| May 22, 2012
| 3:30 AM
People aren't the only ones at risk from eating mercury-contaminated fish, since coal-burning power plants have liberally sprinkled the toxic metal across the earth's waters. But it appears that captive dolphins have a little less to worry about in...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The Rev. John F. Guidera, a Jesuit missionary who lived in India for six decades while retaining close ties with his Maryland benefactors, died of septicemia May 16 in Jamshedpur. He was 86.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Govans, he was a 1943 Loyola...
| May 26, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Those trying to celebrate what is traditionally considered an annual rite of summer — catching crabs to feast on — are reminded that those tasty critters typically can be found in the same waters as the state's reptile, the diamondback...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Every few years, Baltimore City residents are called upon to vote on any number of bond initiatives, wherein the city uses its credit card to fund any number of projects. The city then repays the money with interest at some future date.
This is common...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:05 AM
Crisfield, the hub of Maryland’s crab industry, was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
The owners of Golden Ring Transportation, with some assistance of the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, are putting together a grassroots relief...
| Sep 4, 2012
More than 30 Baltimore chefs have been lined up for the third annual Farm to Chef culinary competition. Produced by the American Institute of Wine & Food Baltimore chapter, the event partners chefs with local farms to create recipes using locally grown...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Eat Maryland crab meat and win a prize.
Throughout September, diners who eat at restaurants participating in Maryland's True Blue program can win a pair of tickets to the Mermaid's Kiss Oyster Fest, an after-hours celebration of Maryland seafood on Oct....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Ever since the two appeared arm in arm on the red carpet at the London Olympics, people have wondered: Who, exactly, is Michael Phelps' new girlfriend?
She hasn't been talking with the news media until now. But in an exclusive interview with The Sun,...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 9:30 AM
I woke up Labor Day morning after Baltimore's IndyCar race and opened the paper thinking I'd see great headlines and stories about what a fantastic party and sports spectacle we hosted, especially given there was so little time to properly prepare for...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 5:29 PM
One of Baltimore's most prolific developers faces two lawsuits for unpaid bills related to stalled urban renewal projects along the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River.
A lawsuit against Turner Development's principal, Patrick Turner, and a second suit...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 5:20 AM
Happy World Oceans Day - sort of. Today marks the annual observance of the vast water bodies that cover nearly three-quarters of Earth's surface. It's a time for taking stock.
Oceans regulate our climate (El Nino and La Nina, anyone?) and feed us,...