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Grand Prix of Baltimore

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  • KAL's year in review, the key

    KAL's year in review, the key
    January 1. A dropped pass and a missed field goal keep Joe Flacco and the Ravens out of the Super Bowl. February 2. Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson becomes Mr. Super PAC by pumping millions into Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign. 3....
  • Modified security policies in place for Preakness

    On the third Saturday in May, generations of Baltimoreans marched onto the infield at Pimlico Race Course with their coolers in tow, an image that helped define the Preakness Stakes. No longer. The Maryland Jockey Club has unveiled enhanced security...
  • Promoter says new festival won't have Starscape's woes

    Promoter says new festival won't have Starscape's woes
    The promoter of last year's Starscape Festival says a new event he's marketing that targets a similar audience won't have the safety problems associated with last year's June concert. Promoter Evan Weinstein says he wants to disassociate the new...
  • Fire Department considering shift of west-side company to east side

    Fire Department considering shift of west-side company to east side
    Fire Chief James S. Clack is considering moving a West Baltimore fire company across town this summer to alleviate the strain on East Baltimore units after two fire companies closed there last year. Clack said the plan, which has not been finalized and...
  • Orioles and other local events mull bolstered security after Boston Marathon bombings

    Orioles and other local events mull bolstered security after Boston Marathon bombings
    A visibly increased police presence greeted Orioles fans Tuesday as they ventured to Camden Yards for Baltimore's first major sporting event since the previous day's deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon. Nonetheless, fans, players and team officials...
  • Baltimore lobbies for tall ships, naval vessels to fill Inner Harbor

    Baltimore lobbies for tall ships, naval vessels to fill Inner Harbor
    The sales pitch to 46 uniformed men was simple: Welcome to Baltimore. Next time, bring a tall ship. City and state officials and the nautical community have begun a marketing drive aimed at filling the Inner Harbor with majestic sailing vessels and...
  • Race On will handle local work for third Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Race On will handle local work for third Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Race On rescued the second Grand Prix of Baltimore because it hired Andretti Sports Marketing, a world-class firm carrying a legendary name that specializes in race operations. Andretti brought instant credibility and organization to the event, but it...
  • Grand Prix or 'Golden Fleece'?

    With the less-than-stellar second running of the Baltimore Grand Prix this year, when is Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake going to permanently park the notion of moving forward with it? The numbers don't lie. Baltimore Racing Development, the event's...
  • In Baltimore, the business of sports is booming

    In Baltimore, the business of sports is booming
    Nine of the richest individuals in the United States live in Maryland, according to Forbes. Two of them do business in Baltimore, and quite prominently so (sometimes together): Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and Under Armour founder Kevin Plank. There&...
  • Second Grand Prix of Baltimore draws smaller crowds, generates less money for city

    Second Grand Prix of Baltimore draws smaller crowds, generates less money for city
    The second Grand Prix of Baltimore sold 30,000 fewer tickets and generated $5 million less for the local economy than the first race. But a economic impact report completed last week and released publicly Thursday has nevertheless emboldened J.P. Grant,...
  • The hidden benefits of the Grand Prix

    The time has come for Baltimore to enjoy a well-earned victory lap. Attending the Grand Prix of Baltimore over Labor Day weekend, I and tens of thousands of other spectators at the Inner Harbor shared in a world-class entertainment experience. With...
  • Longtime Baltimore fire spokesman retiring for private sector job

    Longtime Baltimore fire spokesman retiring for private sector job
    Chief Kevin Cartwright, for years the primary spokesman and public face of the Baltimore Fire Department, is retiring at the end of this month to take a public relations position in the private sector. His city salary of nearly $100,000 is now up for...