| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:51 AM
On a sunny summer afternoon, Brooke Towns, 17, kept an alert gaze on two young girls splashing in the Wynnewood Pool as their mother and grandmother relaxed in two plastic lounge chairs nearby.
Towns, a 2014 graduate of Catonsville High School, has been...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:36 PM
A task force assigned to study a post-Labor Day start date for Maryland schools will recommend to Gov. Martin O'Malley that the summer break be extended, a measure that has been embraced by one Eastern Shore school district but opposed by most of the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Two years ago, during bicentennial commemorations for the War of 1812, I was struck by how important the waterfront is to Baltimore. That might seem like an odd thing for a Baltimorean to say, but unless you own waterfront property, work near it or...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Almost six years after the first tenants moved in, the Ritz-Carlton Residences, a luxury condominium complex on Key Highway, has announced its major restaurant tenant.
It will be Sip Wine Shop & Restaurant, a combination retail wine market and tapas...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Ravens Beach Bash. Fans can join players, mascots, cheerleaders and more as the team turns beachtown into Ravenstown, May 29-31. Activities include flag football, tailgating, a bonfire and more. The action is headquartered at the Clarion Resort...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Memorial Day quickly appears this weekend. All of the snow and ice of the winter has now become a distant memory and "fun in the sun" soon empties the cold and dreary memories.
Congratulations to all of this year's graduates. Two hold a special place...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Visitors trying to shake off a particularly snowy winter and rainy spring could give a boost to Maryland's tourist destinations this summer.
Business owners and tourism officials are seeing signs of a healthy season before the traditional Memorial Day...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:07 PM
For many area families, Memorial Day weekend means a trip to the beach. Last year, nearly 3,000 people took part in that tradition at two Baltimore County parks — without ever going near the Bay Bridge.
Baltimore County government doesn’t...
| May 26, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Regarding your article on delaying the opening of schools until after Labor Day, I have lived in Baltimore all my life, and we always went to school after Labor Day. It was the signal of end of summer days and the start of a new school year ("Task force...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Since May 2, boaters and anglers trying to use a Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot in Kingsville have encountered a padlocked gate. Signs in English and Spanish flanking the gate say the Jones Road lot is closed through Sept. 1 to “allow the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The recent three-day 2014 NCAA Men's Lacrosse championship event at M&T Stadium drew the lowest attendance yet — 78,234 — since Baltimore introduced it to NFL stadiums in 2003. And the Baltimore Ravens, the main stadium tenant, did not...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Six-time Rolling Road Golf club champion Matt Bassler has been the program director for The First Tee of Baltimore for the past five years.
That’s his day job and it keeps the Catonsville native busy.
So busy that the amateur hasn’t even...