| Jul 24, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Bluer than Democrat-rich Baltimore! Able to distract morning commuters with a single wave! Look! On the street corner with Jody Landers! It's actual fun in this year's mayoral campaign!
Blue Man, a mysterious figure in a full-body Spandex suit, has...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:05 AM
Just what we need: another Baltimore mayor fixated on shoes.
At least Otis Rolley, the former city planning director running for mayor, isn't waving a high heel in a threatening manner. Nor is he asking developers doing business with the city to buy...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:30 AM
I have some comments about a central issue of Baltimore's mayoral campaign:
I am a young doctor in the city. My spouse and I have been looking to buy a home in the city for a year, and we have held off because of the egregious property taxes. We...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Ella Bailey and her two grandsons hurried down a strip mall sidewalk on a recent sultry summer morning, sipping bottles of pineapple soda.
The three passed by a dark swirl on the sidewalk, a bloody reminder that a delivery man was fatally shot at this...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 3:41 PM
Paul T. Graziano looked for all the world like a short-timer. Just weeks into his new job as Baltimore's housing commissioner, he was arrested at a Fells Point bar after a drunken tirade laced with anti-gay slurs.
That was more than 10 years ago. He's...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:27 PM
Six candidates for Baltimore's highest office squared off on fixing the city's schools, boosting the economy and fighting crime at a forum hosted by one of the city's largest churches Tuesday evening.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was conspicuously...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 3:06 PM
Taikira White chose City College for its nationally renowned choir, but her quests to find a fully functional bathroom in the school could make her a track star by the time she graduates.
Last school year, she found herself running up and down the...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:05 AM
If he doesn't become mayor, maybe Otis Rolley could make it as a graffiti artist.
The words "Otis Rolley for Mayor" turned up this week on a couple strategically chosen sidewalks: one in front of The Sun's Calvert Street offices and another, creepily...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 6:34 PM
Baltimoreans — at least some of them — care passionately about their trees. One thousand of them signed onto an online petition by late Wednesday calling on City Hall to "halt the clear-cutting" of trees downtown so race fans could get a...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:40 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake shared a stage with the other candidates for mayor for the first time Thursday night as she made her initial appearance at a campaign forum.
While the other candidates have discussed schools, crime and economic...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:52 PM
Residents upset with trees being felled in advance of the Grand Prix are going into court Monday to try to prevent any more from being taken down. But both the mayor's and city solicitor's office say all the cutting is done.
A group led by Dave Troy, a...