| Aug 17, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Baltimore County residents on Thursday told members of Maryland's Public Service Commission that the June 29 derecho storms that left 748,000 utility customers without power was a bad situation.
But sadly, they said, it's not exactly a rarity.
| 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....
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:58 PM
A dozen neighborhood volunteers will spend their Presidents Day turning around a former city recreation center that new sponsors envision reborn as an education and community center.
After 32 years, the Barclay Recreation Center shut down in August, a...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Joan A. Parr, a homemaker and peace activist, died Tuesday from heart failure at her Lauraville home. She was 84.
The former Joan Atkins was born in Springfield, Mass., and moved to Baltimore in 1945, when her father joined the upper school math...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Johns Hopkins University is doing what Struever Bros., Eccles & Rouse couldn't — developing a vacant lot in Charles Village.
Struever Bros. once planned to build The Olmsted, an $83 million, mixed-use development of condominiums, stores and a...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The Freshii on Light Street downtown has closed. The other Baltimore location, on St. Paul Street in Charles Village, will remain open, the company says.
"Closing a restaurant is never something we want to do,'" said Freshii project manager Mia Jacobs...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:56 PM
R. Gayle Layfield, a retired Friends School official who worked in fundraising, died of cancer Feb. 1 at her North Baltimore home. She was 64.
Born Ruth Gayle Layfield in Richmond, Va., she was a 1966 graduate of the Collegiate School, where she was...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:56 PM
The Maryland Transit Administration is experiencing "massive delays" on local bus lines and the light rail system, a result of thousands of football fans attending the Baltimore Ravens parade and breaking through barricades controlling their routes...