| Mar 26, 2012
| 8:20 AM
The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar begins its 35th season April 1. This is the second year the popular market is starting so early. Until 2003, when it was moved up to the first week in May, the opening came in early June.
Last year, skeptics...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:34 AM
Along most of America's coastline, crustaceans get boiled. Sometimes in plain old Yankee water. Sometimes in spicy Cajun stock. Whatever the liquid, there's a whole pot of it bubbling away. Whatever the seafood — Maine lobster, Carolina blue crab,...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:08 AM
It is in Elsa Walsh's warm and unpretentious nature that she would not toss her husband's name around like confetti.
So when architect Stephen Muse raced back from looking at a piece of waterfront property to tell her how amazing it was and how much he...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 7:02 PM
Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to be published by the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, made his first appearance in a military courtroom Friday on charges that could land him in prison for...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, the former intelligence analyst accused in the largest leak of classified material in U.S. history, was formally charged Thursday with aiding the enemy and violating the Espionage Act.
Manning, who is accused of giving hundreds...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 4:29 PM
— Residents of Kent Island are never far from the water. That's what drew many of them to the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay, where they're close to boating, fishing and all nature's bounty.
But for the mostly tidy cottages, bungalows and...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:47 PM
A second ground rent reform law has been invalidated, with an Anne Arundel County judge ruling that the 2007 law dealing with collection of overdue rents is unconstitutional because it tramples ground rent holders' property rights.
The holding of...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 6:47 PM
Attorneys for thousands of ground-rent holders told an Anne Arundel County judge Wednesday that a reform law tramples their property rights, particularly through a process that they say makes delinquent rent collection cost more than the rent payments are...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Since Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso took the helm four years ago, only about one-quarter of the system's principals have remained in their posts, a high turnover rate that has rankled education advocates who say they are concerned that leadership...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 11:53 AM
When the Humane Society of the United States calls, rescue groups listen.
So in April, when Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue was asked to assist in the largest horse impoundment ever in Maryland (and one of the largest in the nation), the Mount Airy-...
| 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...