| May 16, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Last weekend, the film "The Great Gatsby" was reported to have earned a whopping $51 million, according to Business Insider. Just prior to its release, however, many critics ripped the film for distorting the classic novel on which it is based with over-...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:38 AM
Welcome to Gay Matters, a new home for gay news and commentary at The Baltimore Sun.
As website real estate, this blog is something new and perhaps long overdue. But we've been doing this work -- covering news relevant to the gay community -- for a very...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A Roland Park resident has created a "passport" to Druid Hill Park.
Janet Felsten, founder and director of the nonprofit group Baltimore Green Map, introduced the green-colored passport April 19 at a Baltimore Green Week kickoff party in the...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:25 PM
If you won't be in the Grandstand at Pimlico, you can still celebrate the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes in style with a black-and-gold party.
Black and gold — the colors of the Calvert family — pop up everywhere at the Preakness, from...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Baltimore issued more than 16,000 speed camera tickets in less than two months this year before shutting the troubled program down over a programming error, according to figures posted by the city.
The numbers offer a detailed statistical look at the...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Three men were injured when a truck crashed into a city bus stop on Wednesday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department.
The collision occurred about 7 a.m. near the intersection of West North and Park avenues, along the northern edge of the...
| May 4, 2013
| 8:05 AM
If indecent exposure laws aren't enough to give adventurous Pimlico infield visitors pause, here's another disincentive: The famous race course lies inside of one of Baltimore's statistical hot spots for gonorrhea.
Just in time for the end of national...
| May 4, 2013
| 6:18 PM
A Baltimore City police officer was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation after he attempted to alert residents about a two-alarm fire in the Bolton Hill neighborhood Saturday afternoon.
Fire department spokesman Capt. Roman Clark said the...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:50 PM
At Liam Flynn's Ale House in Baltimore's Station North Arts and Entertainment District, two George Washingtons will get you a can of Natty Boh.
But a single Baltimore BNote, with an image of Frederick Douglass on one side and an oriole on the other,...
| 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 11, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Situated in the city's Bolton Hill neighborhood is a relatively new development of brick townhouses solidly placed among the late Victorian and early-20th-century structures that once housed the likes of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Woodrow Wilson and, more...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Adam Riess, the Nobel Prize-winning astronomy professor at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss the expansion of the universe and its mysteries in an event at Bolton Street Synagogue on Sunday.
Riess will present and lead a discussion titled...