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  • Anniversary of The Great Baltimore Fire

     
    From the Sun's print edition:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell offers this post: From the Sun archives: The Great Baltimore Fire started on the morning of Feb. 7, 1904, at John E. Hurst building located near present day 1st Mariner Arena.......
  • Hippo's opening another night to remember

    AS MY CAB turned south on Eutaw Street on Tuesday night, I asked the driver, "Where are the moving lights?" I figured there would be intense beams arcing the winter sky, the way there were in 1967, on the January night when the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre...
  • City's awash in arena visions

    I need to ask the people who've been writing letters to the editor expressing nostalgic affection for the 1st Mariner Arena - and horror at the prospect of that outdated box being torn down and replaced - the following question: When was the last time you...
  • City sits on sideline in NBA competition

    City sits on sideline in NBA competition
    The two news items from early and late Wednesday weren't exactly related, but they were more than coincidental. In the morning: a front-page story in The Sun about how The Relic on Howard Street (aka 1st Mariner Arena) still makes a decent profit. At...
  • In this city, Anthony holds court in big way

    Sam Cassell stretched out his hands, the ones that held the imaginary torch."It's passed," Cassell said with the smile that still can't be mistaken for any other. "Here it is, 'Melo, here it is." Carmelo Anthony wasn't standing right there to...
  • City raises stakes, questions in convention race

    City raises stakes, questions in convention race
    If you want to win an arms race, minor escalation is not the way to go. Only after President Ronald Reagan started developing a wildly expensive and impractical system to shoot down enemy missiles did the Soviet Union give up the Cold War. The $900...
  • 'Idol' summer tour dates announced; L.A.-area shows in mid-August

     
    Dates were announced Wednesday for the "American Idol" summer tour. The 2 1/2-month trek, which features performances by season 9's top 10 -- Michael Lynche, Didi Benami, Siobhan Magnus, Lee DeWyze, Tim Urban, Casey James, Andrew Garcia, Aaron Kelly,...
  • Ben Bennett out as coach of Orlando Lingerie Football League team

     
    The Orlando Fantasy have found a home and lost a coach. The Fantasy _ the Orlando franchise in the Lingerie Football League _ will play their short season at the UCF Arena starting in September.The start-up franchise was looking at two venues, the other...
  • Usher announces his 'OMG Tour,' teams with AEG Live for 25 dates

     
    Usher certainly knows how to make up to his fans. After a previously rumored joint tour with fellow R&B heartthrob Chris Brown was nixed, the singer has announced he is kicking off his own outing. With the success of the......
  • Lil Wayne announces his 'I Am Music II Tour,' first outing since his prison stint

     
    Lil Wayne announces his “I Am Music II Tour,” first outing since yearlong prison stint...
  • John Legend to pair up with Sade for summer tour

     
    Sade, which is prepping its first tour since 2001, has announced that soul crooner John Legend will join the band on its 50-date summer trek. The tour, which is in support of last year’s critically acclaimed “Soldier of Love” --......