| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:52 PM
If a hotly debated Federal Hill beer garden were to open in time for Oktoberfest, it would have to do so without the beer.
By a 2-1 vote Thursday, Baltimore's liquor board declared invalid a liquor license for Crossbar Der Biergarten, saying it...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to resolve one of the costliest primary fights in Maryland history and nominate scores more politicians for November's general election.
With experts forecasting low turnout, candidates were out in force trying...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Roland Brown likes to remember old Leadenhall Street and the people who lived there when he was a child: the Harts, Miss Mary, Emma Jane.
They're gone now — dead or moved away, many of them forced out decades ago to make way for a never-realized...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Baltimore police plan to deploy officers around city schools until the school year ends to ensure student safety amid recent racial tensions, while school officials joined civil rights leaders to urge students of different races to peacefully resolve...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:21 PM
A Baltimore County developer has assembled three blocks of industrial buildings, empty lots and homes in the Sharp-Leadenhall neighborhood, with plans to build a $250 million project with apartments, offices and stores between Federal Hill and M&T Bank...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:35 AM
"Hey, it felt like a real city there for a minute," commented a waiter from Tapas Teatro, one block up North Charles Street from Penn Station. "All right, we have a touch of New Orleans," said an enthusiastic MTA employee coming out of the William...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The city vetoed plans Tuesday for a proposed open-air beer garden across from Cross Street Market in Federal Hill, but one of the owners says it'll open by Oktoberfest.
"There will be a beer garden there come October," said the Crossbar owner, Brian...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:37 AM
For years, a group of black men has gathered daily at a cigar shop across from Cross Street Market, here in Baltimore. We talk politics and sports amid plumes of pipe and cigar smoke. However, conversation halts at 7 p.m. when the quiz show "Jeopardy"...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The city's zoning board on Tuesday denied an appeal by a Federal Hill group to create an open-air beer garden across from the Cross Street Market.
Board members voted 3-2 to grant conditional approval to the courtyard beer garden in the first block of...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If there's one place which has absolutely no right to judge others, it is Baltimore City ("Columbia drab? Duh," Dec. 16).
And I say that kindly — and lovingly. I grew up in Baltimore, and I'm the first to defend it. Who better than a former...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The owners of Michael's Cafe in Timonium said Tuesday they will not pursue a restaurant in Federal Hill.
"We have decided that we can not alter the brand and image of Michael's Cafe," said Steven Dellis, a spokesman for his family’s restaurant....
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:41 PM
In a playoff upset for the ages, the Ravens thrilled fans who had embraced their underdog status by defeating the Denver Broncos in double overtime Saturday on a lengthy field goal by their rookie kicker.
The Ravens will move on to either Houston or...