| Jul 3, 2011
During the Fourth of July weekend in Baltimore, there will be plenty of flags flying and beers sipped. This connection between the American flag and Baltimore beer goes back almost 200 years and played a small but interesting role in history.
| Jul 4, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Violence erupted in separate locations of the Inner Harbor Monday night despite a heavy police presence for the holiday, with a child shot in the leg and a man fatally stabbed shortly after the fireworks ended.
They marked the second and third violent...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III outlined the city's Independence Day security plan Monday evening, in the wake of an early morning shooting downtown near the Inner Harbor, where thousands are expected to gather tonight for the...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:04 PM
For years, Baltimore has been a city divided on east-west lines. East Baltimore political organizations vie with those in West Baltimore. The city's high schools have spirited crosstown rivalries, such as Dunbar and Douglass. Loyalties on the college...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Werner's luncheonette, a downtown fixture since 1950 that was a gathering spot for politicians and lawyers as well as office workers and citizens serving jury duty, is closing Friday.
Coming just a few months after the demise of Burke's restaurant, the...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 9:23 PM
From Faidley's at Lexington Market to the Washington Monument, from Camden Yards to the Inner Harbor, a motorcade will ferry the body of William Donald Schaefer on a two-hour farewell trip Monday afternoon through the hometown that he loved and led....
| Apr 25, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Marylanders — hands on their hearts, crisply saluting or wiping away tears — lined streets and gathered at landmarks to bid personal farewells to William Donald Schaefer Monday afternoon, as the former mayor and governor was taken on one final...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Let's face it. Baltimore is ripe for satirizing. We've probably got more offbeat people, more distinctive edifices, more colorful history and habits per block than any metropolitan area in the country. Oh yeah, and some crime.
The folks at Second City...
| May 10, 2012
| 6:00 AM
As of 9 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on I-895 southbound near Lombard Street, due to an accident involving three vehicles.
Emergency roadwork was blocking traffic on the ramp from I-70 eastbound near I-695 in Baltimore County.
King Avenue was...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Only people who know where to look would be able to pay respects to Norman Chaney, who is buried in an unmarked grave in Baltimore. But if fans of the chubby "Our Gang" star have their way, he'll soon have the headstone he's done so long without.
| May 12, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Work and weekend events have shut down several city thoroughfares, officials said.
A crane lift is expected to shut down 20th Street between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Charles Street to Maryland Avenue.
A portion of Falls Road at the intersection of...
| May 15, 2012
| 5:31 AM
As of 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was slow on the inner loop of I-695 near Wilkens Avenue, due to an accident.
Accidents were slowing traffic on Weyburn Road and Chesaco Avenue in Rosedale, Pulaski Highway at Route 543 in Harford County, Route 29...