| Feb 22, 2015
In a time of widespread consolidation and a shrinking number of minority-owned banks, the institution Joseph Haskins Jr. helped found 33 years ago is becoming rarer.
Amid more stringent federal oversight, many community banks are finding it more...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:58 PM
Baltimore’s spending panel is set to approve a $317,000 contract to turn litter collected from the Inner Harbor into electricity, under an agreement believed to be the first of its kind.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will join officials from...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Baltimore City government seems to have a solid and lengthy history of giving tax breaks and incentives (TIFs and PILOTs) to developers of downtown and waterfront property such as Harbor East ("Developing Baltimore at the expense of its children," Feb....
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:19 PM
The Inner Harbor's just-opened Shake Shack outpost is garnering big headlines but it's not the only new burger joint in town. On the northern edge of the city, the talk is all about the independently owned restaurant Clark Burger.
Clark Burger, which...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 12:20 PM
When Orkun Ayrac first started working downtown delivery routes for HomeSlyce Pizza Bar about a year and a half ago, he was filling his gas tank three times a week at nearly $60 a pop.
Today he fills up for less than $40 as he crisscrosses Baltimore's...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 2:50 PM
It was an overcast 30 degrees on Saturday afternoon, so the last thing you'd expect see at the Inner Harbor would be hundreds of people running around in their underwear.
But there they were, hordes of spirited joggers and walkers wearing next to...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 4:44 PM
Three months ago, as he plunged from outer space back to Earth, the Maryland-born astronaut Reid Wiseman hit the ground hard, slamming into a snow-covered field in Kazakhstan and rolling over a few times before he could get his bearings.
His return to...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:37 AM
Now that's a toss!
Aided by a frozen-over Inner Harbor, lacrosse players Paul Rabil and Drew Westervelt played one heckuva game of catch recently, using their lacrosse sticks to toss a ball from one side of the harbor to the other.
You can see their...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:49 PM
After five months in a dry dock for a $2 million restoration, Baltimore's 161-year-old tall ship, the USS Constellation, reopens Friday for visitation at Pier 1 in the Inner Harbor.
The Constellation — a National Historic Landmark — is the...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:00 AM
I have great respect for City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young, but I think he's wrong when he suggests city school department needs its own police force because Baltimore City Police Department officers aren't capable of interacting with...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 10:48 AM
U.S. Rep. John Delaney, considered a potential candidate to succeed retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, paid a call on the Maryland General Assembly Thursday but said he remains undecided on whether he will jump into the Democratic primary race.