| Jun 2, 2012
| 4:33 PM
After a 10-month closure, the Fort Avenue bridge in Locust Point reopened Friday, according to city officials.
Two lanes — one in each direction — are now open to public traffic, though construction continues at the bridge, officials said....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 12:48 PM
This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Columbia Festival of the Arts. This popular annual Howard County event showcases music, dance, theater, visual arts, film and outdoor activities for the entire family. The event runs from June 15 through June...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 3:52 PM
As many as 1 million people — far more than fought over Fort McHenry 200 years ago — will cram Baltimore's waterfront and squeeze their boats into narrow crannies around the harbor this week to welcome Navy vessels and tall ships, kicking...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:49 AM
It was an intimidating experience indeed. Downtown on Pratt Street, late at night, surrounded by looming shadows. The sound of approaching footsteps spawned immediate unease. We prayed that our expected ride would appear soon. It was 1964. The Inner...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Harford County Restaurant Week continues through Sunday, and Maryland Wine Week continues through June 18. And here come the tall ships, and hundreds of thousands of tourists.
Start picking. The summer edition of Baltimore Restaurant Week returns on July...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:45 AM
The Star-Spangled Sailabration, an international parade of more than 40 tall ships and naval vessels, starts Thursday. The maritime festival marks the national launch of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner. ...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:42 PM
Back in the '90s, frozen yogurt was all the rage.
For a few years, yogurt shops seemed to be on every corner. Everyone from high school kids to Jerry Seinfeld (who was then also all the rage) went wild over its low-fat creamy goodness.
But then the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:50 AM
It's raining on the tall ships as they make their way through the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, but spectators won't have to stand in the drizzle to watch the sails in the Baltimore harbor.
Once a cold front passes through Wednesday morning, dry weather...
| Jun 16, 2012
Plenty of shoppers at a Baltimore Safeway have started checking their cell phones while pushing carts and scanning shelves.
They may have been texting or checking Facebook updates, but now grocery customers could use mobile devices to plan meals,...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:14 PM
A gas leak in Locust Point forced the evacuation Monday of occupants of several blocks of rowhouses as well as workers at the Under Armour headquarters. The broken pipe was repaired within a few hours.
The leak was reported in the 1100 block of Hull St....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:33 PM
The four artists in "Color Off the Grid" make individual color choices that set them apart in their shared exhibit at The Meeting House Gallery, which is located in the lobby of the Oakland Mills Interfaith Center.
Surely the most exuberantly colorful...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:37 AM
Remember salads? You hardly ever see a good salad place open up these days. But I had a good one at Nalley Fresh — shredded chicken on a bed of spinach, with chickpeas, tomatoes, celery, cucumbers and a giardiniera (pickled vegetables), some...