| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:30 AM
I took a deep dive last week into Baltimore’s drug scene. And when I finally came up for air, I had a newfound clarity on the city’s troubled TV image and the line between responsible documentary filmmaking and exploitative reality television....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:28 AM
Drug sales in broad daylight at Lexington Market. An addict telling viewers Baltimore "is where you want to be for heroin," and then, after she scores, letting the camera watch her cook and shoot up in her car on a street that appears to be in Hampden....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:33 PM
The city's Board of Estimates on Wednesday is set to approve parking rate increases at two downtown garages.
Rates for those parking between four and 12 hours at the Arena Garage, near the Baltimore Arena, will increase from $14 to $15. "Early bird"...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Artist Pablo Machioli hangs out in the belly of the letter "B."
Kyle Miller likes to linger in "U," a letter he helped shape from steel and pine.
And bus driver Kaliha Taylor waits for her shift to begin while perched on the lower curve of "S."...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appointed two-term City Councilman William H. Cole IV on Thursday to lead the Baltimore Development Corp., the quasi-public agency charged with revitalizing the city.
The appointment came as BDC President Brenda McKenzie...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:41 AM
In a recent letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz correctly stated that "… there was always a clear understanding that [the Red Line] would be a state and federally funded...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:45 AM
I was outraged to read that our mayor, congressman and senator all found reasons to oppose the Obama administration's proposal to turn the former Social Security Administration building downtown into a shelter for homeless immigrant children ("Rawlings-...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Last in a series of profiles of gubernatorial candidates.
As Anthony G. Brown runs for governor, he often appears to be walking a political tightrope.
If the lieutenant governor tips too far in the direction of independence, he risks looking...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:16 AM
It's hard to see a benefit in a high-profile redevelopment project being delayed four years, but Caroline Moore has found one.
Moore, the lead developer for the 28-acre State Center project, said the setback caused by a lawsuit — which was...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:00 AM
How competent is your 18-year old? Do you trust him or her with your credit card? How about the brand new family car? Better yet, do you think he is competent enough to take out several thousands of dollars of debt with a few pen strokes?
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Federal officials are eying a large, vacant office building near Lexington Market on Baltimore's west side as a potential shelter for children caught entering the country illegally, an idea that met with resistance from several Maryland lawmakers on...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:35 AM
When Nick Schauman was a toddler, his grandfather, Larry Hunton, taught him how to eat raw oysters. Hunton let his grandson tag along on trips to Lexington Market, where the duo would sit at the raw bar (Schauman sat on top of it) and slurp down oysters...