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New Year's Day

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  • Up on the roof: Baltimore's best decks are sky-high

    Up on the roof: Baltimore's best decks are sky-high
    When Greg and Heidi Bathon gaze out over the rail of their Federal Hill deck, they have a breathtaking view of the city, from the stadiums to the harbor and beyond. But when they turn around, their view of the deck itself is just as compelling. Greg...
  • Ellicott City has been the site of many disasters over the years

    Ellicott City has been the site of many disasters over the years
    It seems like Ellicott City has come in for an inordinate amount of disasters from floods, fires and railroad wrecks since its founding in 1772. The latest incident occurred this week when a CSX train bound for Baltimore derailed, spilling coal from...
  • As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival

    As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival
    In 2008, Ed DeRosa witnessed the infamy of the Preakness infield — the passed-out partiers, the chucking of full beer cans into crowds and of course, the "Running of the Urinals," where drunken infielders ran down a row of portable toilets. DeRosa,...
  • Baltimore replacing entire speed camera system

    Baltimore replacing entire speed camera system
    Baltimore officials said Monday they are scrapping all 83 of the city's automated speed cameras and "methodically" replacing them with newer models, after a Baltimore Sun investigation found errors with the system. The overhaul, estimated to cost...
  • Bob Dole pitches the wrong path for the GOP

    Bob Dole pitches the wrong path for the GOP
    Who doesn't admire former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole? Wounded World War II veteran, part-time comedian (Mr. Dole once described a meeting of former presidents Carter, Ford and Nixon as "see no evil, hear no evil -- and evil"), former...
  • Man fires gun in celebration of Fourth, wounds great-granddaughter

    Man fires gun in celebration of Fourth, wounds great-granddaughter
    Lassiter Basket bought his .22-caliber handgun in 1963 and in recent years has fired it just twice a year — on New Year's Eve and the Fourth of July. He says he uses blanks for safety and shoots in the privacy of his Forest Park row house....
  • How long can NHL lockout continue?

    No threat to Classic Chris Kuc Chicago Tribune A debate rages between the optimistic side of me (rarely used) and the pessimistic side (hello, old friend) when it comes to the NHL lockout. I'd say cooler heads will eventually prevail, but neither side...
  • Wedded: Kristin Dear and William Sharp

    Wedded: Kristin Dear and William Sharp
    Wedding day: Sept. 7, 2012 The bride: Kristin Dear Sharp, 33, grew up in Catonsville. She works as a bartender at Hamilton Tavern and Annabel Lee Tavern in Baltimore. Her mother, Linda Dear, is a real estate agent, and her father, Robert Dear, is a...
  • New biography of legendary railroader John Work Garrett

    The optimistic incorporators and builders of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, the nation's first common carrier railroad, which was founded in Baltimore in 1827 and began building westward the next year, envisioned it would take 10 years and $10 million...
  • Perry Hall: Visit train garden at Richardson's Farm Market and help sick children

    Perry Hall: Visit train garden at Richardson's Farm Market and help sick children
    Harrison Trains LLC presents a train garden at Richardson's Farm Market, 5900 Ebenezer Rd. in White Marsh. The second annual garden is noteworthy not just for the seasonal magic it conveys. It is the promise to deliver love and hope to ailing children...
  • Cable news mostly bad news in Day One of Trayvon Martin murder trial

    Cable news mostly bad news in Day One of Trayvon Martin murder trial
    Cable news was mostly bad news in Day One of the Trayvon Martin trial. Why am I not shocked that once again 24/7 cable news failed to rise to a big-news occasion loaded with powerful sociological implications? MSNBC promised fabulous live coverage...
  • Haussner's

    (1926-1999) Haussner's was certainly admired for its cuisine, which combined traditional German specialties like Wiener schnitzel a la Holstein with Mid-Atlantic fare such as crab cakes and terrapin stew. And people still dream about the dessert...