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  • Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond

    Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond
    Speeding race car tires may have blackened Baltimore's streets for the last time, as Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers announced Friday that calendar conflicts have doomed the event for the next two years. Event organizer Race On LLC's top official...
  • As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival

    As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival
    In 2008, Ed DeRosa witnessed the infamy of the Preakness infield — the passed-out partiers, the chucking of full beer cans into crowds and of course, the "Running of the Urinals," where drunken infielders ran down a row of portable toilets. DeRosa,...
  • 'Amazing Race' recap, A cheesy time in Switzerland

    'Amazing Race' recap, A cheesy time in Switzerland
    Oh, Race, it’s good to be back. I’ve missed you. And I’ve missed Phil’s hat and Phil’s Maori fishhook necklace, too! It’s been two weeks, do you remember what happened? Africa? Speeding tickets? Fearless Friends got...
  • 'Amazing Race' recap: Bushmen and scorpions in Botswana

    'Amazing Race' recap: Bushmen and scorpions in Botswana
    This week, "The Amazing Race" gives us bushmen and scorpions in Africa, which is just what we all needed, right? The first clue tells teams that they must go to the city of Maun in the Kalahari desert. They have to find out what country they're headed...
  • Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast

    Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast
    The Baltimore Grand Prix has certainly come a long way since its first year, when the event drew a reported 160,000 fans to the Inner Harbor but organizers were unable to pay millions of dollars they owed to the city and to assorted private vendors. New,...
  • Send the Grand Prix packing

    Send the Grand Prix packing
    O' say can you see? The answer these past couple weeks in downtown Baltimore would be a definite, no! ("Race to remove Grand Prix barriers," Sept. 3) The weeks of hassle for Baltimore commuters while setting up for the race, not too mention the weeks...
  • Baltimore's IndyCar boondoggle

    Baltimore's IndyCar boondoggle
    It's high time Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came clean and admitted what a boondoggle the Baltimore Grand Prix has been ("Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast," Sept. 8). I believe the time is perfectly appropriate to cut ties with this "Grand Spree." Hat...
  • Grand Prix winner Simon Pagenaud 'sad' race won't be returning to Baltimore

    Grand Prix winner Simon Pagenaud 'sad' race won't be returning to Baltimore
    Simon Pagenaud, winner of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore, is lamenting that the race won't return. “I’m really sad that we’re not coming back, but I’m honored to be the last winner. The city really gave it back to me," Pagenaud...
  • Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix

    Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix
    Three years ago, I declared that the Grand Prix of Baltimore would be a game changer for our city. Now that the race has ended for the foreseeable future, many have asked if I regret that statement. The answer is no. My goal in supporting the Grand Prix...
  • Grand Prix caused its share of road rage

     Grand Prix caused its share of road rage
    When folks cannot get into or out of Baltimore before or during Labor Day weekend, when merchants cannot do business because parking is almost impossible, when mature trees are cut down to improve visibility for loud race cars and when the Baltimore...
  • The Grand Prix was good for Baltimore

     The Grand Prix was good for Baltimore
    I am sorry to see that the Grand Prix of Baltimore will not return ("Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond," Sept. 13). Huge kudos to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Councilman Bill Cole, Visit Baltimore CEO Tom Noonan, Race...
  • Why did Baltimore neglect Grand Prix?

     Why did Baltimore neglect Grand Prix?
    I really do not understand the workings of the city. If Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her people were trying to promote the Baltimore Grand Prix, how did the dates get booked for a college football game on the same weekend for next year, and a...