| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:23 PM
Two of Baltimore's most prominent developers want to build an arena on piers in the Inner Harbor, a new idea that has revived perennial debate about how to replace the aging arena on the city's west side.
The proposal to locate a 15,000-seat venue on...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:42 PM
The city may have finally created a slogan that can't be mocked.
For years, verbal vandals lampooned well-meaning Baltimore slogans — scoffers turned "Charm City" into "Harm City" and "The City That Reads" into "The City That Breeds," or the...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 7:56 AM
A City Council bill that would have required Baltimore eateries to post grades based on health inspections was defeated Monday night, failing by one vote after three council members switched their positions amid intense lobbying by restaurant owners....
| Feb 9, 2015
| 5:52 PM
Visitors to popular Hampden restaurants, bars and shops this spring would find new parking limits on some local streets under a plan approved Monday by a divided Baltimore City Council.
The council voted 9-3 to create new restrictions around the Rotunda...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 2:10 PM
Baltimore is pushing hard to put abolitionist and underground railroad icon Harriet Tubman's portrait on the 20-dollar bill, replacing the War of 1812 hero, Indian-remover, central-bank-vetoer, Democratic Party-founder, and no longer stylish Andrew...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:20 PM
Your amazing study of city benches and the U.S. Census was a novel and important means of exploring Baltimore neighborhoods, changing demographics, and landscape (“Benchmarks Revisited,” Feature, Match 25). This article is...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 4:36 PM
Matt Hornbeck, the principal at Hampstead Hill Academy, has tried everything to end the persistent double-parking outside his Canton school — a problem he says leads to traffic jams and jeopardizes student safety.
The school has put up signs and...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:26 AM
By next month, double-parking near a school—or leaving your car running while stopped in a traffic lane—could garner a $250 fine. The City Council passed a bill yesterday to suspend the "15-minute rule" on the blocks adjacent to schools,...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:55 PM
The City Council quashed a bill Monday that was aimed at making it easier for the body to override a mayoral veto.
The bill sought to ask voters on the 2016 ballot whether to allow council to reverse a veto with two-thirds of the members, instead of...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 2:43 PM
Three stories of a new office tower poke above the ground on the waterfront peninsula between Fells Point and Harbor East, dwarfed by a 280-foot yellow crane that represents what's yet to rise.
Incessant beeping filled the site Monday as excavators, dump...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:26 PM
Longtime City Councilman James B. Kraft has announced that he will not seek re-election to his Southeast Baltimore seat but intends to appear on the 2016 primary ballot for a yet-to-be-announced position.
Kraft, in a statement prepared for constituents,...