| Sep 1, 2012
| 2:54 PM
The outcome of Sunday's races could come down to how the drivers negotiate the chicane that officials initially removed after last year's inaugural event, then decided to put back late Friday night.
The Pratt Street chicane is designed to slow drivers...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard stops mid-sentence. He glances at the ceiling in the hotel conference room where he has been ensconced for most of the day.
"I actually don't know how the crowd is out there," he says. "How is the crowd out there?"
| Jul 5, 2012
| 2:13 PM
A new owner's planned conversion of the Tremont Plaza Hotel in downtown Baltimore to an Embassy Suites, a Hilton Worldwide brand, would threaten the city-owned Hilton Baltimore hotel as it struggles to reach stability following the recession, city...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:59 PM
To the police officer patrolling near BWI Marshall Airport around midnight, the maroon Lincoln sedan on New Ridge Road stood out. Two front headlights were out, and the windshield was caved in with "two large impact craters."
The female driver admitted...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Ryan Hunter-Reay won the second Grand Prix of Baltimore, a sloppy race full of fits and starts run before a diminished crowd.
Organizers, though, came away convinced that this year's hastily planned event proved an IndyCar race can work downtown....
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Let's get the few negatives out of the way first.
The threat of rain probably kept the crowds down. There was a re-start controversy that ticked off some of the top drivers. And there were enough wrecks slowing Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore to make it...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Reading about Baltimore City's opposition to the Tremont Hotel plan reminded me of my utter disdain for the white elephant that is the city's struggling Hilton Hotel on Pratt Street ("City opposes conversion of Tremont Plaza to Embassy Suites," July 6)....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:04 PM
I noticed a moving truck outside the old St. Alphonsus parochial school in the west side of downtown Baltimore on Saratoga Street. Someone was moving into an apartment in this Victorian building, once home to a school that made a a valiant attempt to...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:57 PM
One man was fatally shot in Southwest Baltimore and two men were wounded in a double shooting in West Baltimore on Tuesday evening, according to police.
Police received a call at 6:18 p.m. for a shooting in the 2100 block of West Pratt Street, in the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Four people were shot in Baltimore between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, including two fatally, which pushed the city's homicide count to 100 for the year.
The victims were identified by police as 18-year-old Tavon Whelchel and 36-year-old Lewis...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Bolton Hill baseball and travel writer Charlie Vascellaro normally can be found hanging out at ballparks. So the opportunity to spend a night in late April at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Station after hearing tales about ghostly occupants was...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 10:30 AM
In the discussion of the downtown crime problem by Del. Pat McDonough and The Sun's Dan Rodricks, there is an important missing link ("Sailabration brings out the mobs," June 19). When the link is considered, one can see that they are both right! They are...