| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Each summer, you can count on an engaging exhibit of finalists vying for the $25,000 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The 2013 showcase of Maryland, Virginia and Washington artists is particularly impressive, offering a mix of photographic...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:33 PM
On her first official day of work, Julia Marciari-Alexander heads down to the basement of the Walters Art Museum to say hello to a room full of squirmy 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds attending summer camp.
A girl with curly, brown hair looks up from the strand...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Tuesday touted a summer of safe high-profile events in the downtown area — part of a strategy, aides said, to rebut those who have characterized the Inner Harbor as unsafe.
The mayor's remarks were intended to...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:11 PM
A hard truth about being Baltimore's mayor is that there is almost never a good time to declare progress. Whenever there is good news to report, it will almost inevitably collide with a fresh tragedy.
That's what happened to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:54 AM
As of 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was congested in downtown Baltimore, due to repairs to a broken water main at Light and Redwood streets.
Light Street was closed from Fayette Street to Lombard Street, and Redwood Street was closed from Calvert Street...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:12 AM
As of 9 a.m. Wednesday, traffic was slow on I-95 southbound near O'Donnell Street, due to an accident involving three vehicles.
Accidents were slowing traffic on Old York Road near Paper Mill Road in Baltimore County, Mountain Road and Maryland Road...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Beulah Hinson beams as she holds up a copy of the Afro-American newspaper, the young girl's expression a sharp contrast to the headlines from this particular edition — "205 Die in Dance Hall Fire," "Hubby Made Store Love Nest."
The message behind...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:56 AM
As of 9 a.m. Friday, traffic was slow on I-95 south near Eastern Avenue in Baltimore City, due to an accident.
Traffic was slow on I-895 near the Steel Bridge, due to construction activity.
Light Street was closed between Baltimore and Lombard...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 9:24 AM
Thursday night's thunderstorms did little damage to Artscape, the giant free arts festival that opened as planned at 11 a.m. today, organizers said.
"A few things blew around a bit and some installations got wet, but that's all," said Tracy Baskerville,...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The choice of Brian McKnight for headliner at Artscape is not the only poor decision made by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts ("X-rated songs by Artscape headliner stir controversy," July 19). They also nearly eliminated jazz from the...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Three-year-old Elijah Thomas had just seen a face. And he couldn't have been more excited.
"Look, look," Elijah implored, turning his head to his mother and pointing at a 15-foot metal face about 20 feet away, its mouth opening and closing as the...