| May 5, 2011
| 2:32 PM
The Maryland Transit Administration will hold four open houses this month for area residents to share their views about designs for the 20 light rail stations planned along the east-west Red Line. The first meeting is scheduled Saturday at Edmondson...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Occasionally, I'll find an ethnic restaurant that makes me feel like an expatriate in my own country. These are places firmly rooted in another culture, resistant to American attitude, and clearly catering to a different demographic. Zhong Shan Restaurant...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:52 PM
With the growing demand for locally produced food and with area farmers' markets gaining popularity, now is a perfect time to evaluate Baltimore's city-owned markets — in particular, Lexington Market, the grandfather of them all.
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:46 PM
In nearly 38 years as a music teacher for the Baltimore city public schools, Wendell Hairston led student bands in performances before visiting dignitaries including Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and former President Bill Clinton.
No matter who the audience was,...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:01 PM
For the first time in decades, flouncy, flowered dresses, hat boxes and shopping bags filled a storefront window at Howard and Lexington streets, once the center of Baltimore's retail district.
Ladies in pearls and long gloves, wild-haired hippies and...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:30 PM
The gunman held a small black revolver to the back of the man's head and demanded, "Give me what you got," according to the police report. He forced the victim to the pavement at Clement and Covington streets in South Baltimore, and took a wallet and cell...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Baltimore-born poet Adrienne Rich, whose poetry and essays were the foundations of modern feminism, has died at age 82. Here are some tidbits from her life here, as reflected in stories from The Sun:
Rich's father, a physician and professor at Johns...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Even a lottery official, a woman who spends her days dealing in hundreds, thousands and, yes, millions, was having a hard time Thursday getting her head around this monstrous number: $540 million.
"It's hard to even fathom this kind of money," said...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein said Thursday that no one will face criminal charges in the fatal shooting by police officers of a plainclothes colleague, whom they mistook for a gunman, moving authorities a step closer to closing one of the...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 10:01 AM
Upon entering the G. Krug & Son blacksmith shop, I was handed a pair of safety goggles and immediately knew I was in for a treat.
All around me were the goings-on of a bygone era. Peter Krug, owner of the Baltimore workshop that has been in business...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 3:28 AM
Imagine the crowds that attend Artscape and the city marathon. Add the throngs drawn by Barack Obama's pre-inaugural visit. Mix in a few ethnic festivals and a bunch of holiday parades, and you get a sense of the transportation tangle Baltimore faces when...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Last Tuesday, Baltimore had its first live on-air mayoral debate among all the candidates, including incumbent Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
WMAR (Channel 2), Baltimore's ABC affiliate, didn't cover the event at all.
WBAL (Channel 11), the city's NBC...