| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:16 PM
I used Russell Street to get to BWI this fall for a vacation. I made a mental note of the progress of the new Horseshoe Casino when I left. About 14 days later, the construction seemed to have doubled. Certainly the construction of this casino ranks as...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:18 AM
As a part of last month's Best Bars collection in The Baltimore Sun, "25 superlatives for Baltimore bars," the award for "Best Orange Crush" was pinned to a Canton favorite, Portside Tavern. And I, for one, was immediately disgruntled.
It's not that I...
| Dec 14, 2013
Date: Sept. 28
Her story: Diz Keller, 33, grew up in Severna Park. She works for a defense contractor. Her parents, Ellen McGee and David Keller, live in Severna Park.
His story: Andrew Harrison, 33, grew up in Rochester, N.Y. He moved to Maryland...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:59 PM
One hundred years ago, Bohemian-born William Oktavec, a butcher by trade and a would-be artist, arrived in Baltimore from New York with his wife and young son. He set up a grocery shop at the corner of North Collington and Ashland avenues in the area...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Bruce Gartner served as acting executive secretary of the Maryland Transportation Authority for seven months before being named permanently to the position last month.
That was probably a good thing because the Annapolis resident needs to hit the ground...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Holy Frijoles in Hampden and Frederick's on Fleet in Canton are the subjects of a cable TV show being taped in Baltimore this week.
The show, being developed for the TruTv network, appears to be a variation of "Wife Swap," the reality show in which...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:31 PM
City officials are poised to pay a New York-based firm $286,000 to redesign and host Baltimore government's website.
The Board of Estimates is slated to vote Wednesday on a proposal to hire Interpersonal Frequency LLC to overhaul the city's site. The...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:55 PM
A outdated state-owned pier along an industrial stretch of Canton waterfront is one step closer to landing on the open market.
The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a request by the Maryland Port Administration on Wednesday to declare the pier and...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The Maryland Port Administration is urging state officials to approve its sale of a 346,0000-square-foot pier in the Canton Industrial Area.
The Clinton Street Marine Terminal, which has seen little use for decades, sits across the Inner Harbor from...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Bay Cafe, a Canton waterfront restaurant and bar known for its shrimp salad sandwiches and laid-back atmosphere, will close at year's end.
The news of the closing was confirmed by Bay Cafe's longtime co-owner David Naumann, who said that he began...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Thursday's docket for the board of liquor license commissioners for Baltimore City was mostly concerned with infractions of the liquor board code.
Among the establishments penalized by the board, all for first-time offenses, were Canton's Portside...