| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:50 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Maryland Department of Transportation officials say that as of 9:10 a.m, a disabled vehicle was on northbound I-295 north at I-195 in Anne Arundel County, but no lanes were reported being closed.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported that light...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:41 AM
For Baltimore author Jen Michalski, 2013 is shaping up to be the Year of the Book Party.
In a nine-month period, the 41-year-old freelance medical copywriter is having three works of fiction in different genres come out with three small, independent...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:20 AM
A disabled vehicle on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Baltimore County at Reisterstown Road closed one of two inner loop right off-ramp lanes at 8:56 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
In Anne Arundel County,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:12 PM
A portion of North Howard Street will be closed for up to a month beginning Monday for repairs to an 80-year-old water line.
The road will be closed between West North Avenue and Mount Royal Avenue beginning at 9 a.m. The Baltimore Department of...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The Calvert Court apartment house has stood at the southwest corner of North Calvert and 31st streets since 1915, and in recognition of its coming centenary, residents recently chose to honor its architect, Edward Hughes Glidden, with a plaque.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
While perusing an urban planning website recently from my office here in Honolulu, I learned with great sadness that the iconic and unique Baltimore Formstone building material is to be banned under new city design guidelines. Having lived my early...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:59 PM
The 37-story downtown hotel that was for decades the Tremont Plaza Hotel is now the Embassy Suites Baltimore-Downtown, hotel management announced Monday.
"We're pleased to mark the official opening of our Baltimore-Downtown property," said John Rogers,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:05 AM
We've all paid too much for beer.
You may have been cheering on the O's or Ravens. Or attempting to drown out a baby's constant screams on a packed flight. Or perhaps you've ventured into a bar with a verb for its name. Beer is everywhere. You want it....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:49 PM
The prior owner planned to convert a 37-story hotel towering over St. Paul Street into apartment and long-term stay suites, but a new owner decided to invest $14 million in a renovation and keep it a hotel.
The Tremont Plaza Hotel, which has been called...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:25 AM
The circus is coming to town. No, it's not Cirque du Soleil, or Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, but the Baltimore Circus, a group of amateur acrobats, jugglers and hula hoopers that will perform at a church in Charles Village as a fundraiser June 7....
| May 20, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Loading his earthly belongings into a laundry cart that he rented from Campus Services, Johns Hopkins University freshman Austin Dennis made several trips from his dormitory room to his car on residential Greenway at North Charles Street, opposite the...