| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Smokers looking to light up socially haven't been able to in Maryland's bars and restaurants since 2007, when the General Assembly banned smoking in most public places.
Enter the state's growing number of hookah lounges, where patrons smoke flavored...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A panel of Baltimore County officials has selected a proposal featuring a Royal Farms convenience store and gas station as the winning bid for the Towson fire station and public works property at the corner of York Road and Bosley Avenue.
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Baltimore County officials, looking to sell off public property for private development, have selected proposals to build a Royal Farms gas station in Towson, a shopping center in Dundalk and expanded parking for a nursing home in Randallstown.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Two politically connected firms are lobbying for a multimillion-dollar contract to overhaul the city's water-meter system — a once-in-a-generation effort Baltimore officials say could help end the chronic problem of wildly erroneous bills.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Rev. Arthur Eugene Jones, a former pastor of the Jones Tabernacle Baptist Church who also ran the Maryland Baptist Aged Home, died of pneumonia Oct. 21 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Owings Mills resident was 88.
Born in Norfolk, Va., he was the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:59 AM
Here's the $64,000 question:
Why did a Roland Park woman get a Baltimore City water bill Oct. 12 for $64,224.85?
"It just made us laugh so hard when we opened the envelope," said Caroline Wayner, 46, who lives in the Tuxedo Park neighborhood. After...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Monday unanimously approved the $8.3 million sale of the Towson fire station and public works site at the corner of Bosley Avenue and York Road, despite vocal opposition from a state legislator and residents of the nearby...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The Baltimore County Council approved selling three county-owned properties to developers on Monday, despite protests from residents who oppose the deals.
In a 7-0 vote, the council signed off on sale contracts for the Towson firehouse, the North Point...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:54 AM
It was bitter cold inside a 240-seat theater in St. Mary's Episcopal Outreach Center, where members of the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory rehearsed "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" on Sunday, Dec. 1.
As it turned out, the boiler was on the blink....
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected.
While a maximum...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Mable J. Stevenson, a homemaker who enjoyed arts and crafts, died Friday of respiratory failure at Envoy Nursing Home in Pikesville. She was 93.
The daughter of farmers, the former Mable Pahl was born in Baltimore and raised in Pikesville. She was a 1937...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:17 PM
In 1948, three years after the end of World War II, an Army veteran from Pennsylvania named Earl Shaffer hiked the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. No one had ever done that before.
Completing the Georgia-to-Maine trek in 124 days, Shaffer became...