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Once a 'little dive,' Chaps has become a Baltimore pit beef legend

For a while, the stretch of U.S. 40 in eastern Baltimore and Baltimore County was known as "pit beef row," with Chaps, Big Al's and Big Fat Daddy's calling the strip home. Many of the original shops have closed or moved.

Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement

The $190 million settlement for former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy might be eye-popping, but it won't overwhelm the wealthy Johns Hopkins Health System.

Auctions rise as city cracks down on code violations

Hundreds more problem properties in Baltimore are finding new buyers as the city steps up the use of decades-old law designed to root out negligent owners.

Orioles closer Zach Britton fights off numbness after comebacker to close out 4-2 win in Anaheim

Orioles closer Zach Britton shakes off comebacker, saves 4-2 win over Angels

Orioles closer Zach Britton took a comebacker off the inside of his right elbow in the ninth inning of Monday's 4-2 win over the Angels, but still converted his second consecutive save opportunity.

Martin O'Malley and David Simon together on a train. Really.

Martin O'Malley and David Simon together on a train. Really.

Z on TV: The governor and "The Wire" creator share a beer on an Acela train to Baltimore.

Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland

Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland

Maryland companies raised $64 million in venture capital funding this spring, with some of the biggest payouts flowing to Baltimore cybersecurity startups.

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Talent show: Locals reveal their hidden passions [Pictures]

Notable Marylanders reveal their hidden passions [Pictures]

Many of Maryland's most prominent citizens have hidden skills.

Baltimore featured in this week's 'Drunk History' on Comedy Central

Baltimore featured in tonight's 'Drunk History' on Comedy Central

Derek Waters filmed part of the episode at Mother's in Federal Hill.

Ravens training camp preview: Safeties

Ravens training camp preview: Stewart leading Brooks in safety competition

Darian Stewart has seemingly leaped ahead of Terrence Brooks in the competition to start alongside Matt Elam at safety. Four other players are competing for what might be one roster spot.

No incidences after Cinemark opening, Balto. Co. police report

No incidences after Cinemark opening, Balto. Co. police report

The opening of the new Cinemark movie theaters has been quiet from a police standpoint, according to Lt. Randy Guralezcka, assistant commander at the Towson Precinct, who was on duty July 12.

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Putin on the hot seat [Editorial]

Russia's President Vladimir Putin was once lauded by supporters for his brilliance in cynically calling for a negotiated end to Ukraine's civil war while simultaneously escalating the conflict through secret shipments of arms and equipment to...

Health care provider 'meets people where they are'

Health care provider 'meets people where they are'

Almost 30 years ago, Health Care for the Homeless was founded in Baltimore to help people "falling through the cracks" of the health care...

Common Core blows up testing [Letter]

State officials deeply vested in new Common Core curriculum mandates and tests want us to believe that marked student declines on state...

Solve refugee problem at its roots [Letter]

How many parents here can imagine living in a country so unsafe for their children that they would send them on a long, perilous trip to...

Concrete is not the problem [Letter]

I've known Brian Dolan for nearly 25 years, back to a time when I was the concrete engineer and he was an assistant district engineer,...

Hamas only understands strength [Letter]

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