| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Otakon, the Japanese and East Asian anime and culture convention that has drawn tens of thousands of people to Baltimore since 1999, will be held in Washington beginning in 2017, organizers announced Sunday.
In a statement, Otakon organizers...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Even after losing Otakon, the city's biggest convention, Visit Baltimore promoted its success booking future conventions last week.
Baltimore's tourism business ticked up somewhat in fiscal year 2013, which ended June 30. Visit Baltimore, the city's...
| Aug 25, 2013
Under Armour no longer title sponsor of Baltimore festival
Under Armour, which has been the title sponsor of the Baltimore Running Festival for the past 10 years, will not sponsor this year's race, which will be held Oct. 12. The race is seeking...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Robert Taylor says problems with alcohol cost him his job as a city laborer four years ago. He quit drinking, but without a permanent source of income or place to stay, it's been difficult for him to get back on his feet.
He's held a few odd jobs, but...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:16 PM
Doug Duennes, who oversaw all aspects of Camden Yards and the business side of the Orioles in his two-plus years as the organization’s executive vice president of business operations, has been relieved of his duties.
Duennes had a meeting with club...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Hundreds of "My Little Pony" collectibles cover Steve Lucia's bedroom — plush toys, comic books, trading cards and T-shirts. It is a sea of pink and purple, a shrine to a TV show originally intended for young girls.
But Lucia is a 25-year-old man,...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Baltimore police are looking for help identifying three suspects in a downtown mugging last month.
Three men assaulted and robbed a woman about 12:30 a.m. July 23 in the 200 block of South Sharp Street, near the Baltimore Convention Center, according...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:14 PM
As she stood near a skywalk leading into the Baltimore Convention Center, Holly Fawcett, a 43-year-old wife and mother from Yorktown, Va., watched as they all flooded past.
The men in pink tutus. The women wearing wings and unicorn horns. The teens from...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Otakon, the Japanese and East Asian anime and culture convention that has drawn tens of thousands of people to Baltimore since 1999, will be held in Washington D.C. beginning in 2017, organizers announced Sunday.
In a statement, organizers said they...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 3:37 PM
For almost three decades, Mary Margaret Kemp and Ted Kemp have come to the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, returning home to Virginia with a little haul of treasures.
"She's a major league antiques collector," said Ted Kemp, 68, of his wife....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Scheduling woes have the future of the Grand Prix of Baltimore looking a little shaky, so if you haven't been yet, now might be a good time to check out the "Celebration of Acceleration."
The Labor Day weekend event offers fast cars but other...