| Nov 26, 2010
| 3:44 PM
Black Friday not too strong for shoes
In past years, shoppers had complained about parking in the Harbor East area. This year, Harbor East is offering free parking for three hours for any shopper who can produce $100 worth of receipts for area stores,...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:05 AM
The City Council president showed me his underwear. The state prosecutor let me try on Sheila Dixon’s ill-gotten mink. A state delegate swore at me for asking why she’d lied about her age. A priest denounced me from the pulpit. And David Simon...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 5:21 AM
Even if the size of Maryland government never shrinks, the size of some lawmakers does.
The big news coming out of Crisfield, where Maryland politicos gathered Wednesday for the annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake: Medifast is catching on with...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:17 AM
"Do you remember," the invitation begins, "picking up trash outside of an event just as the Governor was pulling up in his car?
"Calling the State Police for directions when late for a press conference and horribly lost?
"Using a cell phone the size...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 1:42 PM
This is what happens when you reduce your big international trade mission to a tweet, as Maryland Economic Development Secretary Christian S. Johansson did:
"Key take away from Governor and Madame Liu mtg at Chinese 'White House': 'There is more that...
| May 26, 2011
| 3:39 AM
Someone called to testify Wednesday before the grand jury looking into the Ehrlich campaign's deceptive Election Day robocalls tells me Towson attorney Robert B. Green was in the waiting room, offering to consult with any witnesses connected to the...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:39 AM
If the nation’s mayors have been AWOL from their respective City Halls lately, they’ve probably been ducking out to their local bocce courts, warming up for Baltimore.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors meets here for four days starting Friday,...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 3:05 AM
On the same day that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced his engagement to Karmen Bailey Walker, theft charges were dropped against Walker’s sister, Karen Yvette Bailey.
Well, yeah, probably.
I love a good scandal as much as the next...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 5:45 AM
You'd think recent indictments in the Bob Ehrlich robocall case would have scared off political dirty tricksters. That doesn't appear to be the case.
Near as I can tell, Sun op-ed columnist Marta Mossburg is not running for mayor. Nor is she changing the...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 3:05 AM
Michael Scheyer lost his wife five years ago, then lost work as demand for electricians withered with the economy. Things have been so tight that he recently went through some old boxes in a back room at his North Carolina home to see if there might be...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 12:47 PM
Who says Martin O'Malley, who's been in Asia burnishing his foreign-policy credentials and all around the U.S. as head of the Democratic Governors Association, has lost interest in all that needs doing here in Maryland?
The governor will be hard at...