| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:40 PM
The Baltimore Grand Prix lurched toward its starting line Thursday as downtown was consumed by the chaos of last-minute preparations for the three-day event.
Wide-scale road closings began to take effect, preparing the race course along downtown...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 10:23 AM
The city invested nearly $7 million in the Grand Prix at a time of cutbacks in neighborhood services. It tied up downtown traffic before, during and after a long holiday weekend, less than two weeks before voters go to the polls for a mayoral election....
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:34 AM
As Grand Prix officials are making final preparations for this weekend's race, traffic is backing up.
You say you still have to work Friday, when the downtown congestion and closings will be at their peak?
If you're coming from the north, west or due...
| Nov 2, 2010
For at least four more Sunday mornings and one more Sunday evening this season, Ravens fans will gather hours before the game for a tailgating experience that in just a dozen years has risen to the top of the NFL ranks.
For some tailgaters, it's about...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 9:12 AM
Remember last week when the teams carried their beds into a remote Malawi village? They then slept in private huts. Enjoy this moment from Ernie: "Home sweet home. Got my mosquito netting, just like at home. Got my straw roof, just like at home."...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 10:49 PM
In this week’s "Amazing Race", the teams travel to Thailand and I appoint heroes and a villain. I’ll also sort various forms of preparation into Useful, Not Useful and Other.
So last week, the Snowboarders and Navigational Experts Laurence...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 10:47 PM
In the latest adventures of "Phil’s Amazing Race," we learn historical facts about Indonesia, helpful things to say when you faceplant in a rice paddy and the fact that you can’t call yourself prepared if you don’t have a spare bicycle...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 4:50 PM
What’s new this season? Some older folks, some minor celebrities (if you rank them midway on a scale from “cave-dwelling hermit” to “the cast of 'Jersey Shore'), and a dating couple who are here to test-drive their relationship....
| May 12, 2011
| 5:31 PM
When it's raining and pouring, a beach vacation doesn't have to turn boring. After all, a rainy day at the beach is still better than being at home. While shopping at the outlets and catching a movie are always an option, here are a few others.
| Apr 8, 2012
Warning: Congestion ahead.
Starting next Friday evening, one lane in each direction of the Jones Falls Expressway near 29th Street will be shut down for up to a month while crews make emergency repairs to clogged and collapsed drainage pipes.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Baltimore added a third line to its free Charm City Circulator service Tuesday, with the launch of the new Green Route at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Green line will run from Hopkins Hospital through Fells Point and Harbor East before heading north to...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:23 PM
Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein announced Friday that a 37-year-old Baltimore County man has been taken into custody after being indicted in a hit-and-run accident that injured two Johns Hopkins University students in early May.