| 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,...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Two people were reported robbed in the same area, and around the same time, Monday night in downtown Baltimore, police confirmed.
It was unclear whether the same group of suspects was involved, a police spokesman said.
In the first incident, a 32-...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:41 PM
More than a year ago, police suspected that James Berry III had killed a man during a triple shooting in Bolton Hill, and they presented their evidence to prosecutors.
At the time, the case was not deemed strong enough to merit arresting Berry, once a...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Paul W. Wirtz, former deputy director of facilities engineering at Aberdeen Proving Ground and longtime comptroller and trustee of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died Nov. 4 from multiple organ failure at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
| 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...