| Aug 25, 2010
| 10:43 AM
From the Maryland Politics blog:
Meetings of the city's spending board are generally sleepy bureaucratic pageants, punctuated by the occasional protest from contractors or sopping arrival of officials caught in the rain.
But Tom Kiefaber, who ran the...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:16 PM
The former owner of the Senator Theatre declared his candidacy Thursday for president of the Baltimore City Council, saying he wants to lead the body he called "a sorry crew."
Tom Kiefaber, who lost the historic theater founded by his grandfather to...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:11 PM
Former Senator Theatre owner Tom Kiefaber has been thrown out of two Baltimore City public meetings since June 19.
Now, Kiefaber wants to throw City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young out of office.
Kiefaber announced at a press conference...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Following closely on the heels of the Fourth of July comes Bastille Day July 14, often referred to as the French Independence Day.
And local French restaurants, crepe makers, bakers and chocolate sellers are playing up that holiday for all it's worth....
| Jul 10, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has no free shot in her attempt to win election to a post she inherited less than 18 months ago. She faces five challengers in the Democratic primary, including three current officeholders, a one-time chief of staff to Ms....
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:45 PM
At 12:01 Friday morning, it will be over. Much has been made these past few weeks about July 15, when the 10-year juggernaut of a movie franchise comes to a close with its final installment: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II." My son, his four...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Thomas A. Kiefaber, a candidate for City Council president, has been ordered to stay away from the historic theater he once owned after its new operator alleged he assaulted staff members on the opening night of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 2:24 AM
The Senator Theatre's operators want to scrap plans for a small-plate restaurant and add more screens to the neighborhood theater that has become "Baltimore's movie palace."
James "Buzz" Cusack and Kathleen Cusack announced their new layout at a public...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:26 AM
Operators of the Senator Theatre won approval from the city's historical preservation board Tuesday to renovate the North Baltimore landmark and expand it with three new screens and a wine bar.
The city's Commission for Historical and Architectural...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Baltimore's Board of Estimates approved a $700,000 loan to the operators of the Senator Theatre as well as a modified lease for the space at its meeting Wednesday morning.
The loan is part of the financing that James "Buzz" Cusack and his daughter,...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:20 PM
The Roosevelt Recreation Center on Aug. 23 looked like a voting precinct on Election Day.
Although the Democratic and Republican primaries aren't until Sept. 13 and Roosevelt isn't a voting place, it was the center of attention — and campaign signs...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Campaigning on foot along a stretch of tidy brick rowhouses in East Baltimore, joined by a small entourage of family members, campaign consultants and volunteers, City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young rarely needs an introduction.