David Warnock, the latest Democrat to enter the Baltimore mayor¿s race, says the 2016 primary is one of the most important elections in the city¿s history. He tells Dan why he¿s running and how he hopes to revive part of the scrapped Red Line and attract new businesses and jobs to the city. Thirty-five years after it opened, Harborplace needs a major facelift. Architect and blogger Klaus Philipsen shares his thoughts on the waterfront market¿s redevelopment plans. Philipsen blogs about city life and urban planning at Community Architect.
Steve and Dot Dutterer, of Westminster, have raised more than $50,000 to fight blindness this year, and it's not too late to join them and more than 200 others on June 6 for the 8th Annual Baltimore VisionWalk
It was hard to tell exactly where the music was coming from — perhaps from the large yellow van at the corner of North Avenue and Monroe Street — but the song was clear and loud: Michael Jackson's "Man In The Mirror."
In what proved to be one of the strangest nights in Camden Yards¿ 23-year history ¿ a business-as-usual ballgame inside the stadium and a tumultuous environment outside it ¿ the Orioles ultimately broke their five-game losing streak by beating the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, on a walk-off homer by David Lough in the bottom of the 10th inning.
Frederick D. O'Neal, a retired Baltimore businessman who had owned Mondawmin Photo Supply in Mondawmin Mall for more than three decades, died April 1 at Northwest Hospital of cardiac arrest and lung failure. He was 82.
Developers are scheduled to present designs to the city next week for a major mixed use development with a hotel and apartment on a prime Pratt Street parking lot across from Harborplace — one of the last undeveloped parcels close to the water.
Baltimore is expanding its public surveillance network to include private security cameras that city officials hope will quadruple the number of digital eyes on neighborhoods and make residents and business owners feel more secure.
New commitments from Baltimore and Baltimore County leaders to contribute a combined $280 million to the region's proposed Red Line transit project were immediately offset Tuesday by acknowledgment from state officials that the overall cost of the project has risen again — by nearly the same amount as the local contributions.
By By Kevin Rector and Alison Knezevich and The Baltimore Sun
Some say the struggles of the Inner Harbor carousel — which received a more forgiving lease this month — speak to the limits of smaller projects and the need for a bigger scope when it comes to changing the dynamic of the south side of the waterfront.
William G. "Bill" Evans, an award-wining Baltimore advertising executive who was the creative force behind the "Charm City" advertising campaign of the early 1970s, died June 20 of cancer at the Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 83.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun