| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Surrounded by dozens of supporters at an evening campaign rally in Madison on May 30, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, the Democratic candidate for governor in Wisconsin's tumultuous recall election, had something encouraging to tell the crowd: The fact his...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:02 PM
A measure that would pave the way for a casino in Prince George's County picked up support Friday from Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, even as some city lawmakers raised concerns that it would take money away from the gambling venue planned near...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:40 PM
Look for a Sofi's Crepes to open soon in Belvedere Square, where the Starbucks used to be. The Sofi's operation now at the Woman's Industrial Exchange is packing up lock, stock and batter, owner Ann Costlow says.
But please don't get this screwed up. The...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:50 AM
Let's just say that hydroelectric dams haven't taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin's long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood.
There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and Lafayette in early July,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:28 PM
NOTE: To read an update to this story with a more complete response from the mayor's office, click here.
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt on Wednesday accused Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her former Information Technology Director Rico Singleton...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:22 AM
It was bad enough that Hurricane Irene stole Lisa Dillin's electricity.
But when the Wyman Park resident learned that just up the street, the lights were on and the ceiling fans whirring, she unleashed a sentiment familiar to the power-deprived across...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Baltimore's inspector general said Thursday he has launched a preliminary investigation into high-tech video phones the mayor's office bought for some City Hall offices — a purchase that prompted allegations of contracting irregularities and...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As a financial matter, perhaps it's no big deal that MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakehas a $562.39 telephone sitting on her desk. It and the five other touch screen, video phones the city bought recently amount to 0.0001 percent of Baltimore's $2.8 billion...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Annapolis residents line up at Starbucks and diner
Apparently the first things you think of upon waking up after a tropical storm has passed through your community is coffee.
The Starbucks at Annapolis' Harbor Center suffered no storm damage and no loss...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Hooray! We finally have a Wegmans in Columbia! I can't wait to fight the Saturday morning zombie hordes on the streets of the SnowDobbin shopping megalopolis.
I'm so glad the government of one of the most desirable retail markets in the country lacked...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:55 PM
When being treated for plasma cellleukemia, Charlotte "Charlie" Barker of Havre de Grace didn't have to go through it alone.
During her time at National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, where Barker received a stem cell transplant in January 2008, she...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 3:39 PM
In Baltimore, the best way to capture the vibe spotted at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is with a quick trip to a department store or high-end boutique. Both are generally stocked with a slew of garments from designers whose creations regularly appear on the...