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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...
  • The mayor and the lobbyist

    The mayor and the lobbyist
    Based on what we know so far, there does not appear to be anything illegal about the way Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has carried on her friendship with City Hall's top lobbyist, Lisa Harris Jones. Strictly speaking, there may not be anything...
  • Globetrotters to dribble nearly 8 miles from Inner Harbor to Towson's new arena

    Four members of the Harlem Globetrotters will take turns dribbling and spinning basketballs during a 7.7 mile walk from the Inner Harbor to Towson University's new arena Monday morning. The Globetrotters -- who, according to a Reuters report, are up for...
  • As Tiger Arena opens, Towson searches for return on investment

    As Tiger Arena opens, Towson searches for return on investment
    Towson University's new arena opens to the public Wednesday night when the Harlem Globetrotters tip off the first of three games in three nights. The traveling basketball troupe is making a special stop — it usually tours in the United States from...
  • WWE returning to Baltimore in July with Raw event at 1st Mariner Arena

    WWE returning to Baltimore in July with Raw event at 1st Mariner Arena
    WWE is bringing a live event and an episode of Monday Night Raw back to Maryland. Ocean City will host a live event on July 6, with Randy Orton, World Heavyweight champion Alberto Del Rio, Dolph Ziggler, Fandango, Jack Swagger and more scheduled to...
  • 'Earl the Pearl' celebrates autobiography and Baltimore

    'Earl the Pearl' celebrates autobiography and Baltimore
    Fred Carter didn't know Earl Monroe entered the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a Baltimore Bullet. "Earl went into the Hall of Fame as a Bullet?" Carter said Wednesday in a phone interview. "That's surprising." Carter — teammates...
  • 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...