| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:09 PM
The giant reindeer perched on the shopping center roof, a phone clutched in his hoof, his red nose glowing against the smudgy December sky.
Beneath him, a line of children waited for their turn to step into the red telephone booth marked "North Pole"...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Conceding that the Village of Cross Keys is in need of "investment," the owner of the residential, retail and office complex is planning a mostly cosmetic makeover that would revamp the gatehouse, freshen the courtyard of the shopping center, and turn a...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Dan Rodricks' column ("A remade Inner Harbor should be for locals," Nov. 24) was so very spot on. The Inner Harbor has become a place for tourists and out-of-town visitors, rarely utilized by city residents. To truly thrive, it needs to be more citizen-...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dan Rodricks is firing on all cylinders again in his recent column championing the idea that the Inner Harbor should not just be a tourist attraction and something that the city can squeeze ever more revenue out of but something that becomes a part of...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Be honest: You don't go to the Inner Harbor as much as you think you do. You go when you have visitors from out of town. You go when there's a big event, such as last year's Star-Spangled Sailabration, with all those tall ships and the Blue Angels. You...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:10 PM
When Latitia Carter and her then-12-year-old son sought temporary housing at Baltimore Outreach Services' emergency shelter in Federal Hill, she wasn't looking for a job — just a roof over her head while she rebounded from a rough spell that...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Despite all the changes that have come to Baltimore since the Harborplace pavilions opened more than 30 years ago, the Inner Harbor remains the city's crown jewel. Neither the opening of the best baseball stadium in America nor the rise of Harbor East has...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:12 AM
City leaders unveiled an ambitious long-term plan for the Inner Harbor Wednesday designed to restore pizazz to a vital area that's beginning to show its age.
The "Inner Harbor 2.0" plan calls for constructing a pedestrian bridge to connect Harbor East...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Louis E. Schmidt, a retired state assistant attorney general who was an acting secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 29 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 87 and lived in Sparks.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:33 AM
A new cookbook developed with local chef Connie Crabtree-Burritt shares more than 200 recipes the whole family can enjoy, and should spark some interesting conversations as well.
In addition to food, “BOS Cooks” features stories from...
| Oct 24, 2013
Here we go again, with another call for a crackdown on panhandlers in Baltimore. The City Council, which recently provided millions of dollars in public financing for the big private development at Harbor Point — offices, hotels, residences —...