| Sep 3, 2011
| 10:23 AM
The city invested nearly $7 million in the Grand Prix at a time of cutbacks in neighborhood services. It tied up downtown traffic before, during and after a long holiday weekend, less than two weeks before voters go to the polls for a mayoral election....
| Sep 4, 2011
| 7:24 PM
Tens of thousands of spectators trooped through crowded paddocks and grandstands, clutching ear plugs and checkered flags. Auto-racing teams praised the exciting twists and straightaways through roads normally choked with harried commuters.
And the cars,...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Had a chance today to speak to Earl Weaver, the Orioles’ Hall of Fame manager who will be one of the club’s six icons to be honored with a bronze statue this year at Camden Yards.
Calling from South Florida, Weaver said he was overwhelmed...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Baltimore's party is over – and it was a grand one. A Grand Prix one, to be exact. But now it is time to put the carpet and the furniture back where they belong.
Even before the last fan made it home from Baltimore's inaugural three-day IndyCar...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 5:59 AM
The American Craft Council Show has been coming to Baltimore for 36 years, and the two have been good to each other: Workmanship that is as much art as craft has been embraced each year by huge crowds.
But like any relationship, it can benefit from a...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:05 AM
| Jul 25, 2011
| 6:26 PM
The sight of a forklift lowering a 9,300-pound concrete slab ontoPratt Street attracted a crowd Monday night at the Inner Harbor.
Curiosity-seekers joined organizers running the firstBaltimore Grand Prix as the second phase officially began in...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:47 PM
It was like something out of a Hollywood movie — a musty attic in a stately old home, a forlorn-looking dollhouse perched against one wall and underneath it, a mysterious dust-covered box wrapped in twine.
But what Karl Kissner and his cousin,...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 11:05 AM
As Salvatore Romano, the closeted art director at the turbulent Sterling Cooper ad agency in the TV series "Mad Men," Bryan Batt struck out — his character, cruelly compromised by a client, was fired partway through the third season of the much-...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The 35th annual American Craft Council Show, February 24-27, at the Baltimore Convention Center will include a display of craft-inspired cakes made by cake designers and bakers from the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area.Bakers or cake designers...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 4:22 AM
....you get Gleep ChefOr, you get the 7th annual Maryland ProStart® Student Invitational, a culinary and management competition hosted by the Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation for students in high school culinary and management...
| Aug 18, 2011
Stan Lee is one proud father these days. You'd be proud, too, if your progeny included Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and the Fantastic Four — characters whose films routinely bring in a few hundred million dollars at the movie box office.
Not that Lee...