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.

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.

Worst trades in Baltimore sports history

The 10 worst trades in Baltimore history

With baseball's non-waiver trade deadline arriving Thursday afternoon, The Baltimore Sun has ranked the 10 best and 10 worst deals in Baltimore sports history. Here's the trades that didn't work.

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.

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.

Best trades in Baltimore history

The 10 best trades in Baltimore history

With baseball's non-waiver trade deadline Thursday, The Baltimore Sun has ranked the 10 best and 10 worst deals in Baltimore sports history. The worst trades will appear Wednesday.

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

O'Malley should house kids himself [Letter]

How does Md. think it's going to cut hospital errors if it doesn't measure them? [Letter]

The state set a goal to reduce hospital errors "by 30 percent in the next 5 years," but regulators acknowledge the number of errors reported...

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...

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