| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Here we go again: City leaders want to invest more public dollars in the Inner Harbor ("Improving the city's 'playground,''' April 24). One would have thought had learned from the mistakes of the past.
The Inner Harbor long has symbolized the wrong turn...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Charles Kelley stands in Baltimore's historic Lexington Market, chowing down on a Faidley's overstuffed crab cake sandwich.
It doesn't bother the 37-year-old North Carolina man that the market doesn't have gourmet coffee, wine or cheese shops. He's OK...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The Inn at the Black Olive, a 12-suite boutique hotel in Fells Point known for eco-friendly amenities, will be offered for sale at a foreclosure auction Thursday.
An auction by Alex Cooper Auctioneers Inc. is slated for 9 a.m. at the South Caroline...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:32 PM
The good and friendly Irish pub Mick O'Shea's has been a steady presence on a volatile block for going on 20 years. It opened in 1995 but really began to flourish in 2002, when it was taken over by brother and sister Dave Niehenke and Stephanie Webber.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:55 PM
The PriceRite discount supermarket planned for the Mount Clare Junction shopping plaza in West Baltimore will open Wednesday, the chain said today.
The Sun's Steve Kilar reported in October that PriceRite had signed a lease to open in a 39,000-square-...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Every month, the average renter of a high-end apartment in Baltimore pays $1.92 per square foot of space, according to a study of third quarter numbers released Thursday by the commercial real estate research firm Delta Associates.
At almost $2 per...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:14 PM
What's the scariest thing about Halloween? It's the unofficial opening of the holiday entertaining season.
Ina Garten understands. The Food Network star, also known as the Barefoot Contessa, doesn't pretend home entertaining is easy, on any scale. "It'...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:57 AM
The Maryland Crab and Oyster Celebration continues through Sunday.
Look for chefs' specials featuring Maryland crab and oyster at some 20 restaurants. Alewife is dishing up a smoked tomato gazpacho topped with Maryland crab and roasted corn relish;...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Downtown Baltimore gained 10,000 jobs in 2012 — after losing the same number of jobs in 2011, according to the annual State of Downtown report to be released Thursday by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc.
"At the very least, this is a...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:02 AM
The Potbelly Sandwich Shop on Charles and Biddle streets that passersbys have been gaping at is opening Tuesday.
Potbelly, which promotes itself as a "mealtime hangout spot," has existing Baltimore locations in the Inner Harbor and Downtown West as well...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Alyssa Jones felt numb Saturday as she gathered with dozens of other girls on the basketball court of the Downtown Athletic Club.
Dressed in teeny shorts and bedazzled bra tops, the 220 ladies, and some guys as well, were all there pursuing the same...