| Dec 26, 2010
Almost 300 years ago, Rachael Howard and her betrothed, Charles Ridgely, were given a large tract of land in Southwest Baltimore as a wedding gift from her father.
Decades later in 1798, Michael Warner, a politician from a wealthy local family, built a...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 7:21 PM
Reconstruction of this earthquake-crippled nation hangs on a simple, potentially explosive question: Who owns the land?
Take this spot below the city's main transmission lines off the Delmas 33 road. Before the earthquake eight months ago, goats grazed...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Baltimore County police are investigating a stabbing attack and robbery Saturday on two men at the light rail station on West Patapsco Avenue near Cherry Hill.
It was the second robbery at the station in two weekend nights, according to the Maryland...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Two photographers who were detained by Maryland Transit Administration police this year and told they were forbidden to take pictures of MTA facilities expressed relief Wednesday after the head of the agency flatly repudiated the officers' actions....
| May 31, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Christopher Fussell likes to take pictures of trains and buses. The 29-year-old Oregonian has shot photos and video of transit systems all over the United States.
It wasn't until he came to Baltimore, he said Tuesday, that he was detained for...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 9:07 AM
A forthcoming dinner at Woodberry Kitchen won't be like the many others the restaurant serves on a weeknight.
Sure, there will be six courses, including Snow Hill oysters, a slow-roasted ham, braised shank with potatoes and carrots.
But there will...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Ever since I heard some enterprising Baltimoreans used pit bulls to try to shake down "The Wire" crew for money, I've wondered: Did the scheme actually work?
In case you missed it, I reported earlier this week that an online travel show visiting parts of...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Jeff King spent the day car shopping, but only after starting out with his ritual stop at Dunkin' Donuts.
Gary Jones got ready for what he hoped to be the first of many golf outings and performed chores from the proverbial "honey-do" list.
| Jan 30, 2011
Ray Bahr ought to be taking it easy. He's 75 and retired after a successful career as a cardiologist. Instead, the Canton resident finds himself prowling alleys in East Baltimore on the lookout for illegally dumped trash and goading city officials to...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 5:50 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — This was going to be about fun and games. That's what drives the Outdoor Retailer trade show, the twice-annual event that fills the city's Salt Palace with the gear and goodies that you, dear consumer, will be lusting after next...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:37 PM
A year ago, Hope Tarr found herself marveling at a new beer garden inBrooklyn.
Tarr, who co-created an iPhone app that tracks beer gardens in New York City, had grown up in Baltimore listening about these outdoor promised lands where German suds flowed...