| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Old photographs, newspapers and other miscellaneous "gay pride ephemera" from the last half-century of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Baltimore will be added on Tuesday to one of the nation's most esteemed museum collections....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:07 PM
When Bob and Sunny Riling came home to Cooper City after a family vacation earlier this month, they planned on having plenty of photos from Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia that their kids could share with classmates.
A day before their American...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Just east of Highlandtown in Baltimore's Greektown neighborhood, the exteriors of the two-story brick rowhouses all look pretty much alike. It's the creative details — a painted front door, window trim or stained glass transoms — with which...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Safety precautions are underway downtown to prepare for the more than 50,000 people expected to fill the Inner Harbor Tuesday for Baltimore's annual New Year's Eve fireworks celebration.
The New Year's Eve Spectacular is scheduled from 9 p.m. Tuesday to...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Welcome to Dooby's, which sounds like the worst bar in Key West but which is invested with a great deal of forward-looking style by its owner, Phil Han, whose lifelong nickname is "Dooby."
Dooby's opened in late October and got right to work filling...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:26 PM
SEATTLE — The largest open-pit mine in North America, proposed for Alaska's wild and remote Bristol Bay region, would have a devastating effect on the world's biggest sockeye salmon fishery and the Alaska Natives and fishermen who depend on it,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:45 AM
For more than a decade, First Thursdays, the popular free concert series organized by Towson University's public radio station WTMD, has regularly filled West Mount Vernon Park with thousands of music fans during the summer.
The soundtrack will be...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:48 AM
WTMD's First Thursdays concert last night -- the first of the season -- could be described in many ways, but "damp" comes to mind first. At 5:30 p.m., 90 minutes before the concert began at its new home (Canton Waterfront Park), rain interrupted what...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Lifelong Baltimore resident Richard Greene has been coming to FlowerMart for nearly 50 years.
The 63-year-old retired state employee, who now lives in Tuscany-Canterbury, is one of approximately 40,000 people expected to attend the two-day festival, a...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:48 PM
In one of the city's first historic preservation battles, Baltimore residents paid $17,000 in 1924 to save the soaring Phoenix Shot Tower from a wrecking ball and a future as a Union Oil Company gas station.
Today, preservationists are again rallying...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
March ended with this uplifting news: For the first time in seven years, no U.S. soldiers died that month in combat. Not one.
It's a relieving statistic, suggesting that the heavy toll in lives of U.S. military intervention is coming to an end.