| Jul 20, 2013
Baltimore's reputation as a sports city continues to grow, thanks to the Super Bowl champion Ravens and the surging Orioles. It's also known for losing corporate headquarters, making it the largest U.S. city without a Fortune 500 company.
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
When tickets to the third Grand Prix of Baltimore went on sale in December, race promoter Race On announced a drastic drop in the price for junior tickets.
Now, some kids can watch for free. Race On announced Tuesday a revised ticket plan -- one already...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The 98-player tryout roster for the U.S. men's national team that will compete in the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship was announced during halftime of the Major League Lacrosse game between the Chesapeake Bayhawks and Denver...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Wow, Memorial Day weekend is just over two weeks away! The first place many of our neighbors think about when we mention summer is the neighborhood pool.
The West Arundel Swim Club, located at 259 Old Line Ave., is a private swim club nestled in the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:52 AM
For 53 years, the Hillcrest Swim Club has been — and continues to be — an oasis in the shimmering heat of the heart of summer.
The family-owned pool has built a loyal following, from its Harford Park neighbors to those who come from all over...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:18 AM
In August 2011, Baltimore singer/songwriter Adam Lempel finally realized he needed to get serious about his music. The epiphany came where many epiphanies occur — in a hospital bed.
"I ended up getting sick. I had a pneumothorax, which is like a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Public pools in Baltimore will stay open until Labor Day, three weeks longer than expected, the city Department of Recreation and Parks announced Wednesday.
The extension is one of several efforts the city has made to make pools accessible this summer....
| Aug 22, 2013
The report by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot on the economic benefits to Maryland from a post-Labor Day school start deserves far more respect, attention and consideration than given to it in a recent editorial in The Sun ("One week and counting,"...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Lifeguards, Cullin Brown will have you know, do not laze around beaches, lakes and pools.
"There's a stereotype that we sit in the sun and tan," said Brown, a 19-year-old lifeguard at Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland.
State park lifeguards...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
With Congress in the doldrums of summer recess, our town has inevitably sunk to the game of making political mountains out of molehills.
The latest example is disclosure that the campaign manager of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell confided to a...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Major League Lacrosse midfielder Paul Rabil (Johns Hopkins) has torn abdominal and adductor (hip) muscles and will have surgery early next month, Lacrosse Magazine reported on its website.
Rabil, who last weekend finished a season with the Boston...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:05 PM
The construction time of this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore course has been reduced by 10 days, softening the effects on city traffic and downtown businesses, officials for the Labor Day weekend event announced Tuesday.
General manager Tim Mayer said...