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The gay couples who've booked Rouge Fine Catering in Hunt Valley for their weddings have appreciated not only good food and stylish events, but something less tangible. "They don't want to be with a caterer that is going to be judgmental," said...
Volvo Ocean Race officials will visit Baltimore on Monday to evaluate a bid to host the only U.S. stop of the 2014-2015 edition of the round-the-world contest known as the Super Bowl of sailing. Volvo officials are expected to begin announcing the ports...
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,...
As a longtime Federal Hill business owner, Penny Troutner cheered the passage of Maryland's same-sex marriage law. Not only does the owner of Light Street Cycles believe it's a matter of fairness, she believes it's good for business. That goes for...
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...
Tony Assadi shakes his head as he looks out over the racetrack for the second Grand Prix of Baltimore, which zooms past his Luna Del Sea restaurant and its outside patio on West Pratt Street. He and his patrons have a clear view — no blue screen...
City convention officials booked the third-highest number of convention room nights ever over the past fiscal year, Visit Baltimore, the city's tourism and convention bureau, announced Thursday. The room nights are reserved for future years. Visit...
Plans to create an upscale hotel with shops and restaurants on the edge of Baltimore's Harbor East neighborhood are reinforcing city leaders' belief that the thriving waterfront community will continue to spur growth east of the Inner Harbor. A vacant...
Jimmy's Restaurant in Fells Point ran out of hot dogs, potato salad and macaroni salad and scrambled to replenish all weekend as hordes of hungry Sailabration visitors jammed the popular diner. Even on Monday, as rain moved in after days of sunshine, the...
Herb Hunt went crabbing Friday morning on the Wye River. In the evening, he and his wife, Judy, brought a picnic of crabs to a free concert in Roosevelt Park. "I think it's great," said Judy Hunt, 49, as she and a friend, Sherry Poole, 43, polished off...
The Hampden Village Merchants Association moved closer Wednesday to joining Visit Baltimore, the city's quasi-public tourism and marketing agency. Representatives of the two organizations met again Tuesday, said merchants association president Benn Ray....
Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
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