| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Derek Woodward can remember how local sports fans reacted to the 1994 World Cup, the first and only time the quadrennial soccer event was held in the United States.
Despite games being played as nearby as Washington's RFK Stadium, few casual fans knew...
| May 25, 2014
He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming.
The NAACP, a national...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Brian Street stepped outside the barber shop where he works Monday at the mostly abandoned Old Town Mall to see a crowd of people surveying the corridor and discussing plans to demolish some of the empty buildings.
A group of officials, including Gov....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Charles W. "Chuck" Battenfeld Jr., a retired Canton Railroad Co. executive, died April 23 of heart failure at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 95.
His wife of 70 years, Mary Jeannette Battenfeld, a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress, died four...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Orbital Sciences Corp. and Alliant Techsystems Inc. said Tuesday that they plan to merge in a $5 billion deal, creating a new aerospace and defense company called Orbital ATK Inc. that will employ 4,000 people in Maryland and Northern Virginia.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:38 AM
On a rainy night in late March, the studio of WTMD (89.7 FM) looked more like the buzzing set of a classic variety show than home to Towson University's public radio station.
Members of the Baltimore indie-rock group Celebration checked the sounds of...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:38 AM
This year, the designers of the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House had an unusual problem: getting visitors to take their eyes off the views outside the $3.5 million penthouse on the 23rd floor of Silo Point long enough to look at the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:05 PM
The North Carolina-based Harris Teeter grocery chain is opening its newest Baltimore store on April 8 at the Shops at Canton Crossing.
Tueday's ribbon-cutting is at 5:30 p.m., followed by a sampling event of Harris Teeter products. After Tuesday, the...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:55 AM
As a young girl growing up in Soviet Russia with few playthings, Ella Pritsker learned to amuse herself with pencil and paper.
Her world revolved around sketching clothes for her handmade paper dolls since her parents couldn't afford to give her the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:33 PM
The food of Ethiopia is popular for its intriguing spices, spongy bread and lack of utensils. Our neighbor to the south, Washington, D.C., is justly celebrated for having one of the country's best Ethiopian food scenes. Here in Baltimore, our options...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:45 AM
I am sorry to say it, but the recent article regarding the impact of the Washington Monument restoration is complete rubbish ("Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood," March 24).
The writer bases the entire...