| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:37 AM
When a three-day strike by local longshoremen forced the 718-foot CCNI Antofagasta to sail out of the port of Baltimore without unloading its container cargo, the effects rippled across the country and overseas.
Several shipping lines scrambled to...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:46 AM
The Orioles have made an attempt to reach out across the world for players in recent years, including free-agent deals with right-handers Ubaldo Jimenez (Dominican Republic) and Suk-min Yoon (South Korea), and outfielder Nelson Cruz (Dominican Republic)...
| Feb 14, 2014
Happy Valentine's Day today (Feb. 14). Don't forget your sweetie! For last minute sweets, visit Bomboy's Home Made Candies, (322 Market St., 410-939-2924) and Lyon's Pharmacy (328 St. John St., 410-939-4545). Both are embellished with red and pink hearts,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Recovering from four bullet wounds, Jose Melo's wife begged him not to go on Monday, but he would not hear of it.
Eleven days had passed since Melo last worked at his small corner store in Southwest Baltimore. On that day — Jan. 9 — he had...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Southwest Airlines will make its first international flights July 1, including flights between Baltimore and Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica, as the carrier takes over routes flown by subsidiary AirTran Airways.
Daily flights will operate between...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Here's a pretty cool story for you as Orioles' fans get prepped for FanFest on Saturday.
Manny Machado is scheduled to meet this afternoon with his surgeon in Los Angeles to go through some more tests on his left knee before he can be cleared for...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:40 AM
The four artists in "Cross-Continental Connection" are from different countries, but their shared interest in abstraction can be seen in this exhibit at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House in Columbia.
These artists have distinctive ways of...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
They're the first to acknowledge that they make an unlikely foursome. A Polish artist's daughter and three artists representing America, Nigeria and the Dominican Republic have forged an alliance to advance their individual creative visions —...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Helping veterans isn't just a part of my job. For me, it's personal. It's in my blood.
On Veterans Day, I can't help think of my uncles who volunteered for the service after fleeing a brutal regime in the Dominican Republic. They hadn't been in...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Date: Oct. 5
Her story: Tracie Schwartz, 40, grew up in Silver Spring. She works in marketing for Ameritox, a toxicology company with offices in Baltimore and Columbia. Her parents, Donna and Jimmy Schwartz, live in Gaithersburg.
His story: Theodore...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Several of the Orioles' top prospects — including Jonathan Schoop, Eduardo Rodriguez and Henry Urrutia — will be playing this offseason in the Arizona Fall League, which begins play Tuesday.
The Orioles prospects will play for the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:44 PM
The 16 squads playing in the 2013 Cal Ripken 12U Major 70 World Series in Aberdeen, which come from as close as Hickory and as far as Australia, are setting up for a 10-day, world-class tournament that will feature some elements not seen in years past....