| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:04 PM
The Baltimore Fire Department is investigating how the electric wiring in one of its ladder trucks was cut last month — damage Fire Chief James S. Clack called "suspicious."
Investigators are looking into whether the 35 department members who work...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:38 PM
The $1 billion Harbor Point development would reap a profit of $124 million for its investors without government financing to pay for its infrastructure, according to recently released city documents.
That may seem like a huge payoff, but it's not...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:14 PM
An exhibit at the Johns Hopkins Evergreen House that was thrown into doubt this week is back on, but without two artworks at the crux of a dispute between the artist and the curator.
The two large pieces in question — one depicting a cross, the...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
City leaders hope that by this time next year they'll have returned from Annapolis with funds to put toward making the Inner Harbor what its original designers intended it to be — "a playground for Baltimoreans."
"The city has changed so much...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 2:06 PM
As Maryland Historical Society librarian Francis O'Neill described the winding route to reconstructing the history of Baltimore's homes, a small but eager crowd paid close attention. No one made for the exits, even as he laid new twists on old turns....
| May 31, 2013
| 12:06 PM
There's a brick home in Highlandtown, on a prominent corner of Eastern Avenue, that has become a contradiction.
Parts of it are more than 100 years old — varying shades of brick and mortar show where additions have been hewn to the primary...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:25 AM
For the past four years, artist Patrick Reid O'Brien has hammered together his display at the Sugarloaf Craft Festival like a carpenter.
He starts by attaching pieces of old shutters together. Over the next three hours, he places the art. Then come...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:18 PM
A German native who consorted for years with New England's social elite by pretending to be a Rockefeller was convicted Wednesday in Los Angeles of first-degree murder, capping a nearly three-decade-old mystery involving a missing couple and a body buried...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Hundreds of residents have been relocated and dozens of homes cleared from Baltimore's Middle East neighborhood in recent years. Now the area just north of Johns Hopkins Hospital may be losing something more: its name.
As an ambitious redevelopment...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Anthony "A.J." Williams works in science by day and in the sweet science by night.
He's accustomed to the good-natured verbal jabs he takes about his pursuit of a boxing career.
"They actually just make jokes about it all day every day," the 26-year-...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:19 AM
"Liver and onions — the poor man's gourmet delight."
— Stevens Bunker, retired Baltimore sea dog
The taste sensation of beef liver is like licking a piece of smooth, shiny metal. To the bite, the texture is akin to corduroy — wide...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:26 AM
I have spring fever. It's mid April, the weather is beautiful, and I have zero vacation time until July. Productivity at work is at an all-time low as I stare out the window and daydream about tanning in exotic lands, sampling exotic cuisine and fully...