimming or going to amusement parks, 11-year-old Asley Ventura, of Laurel, had fun participating in a space camp at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab.

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The increasing irrelevance of corporate nationality [Commentary]

The increasing irrelevance of corporate nationality [Commentary]

"You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said last week.

Practice safe eating during Farmers Market Week

Practice safe eating during Farmers Market Week

Groups offer tips to prevent sickness from produce

Want to expand the EITC? Cut fraud first [Letter]

It is not surprising that The Sun would want to spend even more money on the Earned Income Tax Credit, despite the fact that the Treasury...

Spare the Dumbarton trees [Letter]

I know there has been a lot of controversy about the plan for Baltimore County Public Schools to destroy huge, century-old trees behind...

O'Malley jumps to a pro-fracking conclusion [Letter]

I was surprised to see in Tim Wheeler

Privatization not the answer to Social Security's computer woes [Letter]

Letter writer Thomas F. McDonough has it all wrong ("Social Security boondoggle proves conservatives' point," July 29).

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