| Dec 22, 2012
1. A dropped pass and a missed field goal keep Joe Flacco and the Ravens out of the Super Bowl.
2. Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson becomes Mr. Super PAC by pumping millions into Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign.
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:01 PM
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.
The Maryland Jockey Club has unveiled enhanced security...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:09 PM
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...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:26 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:26 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:39 PM
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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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.
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:45 PM
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,...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 12:23 PM
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.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:18 AM
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...