| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:39 PM
In the aftermath of a Camden Yards fight that left a Maryland man with severe head injuries, Orioles fans have turned to radio talk shows, Twitter, Facebook and office watercoolers to express their outrage.
The alleged assault of lifelong Yankees fan...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:53 PM
The two Catholic parishes led by the Rev. Robert Wojtek could pay more than $6,000 in new city stormwater fees later this year — an amount equal to an entire Sunday collection at his Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Highlandtown.
To Wojtek, that...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 1:16 PM
On the day Exelon's gleaming new office tower opens on Harbor Point, I wonder if anyone will remind the company, "You didn't build that."
Remember the hubbub during the 2012 campaign when President Barack Obama said that?
His point was that successful...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:17 PM
A waterspout zipped across Baltimore harbor Monday afternoon, tossing pieces of a warehouse roof into the air, and at least one other tornado was reported in the area as storms brought heavy downpours and flooding.
In Fells Point, cars sat in standing...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 2:54 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration is asking the City Council to approve more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance to help fund a large waterfront development that will house energy giant Exelon Corp.'s regional headquarters.
But some council members...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Local author Rosalia Scalia kindly offered to review "The Tide King," a new novel by Jen Michalski, and Read Street took her up on it. She has high praise for the latest from Michalski, a Baltimore resident who has been nominated for Pushcart Prize, is...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:19 PM
It has happened to many of us.
You're out drinking, having a good time with friends when suddenly, you have to go to the bathroom. Most would use a proper restroom. However, those more adventurous — or foolish — duck down an alley or...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:27 PM
A bankruptcy judge has approved an auction of The Inn at the Black Olive, a boutique hotel in Fells Point, according to court records. The sale is scheduled for mid-June.
First Mariner Bank foreclosed on the hotel's developers, the Black Olive...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:00 PM
At the behest of business owners — and using their financial contributions — the Waterfront Partnership is extending its safety and cleaning services into the heart of Fells Point.
"It's really a great example of a community coming...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:18 PM
There's both energy and change moving along Southeast Baltimore's waterfront in Canton and Fells Point.
It's become the neighborhood boom of 2013, involving more than 800 new apartments and the construction of a shopping plaza along Boston Street in...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:35 AM
With the weekend upon us, there are events happening in the city aimed at enlisting residents in improving their neighborhoods while also cleaning up Baltimore harbor. Oh, and participants will be getting a little fresh-air exercise in the process....
| May 22, 2013
| 5:18 PM
During a career spanning four decades, Baltimore police Officer Ron Starr says, he never really considered leaving the department's Southeastern District and moving up the chain of command.
"I never wanted to," Starr said, a longtime foot patrol...