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  • Baltimore ready for Labor Day IndyCar Grand Prix

    Baltimore ready for Labor Day IndyCar Grand Prix
    The street paving is finished, safety barriers and fences are in place, grandstand seating in three different locations is completed, and signs of major sponsors are evident in downtown Baltimore as the city prepares for its first street circuit IndyCar...
  • Baltimore-area exports boom, led by chemicals, computers

    Baltimore-area exports boom, led by chemicals, computers
    The Baltimore region showed nearly double-digit growth in export goods and services in 2010, with room to grow, according to a study released Thursday by the Brookings Institution, a Washington-based public policy organization. The report, titled "Export...
  • The Interview: Sally Brice-O'Hara

    The Interview: Sally Brice-O'Hara
    As the No. 2 leader of the Coast Guard, Vice Adm. — and Vice Commandant — Sally Brice-O'Hara is the chief operating officer of an organization with a $10 billion budget and 58,000 military and civilian employees, plus 31,000 volunteers....
  • Something stinks in cover-up of Inner Harbor odor

    This big, deep, dark, mystery being investigated by the Baltimore City Department of Public Works and the Maryland Department of the Environment is more of the city's (and state's) cover-up of deplorable conditions at the Inner Harbor. Kimberly Burgess,...
  • After Irene, parents cope with no power and no school

    After Irene, parents cope with no power and no school
    Practically the second that the Towson Town Center opened at 10 a.m. Monday, Theresa Hall burst through the doors with her two children and 4-year-old nephew, in search of hot food and toilets that flushed. Entering her third day after losing power in...
  • Baltimore's port marks record year for vehicles in 2011

    Baltimore's port marks record year for vehicles in 2011
    Just after sunrise, a caravan of nearly 1,000 new cars begins streaming down the ramp of a massive cargo ship, a procession that won't end until evening. Mercedes-Benz and BMW models go one way. Land Rovers and other models go another. Some days, the...
  • Port of Baltimore leads U.S. in autos in first half

    Baltimore surpassed New York to handle more auto tonnage than any other port in the United States during the first six months of 2011, the Maryland Port Administration reported Monday. The agency said it handled more than 538,000 tons of autos during the...
  • Two hundred expected for dinner, but where?

    Two hundred expected for dinner, but where?
    In Paris, the pop-up party materialized on the cobblestones in front of Notre Dame cathedral. In Chicago, it was held under the watchful eye of the Picasso sculpture on Daley Plaza. And on Tuesday night, when this trendy movable feast arrived in...
  • Get a taste of the National Harbor

    Get a taste of the National Harbor
    If sipping vino, gourmet noshing and watching boats glide along the Potomac River is your idea of a delicious weekend, then zip down to Maryland's other popular harbor for an outdoor foodie fest. The 2011 National Harbor Wine & Food Festival, in its...
  • A real game-changer for Baltimore

    A real game-changer for Baltimore
    Whether the Baltimore Grand Prix will ever prove itself a "game-changer" for the city, as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake predicted, may be debatable, but there is one investment of recent years that may actually live up to that title. Instead of drawing...
  • Business leaders propose walking bridge, light shows, waterfront park for Inner Harbor

    While the city reviews proposals to invigorate the Inner Harbor, the Greater Baltimore Committee unveiled a vision of its own, highlighted by a pedestrian bridge that would link the north and south shores, allowing visitors for the first time to walk a...
  • Shipowner, operator fined $1.85M in pollution case

    When Coast Guard inspectors boarded a new freighter docking in Baltimore last February, a junior-level engineer from the Philippines approached and slipped them a note. "I have sometheng to till you but secret," he wrote, using all capital letters....