Good afternoon, Baltimore: Thursday lunchtime lowdown


White Marsh Boscov's returns after four-year absence: Boscov's, a well-known regional retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2008, but will reopen at White Marsh Mall.

Joppa man, 47, dies in motorcycle accident: A 47-year-old Joppa resident died Wednesday night in a motorcycle accident on Old York Road, according to the Baltimore County police department.

Victoria Justice to perform at Maryland State Fair: Victoria Justice, aka Tori Vega on Nickelodeon's popular show "Victorious," will perform at this year's 131st Maryland State Fair.

Developers unveil plan for $100M project in Columbia: The Metropolitan Downtown Columbia will be a six-story, 380-unit apartment complex with rents expected to range from $1,600 a month for a one-bedroom apartment to $2,800 for a three-bedroom unit.

Md. Transportation Authority, Carroll County ran afoul of open meetings laws: The violations were the first issued this year by the state's oversight panel on public access to government proceedings, as listed in the Maryland Register.



  • Coverage of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's speech before the Greater Baltimore Committee and visit to Marlin Steel Wire Products.
  • Preakness coverage will include articles on the New Jersey man who embroiders saddle towels for Preakness horses, jockey's preparations for the race, and a special sports section detailing the field and top picks.
  • Vignettes of graduates from local colleges and universities.
  • An interview with The Black Keys ahead of their Friday concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
  • A preview of the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament quarterfinals this weekend.
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