| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:09 PM
A little more than five years ago, Ryan Henderson was nearing the peak of the sport he loved the most. He had won his race the night before, and he was just a day away from turning professional in motorcycle racing.
But Henderson would never earn the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Clyde's of Columbia will reopen in mid- to late-April, later than anticipated because of a few minor problems during renovations that began in January.
"If it takes a little more time, we want to get it done right the first time," said Clyde's General...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Over the last 10 years leaders from the private, public and nonprofit sectors have begun to transform Baltimore's approach to its future. Traditional public subsidies have given way to strategic investments and tough decisions, using market-based...
| Jan 21, 2013
A year ago, residents and their city councilwoman were in agreement that the city needed to go "back to the drawing board" on plans to renovate the Waverly Library.
But now, as the city prepares to break ground on the $3 million project later this year,...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 6:06 PM
— Hazel Cropper, for years the fastest crab picker in this city built on its seafood industry, worries about the storm drain a few feet from her living room.
As volunteers assessed the damage Superstorm Sandy caused to her home, the 74-year-old...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:01 AM
An executive suite in the city school system's headquarters that underwent $250,000 in lavish renovations last year will soon be empty.
Jerome Oberlton, who repeatedly came under fire for his spending habits as the system’s chief technology...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Sitting atop the Belvedere like a brilliant Christmas ornament, the recently renovated 13th Floor will likely impress first-timers the moment its elevator doors open to the intimate space.
First, they'll wonder: Is this view really of Baltimore? Then: Is...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Tracy Marcotte scanned a hand-held metal detector across various spots on the base of the Washington Monument as if she were searching for gold.
But it was iron she was after. Specifically, she was searching for iron cramps that hold together stones that...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 3:29 PM
John Tokar, owner of Vintage Restorations Limited, in Union Bridge, started tinkering with British cars in 1969 when he was a teen in Bayonne, N.J., and his uncle sold him a 1959 Hillman Minx for $50.
"It needed a clutch, so I got involved in working...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 12:57 PM
In her senior year at the Catholic High School of Baltimore, Michele "Wojo" Wojciechowski performed her first stand-up comedy routine. She wrote the jokes and found she liked delivering them to a crowd.
"I love making people laugh," she said. "Writing...