| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:25 AM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:41 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:10 AM
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,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:31 PM
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...
| May 17, 2014
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...
| May 17, 2014
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:37 PM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:52 PM
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...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:27 AM
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...