| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home.
"I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:20 PM
The creation of Sunday's free Baltimore City Football Combine at Patterson Park began four years ago and came together through chance.
Matt Wyskiel, founder of the financial advising firm Skill Capital Management, was mentoring a ninth-grade football...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village.
And when it was over, it...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Like the best Italian mothers, Rose Savalino Uddeme spent a lot of time cooking for her kids when the family lived off the corner of Central and Eastern avenues on the edge of Little Italy in the 1960s.
One of her go-to meals was a staple of hard times:...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:15 AM
We wholeheartedly agree with The Sun's recent editorial urging the Baltimore City school board to seek a superintendent whose strategy will take into account the "issues of poverty, violence and family instability" that affect student performance ("...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Opponents of a planned town house development on the grounds of the historic Crittenton House in Hampden drove two hours to Calvert County on June 6, hoping to convince the Maryland Historical Trust to keep in place an easement that prohibits new...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Baltimore police arrested two teens after additional officers were deployed in the neighborhoods around Patterson Park where four robberies were reported Friday.
Southeastern District Major William Davis said the shift commander recognized the pattern...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:26 AM
It may be hard to picture, but it's possible for us to have clean waterways in the Baltimore region. Imagine a Herring Run safe for kids and dogs to play in, a healthy Gwynns Falls, or an Inner Harbor that is no longer hazardous but is actually suitable...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Baltimore's park system has slipped from 15th to 21st in an expanded ranking of open space in the nation's 50 largest cities with relatively low funding cited as a continuing problem.
The nonprofit Trust for Public Land gave Baltimore's 4,905 acres of...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:29 PM
A 15-year-old boy was shot in East Baltimore on Tuesday afternoon, police said, and his injuries were not expected to be life-threatening.
The boy was shot about 1:45 p.m. near the intersection of North Patterson Park Avenue and East Hoffman Street,...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway Sr. reacted with disbelief upon hearing that an illegitimate tax break was inexplicably on the property tax bill for a rental home he owns in Northwest Baltimore — again. "No, it's not," he insisted...
| 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....