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  • Senator Theatre's operators get OK on renovation

    Senator Theatre's operators get OK on renovation
    Operators of the Senator Theatre won approval from the city's historical preservation board Tuesday to renovate the North Baltimore landmark and expand it with three new screens and a wine bar. The city's Commission for Historical and Architectural...
  • State House's historic dome reveals secrets during restoration

    State House's historic dome reveals secrets during restoration
    It's brilliant and blustery atop the tallest building in Annapolis, a bank of white clouds scudding quickly across the sky. John Greenwalt Lee leans against a temporary railing, gazing down with fondness on the town he calls home. A few blocks to the...
  • Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches

    Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches
    A day after the largest East Coast earthquake in more than 60 years, Marylanders continued to deal with the fallout, as officials assessed the effects on buildings and infrastructure, transit riders saw delays and some federal workers and public school...
  • Some want State House dome returned to multicolor scheme

    Some want State House dome returned to multicolor scheme
    Imagine driving into Annapolis along Rowe Boulevard or sailing into the city's harbor, glancing up toward the tiered State House dome, and seeing that it's colored not in the brick red and Colonial white you've known your entire life, but in lemon gold,...
  • After years of work, Anneslie could gain historic designation

    After years of preparation, Anneslie could join several other Towson neighborhoods, including Rodgers Forge and Stoneleigh, on the National Register of Historic Places. "It's certainly something we'll be very proud of," said Scott McGovern, president...
  • Preservation will revitalize Baltimore's West Side

    Preservation will revitalize Baltimore's West Side
    As confirmed by a recent report of the Urban Land Institute, the historic and architectural significance and integrity of Baltimore City's West Side is its greatest asset and key to successful and sustainable revitalization. A preservation-based...
  • Long-sought Zekiah Fort likely found

    Long-sought Zekiah Fort likely found
    Archaeologists in Southern Maryland say they have solved a mystery that has baffled historians since at least the 1930s. They say they have found Zekiah Fort. The fort was established in 1680 by Gov. Charles Calvert, the third Lord Baltimore, for the...
  • Judge dismisses Angelos suit challenging the Superblock project

    A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos that challenged the city's plans for the long-delayed Superblock project. In the decision, signed last week but announced by the state on Tuesday, Judge John...
  • Sykesville association focuses on vitality of downtown area

    Sykesville association focuses on vitality of downtown area
    The new Sykesville Main Street Association, formed earlier this year, is setting an agenda for the fall that includes a report on its progress to date in promoting Sykesville's downtown area, as well as work to formalize future plans to draw statewide...
  • Sailing center in Annapolis to induct first honorees on Oct. 23

    Sailing center in Annapolis to induct first honorees on Oct. 23
    A media mogul, a surfboard industry pioneer, a coach of disabled athletes and the first man to sail solo around the world are among the inaugural inductees to the National Sailing Hall of Fame, a Maryland institution working to build a permanent home on...
  • Sheer beauty

    Sheer beauty
    It shimmers and glistens by day, reflecting the sun's brilliant rays. When night falls, beams of moonlight illuminate its crystal-like walls. The landmark 'Glass House' overlooking the Magothy River in Anne Arundel County is an architectural gem that...
  • Old City, Fresh Look

    Old City, Fresh Look
    She remembers having "wonderful" history teachers growing up in 1940s and 1950s Annapolis, and she has explored and chronicled this area's past for more than 40 years. But as historian Jane Wilson McWilliams researched her massive, colorful and...