| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Regarding your recent article about the future of 1st Mariner Arena, I felt compelled to share that Forest Park High School's Class of 1963 was the very first class ever to graduate at what was then the Baltimore Civic Center. In fact, a picture of our...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:04 AM
To keep its animals safe, the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) moved all of its dogs and cats to a temporary home at 1st Mariner Arena on Monday morning.
Because the shelter lies in a flood-prone part of South Baltimore, BARCS convened...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Country superstar Carrie Underwood has announced tour dates for her fall North American "The Blown Away Tour."
Her tour will include Michigan shows at Van Andel Arena on November 15 in Grand Rapids and The Palace of Auburn Hills on November 25 near...
| May 11, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Rather than fill this post with more song title puns and bury the lede, here's the announcement: Barry Manilow, the "Mandy" singer with more than 80 million (!) worldwide sales, will play 1st Mariner Arena on Saturday, Sept. 15.
Tickets — ranging...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:44 PM
State Del. Pat McDonough, who stirred controversy this week when he said "roving mobs of black youth" terrorize Baltimore, shrugged off criticism Friday that he is using shock tactics to raise his political profile.
McDonough, a Republican who represents...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:35 PM
A 19-year-old student from Baltimore Polytechnic High School told police he was beaten by two separate groups of juveniles from a rival school in downtown Baltimore on Thursday afternoon, an attack that comes amid a pitched debate over downtown safety....
| May 22, 2012
| 6:25 PM
The ongoing debate over youth crime in downtown Baltimore has sparked a war of words over race — overshadowing a debate over the police response to disturbances and objections from city politicians who say the issue is vastly overblown.
| May 24, 2012
| 2:44 PM
The owner of a downtown 7-Eleven that was attacked by a mob of youths drawn by a free Slurpee promotion says an envelope filled with the day's receipts — $6,600 in cash — went missing during the melee, according to Baltimore police.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The Blast signed five players Wednesday, including two goalkeepers, team president and general manager Kevin Healey announced.
Troy Hernandez and William Vanzela will help the Blast replace veteran goalkeeper Sagu and backup Akira Fitzgerald (Loyola...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Nervous, but ready.
That's how Troy Hernandez, one of the Blast's two new goalkeepers this season, described the first time he walked on a soccer field as a professional player.
He was playing outdoors for the Wilmington Hammerheads in the USL Pro...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 7:53 PM
It's no secret the Blast will need its offense cranked up on high to win games in the Major Indoor Soccer League this season, at least early on as the team breaks in two rookie goalkeepers who are brand new to the indoor game.
If Saturday night's home...