| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:31 AM
What is the future for Baltimore's city-owned historic properties?
The Baltimore Sun has reported that Baltimore City is hiring an appraisal firm to determine the "market value" of 15 city-owned historic properties. Baltimore Heritage has asked...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Any effort that promises to attract new residents and businesses to a historic Baltimore neighborhood could do a lot worse than make the arts a magnet for bringing people together. That's why we can't see any down side to a city proposal to create a third...
| May 31, 2012
| 11:13 AM
A large section of downtown Baltimore's west side will become the city's third state-designated arts and entertainment district, and the state's 20th, starting this summer.
Maryland economic development officials this month accepted a proposal to...
| Nov 4, 2011
Starting at sunset Saturday, artist Kelley Bell will place Baltimore's venerable landmark Bromo Seltzer Tower at the exact center of the solar system.
For at least the next five weeks, pedestrians and motorists will view the four faces of the clock tower...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Today, The Sun can refer with pride to "Baltimore's venerable landmark Bromo Seltzer Tower," but it wasn't always so. As recently as 1971, the city of Baltimore saw the tower as an eyesore destined for demolition.
Why does the tower still stand? For that...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:02 PM
Gertrude K. Dorsey, who was among the first women in the state to become a certified public accountant, died of congestive heart failure Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 93 and a Towson resident.
Born Gertrude Hubert Kitchen in Atlanta, she was...
| Oct 28, 2012
Center Club officials like to joke that their kitchen staff has a better view of the Baltimore skyline than do most CEOs.
The panoramic vistas of the Inner Harbor and west side from the 15th and 16th floors of the club's headquarters at 100 Light...