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Grand Prix of Baltimore

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  • Grand Prix road work costs still increasing

    Grand Prix road work costs still increasing
    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...
  • Three light rail stations to close for three weeks for emergency erosion repair

    Three light rail stations to close for three weeks for emergency erosion repair
    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...
  • Three delegates compete for one seat in S.W. Baltimore

    Three delegates compete for one seat in S.W. Baltimore
    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,...
  • Losing lacrosse too [Commentary]

    Losing lacrosse too [Commentary]
    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...
  • LPGA event could put Baltimore back on golf map

    LPGA event could put Baltimore back on golf map
    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...
  • Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town [Editorial]

    Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town  [Editorial]
    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...
  • 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...
  • Firms vie for contract to replace city's water meter system

    Firms vie for contract to replace city's water meter system
    Two politically connected firms are lobbying for a multimillion-dollar contract to overhaul the city's water-meter system — a once-in-a-generation effort Baltimore officials say could help end the chronic problem of wildly erroneous bills. City...
  • How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?

    How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?
    During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses. City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
  • Baltimore must stop thinking 'big,' start thinking differently [Letter]

    Baltimore must stop thinking 'big,' start thinking differently [Letter]
    Timothy D. Armbruster argues that Baltimore suffers from "three tyrannies" that prevent the city from reaching its full potential ("Baltimore's three tyrannies," Dec. 9). In his opinion, the three ultimately boil down to not thinking ambitiously enough...
  • The difference between 'public rulers' and public servants

    The difference between 'public rulers' and public servants
    Legendary Baltimore radio talk show host Ron Smith referred to our politicians as “public rulers.”  He refused to use their preferred term “public servants” because they rarely if ever act as servants, and if they did, it was...
  • The Grand Prix was never a good fit for Baltimore

     The Grand Prix was never a good fit for Baltimore
    It seems that when it comes to the doomed Baltimore Grand Prix, there is really no gray area. Baltimoreans either embraced it or abhorred it. I am in the latter category ("Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond," Sept. 13). But...