| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Unlike last year, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young watched Sunday's home Ravens playoff game in apparent harmony.
The Sun photographed Rawlings-Blake and Young proudly displaying their team spirit in...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The Ravens and Redskins will host playoff games Sunday, about 30 miles and 31/2 hours apart.
Hosting two of the NFL's four playoff games in Maryland offers something of an economic double shot for the state. The games bring an increase in local taxes,...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Watch out, Baltimore Ravens fans. High demand for tickets for Sunday's playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts will likely bring out scammers, the Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland warned today.
"Fans in a frenzy for last-minute tickets...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso went to Annapolis last year seeking approval for a bold $2 billion plan to replace many of the city system's crumbling buildings. The idea didn't even make it out of committee.
Prospects still looked bleak in...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Maryland's MARC commuter trains, which have always operated Monday through Friday, will begin offering weekend service between Baltimore and Washington on the Penn Line in coming months.
The expansion — put on hold in 2008 when the recession hit...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Donald A. Krach, former general counsel for the Maryland Port Administration who was an advocate and goodwill ambassador for the port of Baltimore, died May 4 of complications from pancreatic cancer at his Timonium home. He was 80.
"Don was a real...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A year ago, city officials left Annapolis distraught, their plans to obtain massive funding for school construction in the General Assembly’s trash bin.
What a difference a year makes.
On Wednesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Schools...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Baltimore-area authorities announced heightened security after bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday, though officials emphasized there was no evidence of threats here.
At least three people were killed and scores were injured in the blasts, which...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:35 PM
United looking at Md. again for stadium — but not at Baltimore
Although D.C. United remains optimistic about reaching an agreement to build a stadium at Buzzard Point in Washington, the Major League Soccer club has taken renewed...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Updated at 2:20 p.m.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told our City Hall Reporter Luke Broadwater that she could barely contain her excitement upon learning that the school construction bill would pass.
"I was so excited last night I was running...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:38 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 6:30 AM
It seems strange that the city and state can build a new baseball, football and basketball stadiums, propose dollars for horse racing and yet fail to support auto racing. Compared to the millions that were spent for stadiums, the amount owed for the...