| Feb 8, 2010
Councilman Bernard C. "Jack" Young stopped by an elementary school in his East Baltimore district Friday morning to meet with a group of concerned constituents - the school's fifth-grade leadership team.
The children led Young on a tour of the Dr....
| Apr 7, 2011
| 3:03 AM
It’s opening day in Baltimore and Camden Yards is rocking.
Buck Showalter’s revamped club has just dispatched with the Detroit Tigers, and a boisterous crowd of more than 40,000 empties out into the greater downtown area.
In the center of...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 11:54 AM
Tax season is upon us, and if you're like me, you still haven't crunched the numbers but are hoping for a nice refund. Good news, the odds are in your favor. According to stats posted on the IRS website, 76 percent of Americans filing individual income...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:39 PM
"We're hiring" seems to have become all too rare a phrase uttered by businesses hampered by the sluggish economy.
But with the holiday season approaching, prospects for job hunters are looking better — at least temporarily.
Companies are preparing...
| May 10, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Selling racegoers on the Preakness Stakes has been a tricky balancing act in the past few years.
The Maryland Jockey Club struck out in 2009 when it ended the bring-your-own-beer policy in the infield, driving away thousands of young people. It won...
| Aug 1, 2010
| 7:48 PM
It's the bump in the road to paradise, the bottleneck between you and the beach. Before you get to the ocean, you have to get over the Bay Bridge. Before you can get to the Bay Bridge you have to get past someone like Arlene Roberts.
She is in one of the...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 9:39 PM
Another article in a series about the people and the jobs that define a Maryland summer.
Conor Sheehey has heard the "Baywatch" jokes. All of them, thank you.
No, the 19-year-old lifeguard doesn't run in slow motion. Most of the swimmers he...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 9:48 AM
Duff Goldman has just baked a cake of Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon. And it looks just like the city's most famous landmark — right up to the statue of the nation's first president that stands atop its tower and down to the fine...
| Jan 30, 2011
For taxpayers who are procrastinators, this is your year.
Not only is the Internal Revenue Service asking those with more complex returns to hold off filing until mid-February, but the usual tax deadline has been extended three days, to April 18, because...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:31 PM
It's hard to believe, but the fresh-faced kid who burst into the Orioles lineup in 1982, caught the final out of the World Series in 1983 and broke Lou Gehrig's supposedly unbreakable consecutive games record in 1995 has reached the half-century mark. Cal...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Dorothy E. Brunson, who became the first African-American woman in the nation to own a radio station when she bought WEBB-AM in Baltimore, died Sunday of complications from ovarian cancer at Mercy Medical Center.
The Northwest Baltimore resident was 72....
| Aug 9, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Bettie Dunkin was surprisingly unfazed by the financial turmoil of the last few days.
The 53-year-old accountant, who had been out of work for months and only recently landed a temporary job, spoke for many Americans when she said: "We're getting numb."...