| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
As he touted Baltimore County's record-low homicide rates at a press conference Friday, Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson credited the county's Citizens on Patrol groups with helping police effectively fight crime.
In downtown Towson, an...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:46 PM
I sat in the Downtown Partnership's office this week and heard the new urban geographic labels being considered for Baltimore's emerging neighborhoods. With more than 1,000 new apartments being created this year in what we traditionally call downtown...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Del. Heather Mizeur rolled out a plan Thursday that would expand pre-kindergarten to 3-year-olds and overhaul the state's income eligibility requirements for child care subsidies.
"I'm proud of our schools for being...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:28 AM
Harford County's liquor board administrator retired a month ago, board members have confirmed, but not before she had filed a lawsuit against the board to block a potential personnel action against her. The suit was dismissed Wednesday.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Some dozen Baltimore restaurants are featuring special dishes local as part of the Maryland Crab & Oyster Celebration, a promotional dining event organized by Dine Downtown Baltimore.
The promotion ends on officially Nov. 3, but some of these crab and...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:09 PM
"Hold on. I'm in a weird place," said Zach Williams, leader of The Lone Bellow, as he lost reception while passing through a mountain range over the phone on Wednesday.
That "weird place" could also be applied to his music career at the moment. The...
| Nov 23, 2013
Looks like the French may not be flocking to Charm City any time soon.
Seems Baltimore's not really a safe destination, at least as far as the French foreign ministry is concerned.
Just as our state department warns about Americans traveling to certain...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Edward Joseph "Ned" McNeal Sr., who served in the General Assembly and who later headed the Credit Bureau of Baltimore, died at Sinai Hospital on Wednesday after suffering a fall at his home. The Timonium resident was 86.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Downtown Baltimore will lose one of its few grocery stores when six Fresh & Green's markets in Maryland and Washington close by the end of the month
Natural Markets Food Group announced the closings Monday. The stores, former Superfresh markets, opened...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Maryland's largest menorah was all lit up in Baltimore's McKeldin Square for the final night of Hanukkah on Wednesday.
A parade of cars with smaller menorahs on their roofs made its way from Park Heights to downtown, for the celebration of the Jewish...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Temperatures surged into the 90s, with high humidity making it feel like 100 degrees and above, for a second consecutive day in the Baltimore area Wednesday.
Temperatures were forecast to reach 96 degrees in downtown Baltimore, with dew points in the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Downtown Baltimore's transportation network has made great progress in recent years, with improvements like the Charm City Circulator, the completion of the Jones Falls Trail on Pratt Street and an expanding network of bike lanes. Those investments make...