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  • Before Baltimore hosts the All-Star Game, it needs to fix its broken transit system [Letter]

    Before Baltimore hosts the All-Star Game, it needs to fix its broken transit system [Letter]
    I was puzzled to read that Maryland Office of Sports Marketing Director Terry Hasseltine considers Orioles Park at Camden Yards to be connected to a "world-class transportation system" ("Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles,...
  • 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,...
  • Insurer, beauty products maker plan to relocate headquarters to Baltimore

    Insurer, beauty products maker plan to relocate headquarters to Baltimore
    Two companies announced plans Monday to relocate to Baltimore from the suburbs, bringing more than 300 jobs to downtown and Locust Point. The Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund will move its headquarters from Annapolis to the expanding McHenry Row mixed-...
  • Beauty company brings nearly 70 employees to new Charles Street offices

    Beauty company brings nearly 70 employees to new Charles Street offices
    A unit of an international beauty company will relocate from Hanover to Baltimore City this summer, occupying nearly 15,000 square feet in a Charles Street building owned by attorney Peter Angelos. Kao USA Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based KAO Corp.,...
  • New water wheel joins fight against harbor trash

    New water wheel joins fight against harbor trash
    With debris from last week's deluge still littering the Inner Harbor, a big new weapon is poised to take on the rafts of floating trash that routinely gross out Baltimore's waterfront visitors and residents alike. A "water wheel" designed to scoop up...
  • African American Children's Book Festival is May 10

    African American Children's Book Festival is May 10
    The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture is hosting a book fair this weekend that will highlight books about African Americans as well as showcase African American authors and illustrators. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake...
  • Thriller author Steven Berry to be keynote speaker at a benefit for The Poe House

    Thriller author Steven Berry to be keynote speaker at a benefit for The Poe House
    One by one, the sacred cows hit the ground, adroitly tipped over by the best-selling author Steve Berry in his 13th historical novel, "The Lincoln Myth." Berry, 59, is a Florida-based former attorney and county commissioner turned author whose...
  • '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...