| 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 31, 2014
| 7:28 AM
A woman sleeping next to her child in her Southwest Baltimore home awoke to the sound of three or four gunshots. Her husband told her to get down. After a few moments, they looked out the window to an empty street.
No one was running. Nothing looked out...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Who exactly J.W. Hogg was to Baltimore's Washington Monument may be a question left for the ages. Master craftsman who helped build it? Or vandal who defaced it?
Hogg's name, written in block letters with a pencil next to the date 1829, was among...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:42 PM
A retired schools employee may have cracked the mystery of the identity of a man who scrawled his signature in the Washington Monument nearly two centuries ago.
After reading an article in Saturday's Baltimore Sun reporting that workers restoring the...
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Sólo un Estado, la soleada Florida, se libra por el momento de la nieve de la tormenta “Pax” que afecta de manera severa al sur y al este de EEUU, pero cuyas consecuencias se notan en todo el país, sobre todo en las comunicaciones, con miles...
| 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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins back in the Philippines, where an international aid effort gathered steam, as resilient Filipinos in battered towns started rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors - with or without help from their...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:49 PM
From its humble origins on the shores of the Patapsco River in industrial and rail-clogged South Baltimore, Charles Street transforms itself during its 10.9-mile journey through the heart of the city as it heads north through the fashionable and wealthy...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:34 AM
The Smithsonian museums and national monuments will begin reopening Thursday as the federal government resumes operations after a late-night Wednesday congressional deal to end the 16-day shutdown.
On its website, the Smithsonian said all of its museums...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80.
Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...