| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it is awarding $400,000 to the Baltimore Development Corp. to evaluate potentially contaminated property in the city for cleanup and redevelopment.
The BDC, the city's economic development...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Ryleigh's Oyster has launched a series of evening oyster voyages on board the historic skipjack Sigsbee.
Each oyster voyage is a two-hour sailing excursion on board the Sigsbee, which served in the Chesapeake Bay oyster fleet for 88 years and is now...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Fort McHenry has a two-fold function. One, it's an historical landmark that is preserved by the National Park Service. Two, its a public park that offers open space with a great waterfront location. Those of us in the downtown, Federal Hill and Locust...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Baltimore teens Rickya'h Brooks and Marquise Robinson never really feel welcome at the Inner Harbor. They say police cast a judgmental eye on all kids who go there, especially African-Americans. And they're frustrated that the waterfront mall provides...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Last Wednesday, as New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda pitched to the Orioles' lineup, All Stars Sports Bar failed to live up to its name.
The downtown bar, located to the right of the gentleman's club The Goddess and 1/8 of a mile from Camden Yards,...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:54 AM
With temperatures in the 90s, what better time to visit an air-conditioned museum?
Bank of America cardholders are entitled to free admission this weekend, June 1 and 2, at the American Visionary Art Museum. The bank, in fact, will pick up the...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Mingled throughout the thousands of visitors who flocked to the city this past weekend for the Star-Spangled Sailabration's ships, cannons and jet fly-bys was a small army of police officers and emergency responders.
Other local, state and federal law...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:41 AM
The ink on their contract was barely dry and the moving van just out of sight, when Richard and Key-Key von Lange prepared to flip the first-floor interior layout of the six-year-old home they bought in Federal Hill three years ago.
"We looked at the...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 12:23 PM
A pair of side-by-side brick townhouses might be two of the most lovingly restored homes in the historic neighborhood of Federal Hill. They sit off a wide, brick-lined street. Separated on the ground level by a sally port (a narrow, open passage way),...
| May 16, 2012
| 1:27 PM
In July, Joe Zuccaro will celebrate one year of living in a condo in a historic Fells Point tobacco warehouse that he refers to as "a Renaissance bachelor's pad with a million-dollar view."
"I have always wanted to live in Baltimore," said the Montgomery...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Among all the lovely, quirky, industrial, upscale, up-and-coming and historic Baltimore neighborhoods, Danielle LeClair chose Highlandtown for the nearby park — and the parking.
A Massachusetts native and nurse practitioner in geriatric...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:11 PM
Through a stroke of good luck and perfect timing, Polly and Terry Smith became residents of Federal Hill six years ago.
"We were wandering around town one day and saw the 'For Sale' sign on this house," Polly Smith remembered of the spacious, end-of-...