The city's plan to award naming rights to the Baltimore Arena to the Royal Farms chain of convenience stores drew praise Tuesday as a pairing almost as good as Western fries and chicken, though some still questioned the need to place yet another corporate logo on a municipal building.
Edie Brown of Mays Chapel is a PR powershouse; Chiara Menegatti, 10, of Lutherville Laboratory Elementary and Grace Black, also 10, of St. Paul's School for Girls were winner and runnerup of a basketball shootout held recently at Ridgely Middle School.
After stealing a fellow rider's phone on a Maryland Transit Administration bus in Baltimore this summer, three men forced the man to exit the bus and withdraw cash from an ATM in order to pay to get the phone back, according to MTA Police.
A little more than 40 years later, Monroe, now 68 years old, said he still feels regret about leaving Baltimore, citing the naivete of his younger self. Yesterday, Monroe reflected on his career and his time with the Bullets at an event in Baltimore to celebrate the official release of his autobiography, "Earl the Pearl: My Story."
During the week, one is a chemical engineer. One is a nutritional consultant. Another is a police sergeant in Baltimore City. But on weekends, they play for the Baltimore Charm of the Legends Football League (formerly the Lingerie Football League).
The Rev. Dr. Harold A. Carter Sr., senior pastor of the New Shiloh Baptist Church whose Sunday preaching on the radio brought him an audience beyond his congregation of 5,000 members, died early Thursday of cancer at his daughter's Bowie home. He was 76.
One of the first trips Mark Turgeon made after succeeding Gary Williams at Maryland was to Baltimore. A little more than two years later, Baltimore remains a priority for Turgeon in terms of his program's fans and future players.