| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:15 AM
I really do not understand the workings of the city. If Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her people were trying to promote the Baltimore Grand Prix, how did the dates get booked for a college football game on the same weekend for next year, and a...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:15 PM
The prospect of filling every seat at M&T Bank Stadium for Saturday's matchup between Maryland and West Virginia seemed promising when the game was first booked a little more than two years ago. Both the Terps and Mountaineers were coming off bowl games...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Race cars speeding down Pratt Street brought Kevin and Debbie Parkhurst the 50 miles from their home in North East to downtown Baltimore for a third consecutive Labor Day weekend this month.
"It's the best thing the city's done," Kevin Parkhurst said...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:08 AM
The good news as Labor Day approaches: Jobs are returning. The bad news: Most of them pay lousy wages and provide low, if not nonexistent, benefits.
The trend toward lousy wages began before the Great Recession. According to a new report from the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Cornell University released its report Sunday on incidents that led to the suspension of the men's lacrosse team from fall events. The report reveals what it calls a "presence of a culture within this group of treating new members as less than equals."...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The 2014 NCAA men's lacrosse Championship Weekend at M&T Bank Stadium will have some competition right next door.
The newly released Orioles 2014 schedule has home dates against the Cleveland Indians over Memorial Day weekend, as first noted by the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
With kids back in school and Labor Day parades and beach parties concluded, it's time to talk about a perennial issue facing our communities: "food insecurity," or more simply put, hunger. With nearly 50 million Americans going without enough food to meet...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Susquehanna State Park was a muddy mess. A heavy thunderstorm had brought a downpour to its trails, and Richard Smith had not brought the right pair of shoes for such a hike. It didn't help that it was still raining, if only lightly.
The shoes he had...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Work crews hustled on Labor Day to break down concrete barriers and fencing from the Grand Prix of Baltimore, racing to reopen downtown streets and sidewalks before Tuesday's rush hour and a National Football League pregame concert later this week.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:12 AM
When discussing the teams competing for the second AL wild-card spot, you can say they all deserve each other right now.
Of the Rays, Orioles, Yankees and Indians, none of them have been able to pull away from the pack. All four teams are within 3 ½...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Since people like to think fall is upon us once Labor Day passes and the humidity drops, making this week's burst of heat an Indian Summer. But there is a technical definition of the term, and this week's weather doesn't meet it.
Sources from the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:40 PM
The conclusion of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore on Sunday night meant that life would soon return to normal on the two miles of downtown streets used for the three days of racing.
The question looming over the finish line on Pratt Street is whether...