| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 billion plan Friday to rebuild Baltimore's deteriorated school buildings, sending the bill to the Senate.
The vote was 107 to 30, with about a dozen Republicans joining all Democrats in supporting the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:40 PM
A Senate committee approved legislation Wednesday that would launch a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild aging Baltimore city schools, putting the measure on an apparent fast track toward final passage.
The Budget & Taxation Committee cast a bipartisan 13-0...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Even after losing Otakon, the city's biggest convention, Visit Baltimore promoted its success booking future conventions last week.
Baltimore's tourism business ticked up somewhat in fiscal year 2013, which ended June 30. Visit Baltimore, the city's...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Significant road closures are planned along downtown Baltimore streets beginning at 9 p.m. Monday as the streets are converted into a 2-mile race course to accommodate the Grand Prix.
The race, now in its third year, runs from Friday to Sunday, but road...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:40 PM
The conclusion of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore on Sunday night meant that life would soon return to normal on the two miles of downtown streets used for the three days of racing.
The question looming over the finish line on Pratt Street is whether...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The 2014 NCAA men's lacrosse Championship Weekend at M&T Bank Stadium will have some competition right next door.
The newly released Orioles 2014 schedule has home dates against the Cleveland Indians over Memorial Day weekend, as first noted by the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Updated at 2:20 p.m.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told our City Hall Reporter Luke Broadwater that she could barely contain her excitement upon learning that the school construction bill would pass.
"I was so excited last night I was running...
| 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...