| Sep 1, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Sam Schmidt knows he would have been long retired by now, his racing career faded completely from life's rearview mirror. He isn't sure what he would be doing aside from helping his wife, Sheila, raise their two teenage children at their home outside...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 9, 2011
| 6:45 PM
Housing officials have sold more of the city's vacant homes in the first seven months of the budget year than in all of the previous year — but the sales still represent fewer than 3 percent of the 4,000 empty houses owned by the city.
| Jan 20, 2011
| 5:51 PM
Steve Stenersen, a fixture with US Lacrosse since its inception in 1989, can feel a new season coming. Outside of his office, located in a low-slung building near the Johns Hopkins field, boxes were stacked high Wednesday as staffers prepared to transport...
| Jan 22, 2011
Remember when a walk-in closet was considered a luxury item in a home? Now, what makes any fashion fan salivate is the idea of a closet room. Baltimore interior designer Amanda Austin says more and more homeowners are converting a room to a closet.
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Baltimore City will pay a third of the $150,000 cost of a Maryland Stadium Authority study to determine whether the city should build a new downtown arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center.
Members of the Baltimore Convention & Tourism...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 2:40 PM
When science center directors from around the country gather in Baltimore this month for their annual conference, they'll be able to see one of the largest scientific instruments ever made: a full-scale mock-up of the James Webb Space Telescope.
| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:13 PM
A good deal of blood was spilled on both sides. … It was one battle from the President Street Depo —- to the Camden Street depot — I can say no more.
Baltimorean Catherine N. Smith, April 1861
One week after the bloodless...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Significant dates in William Donald Schaefer's half-century in politics:
1950: Schaefer, a graduate of the University of Baltimore law school, opens downtown practice. Runs unsuccessfully for the House of Delegates from West Baltimore.
1954: Fails again...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 6:14 PM
Baltimore's favorite son, greatest cheerleader and most irascible politician is gone.
By any measure, William Donald Schaefer, who died Monday at age 89, was an extraordinary man. Sixteen years on the Baltimore City Council, 15 as the city's mayor, eight...