| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Percy Smith is against Baltimore's new curfew. Like many of its critics, he's fine with keeping kids off the street late at night; he's just concerned about how it will be implemented.
"I'm asking from an economic perspective," he said, "will this be...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Actor Woody Harrelson, who recently joined with local financier John "Jack" Dwyer to purchase the Inn at the Black Olive, will be in town July 27 to co-host a charity dinner at the Fells Point hotel and restaurant.
Harrelson, an Emmy winner and Oscar...
| Jul 7, 2014
Peter Allen Denzer, founder of Peter's Inn in Fells Point and a motorcycle enthusiast, died June 30 at his home in Hedgesville, W.Va. He took his own life after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's disease. He was 67.
"His mantra was to drive fast and...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. is asking for its fourth rate increase in as many years, one that would raise distribution charges to residents getting both gas and electric service by nearly $15 a month on average.
The utility filed the $185 million...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:59 PM
More heavy rain is possible Friday evening, on top of the quick deluge from storms that flooded roadways and spawned a tornado warning in the afternoon.
A flash flood watch is in effect through 10 p.m. Flood warnings around Baltimore had expired by...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Vale Tudo, the eye-catching Fells Point bar that opened last winter, will now be known as The Rockwell, according to general manager B.J. Parker. The new name debuts tonight.
The name "Vale Tudo," which means "anything goes" in Portuguese, was a...
| 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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Baltimore officials approved a $3.4 million deal Wednesday to sell a Fells Point pier for development of a luxury hotel after chiding a developer for trying to include campaign contributions to local politicians as part of the project's costs....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore recently redesigned its website as part sales pitch and part guide.
The reworked site offers information about community news, events, where to live, eat, shop and where to park in an effort to draw more people to...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Buying a house is a stressful experience on its own, but a couple moving to Baltimore will soon experience America watching their journey.
The Baltimore Business Journal reported that on Wednesday, HGTV’s uber-popular real estate show “House...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Heavy construction is to begin this month at Harbor Point. While Beatty Development Group, the company leading the project, has been in the headlines, it's another company that will be doing much of the heavy lifting: Armada Hoffler, which was announced...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:41 AM
A collection of buildings in Upper Fells Point formerly occupied by Martin Seafood Co. are to be converted to apartments, the new owners said Thursday.
Two Baltimore-based firms, Poverni Ventures LLC and Sheikh Development LLC, plan to turn the 18,000-...