For several years, the gap between the rich and the poor has increased in the United States. Baltimore continues to be a strikingly unequal and segregated city. Yet, in these hard times, the Walters Art Museum has given us a refreshing gift and a strong reminder of our common humanity
City and state economic development leaders have concluded that a plan to build a replacement for Royal Farms Arena on the site of the Baltimore Convention Center is too ambitious and complicated to be realistic.
After hearing community concerns, Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is delaying a final vote to approve tax breaks for large concerts and comedy shows at the aging Royal Farms Arena.
Members of Baltimore's tourist industry are pressing harder for public support for advertising and new facilities, sounding a familiar refrain with new urgency as they face a downturn in visitors in the aftermath of April's riots.
One of Baltimore's most prominent development firms wants to build a new, world-class arena on piers in the Inner Harbor, reviving a long-talked-about project that would replace the aging Royal Farms Arena on the city's west side.
Boyd Rutherford served in Republican administrations in both Annapolis and Washington, but says he never seriously considered running for office until Larry Hogan asked him to run for lieutenant governor.
The wills of Maryland's most affluent shed light on their wealth and, many times, their hobbies. The wills, obtained by The Baltimore Sun from the Baltimore County Register of Wills, can often be illuminating.
The Rawlings-Blake administration plans to propose bigger property tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore — including the site of a new Amazon warehouse — to bring more jobs to the area.
By By Natalie Sherman and Luke Broadwater and The Baltimore Sun
"Who here is from Mars?" was one of the first questions asked by Donald Thomas, director of the Willard Hackerman Academy of Mathematics and Science at Towson University, to the nearly 150 folks young and old who were at Harford Day School for Tuesday night's Science Cafe gathering
It promises to be an out of this world experience when a former astronaut visits Harford Day School on Tuesday, March 12 to talk about the latest things humankind has learned about the next world over, Mars.
When President Barack Obama comes to Baltimore for a fundraiser Tuesday at an Inner Harbor hotel, he'll first stop at the home of an Owings Mills developer who has kept a remarkably low profile despite having poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into Democratic campaigns over the past decade.