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  • Cool July, hot Orioles, and nothing's better

    Cool July, hot Orioles, and nothing's better
    My good walk began after an early supper: a short Jersey Boy from Isabella's in Little Italy. The Jersey Boy is an incredible little sandwich (grilled Italian sausage with rapini, and peppery cheese on six inches of baguette) heated in the brick oven in...
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of July 26

    Police blotter: Robberies for the week of July 26
    Reported robberies in Baltimore for the week ending July 26 rose 11 percent compared with the previous week, according to statistics posted by the city. The incidents include the previously disclosed hold-up of the Harbor East Whole Foods store, as well...
  • Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013

    Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013
    The city's tourism industry grew last year, according to Visit Baltimore's annual report, with 23.9 million visitors spending more than $5 billion in 2013. The report, which was released Tuesday, found that visitors to Baltimore were up 2.6 percent from...
  • Four injured after light rail, vehicle collide downtown

    Four injured after light rail, vehicle collide downtown
    Four people were injured after a light rail train collided with a vehicle in downtown Baltimore on Tuesday morning, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. About 10:22 a.m., the driver of a Honda Civic traveling northbound on South Howard...
  • What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?

    What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?
    Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...
  • Micros Systems nears purchase of Columbia headquarters

    Micros Systems Inc. plans to close on a $59.5 million purchase of its Columbia headquarters next month, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company, which supplies point-of-sale technology to the hospitality and...
  • Laws including high-proof grain alcohol ban take effect Tuesday

    Laws including high-proof grain alcohol ban take effect Tuesday
    Maryland joins at least a dozen other states Tuesday in banning the sale of 190-proof grain alcohol, a measure that lawmakers hope will help to reduce sexual assaults and binge drinking among college students. The bill is one of more than 200 that go...
  • 'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum

    'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum
    The artist Sheila Pree Bright has spent her adult life trying to sort through her mixed feelings about the American flag. It's just a red, white and blue bolt of cloth. But all the Atlanta resident has to do is glance up casually and see one at the...
  • 'Family of Flagmakers' exhibit explores the lives of the women who made the Star-Spangled Banner

    'Family of Flagmakers' exhibit explores the lives of the women who made the Star-Spangled Banner
    There are two ghosts in "Family of Flagmakers," an exhibit at the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House about the lives of the women who made the flag immortalized in verse by Francis Scott Key. "Family of Flagmakers" is described as the first exhibit ever to...
  • Scofflaws on two wheels (and sometimes one) [Editorial]

    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts is right to crack down on the city's notorious dirt bike riders by using social media and undercover officers to prevent them from disrupting traffic and putting motorists and pedestrians at risk. The...
  • Latest man found dead in Inner Harbor identified

    Latest man found dead in Inner Harbor identified
    Police say a man whose body was found floating in the Inner Harbor earlier this month was homeless. Michael Hall, 54, of no fixed address, was found the evening of May 9 off of the 600 block of E. Pratt St., near the Power Plant.  Hall is the 10th...
  • Downtown traffic heavy as city hosts lacrosse championship, other events

    Downtown traffic heavy as city hosts lacrosse championship, other events
    Baltimore officials are bracing for periods of heavy traffic around the Inner Harbor and near Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium Saturday as several high profile events draw thousands to the city. The Orioles will play the Cleveland Indians at Camden...