| Aug 16, 2011
| 10:00 AM
There needs to be a wider vision for the proposed slots parlor on Russell Street. Moving the Preakness to a new world-class facility in the Camden-Carroll industrial park would reinforce the slots parlor opposite Russell Street and feed off the success of...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:58 PM
The founder of the Baltimore Grand Prix has filed a $750,000 claim against the current organizers of the event, joining another early investor who claims he has yet to be paid.
Steven C. Wehner says Baltimore Racing Development LLC, the company that he...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:00 AM
While I am sure that the vast majority of Baltimore residents will be happy with a Grand Prix result of $2 million a year in direct tax benefits to the city or a full $70 million in economic impact ("The Road to a Grand Prix," Aug. 14), there is always...
| Sep 4, 2011
Twenty-two-year-old Elkridge resident Roger Buckley recalls U.S. 1 as cluttered with "lots of old, sleazy motels, liquor stores and fast-food restaurants." The main drag near his childhood home was run-down, but it had its advantages.
| Aug 21, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Nick Nicaise's first word was "car." While his childhood pals mooned over Mickey Mantle, he idolized driver Dan Gurney.
And when his wife glimpsed a grown-up Nicaise beaming as he flitted around the garage area at an IndyCar race, she told him, "You're...
| Aug 25, 2011
The abilities of some intelligent, civic-minded people are going to waste while about a quarter million tax dollars sit idle.
This isn't necessarily the result of some government boondoggle, just one of those things that didn't work out as planned. But...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie is trying to decide whether he should keep the only uniform number he has known as an Oriole, No. 46, or switch to something else to honor the late Mike Flanagan.
And Guthrie wants as much feedback as possible.
"I really just...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 8:49 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor.
Baltimore is my hometown and I have lived here my whole life--graduating from Western High School and I am proud to send my daughter to...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:41 PM
A panel appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley recommended a new political map Monday evening that would pack Democrats into a redrawn 6th Congressional District in Western Maryland, giving the state's majority party a shot at sending a seventh Democrat to...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Backers of a proposed Inner Harbor arena linked to an expanded convention center expect to ask the state to provide funds for preliminary planning and design for the project's $420 million public portion.
The Greater Baltimore Committee, the business...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:18 AM
The Greater Baltimore Committee's idea for an expansion of the downtown convention center coupled with a new, attached arena and expanded Sheraton hotel tower is generating understandable excitement among the group's leaders. It would solve a number of...