| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Ticketmaster and other ticket sellers could add unlimited fees to the price of admission for concerts and sporting events under legislation approved by a key City Council committee on Tuesday.
The committee gutted a bill that sought to limit...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Frank Remesch, general manager of 1st Mariner Arena, suggests that Bruce Springsteen may skip Baltimore because of limits on convenience fees ("Ticketmaster fees could be unlimited with proposed law," July 3).
Mr. Springsteen has played Baltimore...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:03 AM
The WWE’s Monday Night Raw came to 1st Mariner Arena last night, and one of the city’s most beloved athletes showed up.
No, it wasn't Rahim Moore. Rather, Ravens running back Ray Rice.
Sporting a Brooklyn Nets hat he donned sideways,...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:11 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's law office says it can't find the current contract it has argued allows her to accept free 1st Mariner Arena tickets, but can find an older, 1988-version of the agreement with the arena that permits the behavior.
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:43 PM
This year’s Baltimore Hockey Classic at 1st Mariner Arena has been canceled as the NHL announced Wednesday that it had canceled all September preseason games due to the ongoing lockout.
Fans who bought tickets for the event, which was scheduled for...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The Blast of the Major Indoor Soccer League announced Monday that it has partnered with the family of Daniel Borowy to create the "Goals for Daniel" program, a fundraiser for medical costs for the 17-year-old victim of the Perry Hall High shooting last...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's top aides and relatives have routinely received free tickets to performances at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena in recent years, including sold-out concerts by such artists as Rihanna, Sade andJay-Z, public records show....
| Aug 8, 2012
Here are the best things you can say about Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's use of complementary tickets to shows at 1st Mariner Arena: Every mayor has done it, and the number of tickets she and her family used make up a relatively small portion of...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Baltimore's ethics board launched an inquiry Tuesday into the use of free tickets to 1st Mariner Arena by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's office, citing concerns about the distribution of tickets to the mayor's family and staff.
"The entire enterprise...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:00 AM
I am sick of hearing the excuses from the mayor's office when it comes to the inappropriate use of taxpayer money, taxpayer-owned sports boxes and tickets — graft — that come from places like First Mariner Arena ("Mayor's use of tickets...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Fred Carter didn't know Earl Monroe entered the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a Baltimore Bullet.
"Earl went into the Hall of Fame as a Bullet?" Carter said Wednesday in a phone interview. "That's surprising."
Carter — teammates...