| Apr 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
If you’re heading to Camden Yards for today’s opener and you want to smoke during the game, you’re going to have to leave the stadium to light up.
Orioles fans will be able to smoke only in a designated area just outside of Gate E1...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:42 PM
At Camden Yards on Friday, baseballs, the scent of sizzling hot dogs and a beautiful blue sky were in the air as the Orioles played the Minnesota Twins in their home opener.
The smell of cigarette smoke was not, though, as the Maryland Stadium Authority...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A year ago, city officials left Annapolis distraught, their plans to obtain massive funding for school construction in the General Assembly’s trash bin.
What a difference a year makes.
On Wednesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Schools...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Baltimore-area authorities announced heightened security after bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday, though officials emphasized there was no evidence of threats here.
At least three people were killed and scores were injured in the blasts, which...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Donald A. Krach, former general counsel for the Maryland Port Administration who was an advocate and goodwill ambassador for the port of Baltimore, died May 4 of complications from pancreatic cancer at his Timonium home. He was 80.
"Don was a real...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso went to Annapolis last year seeking approval for a bold $2 billion plan to replace many of the city system's crumbling buildings. The idea didn't even make it out of committee.
Prospects still looked bleak in...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Maryland's MARC commuter trains, which have always operated Monday through Friday, will begin offering weekend service between Baltimore and Washington on the Penn Line in coming months.
The expansion — put on hold in 2008 when the recession hit...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The pact that will facilitate the $1 billion, decade-long effort to upgrade Baltimore city school facilities was finalized today, with a unanimous vote of the Maryland Board of Public Works to approve a Memorandum of Understanding that will serve as a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:40 AM
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is calling for the two state agencies that will help orchestrate a $1 billion facelift of the city schools' infrastructure participate in annual public hearings before the City Council.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A downtown convention center with a publicly-funded Hilton hotel is not a circumstance unique to Baltimore. Cleveland will have its own large-scale Hilton opening for business in 2016, it was announced last month. Why? Because without a convention...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 1:34 PM
July 23, 1996: Construction begins on the Ravens' $200 million stadium at Camden Yards, which is due to open in 1998. "We will deliver a football stadium that will do for the NFL what Oriole Park has done for baseball," Maryland Stadium Authority chairman...