| 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).
| Mar 3, 2012
| 1:24 PM
As a suspected gunman walked across Towson University, officials sent an emergency notification through text alert, email and Twitter to some 25,000 students and faculty, warning them of the man's whereabouts and advising them to "stay in a safe location....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:35 PM
This week we asked our b staff and guests where they go to cross off what's left on their holiday shopping lists. Here's what they had to say.
I know this is terrible and immoral and exploitative and all that, but Walmart has some really good deals. ...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 10:20 AM
The owner of the Polock Johnny's stall at Lexington Market says she will close the business before the end of the year.
The stall's owner gave her Saturday morning customers a simple reason for closing up. "There's no money coming in," said the woman,...