| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:12 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:54 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:58 PM
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 —...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:19 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:41 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:37 AM
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...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:55 AM
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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:03 AM
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,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:23 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2013
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.