| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:43 PM
The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, a key venue in the blossoming Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District, is getting a new president with a history of sparking the redevelopment of an arts community.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration plans to propose bigger property tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore — including the site of a new Amazon warehouse — to bring more jobs to the area.
A new "focus area," which must...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Just what the Hons of Hampden wanted to hear -- more proof that yuppies have commandeered the neighborhood.
According to a poll conducted by Gawker, Hampden has been voted Baltimore's equivalent of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:11 PM
A cyclist heading to meet friends Saturday evening said he was attacked by a group of people north of downtown Baltimore, an incident he said he caught on video.
Michael Bowman said he was surrounded by the group as he crossed an intersection on...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Red Emma's has been open for a decade — a relatively short time in a city full of history — but as one of the first organizations of its kind in Baltimore, it has the feeling of an institution.
Named after early 20th century radical and...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:54 AM
On Thursday, The Crown will host the next KAHLON, a branded concert with a party vibe and an open-minded attitude. While the artists performing can seem disparate sonically, they often have similar do-it-yourself ethics and positive spirits. A segment...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday she wants to make a tax credit that has been used to spur apartment development downtown available citywide.
The new proposal would offer a tax credit for 10 years for projects anywhere in the city, five...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:10 AM
During next week's Charm City Fringe Fest, audiences will be able to ponder a nuclear holocaust drama starring Charlie Chaplin, meet a young German girl who used to mistake the Nazi salute for a friendly greeting, and throw tomatoes at actors performing...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:09 AM
For most of us, playing with lasers and special effects is the stuff of a science fiction movie. That's not the case for 25-year-old Nisha Ramnath, Image Engineering's director of visual design.
The Ohio native graduated from MICA with a degree in...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Crosswalks, unless you happen to be on Abbey Road, tend to be boring.
But now the folks at the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts are livening up crosswalks near the historic Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower in the city's newest arts and entertainment...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:40 AM
On Monday afternoon, Charlie Hughes, the lead singer-songwriter of the Baltimore indie-pop quintet Raindeer, gently fumbled through a phone interview about the year his band had. Like many musicians, art is much easier to create than to discuss for the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:06 AM
Yes, the theater scene in Baltimore is ever-growing and diversifying. But it also prides itself on being collaborative and supportive of each other. We asked some of our favorites in theater to share their favorite on-stage moments (other than their own)...