| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:33 PM
The beleaguered organizers of the Baltimore Grand Prix are facing more than $12 million in debt and have less than $100,000 in cash on hand, according to internal documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun.
More than $5 million of the debt — including...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 6:02 PM
IndyCar racing officials and Baltimore's mayor said Thursday they are still committed to holding another Grand Prix, even though the company that runs the event is millions of dollars past due on its bills and is weighing a takeover proposal from a...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 6:30 AM
It seems strange that the city and state can build a new baseball, football and basketball stadiums, propose dollars for horse racing and yet fail to support auto racing. Compared to the millions that were spent for stadiums, the amount owed for the...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 9:32 AM
The Orioles announced some improvements/changes to Camden Yards today.
As previously reported, the Orioles will honor their six Hall of Famers with bronze statues in a picnic grove beyond the batter’s eye wall in center field this year. The statues...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:00 PM
The Orioles detailed on Monday several of their upcoming changes to Camden Yards, including a permanent tribute to the six most decorated players in modern franchise history and a slight alteration to the right-field wall.
As part of Camden Yards' 20th...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Black lawmakers sharply criticized the governor's proposed General Assembly redistricting plan Thursday, saying his committee has drawn a map that will likely produce a legislature that looks whiter than the actual population of Maryland.
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Organizers of the Baltimore Grand Prix say they mailed tickets out to fans Thursday — about six weeks later than they had pledged.
Jay Davidson, the head of Baltimore Racing Development, blamed the delay on last-minute changes to the placement...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Baltimore City will pay a third of the $150,000 cost of a Maryland Stadium Authority study to determine whether the city should build a new downtown arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center.
Members of the Baltimore Convention & Tourism...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 12:03 PM
County officials must proceed with extreme caution as a plan for a park and tennis center in Elkridge continues its halting journey.
The Howard County Tennis Patrons, the private group that has worked for five years to establish an 8,000-seat venue for...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Regardless of the Maryland Stadium Authority's decision ("Scarce funding imperils tennis center," July 21), the county should not spend precious taxpayer dollars on yet another unnecessary sports stadium.
Time and time again proponents of these...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Seven years after the Hippodrome Theatre reopened with a citywide celebration and an outpouring of civic optimism, the historic venue is struggling, beset by exorbitant utility expenses and an audience that is seemingly deserting in droves.