| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Scheduling woes have the future of the Grand Prix of Baltimore looking a little shaky, so if you haven't been yet, now might be a good time to check out the "Celebration of Acceleration."
The Labor Day weekend event offers fast cars but other...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
If you’re thinking about going to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, here are some things to keep in mind:
When can I see racing this weekend? Beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Friday-Sunday, cars will be zipping around the Inner Harbor for practice...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The whine of Grand Prix's race cars carried across the Inner Harbor this weekend as Roland Keh stood on the steps of his Little Italy restaurant, surveying a deserted street.
"As you can see, not a normal Saturday," said Keh, co-owner of Amiccis. "The...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 10:32 AM
James L. Akers Jr., a retired financial analyst and businessman who collected and restored vintage arcade machines, died Wednesday of kidney cancer at his Ellicott City home. He was 73.
The son of a dentist and a homemaker, James Lee Akers Jr. was...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Ferdinand W. "Ferd" Germershausen Sr., longtime owner of a Federal Hill automobile repair shop and a World War II veteran, died Saturday of unknown causes at his Pasadena home. He was 91.
"I picked him up for work Friday morning, took him home later in...
| Aug 27, 2013
The owners of Barrett's Grill at the Hunt Valley Towne Centre will open a restaurant in the Glyndon location that was the site of Mia Carolina until earlier this year.
The new restaurant will be called Glyndon Grill, according to Michael Sipes, who co-...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Baltimore Grand Prix has certainly come a long way since its first year, when the event drew a reported 160,000 fans to the Inner Harbor but organizers were unable to pay millions of dollars they owed to the city and to assorted private vendors. New,...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
O' say can you see? The answer these past couple weeks in downtown Baltimore would be a definite, no! ("Race to remove Grand Prix barriers," Sept. 3)
The weeks of hassle for Baltimore commuters while setting up for the race, not too mention the weeks...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The Baltimore City fire and police department were among the groups that turned out Sunday morning to take part in the 911 Run to Remember 5k run and 1-mile walk downtown.
The event started at the 9/11 Memorial in front of the World Trade Center on East...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:56 PM
When developer Michael Beatty comes home from a hard day of reshaping the city's skyline, first with Harbor East and now with its neighbor, Harbor Point, he relaxes by cooking.
"I love seeing projects through, but they take so long to get done,"...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Sales of homes in metro Baltimore jumped nearly 17 percent in August from a year earlier, with demand pushing up the month's sales prices to the highest levels since 2008, according to a report released Tuesday.
The median price for a home sold last...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:21 AM
Nick Cienski is climbing to the 14 highest and grandest places in the world — because of what he's seen in some of what are effectively the lowest and most squalid.
In November 2014, the Upper Fells Point resident will scale Cho Oyu, the sixth-...