| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Like yours, my mind is still swirling.
It doesn't exactly hurt like a hangover, and it's not racing like Jacoby Jones' record-setting kickoff return. It's simply still comprehending, ever so slowly, that our city's football team was crowned world...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:09 AM
A year ago, life paused for a minute in Baltimore and across a wide swath of the country as the ground shook beneath us. Buildings emptied, text messages flew and everyone asked each other, "Did you just feel that?"
The U.S. Geological Surveyconfirmed...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Tracy Marcotte scanned a hand-held metal detector across various spots on the base of the Washington Monument as if she were searching for gold.
But it was iron she was after. Specifically, she was searching for iron cramps that hold together stones that...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Kellie Cook of New York City pushed her 80-year-old mother, Yvette Cook, in a wheelchair down 18th Street, as her two sons playfully lagged behind them. This black family came to the nation's capital to watch President Barack Obama's swearing-in...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Maryland Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen will join with gun control campaigners and religious leaders in a rally against gun violence on the National Mall Saturday.
The advocates plan to march in silence at 11 a.m. from the Capitol to the Washington...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Can Denver Mayor Michael Hancock bust a move?
After tomorrow night, he might be forced to.
In a bet with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Hancock promised to perform star Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis' famous pre-game dance in the event of...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Ray Lewis will play through an injury, but Denver Mayor Michael Hancock isn't about to dance through one.
After losing a bet to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake over the outcome of the Ravens-Broncos playoff game, Hancock was supposed to perform...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Another Harbaugh Bowl could be looming on football's biggest stage.
If John Harbaugh's Ravens defeat the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game, and if Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers beat the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC championship this...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:11 PM
The mayor of Denver calls his hurt leg an "injury." The mayor of Baltimore calls it an "excuse."
Addressing the pressing issues of our time, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday took issue with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 12:02 PM
White marble has stood as a Baltimore icon for decades, primarily as rowhouse steps, the preferred gathering place for residents in many neighborhoods.
The marble also served as the street-level façade for a number of downtown buildings, greeting...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced that 12 new surveillance cameras will be installed along Charles Street in Midtown.
"The CitiWatch program is a vital part of Baltimore's effort to reduce violent crime in our neighborhoods. The cameras serve...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 4:49 AM
Season's greetings, hon! Hard to believe 2012 is almost over. You know us — busy, busy!
If we weren't opening a Ripley's "Odditorium," we were putting historic landmarks up for sale. When we weren't helping John Waters hitchhike across the country,...