| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Joseph Poupon, the owner of Patisserie Poupon, is preparing to open a cafe version of his patisserie downtown.
Cafe Poupon will be located in the cafe space at 225 N. Charles St. The storefront space adjoins the Grand Historic Venue, the former...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Here are but a few items I wish for Baltimore and Maryland as we quickly approach the coming year:
•A resolution for Baltimore's speed camera debacle. Can't you just get it fixed?
•Leaders for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:26 PM
About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub.
The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Safety precautions are underway downtown to prepare for the more than 50,000 people expected to fill the Inner Harbor Tuesday for Baltimore's annual New Year's Eve fireworks celebration.
The New Year's Eve Spectacular is scheduled from 9 p.m. Tuesday to...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Heading downtown to ring in 2014? Leave your bags and packages at home or they could be searched.
That's the message Baltimore police gave as they previewed the tight security measures planned for Tuesday night's New Year's Eve Spectacular fireworks and...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Development firm Manekin, LLC announced the purchase of three buildings in Virginia for $20 million Tuesday, in what the Columbia-based company said is a first step to expansion in the Richmond area.
The buildings, which encompass 617,232 square feet,...
| Dec 21, 2013
Each year, the staff of Baltimore ad agency Planit puts together a video Christmas card, something cute to send to clients and friends.
This year, the creative directors got a little more creative than usual. They ushered employees into a back room...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:35 PM
George Frank Thompson, who made and served lunch to Pope John Paul II on his visit to Baltimore and who had earlier mixed drinks for five presidents as a Capitol Hill barman, died Dec. 14 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 98 and lived in the...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:56 AM
The bag fee is back, at least in theory. A bill aimed at fighting litter in Baltimore by levying a fee on disposable plastic and paper bags is to get a hearing this week in City Hall.
The City Council's Judiciary and Legislative Investigations committee...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:27 AM
For 23 years, Penny Troutner has owned Light Street Cycles in Federal Hill. And she had seen bicycles on Baltimore's streets, for recreation and transportation, even before she opened her bike shop. But Troutner holds up 2011 as the year she noticed...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Danielle Reynolds, Elisa Davis and Michael Ross came from out of state to spend New Year's Eve in Baltimore. The three were meeting a larger group for dinner and drinks at Howl at the Moon, a piano bar in Power Plant Live.
They were among the...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Baltimore Police were investigating the discovery of a man's body in the Inner Harbor, near the Harborview marina.
Det. Jeremy Silbert, a police spokesman, said police found the body at around 2 p.m. in the 500 block of Harborview Drive. The man was in...