| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:59 AM
Baltimore City residents will vote next week on whether to elect city officials at the same time they cast their ballots for president — but their choice could be merely symbolic.
State lawmakers passed a measure this year to align city elections...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Adam Riess, the Nobel Prize-winning astronomy professor at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss the expansion of the universe and its mysteries in an event at Bolton Street Synagogue on Sunday.
Riess will present and lead a discussion titled...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Every few years, Baltimore City residents are called upon to vote on any number of bond initiatives, wherein the city uses its credit card to fund any number of projects. The city then repays the money with interest at some future date.
This is common...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Three years after an Inner Harbor statue of William Donald Schaefer was unveiled, admirers of the city's first African-American mayor want to erect a statue of him nearby.
A nonprofit foundation created to honor the late Clarence "Du" Burns, who...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:14 AM
More than 30 Baltimore chefs have been lined up for the 3rd annual Farm to Chef culinary competition. The event, produced by the American Institute of Wine & Food Baltimore chapter, partners chefs with local farms to create recipes for the 300 guests....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:05 AM
The Chesapeake Bay cleanup got a shot in the arm today (Tuesday, 8/28), as federal and nonprofit officials announced grants totaling $9.2 million for planting trees, restoring wetlands, installing rain gardens and other projects across the watershed.
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:43 PM
A year ago, Oriol Servia said he should be Baltimore's favorite driver because his name, Oriol, means Oriole in Spanish. He felt he was Baltimore's own.
"Ever since I arrived in this country, people say, 'Oh, Oriol, like the cookie,' and I always say,...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:20 AM
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If so, I have one for you. It came to mind last week when I heard of the death of Neil Armstrong, famed for being the first to set foot upon the Moon. His boyish face appeared on many photos through the years,...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:20 AM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Government offices, courts and libraries
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Closed in all jurisdictions....
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:15 AM
For Baltimore's emergency workers, the Baltimore Grand Prix Festival of Speed is more than a three-day party surrounded by shrieking Indy cars.
It's 40,000 to 80,000 people a day — many with medical issues, bad judgment or evil intent —...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 7:41 AM
Now that Baltimore's debut Grand Prix is just days away, the trash talk is revving up by the hour. And that's not counting the race car drivers.
Nope, the motormouths trading good-natured insults are the fans who will watch the races up close and...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:22 AM
From The Sun's print editions: Baltimore Sun reporter Candus Thomson offers this guest post: Star light, star bright. On Thursday, the Maryland Science Center is scheduled to open a three-month exhibit featuring images of the sun taken during NASA solar.....