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  • Occupy Baltimore seeks new goals after eviction

    Occupy Baltimore seeks new goals after eviction
    Downtown businesses — and even some Occupy Baltimore activists themselves — breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday that city officials cleared the encampment that the group had set up near the Inner Harbor as part of a national protest against...
  • Star-Spangled Sailabration kicks off at Inner Harbor

    Star-Spangled Sailabration kicks off at Inner Harbor
    It took 200 years, but the oft-forgotten War of 1812 got some attention Wednesday. A flotilla of more than 40 ships representing a dozen nations glided under the Key Bridge and into Baltimore Harbor to launch the commemoration of the conflict that gave...
  • Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial

    Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial
    Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
  • On Flag Day, inspiration abounds

    On Flag Day, inspiration abounds
    For the better part of a decade, Jill Crowther-Peters has portrayed the widowed seamstress who stitched the Star-Spangled Banner, but on Thursday she had the chance to really feel what it was like to be her. Crowther-Peters, dressed as 19th-century...
  • 150 years ago, the bloodshed started here

    150 years ago, the bloodshed started here
    A good deal of blood was spilled on both sides. … It was one battle from the President Street Depo —- to the Camden Street depot — I can say no more. Baltimorean Catherine N. Smith, April 1861 One week after the bloodless...
  • William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies

    William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies
    William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved. Mr. Schaefer was 89....
  • Occupy Baltimore protest continues after a week

    Occupy Baltimore protest continues after a week
    Ben Pfeffer traded his Charles Village apartment for a sleeping bag across the street from the Inner Harbor. He gave up a roof over his head to join a protest without specific goals or a clear end date. He's not even sure what would constitute a...
  • City surveillance camera system to expand

    City surveillance camera system to expand
    When Baltimore first installed crime cameras in 2005, they numbered fewer than 200 and were largely confined to high-crime areas. Two mayors later, the number of cameras in the city's police surveillance system has quadrupled. Baltimore owns 583 and...
  • Restaurant Week kicks off at Harborplace with appetizer competition

    Restaurant Week kicks off at Harborplace with appetizer competition
    Baltimore's annual Summer Restaurant Week starts on Friday, but you can get a taste of what's to come this Wednesday at Harborplace. Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, Visit Baltimore and Harborplace & The Gallery are kicking off the seventh annual summer...
  • Ripley's Believe it or Not! lease at Harborplace finalized

    Ripley's Believe it or Not! lease at Harborplace finalized
    Ripley's Believe It or Not! has finalized plans to open an "odditorium" museum at the Inner Harbor by June. The attraction, which will feature more than 500 "oddities," a mirror maze and a 3-D movie theater, will take up two levels of the Light Street...
  • Thomas K. Pettit, engineer, store owner

    Thomas K. Pettit, engineer, store owner
    Thomas K. Pettit, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. engineer who later co-owned a natural-foods store, died Tuesday of complications after gall bladder surgery at Northwest Hospital. The one-time Timonium and Mays Chapel resident was 86. The...
  • Peyton Skipwith Cochran Jr., Rouse Co. executive

    Peyton Skipwith Cochran Jr., Rouse Co. executive
    Peyton Skipwith Cochran Jr., a longtime Rouse Co. executive who helped develop shopping centers but was deeply interested in land preservation, died Thursday at Springwell Senior Living in Baltimore from complications of Alzheimer's and a stroke. He was...