| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The parent company of Baltimore's casino said Monday that one of its businesses is the subject of a federal investigation into money laundering and that it was pulling out of a $1 billion casino venture in Boston.
But officials at Caesars Entertainment...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Halloween is coming to the historic district in a big way this year. Festivities start this weekend, and it seems like the whole town is prepared to be scared.
They are busing people in for the start of the "HallowRead" book convention on Friday, Oct....
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains.
The two planned to grab...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Happy Halloween, dear readers,
Coming Thursday, Oct. 31. In celebration, the annual Havre de Grace Halloween Parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Washington Street and Congress Avenue. Dress in costume and register by 6 p.m. with the sponsor, Havre de...
| Oct 24, 2013
There was no "misperception" about Patapsco Heritage Greenway. The Friends of Patapsco Valley and Heritage Greenway organization tried to create a Maryland Heritage Tourism Area by that name back in the 1990s. As I understand it, by 2000, numerous local...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Dinner is served, dear readers,
Tonight (Friday) by the VFW Ladies Auxiliary 8126, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner includes pork roast, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, peas, applesauce, roll and dessert ($10). The VFW Lodge is at 300 North Lodge Lane, 410-939-4578....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Striking longshoremen at the port of Baltimore worked at least one cruise ship Thursday as their stoppage closed the port's cargo terminals for a second day.
Royal Caribbean International's Grandeur of the Seas arrived for its regular sailing,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Annapolis is a town rich in history, and its reputed ghosts are certainly part of the state capital's lore.
There's the spirit of Reverdy Johnson, a politician and lawyer who died at the governor's mansion in 1876; and plasterer Thomas Dance, who...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A few years ago, Ernest Greene received an email from Fred Armisen, then on the cast of “Saturday Night Live.” They had never communicated before, but Armisen had a question: Could he use one of Greene's songs as the theme song to his new...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dan Rodricks is firing on all cylinders again in his recent column championing the idea that the Inner Harbor should not just be a tourist attraction and something that the city can squeeze ever more revenue out of but something that becomes a part of...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Race cars speeding down Pratt Street brought Kevin and Debbie Parkhurst the 50 miles from their home in North East to downtown Baltimore for a third consecutive Labor Day weekend this month.
"It's the best thing the city's done," Kevin Parkhurst said...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Western Regional Park has a new climbing playground for children to enjoy, County Executive Ken Ulman announced last week.
The new playground, for use by older children, comprises a large net climber, two climbing boulders, two climber "sky runners" and...