| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:30 AM
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-...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:29 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:53 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:37 AM
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...
| Oct 5, 2013
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:02 AM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:54 AM
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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:52 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:30 PM
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...