| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:36 AM
It's a beautiful Saturday at Prigel Family Creamery. The sun shines on cows ambling over the field, while parents gaze lovingly at sticky kids squealing with delight as they lick giant scoops of ice cream.
Inside the creamery, where clean-cut teenagers...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:02 PM
The Patterson Mill Middle School Destination Imagination Team would like to thank the many businesses and families who made it possible for the team to attend, and compete, at the Global Finals Competition in Knoxville, Tenn.
THANK YOU to the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:51 PM
An Owings Mills-based real estate investment and development group has bought the New Town Village Shopping Center in Owings Mills for $22.5 million, the buyer announced Wednesday.
Black Oak Associates, whose investment portfolio contains 13 shopping...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 7:25 AM
On theMonday following what Governor Martin O'Malley called a 'historic' storm ripped through central Maryland, some restaurants were waiting for their power to be restored. But the storm's hopscotch path were making difficult for diners to predict who...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Coffee drinkers in Mount Vernon were graced Tuesday night with the presence of an ex-president: Bill Clinton apparently had to stop by Starbucks while in town for a talk at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.Marcel Jagne-Shaw (@JagneShaw), who lived in Clinton's...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:49 PM
After a week without electricity, Sara Waire felt little need to sugarcoat her answer when asked Friday afternoon how her family was holding up.
"Today," the Stoneleigh resident said grimly, "has been pretty awful."
Her 4-year-old daughter, Mady,...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:49 PM
For Mike Beczkowski, parking on his street near the American Can Company complex in Canton has gotten a bit better since he and others in the neighborhood persuaded the city to require residential permit parking last November. Most nights, he can now find...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Artist and muralist Pat O'Brien confronts a bare room as she would an engineering project. She takes measurements, makes scale drawings, and plans precisely the colors, fabrics and furnishings she will employ.
It all makes perfect sense for the former...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Baltimore bar-goers could hardly believe their eyes this week -- there was Bono, one of the planet's most famous rock stars, having a pint.
The crowd went wild at James Joyce Irish Pub in Harbor East, snapping pictures with the star who was game for hugs...