| May 12, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Superstorm Sandy barely laid a glove on Smith Island last fall, to hear residents tell it. Though storm-driven flooding damaged hundreds of homes in Crisfield and the rest of Somerset County, only a couple islanders got any water in their homes from the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:38 PM
The $1 billion Harbor Point development would reap a profit of $124 million for its investors without government financing to pay for its infrastructure, according to recently released city documents.
That may seem like a huge payoff, but it's not...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:56 AM
The Annapolis Market House is open -- sort of.
The first vendor in the downtown landmark, Amsterdam Falafelshop, planned a soft opening with a private guest list for Thursday night.
After a few more private events, they hope to have the eatery open...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:41 AM
When I ran for City Council last year, one of the primary questions I was asked time and time again was "What are you going to do to protect the Havre de Grace Waterfront?" Not long after being selected to serve on the Havre de Grace City Council...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Six Baltimore community groups filed an $8 million lawsuit Tuesday against a Texas man whose companies own dozens of properties in the city, alleging that he failed to improve rundown homes after purchasing them at tax sales and allowed them to become a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Richard E. Hook III, a retired sales executive and real estate broker, died Sunday of heart failure at his summer residence in Sherwood Forest. He was 95.
Richard Edwin Hook III was born in Baltimore and raised on North Calvert Street. He was a 1936...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Greg Cantori plans to downsize when he retires. Really, really downsize.
His retirement home is 238 square feet — one-tenth the size of the average new American house — and sits in his Anne Arundel County yard. He and wife Renee can hitch it...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:06 PM
There's a brick home in Highlandtown, on a prominent corner of Eastern Avenue, that has become a contradiction.
Parts of it are more than 100 years old — varying shades of brick and mortar show where additions have been hewn to the primary...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Colonial Players' 64th season has been a banquet of stimulating plays, and the season closes this month with a delightful dessert in British playwright Alan Ayckbourn's 1979 farce "Taking Steps."
The show is indeed a comic confection, and seems to...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:43 AM
A decade since the 2003 tropical storm that began its fiscal and operational woes, Market House in downtown Annapolis is expected to reopen in the coming weeks with a lineup of vendors selling falafel, gelato, sandwiches and crab cakes from the historic...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:23 AM
The streets were quiet Thanksgiving evening. An empty bus rolled up North Charles Street, toward Towson, a town mostly rolled up for the holiday.
But outside Target in the Towson Marketplace shopping center, a long line of was forming at 7 p.m. —...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:32 PM
After a flat April, the median home sales price in metro Baltimore increased in May from a year earlier, according to data released Monday by the region's multiple-listing service.
The median price for a home sold last month in greater Baltimore was...