| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:22 AM
The idea for this week's list comes from Owl Meat Gravy, who reminded me that it is the time of year for "disgusting fried state fair food." The Howard County Fair opened its week-long run Saturday. The Maryland State Fair......
| Apr 22, 2011
| 4:27 PM
If you lived in Baltimore in the 1970s, it seemed that William Donald Schaefer paved every alley. An exaggeration? Yes. But then, as now, old Baltimore needed a lot of fixing and Schaefer was in his neighborhood mode. He did it well and had the support of...
| May 17, 2011
| 4:03 PM
William Donald Schaefer's ability to surprise, delight and confound was on display again Tuesday with the public release of his last will and testament, which showered bits of his $2.4 million estate on devoted aides, friends and institutions....
| May 31, 2011
If you want to win an arms race, minor escalation is not the way to go. Only after President Ronald Reagan started developing a wildly expensive and impractical system to shoot down enemy missiles did the Soviet Union give up the Cold War.
| Feb 25, 2012
When asked 16 years ago to head Baltimore's economic development agency, M.J. "Jay" Brodie really didn't want the job.
The 75-year-old Brodie, who will retire from the Baltimore Development Corp. after serving as president under four mayors, is...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 5:07 PM
As their bus rumbled through housing projects and dilapidated schools and toward Harbor East — one of the crown jewels of Baltimore's revitalized waterfront — Zion Baptist Church Pastor Marshall Prentice asked his parishioners how they felt...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Exelon Corp.'s pledge to build a new Baltimore headquarters as part of its proposed buyout of Constellation Energy could alter the city's skyline, injecting fresh life into the traditional downtown business district or further expanding the waterfront...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Developers of Baltimore's Harbor Point have asked the city for permission to build up to 1,000 residences on the site between Harbor East and Fells Point, making the project more of a mixed-use community than is currently allowed by the city's zoning.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration asked Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young to return his tickets to the city's skybox at Sunday's Ravens game, following his criticism of the Baltimore Grand Prix, a source close to Young said.
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:12 PM
Harbor Point, a development project led by bakery magnate and developer John Paterakis Sr., will be the site of the headquarters for the combined Constellation-Exelon company if the proposed merger is completed, the energy giants announced Wednesday.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 3:57 AM
Today's forecast calls for rain in the morning, then cloudy, then mostly sunny, with a high near 60 degrees. It is expected to be mostly clear tonight, with a low temperature around 38 degrees.
Check our updates for this morning's...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 1:03 PM
For a city whose last Fortune 500 company was about to be acquired by an out-of-town corporation, there was not just consolation but actual excitement over one of the deal sweeteners: Chicago-based Exelon Corp. promised to build a new downtown office...