| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:03 PM
As a Friday deadline approaches, advocates are working to find housing for the homeless men and women living at a Baltimore encampment set to be cleared.
Christina Flowers, president of Belvedere Homes, stopped by the site between Interstate 83 and...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Samantha Armacost, 27, grew up a country girl in Hereford.
"There's not even sidewalks where my parents live," said Armacost, nicknamed Sam.
But she was always thrilled when her mother took her on the light rail to Baltimore City to see Orioles...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Just three days after being touted as the commander who would oversee reforms in the wake of a training shooting, the new head of the Baltimore Police academy informed top brass Friday that he intends to leave the agency.
Maj. Joseph E. Smith III, a 25-...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The rhythmic thud of the drum filled the air of Baltimore's Waverly community, alerting residents that something special was taking place in the neighborhood.
The joyous sound of children's laughter and eventual singing reinforced the sense of...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A report by a consultant hired by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration paints a dire picture of future city finances — opening the door for Baltimore officials to propose widespread cuts, including to city employees' health and pension...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Lanny Gans had not heard, until she went to the Roland Park post office Wednesday, that the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service plans to end Saturday service in August, in an effort to save $2 billion a year..
"I hate to see anything like that...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Rotunda neighbor Genny Dill envisions a redeveloped mall adding night life and excitement to the area.
"It's also going to add cars," she warned an audience of about 75 people at a community meeting Wednesday.
Dill and City Councilwoman Mary Pat...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:40 AM
The Baltimore City Planning Commission on Thursday voted wholeheartedly to approve the design of the Rotunda redevelopment project, giving developer Hekemian & Co. the go-ahead to break ground in late May or early June.
"Go forth and build,"...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Phone and Internet service have been restored to nearly 400 residents in the Guilford and Tuscany-Canterbury area, a Verizon spokeswoman said Saturday.
The area was without service since Monday, when a Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. subcontractor digging...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called Monday for "bold reforms" to fix a looming financial shortfall, including requiring more city workers to contribute to their retirement fund, charging residents for trash collection, asking firefighters to work longer...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:51 AM
A chain of organic markets that Scott Nash started in his mother's basement in Beltsville in 1987 has grown to 10 stores in Maryland and Virginia.
An 11th store could be coming to the Rotunda mall.
MOM's Organic Market is a finalist to open a boutique...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Baltimore has so many hidden streets and lanes, it is no surprise that a place called Crittenton Place stumped the members of the Baltimore City Planning Commission. For the better part of two hours Thursday, I listened to an urban saga about a piece of...