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  • Taking stock of good and bad surprises, with kudos to city DOT (Hudson's Corner)

    Life is full of surprises. They make life interesting. The past two weeks have been filled with a mix of good and bad surprises. On the bright side, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation has been a model of good communication, responsive...
  • City has major hurdles to clear to bring NBA team here

    City has major hurdles to clear to bring NBA team here
    Baltimore has not had an NBA team to call its own since 1973, and despite occasional murmurings of interest from city leaders, there is no sign that will change anytime soon. The city will host the Washington Wizards for the first time since 1999 for...
  • For Baltimore zoo and its penguins, a new era is at hand

    For Baltimore zoo and its penguins, a new era is at hand
    As a blazing sun beat down on the city Tuesday, Rock Island — the moated exhibit at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore where African penguins zip through cool, shallow waters — seemed a good place to be. But the Druid Hill Park enclosure is...
  • 1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement

    1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement
    The Baltimore Civic Center opened on Oct. 23, 1962, with the hometown debut of the Baltimore Clippers hockey team. This week, it celebrates the beginning of its 50th year with nine performances of "Disney on Ice." In between, the arena has hosted the...
  • Sidney Silber, baker and engineer

    Sidney Silber, baker and engineer
    Sidney Silber, a retired real estate developer, philanthropist and accomplished gardener who once ran his family's bakery, died of cancer Tuesday at his Lutherville home. He was 95. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Isaac and Dora Rodbell Silber....
  • Baltimore tourism business steady, but Otakon's exit points to future challenges

    Baltimore tourism business steady, but Otakon's exit points to future challenges
    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...
  • 'House that Bel Air Built' to be dedicated this Friday

    'House that Bel Air Built' to be dedicated this Friday
    This Friday, June 21, at 10 a.m., Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna, Inc. will cut the ribbon on the "House That Bel Air Built," located at 404 Giles Street in Bel Air. This will be the 71st home HHS has built since its inception in 1993 and the first...
  • SMG again wins bid to operate 1st Mariner Arena

    SMG again wins bid to operate 1st Mariner Arena
    Current operator SMG is the winning bidder for a new five-year contract to run 1st Mariner Arena and oversee its potential renaming, according to a memo from the city's top purchasing agent. SMG's proposal awaits approval by the Baltimore Board of...
  • Sports Business Lunch: Links and thoughts from Baltimore and beyond

    Sports Business Lunch: Links and thoughts from Baltimore and beyond
    Every now and then we'll offer a lunch-time gathering of news and links related to sports business: Jack Lambert of the Baltimore Business Journal wrote last week that the Ravens quietly unveiled a $250,000 makeover of the general concession stand...
  • Couples reaffirm choice of a lifetime at Valentine's Vow Renewal

    Couples reaffirm choice of a lifetime at Valentine's Vow Renewal
    They've been married just over two years, but Andy and Seanne Herbick have already exchanged vows three times, most recently Sunday morning at their alma mater, Loyola University Maryland, with about 160 other steadfast lovebirds. Standing in the same...
  • Back Story: 2003 blizzard caused B&O roof collapse

    Back Story: 2003 blizzard caused B&O roof collapse
    The Presidents' Day storm of 2003 that swept into Maryland and dumped 26.8 inches of snow on Baltimore — a record-breaker — caused a partial collapse of the B&O Railroad Museum roof on Feb. 17, wreaking havoc on its collection of historic...
  • Baltimore casino names general manager, avoids legal issue

    Baltimore's casino gained a leader and overcame an obstacle Tuesday. Chad Barnhill, an 18-year veteran of the gambling industry, was named general manager of Harrah's Baltimore at a news conference at the planned site of the casino on Russell Street near...