| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:45 PM
What's more embarrassing than to have to take down a commemorative statue? Accomplished individuals may encounter situations over a lifetime that overshadow the acts that brought them recognition. William Donald Schaefer's statue was dedicated at a...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:46 PM
As the General Assembly nears the halfway point in its 90-day session, Gov. Martin O'Malley and key legislators have yet to agree on a plan to pay for new roads, bridges and transit lines — a decision many consider critical to Maryland's economy....
| Jan 27, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Feb. 2, 2005: "I'm here in Baltimore, and I'm going to win the crowd," slugger Sammy Sosa says after being traded to the Orioles. A seven-time All-Star outfielder, the 36-year-old Sosa disappoints, mustering only 14 home runs, 45 RBIs and a .221 batting...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Hattie Harrison, the matriarch of East Baltimore politics who often greeted colleagues as "Baby" and was known for her signature curled hair and Southern cooking, will be remembered at a funeral at noon Feb. 9.
Mrs. Harrison died of heart disease...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:06 PM
With plans to demolish 1,500 vacant houses in the next three years, Baltimore officials and the few remaining residents in largely vacant blocks are beginning the early stages of the most delicate of relationships.
About 80 residents — each of...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
| Dec 17, 2011
It's a perfect storm of holidays this year, with Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa happening pretty much at the same time. I hope everyone who is celebrating has a wonderful holiday season. And, it isn't too late to do some holiday shopping.
Last week the...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Baltimore and/or Maryland has very limited experience when it comes to automobile racing as compared to all our surrounding states. Look at the Formula One project that hopes to get underway next year in Austin, Texas. Or you may want to look to the...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Isaac Cate Lycett, a retired engraver of social stationery who produced the invitations for Bill Clinton's presidential inaugurations, died Tuesday of a heart attack at his Delta, Pa., home. He was 84 and had a second home on Mount Vernon Place.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:52 PM
The Pimlico Special is returning to Preakness weekend.
The Maryland Racing Commission approved the 2012 Pimlico Race Course racing days and spring stakes schedule at its regular meeting Tuesday at Laurel Park, including the return of the long-respected...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Step into a cab in many major cities, including Baltimore, and you'll wind up sitting behind a clear, bullet-resistant shield that separates you from the driver.
But one taxicab company operating in Baltimore wants to replace the state-mandated...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:03 AM
A city council subcommittee on Wednesday approved, 4-0, the nomination of Harry E. Black as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's nominee for city finance director.
The entire council must now vote on Black's nomination.
During the hourlong hearing of the...