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  • Last-minute deal averts government shutdown

    Last-minute deal averts government shutdown
    Congressional negotiators struck a last-minute deal to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, congressional leaders and the White House said late Friday, averting a threatened shutdown. The House and Senate are expected to approve a seven-...
  • William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies

    William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies
    William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved. Mr. Schaefer was 89....
  • Playing the name game with municipal property

    Playing the name game with municipal property
    When I read about an effort in the Baltimore City Council to obtain corporate sponsorship for city buildings and property, I could not resist making a list of possible new appellations and potential partnerships for our town. One of the first pieces of...
  • Warner makes case for Fort Monroe National Park

    Warner makes case for Fort Monroe National Park
    HAMPTON – Fort Monroe's historical significance will help the push for it to attain National Park status U.S. Sen. Mark Warner said on a visit to the post Tuesday. Warner took a historical tour of Monroe Tuesday morning when he was told about...
  • One last road trip for Schaefer

    One last road trip for Schaefer
    From Faidley's at Lexington Market to the Washington Monument, from Camden Yards to the Inner Harbor, a motorcade will ferry the body of William Donald Schaefer on a two-hour farewell trip Monday afternoon through the hometown that he loved and led....
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
  • Touching home: one final lap around Baltimore

    Touching home: one final lap around Baltimore
    Marylanders — hands on their hearts, crisply saluting or wiping away tears — lined streets and gathered at landmarks to bid personal farewells to William Donald Schaefer Monday afternoon, as the former mayor and governor was taken on one final...
  • Baltimore Bucket List -- Printable version

    Baltimore Bucket List -- Printable version
    Print this list out and keep it with you at all times. You never know when you'll have the opportunity to check another item off your list. 1. Enjoy cinema al fresco ___ 2. See a movie at The Senator Theatre -- while you still can ___ 3. Spend a...
  • 100 years later, Flowermart still blooming

    100 years later, Flowermart still blooming
    It has been 100 years since Baltimore's ladies of the gentry decided to call attention to their efforts to beautify the city by holding a Flower Mart at the base of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon, selling crab cakes their cooks prepared and...
  • Inner Harbor Eiffel Tower?

    Inner Harbor Eiffel Tower?
    No doubt the city and the Baltimore Development Corp. are right that the Inner Harbor, like any tourist attraction, needs updating every now and then. But some of the proposals they've gotten for a new signature structure feel a bit random — more...
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