The blizzard was good business for some restaurants and bars, while others lost revenue as they closed early or altogether while more than two feet of snow bore down on the Baltimore area. Many that stayed open offered deals to draw diners. A number of establishments participating in Baltimore city and Baltimore County Restaurant Weeks are extending the promotions, whose impact was blunted by the storm.
Annapolis Mayor Joshua Cohen said the city has emerged from its budget crisis and he is focusing on beautification efforts, including a project to remove gum from city sidewalks and simplify the process for lodging complaints with the city
The Maryland Film Festival and a development partner would operate a year-round film, video and live music center in the now-shuttered Parkway Theatre under one of three proposals to restore the theater and other properties.
A city police officer on Wednesday morning shot a man brandishing two large knives on a busy street in Southwest Baltimore, according to a department spokesman. Police said the man has died at a city hospital.
Demon Harris, 36, Wayne Kasey, 26, and Donte Driggs, 23, have been charged with armed robbery, police impersonation and theft, according to a statement Friday by Det. Kevin Brown, a spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department.
A man was shot multiple times in the back just before 6 p.m. on the lower level of an underground parking garage in the heart of the University of Maryland, Baltimore and Medical Center campus, police said.
A total of four men were shot in Baltimore City in two double shooting incidents on Tuesday night, and two of them later died, according to police spokesman Detective Kevin Brown. No arrests have been made, he said.
In Baltimore Sunday, two men were murdered, five others were shot and a woman died of head trauma, city police reported. The incidents appeared to be unrelated and occurred in different parts of the city.
A 25-year-old man was stabbed to death during an argument that broke out between two groups of people in downtown Baltimore early Saturday morning, the second fatal stabbing in that part of the city in less than a week.
By By Arthur Hirsch and Jessica Anderson and The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore Police investigators continue to review footage from CitiWatch cameras for more information that may help identify the source of the bullet that struck a 4-year-old boy who attended Monday's Independence Day fireworks display at the Inner Harbor, a city police spokesman said.
By By Steve Kilar and Rebekah Brown and The Baltimore Sun