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  • Mayor won't admit truth about Grand Prix

     Mayor won't admit truth about Grand Prix
    In her recent commentary in The Sun, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake tries obfuscation to explain her sophomoric push for the Grand Prix, instead of admitting the truth — that it has been a financial flop, was a huge waste of taxpayer funds and...
  • Grand Prix disliked? Who says?

     Grand Prix disliked? Who says?
    Detractors of the Baltimore Grand Prix (or most things) typically speak in broad terms using "no one liked" or "everyone was glad to see it go." These are typically false misnomers which apply only to their disgruntled clique of friends. I have friends...
  • Baltimore's leaders veer off-course, again

     Baltimore's leaders veer off-course, again
    I guess we should be used to the ongoing incompetence and mismanagement that is Baltimore City, but it certainly is a depressing spectacle to watch our city "leaders" stumble from one screw-up to the next. I was thrilled when we finally got a first-...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Amazing 'Crazy' Race'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Amazing 'Crazy' Race'
    Previously on "The Amazing Race," there were so many teams! And they were so happy! Until Phil sent most of them home. Last week, Leo and Jamal came in last place. Tonight, we find out who wins. Here’s the part where I tell you that my...
  • Glenelg High's Robotics Club meets and greets at Grand Prix [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The Glenelg High School Robotics Club spent a day at the Baltimore Grand Prix showing off the robot the members built. According to Patrick Mullinix, a junior at Glenelg, lots of people visited their demonstration and were very interested in learning...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'We're not in Oklahoma no More'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'We're not in Oklahoma no More'
    Welcome back, everyone! I hope you got your Phil fix over the summer by watching him recreate the 1928 Tour de France on a vintage bicycle. The man does not stop. His calves do not stop. Anyway, back to the race. It opens in an Old West movie ranch...
  • Retired racehorses find their second career

    Retired racehorses find their second career
    A retired racehorse has to learn new tricks. Some thoroughbreds are used for breeding when their track days are done. Others find careers in hunting, polo or even police work. But in the worst situations, former racehorses are left with negligent owners...
  • Five questions for Frank Murphy

    Five questions for Frank Murphy
    With long-term repair work on the Jones Falls Expressway underway, and major funding for the Red Line coming, Baltimore is in the midst of and building up to a large amount of transportation work — all with an eye toward better connectivity and...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Zip It, Bingo'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Zip It, Bingo'
    Week two of the Race begins in Iqueque, Chile, the city of eternal sunshine, situated on the edge of a desert and the Pacific Ocean. It’s pretty amazing. And it’s time to leave. The teams depart around 3 in the morning, and they are sent...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Cobra In My Teeth'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Cobra In My Teeth'
    Let’s bypass all the shenanigans and get real, shall we? It’s the penultimate night of "The Amazing Race," four teams are left and cobras are on the menu. Tastes like snake-ish chicken Still in Indonesia, teams are sent from the Pit Stop...
  • IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden adopts kitten he met in Baltimore shelter

    IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden adopts kitten he met in Baltimore shelter
    When IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden came to town last month for the Grand Prix of Baltimore, he fell in love with a puffy, gray kitten. The race car driver posed with MJ, a kitten from the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS), for the city's...
  • Travis Pastrana says he's giving up NASCAR dream

    Travis Pastrana says he's giving up NASCAR dream
    Travis Pastrana, the Maryland-born motocross and X Games superstar, has given up his NASCAR dream for now. The 30-year-old Pastrana, from Davidsonville in Anne Arundel County, announced on his Facebook page Monday that he was taking a step back after...