| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Baltimore City Councilman Robert W. Curran is tired of hearing about motorists whose cars were towed for reasons he finds ridiculous — for being parked outside the white lines in a supermarket lot, for instance, or at a fast food restaurant when the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:35 PM
A judge with the Maryland Public Service Commission proposed Thursday to categorize Uber and other popular rideshare companies as "common carriers" — and subject them to the same regulations as taxis.
Uber has threatened to leave the state if the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The American Lung Association's latest ranking for U.S. cities with the worst air pollution rates the Baltimore-Washington area ninth worst for ground-level ozone, exceeded only by smog-shrouded regions of California and Texas. No other community on the...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:54 PM
In New York City in the 1930s, '40s and '50s, when city laws made it illegal to serve gay patrons or hire gay employees, it took a lot of money and clout for a gay establishment to stay ahead of the vice police and remain open.
The city's entrenched...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Four West Baltimore residents have been charged with assaulting and robbing two people early Friday morning on a Federal Hill street, police said.
A 24-year-old woman told police she and a male friend, 28, were walking in the 100 block Ostend St....
| May 4, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Quarters? How quaint.
When paying city parking meters, Baltimore drivers may soon be able to rely on smartphones. Just as in cities such as Washington and Tel Aviv, Paris and San Francisco, Baltimore is looking to develop an app for that.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Following religious values taught as a youth can be difficult for many when entering adulthood, but Charm City Tribe, a two-year-old program in the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, aspires to reconnect people in their 20s and 30s to Judaic...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Custodians at the Church of the Redeemer have struggled this winter to keep its sidewalks clear of snow, but the one flush against North Charles Street in Homeland — buried by nearly every plow that passes — proved too much.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Our driver to the airport told us with pride that Baltimore for the past few years had been the fastest growing city in America. He asked what place we call home and one of us replied Connecticut. "Lots of folks moving here from Boston and New York," he...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The city vetoed plans Tuesday for a proposed open-air beer garden across from Cross Street Market in Federal Hill, but one of the owners says it'll open by Oktoberfest.
"There will be a beer garden there come October," said the Crossbar owner, Brian...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The overnight snowfall has prompted a flurry of snow-day specials from some Baltimore restaurants and bars. Other establishments have announced that they will be closing for the day.
On Monday, these restaurants and bars put out word about their plans....