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Baltimore Convention Center

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  • Families, racing fans flock downtown for Grand Prix action

    Race cars whipped around downtown Baltimore on Saturday, turning usually traffic-choked streets into a speedway, their engines filling the air with the sounds of a hornet's hum on the straights and a smoker's cackle at the hairpin turn. As the cars...
  • Race fans, and vendors, take to the streets for Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Race fans, and vendors, take to the streets for Grand Prix of Baltimore
    As excited kids clung to fences and people packed grandstands to catch glimpses of IndyCars blurring around the streets of Baltimore, other Grand Prix of Baltimore attendees could be found in unlikely places Sunday. Indoors. Exhausted, they were...
  • Christopher Wright, teacher

    Christopher Wright, teacher
    Christopher Adam Wright, a teacher and former restaurant worker, died of an aneurysm Aug. 27 in Bogota, Colombia, where he was working as an English teacher. The former Mount Vernon resident was 40. Born in Towson, he was the son of John T. Wright, a...
  • Otakon goes Vegas, adding festival outside Baltimore

    Otakon goes Vegas, adding festival outside Baltimore
    Otakon, the annual celebration of Japanese pop culture held in Baltimore, is going Vegas, baby. The three-day festival, one of the longest-running anime conventions in the U.S., is usually held at the Baltimore Convention Center. But organizers said...
  • Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver dies at 82

    Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver dies at 82
    Earl Weaver penned his own epitaph. “On my tombstone just write, ‘The sorest loser that ever lived,’ “ he once said. Weaver, the Orioles’ chain-smoking, umpire-baiting, tomato-growing manager who led the team to four...
  • Paint Nite stirs it up at Baltimore restaurants, bars

    Paint Nite stirs it up at Baltimore restaurants, bars
    On a recent Thursday night at Tatu in Power Plant Live, the lights were dim and the crowd lively. But the 50-some patrons didn't come for the stylish Asian cuisine — they wanted to sip cocktails and work on their brush strokes. The event —...
  • BronyCon 2013 headed for Baltimore in August

    Thundering herds of "My Little Pony" fans will be descending on Baltimore next August for the fifth BronyCon, a bi-annual convention of rabid fans of the cartoon TV series "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic." Thousands of fans are expected to mass at...
  • Doug Duennes, Orioles' executive VP of business, let go

    Doug Duennes, Orioles' executive VP of business, let go
    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...
  • BronyCon 2013 brings thousands of 'My Little Pony' lovers to Baltimore

    BronyCon 2013 brings thousands of 'My Little Pony' lovers to Baltimore
    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,...
  • Police seek 3 in downtown mugging

    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...
  • 'Brony' connection at Convention Center

    'Brony' connection at Convention Center
    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...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore track build shortened by 10 days

    Grand Prix of Baltimore track build shortened by 10 days
    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...