| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:39 PM
A man was shot in the head in the Fells Point neighborhood of Baltimore on Thursday night and was found in the intersection of Eastern Avenue and South Broadway, near the bar district, police said.
Police said the man was shot in the 200 block of...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says the city has nothing to lose and much to gain by borrowing $107 million to pay for new roads, parks and other infrastructure at Harbor Point, a now-empty tract envisioned as a glittering mini-city on Baltimore's...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Alexander's Tavern in Fells Point has some primo outdoor seating alongside the Broadway market, a great spot to enjoy an icy cold beverage of any variety.
While maybe a Bourbon served neat might not make sense when it's 100 degrees out and climbing, we'...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Up to 300 Baltimore homeowners are seeing a jump in property tax bills because the city says they have received excessive credits for historic renovations, according to a city councilman briefed on the issue.
The city has promised not to seek back taxes...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The Sun's characterization of the recent wave of gun violence is inaccurate in referring it as having occurred "in Baltimore City" ("In face of violence, hope that city can come together," July 9).
No one has been shot in Homeland, Guilford, Roland...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:44 PM
A dozen sharks were spied in Baltimore waters Monday. Their arrival was greeted with smiles and much applause.
The first of 20 blacktip reef sharks that will be calling Baltimore's National Aquarium home were released into their new digs Monday. The...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Disruptions to two underground electrical cables have left hundreds of residents in Fells Point and Canton without power or air conditioning as Baltimore experiences one of the hottest stretches of the summer and city officials warn of the potential for...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home.
"I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The 2002 Baltimore Region Rail System Plan envisioned a fully-connected transit system. But budgetary constraints and poor planning have whittled it down to the Red Line — a proposed east-west light rail line whose projected cost has exploded to $2....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:48 AM
Close to 300 commercial properties in Baltimore are getting a property tax break this year thanks to the city’s Enterprise Zone program, which has a stated purpose of attracting development and jobs to poorer areas.
But while the benefits were...
| Aug 27, 2013
To avoid the kind of grid instability and electrical outages in Fells Point, Canton and other growth areas, Maryland should simply require all new residential construction to include at least 3 kilowatts of solar energy per house or apartment. Brownouts...