| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
I attended the Baltimore Book Festival on Saturday and was pleased with the Inner Harbor location ("Book Festival gets positive reviews on Inner Harbor move," Sept. 27).
As opposed to the Mt. Vernon area, there was much more room for the crowds to...
| Sep 20, 2014
Tom Starrs grew up in Baltimore County, but even into his early 20s, he routinely passed Jones Falls without knowing it was there.
Orioles and Colts games had been staples of Starrs' youth, as were stops at the old Windy Valley General Store in...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Baltimore City elicits genuine pride from its residents. Every neighborhood is unique, and generations of families have stayed here because they were not willing to give up on this great city.
After decades of population decline, Baltimore is finally...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The Maryland Transit Administration on Thursday will host the first of five "open houses" to answer questions and provide information on the proposed Red Line light rail project in Baltimore.
A second meeting will be held Saturday, and three meetings...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Each year, the list of products infused with pumpkin-spice flavor grows. Coffee and ice cream offerings are common, but what about pumpkin-spice marshmallows, Oreos and English muffins? Search hard enough, and you will discover pumpkin-spice margarine and...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The latest in a series of traffic-jamming construction projects on Light Street in the heart of downtown Baltimore will begin Sunday, as crews for Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. close two of the road's five southbound lanes.
The work near the McKeldin...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:00 PM
As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
While those who live in and around Maryland know something about the water-based diversions in the Free State, chances are they haven’t explored a fraction of what there is to see and do—especially in summer, when tubing, kayaking and...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:04 PM
City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is expected Tuesday to formally begin the process of finding a replacement for former Councilman William H. Cole IV, who resigned to become head of the Baltimore Development Corporation. Much is at stake...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The wonderful McKeldin Fountain at Baltimore's Inner Harbor was running beautifully recently. The site was clean thanks to a team of workers, and there were several families there enjoying this important architectural landmark with its bridges,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Ending weeks of speculation, state Del. Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr. said Monday he will not seek to replace City Councilman William H. Cole IV, who is leaving the council to run Baltimore's economic development corporation.
"As a former member of the...