| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Managers of West Baltimore's historic Lexington Market are looking for a consultant to help them plan a multimillion-dollar renovation to transform the market into a regional draw.
Lexington Market released the call for consulting services on Monday and...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Charles Kelley stands in Baltimore's historic Lexington Market, chowing down on a Faidley's overstuffed crab cake sandwich.
It doesn't bother the 37-year-old North Carolina man that the market doesn't have gourmet coffee, wine or cheese shops. He's OK...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:06 AM
A number of downtown city streets will be temporarily closed mid-day Wednesday to accommodate the circus elephant walk from 1st Mariner Arena to Lexington Market.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants will leave 1st Mariner Arena at...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Baltimore's Lexington Market proudly calls itself the oldest continuously operating public market in the nation — and home to some of the best crab cakes in the world at its famed Faidley's Seafood cafe. Yet even a venerable landmark that's been...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Maryland transit police are warning travelers to be alert on trains and buses, amid a long-running rash of mobile-device thefts targeting riders who were texting, listening to music or talking on the phone.
The Maryland Transit Administration has...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Whether it's a war-zone deployment, a cargo ship in port for 18 hours or a passenger cruise ship on its regular stop, R.S. Stern Inc. has put groceries in larders and spare parts in engine rooms since 1870.
From its brick warehouse in Canton, the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:56 PM
That's a relief.
The last time a Travel Channel food show featured Baltimore, everyone was royally annoyed.
But Andrew Zimmern's “Bizarre Foods America” show has a different agenda than Anthony Bourdain's “No Reservations,” which...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The banner at Greenmount Avenue and Preston Street proclaims the Lillian Jones Apartments are coming. For the past year, I've watched this building take shape in a neighborhood that needed all the help it could get. Come spring, new tenants will begin...
| Mar 19, 2013
The cuisine and restaurants of Baltimore are getting another turn in the national spotlight.
The March 25 episode of "Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" features Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay.
The last time Baltimore was the subject of a...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Back in the late 1950s, when I was in the seventh grade, I brought a deadly weapon to school. One morning, into the pocket of my Catholic school uniform, I slipped a knife. I then said good-bye to my mother and got on the bus for St. Ambrose School in...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Police testified Tuesday that a Severn man, whose 5-year-old son lost consciousness last September after drinking methadone that the father acknowledged buying, waited more than an hour after the boy initially became ill to call for help because he "was...
| May 3, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I cannot believe that our mayor or any other city or state officials would even consider allotting up to $25 million for renovations at Lexington Market ("Lexington's update," April 7).
As a retired merchant with 30 years' experience at Lexington...