| May 17, 2013
| 9:30 PM
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation has posted road closures and traffic modifications for Saturday's 138th running of the Preakness Stakes and InfieldFest at Pimlico Race Course.
DOT says Saturday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., the southbound Jones...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Barbara Shapiro's love affair with Druid Hill Park dates to her childhood, when she passed through it daily on the way from her Ashburton home to old School 49 on Cathedral Street.
And even when construction of Druid Park Lake Drive in the 1940s and...
| May 11, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The pitch bores in low and skitters under Ian Anderson's mitt. As he chugs to retrieve the baseball, another enemy runner dashes across home plate, putting the Carver Bears more hopelessly behind.
Shoulders slump around this West Baltimore diamond,...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:06 AM
The idea came to her in a dream. Yes, a dream. Cathy Shapiro dreamed about coffee-flavored ice pops, strange as that sounds, and then the Pikesville resident spent 18 months turning the dream into reality.
This summer, the public can taste the results...
| May 17, 2013
The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track.
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Outside what was once a backyard garage, mugs, sponge holders and broad bowls are lined up on tables to dry.
A peek inside the structure reveals dozens of butter dishes, teapots, toothbrush holders, bowls of every size, vases, trays and more, all in...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:03 PM
M. Faysal Thameen, a retired structural engineer who headed the city's role in the 1980s construction of the Fort McHenry Tunnel, died of cancer April 9 at his home in Millbury, Mass. The former Parkville resident was 75.
"He was a quiet force in the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:45 PM
"Synergy" is a term often over-used today in business and marketing-speak. Yet, in planning for cash-strapped cities, it is a concept that must always be kept in mind. We are frustrated when we cannot afford the amenities we wish we had to make cities...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Cups of coffee warming their hands, the two women hovered over pansies.
"I'm looking at the colors that remind me of my grandmother's garden. I'm deciding between the yellow and the white," said Malinda Peeples of Bolton Hill. "I'll probably get them...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Like American jurisprudence, the University of Baltimore's new $114 million law school is complicated and thoughtful.
Staircases bridge across and spiral through the 12-story building's vibrant atrium, connecting a labyrinth of classrooms and study...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 3:25 PM
As officers lingered outside his Northwest Baltimore home for three hours, Anthony Todd was busy inside trying to cover up evidence of a marijuana-growing operation, police say.
His pants had fresh dirt on them from squeezing through a crawl space to...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:45 AM
A place where speed cameras would yield additional revenue and improve quality of life is the section of the Jones Falls Expressway between Cold Spring Lane and Northern Parkway adjacent to the residential area where I and several thousand other residents...