| Dec 23, 2012
First Day Hikes
Jan. 1. All 50 state park systems will offer free, guided hikes so individuals and families can get the new year off on the right foot. For information, go to americasstateparks.org/first-day-hikes.
Jan. 5. Join a 3.3-...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Christopher C. Hartman, known as Baltimore's P.T. Barnum when he staged flamboyant media events as press spokesman for Mayor William Donald Schaefer, died of heart failure Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 67 and lived in Cockeysville....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:45 PM
When Wes Moore swings a sledgehammer, he does it with his whole body, with the easy confidence of someone who's used to manual labor.
It's early on a Saturday morning, and Wes is one of a couple dozen volunteers who have gathered in the Oliver...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:15 PM
David Waldemar Gjerde, a retired Procter & Gamble executive who became a restaurant investor and consultant to his sons, Spike and Charlie, died of a heart attack May 2 at his Cockeysville home. He was 75.
Born in Mankato, Minn., he was the son of...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Catonsville residents looking to add a kick to their daily routine will have an opportunity to do so on May 17, Baltimore's annual Bike to Work Day.
This year, there will be a new rally point on Friday morning — outside the Santa House in...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:17 PM
A 100-foot tugboat sank off Pier 3 in Locust Point on Saturday night.
The tugboat Kaleen McAllister sank before 10 p.m., Mike Reagoso, the vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations for McAllister Towing, said Sunday. No one was injured in the incident,...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A liquidation firm won the bidding for Sparrows Point, offering $72 million for the Baltimore County steel mill — less than a tenth of what the complex sold for just four years earlier — and realizing the worst fears of its roughly 2,000...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Wine Market in Locust Point is both a wine shop and a bistro. Twice a year, the Wine Market's wine shop takes over the bistro space for its Wine'd Up event.
Wine'd Up will feature more than 25 wines paired with hors d'ouevres. All of the wines...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Banksy's Cafe has closed in Lake Falls Village. Owners Robb Banks and Will Brown will be focusing on their catering operations, which they had been running out of the same location.
The cafe, which opened in 2009, served made-to-order sandwiches and...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 8:06 AM
The Catholic-school teacher had a pre-teen student pinned to the ground in his Baltimore classroom, the girl's blouse open and her chest exposed when the doorknob suddenly turned and the school principal — a nun — burst in.
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:30 PM
State legislators and sexual-abuse victim advocates called Monday for reforms in the way such cases are handled in Maryland, including stricter reporting requirements when incidents are discovered.
State Sen. Delores G. Kelley, a Baltimore Democrat, said...