| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:02 AM
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 —...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:00 AM
In the command center of the Grand Prix of Baltimore, Tim Mayer, the race's general manager, fielded a few phone calls, answering a couple of questions. But that was it.
Preparations for the Grand Prix were running several hours ahead of schedule the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
If you’re thinking about going to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, here are some things to keep in mind:
When can I see racing this weekend? Beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Friday-Sunday, cars will be zipping around the Inner Harbor for practice...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:11 PM
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...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:56 PM
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.
Exhausted, they were...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:38 PM
With the Grand Prix of Baltimore over, workers were taking down fences, removing safety barriers and opening streets Monday with the goal of restoring the flow of traffic through Downtown Baltimore in time for the Tuesday morning commute.
By 5 a.m....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:13 PM
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...
| 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...