| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:03 PM
It took 200 years, but the oft-forgotten War of 1812 got some attention Wednesday.
A flotilla of more than 40 ships representing a dozen nations glided under the Key Bridge and into Baltimore Harbor to launch the commemoration of the conflict that gave...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Pratt Street Ale House will be twice its size by April 6, part-owner Justin Dvorkin said Thursday afternoon.
Dvorkin was at the Baltimore Liquor Board, where he successfully lobbied to expand his brewpub's liquor license to include the space next door,...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:14 PM
A vision for the "greening" of downtown Baltimore is taking shape after city leaders proposed ambitious steps to keep and attract businesses and residents by making public areas more inviting.
An open-space plan unveiled last February by the Downtown...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:38 AM
It's Wednesday night in Upper Fells Point and I'm sitting at the bar of the restaurant Salt.
The restaurant has entered its chilled-out mode; dinner service ends in a half-hour at 10:30 p.m. A jazzy score — Charles Mingus and Roy Hargrove —...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 10:00 AM
It’s been 11 years since the Ravens played a home game on Christmas Eve. What did you do after the game? This year, fans will be able to stay in their favorite haunts long after the final play as many area taverns are sticking with their regular...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:09 AM
The eviction of Occupy Baltimore protesters from a park near the Inner Harbor was carried out "in a respectful way," Baltimore's mayor said this morning, adding that she was pleased there were no injuries or arrests.
"It certainly wasn't going to go on...
| Dec 15, 2011
My model train paraded around the living room floor of our Silver Spring home when I was 7 or 8 years old. I think we could put a little pellet in the engine to create the steam.
It wasn't very big and I'm pretty sure we didn't have any buildings or...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Exelon Corp.'s pledge to build a new Baltimore headquarters as part of its proposed buyout of Constellation Energy could alter the city's skyline, injecting fresh life into the traditional downtown business district or further expanding the waterfront...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Isaac Cate Lycett, a retired engraver of social stationery who produced the invitations for Bill Clinton's presidential inaugurations, died Tuesday of a heart attack at his Delta, Pa., home. He was 84 and had a second home on Mount Vernon Place.
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:02 AM
North Baltimore's first brewery is planned in the Abell/Waverly/Chares Village area and community leaders are making sure no beer will be sold on the premises.
"I would hope that we would be brewing within six months," said J. Hollis Albert III, who...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Baltimore's free New Year's Eve fireworks are back this year, but with an added wrinkle: The Inner Harbor festivities will be encircled by a metal fence, with access restricted to nine points of entry during much of the celebration.
The fence, similar to...