| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
I attended the Baltimore Book Festival on Saturday and was pleased with the Inner Harbor location ("Book Festival gets positive reviews on Inner Harbor move," Sept. 27).
As opposed to the Mt. Vernon area, there was much more room for the crowds to...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
What a difference four decades, a bad number, the war on drugs and reality television made: In 1975, National Geographic magazine devoted 27 glossy pages to the hidden charms of Baltimore. In 2014, the National Geographic Channel devotes an hour to the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Baltimore city and county leaders announced Tuesday that they are committing a combined $280 million to fund construction of the Red Line light rail even as the estimated cost for the project has ballooned to $2.9 billion.
The local contributions are...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Oyster Bay Grille has closed. Sunday was the last night of operation for the restaurant, according to Christopher Vocci, the restaurant's chef, who confirmed the closing in an emailed message but offered no further details. The restaurant’s team...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:38 AM
As hundreds walked through Baltimore on Thursday to protest a police shooting in Missouri, uniformed officers were recording their every move.
The decision by the Baltimore Police Department to record the march raised questions about how the tapes would...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:04 PM
First, let me acknowledge the following: The Baltimore harbor is still too polluted, too many Baltimoreans still throw too much trash in the street; we need better results from the city's public schools and more involved parents of school-age kids; we...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:00 AM
My good walk began after an early supper: a short Jersey Boy from Isabella's in Little Italy. The Jersey Boy is an incredible little sandwich (grilled Italian sausage with rapini, and peppery cheese on six inches of baguette) heated in the brick oven in...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:49 PM
It's a small property tied to the fate of a much bigger one.
The Inner Harbor merry-go-round, which has struggled for years, sits next to Rash Field, a roughly 7-acre expanse of volleyball pits and muddy field ringed by gray concrete, that city and...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Pandora soon will add its logo to the city's skyline as the company relocates its regional headquarters for the Americas and about 250 employees to Baltimore from Columbia by early 2015.
The Danish jeweler known for its charm bracelets announced...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:31 AM
William G. "Bill" Evans, an award-winning Baltimore advertising executive who was the creative force behind the enduring "Charm City" advertising campaign of the early 1970s, died June 20 of cancer at the Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 83....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Grace Macatee, a recent graduate of North Harford High School, has been named the Harford County winner in the 12th annual Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars competition. The statewide scholarship program is aimed at supporting promising high school...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Congress needs to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) so there is real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. America was built on promoting economic growth and business in a fashion that ensures fair competition for all.