| Nov 2, 2011
Facing a consumer backlash and an online revolt, Bank of America said Tuesday that it won't adopt a $5 monthly debit card fee next year after all.
The move — which came after some banks had backed away from similar fees — is seen as a major...
| Nov 6, 2011
From his 14th-floor office on West Saratoga Street, Jay A. Perman, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, surveys the urban campus on downtown's west side and envisions the future.
Despite years of revitalization efforts, too many blocks...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:34 AM
As Grand Prix officials are making final preparations for this weekend's race, traffic is backing up.
You say you still have to work Friday, when the downtown congestion and closings will be at their peak?
If you're coming from the north, west or due...
| Sep 10, 2011
Mere seconds after setting foot on the bustling sidewalk outside Lexington Market, Frank M. Conaway Sr. is surrounded first by a small group of admirers, quickly followed by hordes of hangers-on howling his name.
Like many Baltimoreans who have fallen on...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 6:07 PM
They rapped on doors, waved bright signs, groused about the media, ate chicken wings, and shook hands — lots and lots of hands.
The women and men hoping to win the Democratic nomination to be Baltimore's next mayor whirled through the city Monday,...
| Sep 24, 2011
The cardboard models showed what a new town hall near Cross Street Market in Federal Hill could look like.
The graduate architecture students at Morgan State University crowded around professor Sanjit Roy as he critiqued the miniature buildings one by...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Russell Brown, executive chef at O'Learys Seafood Restaurant in Annapolis, was in Today's Kitchen on Nov. 18 with Al Roker and Natalie Morales. The funniest thing happened. See, Brown is demonstrating how to make swordfish steak au poivre, and Morales...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:21 PM
A woman reported that she was raped near the University of Maryland's Baltimore campus last month after getting off a bus, according to an alert from campus police.
In a message sent to students and staff, university police said the woman contacted...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:00 AM
When did Baltimore diners start insisting on jumbo lump crab meat? Menus advertise jumbo lump crab meat in omelets, dips and soups. This not only makes no culinary sense, the lopsided demand it's created for jumbo lump crabmeat has taken a toll on the...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Today, marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan and the official entry of the United States into World War II. These stories are excerpted from the book, "Home Front Baltimore" (Johns Hopkins University Press).
| May 20, 2011
| 3:19 PM
If you want to experience the work of street artist Gaia in its full scruffy glory, see it in the wild.
Drive south down North Collington Avenue, past Biddle and Eager and Chase. You will despair of spotting anything fresh in one blighted block after...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Wanting some fresh strawberries to serve a friend last Saturday, I drove from my home in Dickeyville to the Waverly farmers market. The experience was bittersweet: The market is near the eastern edge of Charles Village, the neighborhood where my husband...