| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Urban blight in Baltimore is slowly oozing into more neighborhoods.
Baltimore City Public Schools has made positive strides but have a long road to go in terms of improvement. Gang violence is on the uptick, and some neighborhoods are dying a slow urban...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Tamoko K. Adams, 35, of the 4700 block of Witchhazel Way, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant in which he was charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, unauthorized removal of property and theft above $500.
Megan Lauren Ashley Brown, 18,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A couple decades ago Major League Baseball dealt with a more innocuous, but still illegal, practice — players taking "greenies," or amphetamines, to boost player performance ("Steroids and 'stealing,'" Aug. 6).
More often than not, they were...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I am bearing down on 60 years and am a lifelong resident of Maryland. I will add that I have never voted for a Republican gubernatorial candidate. The time might be appropriate for a major sea change in our beleaguered state.
I am a bit skeptical...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:30 AM
One would think in the age live in our political leaders down the road in Washington would seriously seek answers to the debacle in Syria rather than "strategically" drop bombs on empty buildings. But here we go again ("Amid doubts, Obama and Cameron make...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Sam & Elsie's Restaurant, just over the Howard County line, has been in operation since 1955. Long before Interstate 95 was a reality, no doubt countless thousands of cars passed by the popular eatery and watering hole, day and night.
Tales of the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A letter writer recently claimed that The Sun writes too much on city violence ("Sun focuses too much on city violence," Sept. 4). I am having a hard time trying to determine just what Barb Trautman wants your paper to print.
Although it is painful to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Historically, the Irish aren't known for their food, but The Harp isn't a typical Irish restaurant.
The Nottingham spot — originally The Twisted Harp but under new ownership since 2011 — combines the convivial atmosphere of an Irish pub with...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I have been following the actions of the Baltimore County government and the sale of county-owned property with great interest and concern. In all of my years on the County Council and in the House of Delegates, I have never seen such actions as these...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:45 AM
In the midst of a horrific summer with incomprehensible amounts of bloodshed, the Baltimore City Police Department is doing some internal shuffling ("Batts shakes up police top ranks," July 10). If these moves are meant to appease the citizens of...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:45 AM
As U.S. citizens, we have grown so comfortable with air conditioning that we tend to forget about its benefits. We take for granted in the brutally hot and humid months that the automobile we drive, the place we call home, the grocery store, our work...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It's high time Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came clean and admitted what a boondoggle the Baltimore Grand Prix has been ("Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast," Sept. 8).
I believe the time is perfectly appropriate to cut ties with this "Grand Spree." Hat...