| May 25, 2014
He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming.
The NAACP, a national...
| May 24, 2014
| 7:54 PM
| May 26, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:56 AM
When Eric Meyer's car was booted last year after being ticketed one too many times in Canton, he thought, "Man, there must be a better way to find parking."
So, the 24-year-old began brainstorming with friends over pizza and beer at Verde Pizza. They...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:45 PM
As a resident of Baltimore for almost 20 years, I fully appreciate the effort it takes to find parking in the city, especially in the neighborhoods of Fells Point and Canton ("Canton resident creates app for trading parking spots in Baltimore," May 27)....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:38 AM
This year, the designers of the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House had an unusual problem: getting visitors to take their eyes off the views outside the $3.5 million penthouse on the 23rd floor of Silo Point long enough to look at the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Brian Street stepped outside the barber shop where he works Monday at the mostly abandoned Old Town Mall to see a crowd of people surveying the corridor and discussing plans to demolish some of the empty buildings.
A group of officials, including Gov....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Charles W. "Chuck" Battenfeld Jr., a retired Canton Railroad Co. executive, died April 23 of heart failure at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 95.
His wife of 70 years, Mary Jeannette Battenfeld, a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress, died four...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Orbital Sciences Corp. and Alliant Techsystems Inc. said Tuesday that they plan to merge in a $5 billion deal, creating a new aerospace and defense company called Orbital ATK Inc. that will employ 4,000 people in Maryland and Northern Virginia.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:38 AM
On a rainy night in late March, the studio of WTMD (89.7 FM) looked more like the buzzing set of a classic variety show than home to Towson University's public radio station.
Members of the Baltimore indie-rock group Celebration checked the sounds of...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Meditation seems to be everywhere lately — on talk shows, in yoga studios, even on our smartphones. A recent Time magazine cover story announced that we're in the midst of "The Mindful Revolution." Celebrities including hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons...