| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:58 PM
In a surprising reversal, last week's losing bidder for 1st Mariner Bank got approval Tuesday to buy it — preserving the city's largest independent bank as a Baltimore-based institution.
The group of investors, a mix of locals and out-of-state...
| Apr 18, 2014
Savage Bluegrass plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Sam and Elsie's Bar and Restaurant, 9994 Washington Blvd. in Laurel. No cover charge. Information: 301-317-7796.
The Bollman Bridge Elementary School PTA will...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Over the first two weeks of the season, left-hander Zach Britton has become a valuable weapon for the Orioles out of the bullpen.
Britton provided more evidence of that during the Orioles' 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon,...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 11:00 AM
High finance is a small world, just as Baltimore is a small town, and it showed as potential conflicts of interest cropped up during a fight over ownership of the city's biggest local bank.
Two groups bid for 1st Mariner Bank in an April 10 auction, held...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:41 PM
TORONTO — Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy said he isn't 100 percent recovered from his strained right hamstring, but he's healthy enough to return to the lineup.
Hardy returned to the lineup Wednesday against the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Mark your calendar for the 19th annual Consignment Sale and Auction, which benefits the Howard County Antique Farm Machinery Club in West Friendship.
The big auction is set for April 26, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Farm...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A tiny water view painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is finally headed back to the city where a judge has ruled that it belongs — 62 years, one month and 24 days after it was reported stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art.
During a hearing Friday,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:35 PM
A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request to auction off its Baltimore bank quickly, a process that drew heated objections from creditors and the U.S. trustee.
Judge David E. Rice set the deadline to bid on 1st Mariner Bank for April 7,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The searchlights shone, the crowds teemed and a movie unspooled again Thursday night at North Baltimore's Senator Theatre, as the city's most beloved cinema house, refreshed and expanded, reopened after 18 months of darkness.
And the crowd loved it,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The operators of the Bel Air Auto Auction are seeking county approval to establish a new facility on nearly 175 acres in a proposed business park in the Riverside area, a move that has been in the works for more than a decade.
A preliminary plan to...
| Feb 28, 2014
As we say goodbye to February, let's say goodbye to winter as well. The mild temperatures last week were a welcome tease, reminding us of snowless days to come.
Much sympathy is extended to the families and friends of Floyd Allred of Colora, who passed...
| Feb 28, 2014
Sunday, March 2
Movie talk The Chesapeake Arts Center presents a screening of the film "Day of the Gun" at 3 p.m. at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. A question-and-answer session follows. Tickets are $10. Information: 410-636-6597 or chesapeakearts....