| May 12, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Stretches of 18 failing streets in Baltimore are slated for reconstruction in the coming fiscal year, their problems reaching deeper than the potmarked asphalt characterizing so many area roadways after a rough winter.
Make that 17.
One entry on the...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:42 AM
No doubt there were some lumps in throats at Amtrak headquarters last month when they heard the words "collapse" and "rail line" in Baltimore. As it happens, it was a CSX freight line that was affected by the loss of a 120-year-old retaining wall in...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:55 AM
The deluge forecast to soak the region Friday could make for a soggy, miserable Black-Eyed Susan Day at Pimlico Race Course — though officials remain confident in a fast track for a sunny and cool Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
A cold front was...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Repairing the city block that collapsed during heavy rains in Charles Village last month will cost the city more than $18.5 million, according to city officials and a cost estimate released Tuesday.
The Department of Transportation will request...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Sometimes, a band is born from a riff.
Last year, as senior jazz majors in Towson University's music program, Dan Ryan and Greg Wellham built the foundation of their first song, “Find You,” around a circular guitar pattern.
As the song...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Imagine a bar with all-you-care-to-taste selections of more than 60 beers, 40 bourbons -- all for one flat cover.
It would need to be a pretty big bar, say, the size of the expansive Cow Palace at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium?
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Accused of not hanging up their jackets, two defendants giggled and squirmed in their seats like schoolgirls, which they were.
"How do you plead?" asked Leila Pearsall, 8, of Hamilton.
"Guilty," said the girls, also 8, who had the option of paying 50-...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Doug and Gretchen Moran, owners of a home-based software company in California, said they can live wherever they want.
And what they want are good schools for their children, Jack, 5, and Isabel, 8 — especially Jack, who they say is both a...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's controversial comments about walking across the street if he saw a young black man wearing a hoodie coming toward him late at night got me to thinking about an experience I had 30 years ago.
One night while walking...
| May 6, 2014
| 11:15 AM
I along with thousands of others wish to reach out to the residents who homes and belongings were devastated as a result of the horrible landslide along 26th Street in Charles Village ("Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across...
| May 2, 2014
| 9:50 AM
While much of the Northeast continued to dry out from devastating rains Friday, one Baltimore city block swallowed by a sinkhole will take longer to heal.
Dramatic video captured the city block in Charles Village collapsing after fierce thunderstorms...