| Nov 6, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Members of the Republican, Green and Libertarian parties are often divided by strong ideological differences in national politics. But in Baltimore, their candidates emphatically agree on at least one thing: They're fed up with the Democratic dominance of...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:10 PM
City officials threatened Monday to end their contract with the company that staged the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix race, saying it owed the city more than $1.5 million — a development that casts doubt on the future of the three-day racing...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:47 PM
Two Baltimore City Council candidates were poised to overcome write-in challenges Tuesday, converting their Democratic nominations into general election victories.
Councilman Warren Branch of the 13th District was leading write-in challenger Shannon...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Leaders of the financially-strapped company that produced the Baltimore Grand Prix have been interviewing candidates to take the helm of the group, officials said Wednesday.
"Believe it or not, there are several people who have expressed interest,"...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 7:28 PM
It was a party unlike any Baltimore had ever hosted during the usually sleepy Labor Day weekend, with candy-colored cars speeding noisily around the Inner Harbor to the delight of crowds drawn to the city's inaugural Grand Prix.
But behind the scenes,...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 10:11 AM
The 26th-floor Terrace Club of 100 E. Pratt St. offers a bird's-eye view of the straights of the Baltimore Grand Prix racecourse. A menu, featuring assorted hot entrees, pastries, eggs, salads and mini sandwiches, has been planned. And 200 guests have...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Campaigning on foot along a stretch of tidy brick rowhouses in East Baltimore, joined by a small entourage of family members, campaign consultants and volunteers, City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young rarely needs an introduction.
| Sep 14, 2011
| 5:44 PM
In an election with few surprises, Baltimore City Councilwoman Belinda M. Conaway stood out. The two-term incumbent lost to a political newcomer in a relatively close race that was called Wednesday morning.
With the possible exception of one council race...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 4:44 PM
Anyone peeking in the window at Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's campaign headquarters on Howard Street Friday morning could be forgiven for thinking the mayor's race had ended.
The view included stacks of taped-up moving boxes, cleared desks and a freshly...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 6:27 PM
With the winter construction hiatus ended and road projects in full swing, Baltimore drivers are seeing orange — as safety cones and barrels mark many downtown roadwork sites. And thanks to a proliferation of lane closings, drivers have plenty of...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 5:00 AM
As confirmed by a recent report of the Urban Land Institute, the historic and architectural significance and integrity of Baltimore City's West Side is its greatest asset and key to successful and sustainable revitalization. A preservation-based...