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  • City to vote on 'Royal Farms Arena'

    City to vote on 'Royal Farms Arena'
    The Baltimore Arena will be getting a face-lift quickly, with the city expected to select Royal Farms on Wednesday as the venue's new title sponsor. The Baltimore-based chain of convenience stores known for its fried chicken has agreed to pay $250,000...
  • Royal Farms Arena name draws questions and praise

    Royal Farms Arena name draws questions and praise
    The city's plan to award Baltimore Arena naming rights to the Royal Farms chain of convenience stores drew praise Tuesday as a pairing almost as good as Western fries and chicken, though some questioned the need to place another corporate logo on a...
  • Board approves changing Baltimore Arena's name to Royal Farms Arena

    Board approves changing Baltimore Arena's name to Royal Farms Arena
    Baltimore's spending panel voted unanimously Wednesday to change the Baltimore Arena's name to the Royal Farms Arena in exchange for about $1.2 million over five years. Under the terms of the agreement, the Baltimore-based convenience store chain —...
  • William and Mary falls short in quest for first NCAA tournament berth, losing CAA title game 75-74 to Delaware

    BALTIMORE — It was close. A good look. He'd made more difficult shots, just two minutes earlier, as a matter of fact, as well as throughout the previous two days. But Marcus Thornton's jump shot from the right wing caromed off the back of the...
  • So long, 1st Mariner. Welcome back, Baltimore Arena

    So long, 1st Mariner. Welcome back, Baltimore Arena
    Good thing they held on to that baltimorearena.com Web address. What until this week had been known as 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore's largest concert and indoor sports venue, is officially dropping the reference to 1st Mariner Bank from its name and...
  • Baltimore tourism business steady, but Otakon's exit points to future challenges

    Baltimore tourism business steady, but Otakon's exit points to future challenges
    Even after losing Otakon, the city's biggest convention, Visit Baltimore promoted its success booking future conventions last week. Baltimore's tourism business ticked up somewhat in fiscal year 2013, which ended June 30. Visit Baltimore, the city's...
  • Three men sought after armed robbery on MTA bus in Baltimore

    Three men sought after armed robbery on MTA bus in Baltimore
    After stealing a fellow rider's phone on a Maryland Transit Administration bus in Baltimore this summer, three men forced the man to exit the bus and withdraw cash from an ATM in order to get the phone back, according to MTA Police. Now, police are...
  • Pearl Jam to play 1st Mariner Arena in October

    Pearl Jam to play 1st Mariner Arena in October
    Could it be: A major touring act has chosen to play Baltimore — but not Washington — on its North American tour? In the rare case of Pearl Jam and its just-announced, two-leg, 24-date fall tour, the answer is yes. Eddie Vedder and Co. will...
  • Ray Rice checks out WWE Raw at 1st Mariner Arena

    Ray Rice checks out WWE Raw at 1st Mariner Arena
    The WWE’s Monday Night Raw came to 1st Mariner Arena last night, and one of the city’s most beloved athletes showed up. No, it wasn't Rahim Moore. Rather, Ravens running back Ray Rice. Sporting a Brooklyn Nets hat he donned sideways,...
  • Charm's Rypien aims to use LFL 'cover girl' status as route to bigger fame

    Charm's Rypien aims to use LFL 'cover girl' status as route to bigger fame
    Angela Rypien is not bashful about her ambitions. That shouldn't be surprising considering her primary job responsibility is, ahem, tossing footballs around in her underwear in front of thousands of fans. She wants to be the best quarterback in...
  • Crowded Baltimore sponsorship market strained by new sports entities

    Crowded Baltimore sponsorship market strained by new sports entities
    Baltimore's reputation as a sports city continues to grow, thanks to the Super Bowl champion Ravens and the surging Orioles. It's also known for losing corporate headquarters, making it the largest U.S. city without a Fortune 500 company. That...