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  • 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...
  • Artists restoring iconic Russell Street whale mural

    Artists restoring iconic Russell Street whale mural
    Two decades worth of rain, sun, wind and dirt had so faded and chipped the mural of life-size whales that many of the thousands of daily commuters who travel the busy section of Russell Street likely didn't notice the massive piece of art. "Extinct...
  • 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...
  • Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions

    Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions
    Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...
  • Baltimore police find man shot while issuing warrant

    Baltimore police find man shot while issuing warrant
    A man, who was being issued a warrant, was found in Arcadia by Baltimore police suffering from a gunshot wound to the knee Wednesday. Renard Jones, 22, told investigators that the shooting occurred in the 4100 block of Eierman Ave., police said. Jones,...
  • Parts of Baltimore office market in downtown core suffer

    Parts of Baltimore office market in downtown core suffer
    Real estate experts offered a gloomy view of the market for some of the office space in the core of downtown, telling the Baltimore Development Corp. Thursday it is becoming harder for owners of offices along the Baltimore and Charles Street corridors...
  • Money sought to fund $3.5 million makeover of Inner Harbor plaza

    Money sought to fund $3.5 million makeover of Inner Harbor plaza
    The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore is looking for money to fund the replacement of the deteriorating McKeldin Plaza fountain with trees and a grassy park by 2016. Downtown Partnership President Kirby Fowler said there is consensus among the city...
  • Celebrate First Fridays downtown, American Legion post

    It's June First Fridays, dear readers, This evening (Friday) in downtown Havre de Grace, 5 to 9 p.m. In addition, the Joseph L. Davis, Post 47 American Legion, 501 St. John St. will hold a pavilion party this evening, 5 to 8 p.m., with live music and...
  • 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.,...
  • 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-...
  • 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,...