| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Opening Day is almost here — time to renew a Baltimore tradition and celebrate the 20th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. With offseason renovations complete, the best ballpark in baseball looks more beautiful than ever.
| Mar 31, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Clearly, brick and steel age more gracefully than the rest of us, because Oriole Park is about to celebrate its 20th birthday on Opening Day Friday and who can believe it is already the 10th-oldest ballpark in the major leagues?
Time does fly, in this...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:57 AM
One of the main reasons Baltimore MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakeprovided for her effort to move the city's primary elections from their current off-year schedule to the presidential election cycle was the idea that it would help boost turnout. The idea,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:10 AM
When the Orioles open their season Friday, it's a safe bet that while many in attendance will be rooting for the home team (and some for the visitors, alas), all will appreciate the venue. Oriole Park at Camden Yards has remained one of the great...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:19 AM
2012 marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's historic visit to China, a diplomatic triumph that realigned American foreign policy. Since Nixon's trip, U.S.-China relations have been managed from the uppermost echelons of the executive...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley says he won't call a special session of the General Assembly to fix what he and many other Democrats see as a devastating hole in the state budget until legislative leaders agree on a plan to fix it.
Raquel Guillory, the governor's...
| 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.
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Democratic leaders in Annapolis have compiled a "To Do" list for the next three months that includes raising taxes and changing the definition of marriage. Some also want to close off big chunks of Maryland to development and open even more casinos in the...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Frank A. Mucha, an accountant who served as the first chief of the city Department of Finance's Bureau of Accounting Operations, died Jan. 6 from complications of pancreatic cancer at his Ellicott City home.
He was 84.
Mr. Mucha was born and raised in...