| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Former Annapolis Police Chief Joseph Johnson and children wielding plastic pirate swords made sure Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen fulfilled a promise Saturday morning.
The police-and-pirate crew rounded up the mayor and marched to a faux pirate ship,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Sales of homes in metro Baltimore jumped nearly 17 percent in August from a year earlier, with demand pushing up the month's sales prices to the highest levels since 2008, according to a report released Tuesday.
The median price for a home sold last...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Do you have an idea or an opinion on how to improve downtown Ellicott City?
The county is soliciting public opinion on the $3 million allocation that Howard County Executive Ken Ulman included in the county's budget to beautify and improve the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Kristina and Anthony Pannone spent eight months looking for a house. The ones they liked kept getting snapped up, until they finally topped three other would-be buyers for a place in Columbia — by offering $5,100 more than the asking price.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Annapolis voters will start the process of selecting a mayor and city council to serve for the next four years with primary elections Tuesday.
The Democratic and Republican primaries feature a total of five people running for the seat currently held...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Baltimore's home market shifted this year, but a spike in interest rates may unsettle the balance again.
"Back in the beginning of January … all of the buyers thought they were still in the buyer's market. Then, in the beginning of February,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
For Catonsville residents, "Life is Great in 21228" is more than a slogan on a bumper sticker.
It's the walkability from their homes to restaurants on Frederick Road, the Catonsville Library and area parks. It's the weekly free concerts in the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:30 PM
If a contemporary-style home in the heart of Baltimore County's Lutherville area is in the cards for one lucky house-hunter, then 1002 Westwicke Lane may prove a wish fulfilled.
Priced at $1.395 million and sitting on almost two acres of landscaped...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home.
"I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The two-story abstract mural — featuring a pharaoh's headpiece, a cotton field and fire spewing out of rowhouse windows — showed up suddenly this summer on a vacant house in North Baltimore.
The artwork at 4727 Old York Road came with a...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:51 AM
When the historic Annapolis Market House reopens in the next couple of weeks, patrons will walk underneath Jean Tyson's bright red hollyhocks and Dixie Sangster's Cubist rendition of a vase of flowers.
The two women are among 16 artists who...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The Market House at City Dock in Annapolis, an iconic 18th century structure that has struggled to stay in business following Tropical Storm Isabel damage 10 years ago, will stage its grand reopening Sept. 7, city officials said Tuesday.