| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:27 AM
After something of a rough week, the city showed off its best to a national audience with this weekend's Star Spangled Spectacular, packing downtown with residents and tourists alike to celebrate a singular moment in American history. The rain cleared...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:49 AM
The Baltimore Running Festival consistently generates about $40 million in economic impact each year, according to official estimates, and at its peak, the Grand Prix of Baltimore pumped $47 million into area hotels, restaurants and stores. Organizers...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Walk through a graffiti-tagged corridor, under a light rail bridge, past the cars hurtling down the Jones Falls Expressway and you've entered what some believe could become a wonderland.
A group called Section 1 envisions a skate park built under a...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development.
That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Whatever the reason for Brenda McKenzie's decision to leave as head of the Baltimore Development Corporation after just two years, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake made a shrewd move by recruiting City Councilman William H. Cole IV to take her place. Ms....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Nearly a year after the last race car whizzed down Baltimore's streets, road work for the Grand Prix Indycar race is still costing the city money.
On Wednesday, city officials are set to authorize a $485,000 payment to P. Flanigan & Sons Inc. for...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Three light rail stations in North Baltimore — Mount Washington, Cold Spring and Woodberry — will be closed for three weeks of emergency repairs starting Friday as crews work to shore up significant track-side soil erosion, the Maryland...
| May 10, 2014
Del. Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr. and his 11-year-old son, Jack, representing the third and fourth generations of a storied political family, are knocking on doors near Mount St. Joseph school in Southwest Baltimore.
A few blocks away, Del. Keith E. Haynes,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The recent three-day 2014 NCAA Men's Lacrosse championship event at M&T Stadium drew the lowest attendance yet — 78,234 — since Baltimore introduced it to NFL stadiums in 2003. And the Baltimore Ravens, the main stadium tenant, did not...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:15 PM
There is no near-term downside to the Baltimore area enjoying a week at the center of the golf universe in late July.
The inaugural LPGA International Crown, which will bring together 32 top women from eight countries for a new-concept team...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Thirty years ago last month, the Baltimore Colts left town, and the loss of the beloved NFL franchise was a stunning blow not only to football fans but to the city's identify. Nine years later, Baltimore's image as a sports town suffered another big hit...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Maui Wowi Hawaiian, a chain of Hawaiian coffee and smoothie shops, has opened a store on Joppa Road in Towson.
Franchisees Mike and Amanda Pyne have moved up to a permanent location after operating a Maui Wowi mobile cart since 2011. The shop in Radio...