| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:24 AM
In the 17 years since Katie Cleary and Sharon Dongarra locked eyes in the kitchen of an Arby's restaurant, they have shared a first, tentative kiss, traded letters across continents, set up a home, exchanged vows before family and friends, signed a host...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:02 PM
In one sense, last week's approval of Question 6, a referendum on the Civil Marriage Protection Act, came too late for Homeland residents Lisa Polyak and Gita Deane, the lead plaintiffs in an unsuccessful lawsuit that presaged same-sex marriage in...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Baltimore homicide detectives have charged 25-year-old James Berry in a 2011 triple shooting in Bolton Hill that killed a 21-year-old man.
Berry, described by one police commander as a "high roller" because of his suspected connection to violence, was...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Clarence M. Mitchell III, who helped steer a sweeping desegregation measure through the General Assembly, died Thursday of cancer at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 72.
Mr. Mitchell became the nation's youngest black legislator...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:20 PM
I kind of forgot that restaurants close on July Fourth. Like it's Christmas or something. But they do. Good brunch places like B&O Brasserie, Victoria Gastro Pub and Golden West are all closed on July Fourth. All of the municipal market, including...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 12:35 PM
The food truck trend has rolled onto the campus of the Maryland Institute College of Art. Set to debut sometime during the week of Oct. 15, the Artist’s Palate will ply the university's Bolton Hill campus, bringing students breakfast sandwiches,...
| Apr 23, 2012
Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage
The 2012 Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage includes visits to more than 50 private homes, gardens, farms, churches and historic sites across five Maryland jurisdictions: Bolton Hill (Saturday, April 28); St....