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  • Louis G. Hecht, sign company owner

    Louis G. Hecht, sign company owner
    Louis G. Hecht, an owner of the Triangle Sign Co. and an antiques appraiser who immersed himself in Baltimore's classic jazz scene, died of congestive heart failure Saturday, his 92nd birthday, at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital. He lived...
  • Gusty winds, highs in mid-30s amid sunshine Thursday

    Gusty winds, highs in mid-30s amid sunshine Thursday
    A cold front brought a return to frigid temperatures overnight, with highs Thursday forecast in the mid-30s amid gusty winds. Wind chills were expected to drop into the teens Thursday morning and in the 20s in the afternoon. Sustained winds of 20-30 mph...
  • Under Armour loses Johnny Manziel bid to Nike

    Under Armour loses Johnny Manziel bid to Nike
    Under Armour has lost its apparent bid for an endorsement deal with Johnny Manziel, the former Texas A&M quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner known as "Johnny Football." Manziel, the possible first overall pick in the NFL draft, has signed a multi-year...
  • Class of the month: REV60 Zen

    Class of the month: REV60 Zen
    The lights are low and the bass is thumping, but the cycle room at Rev Cycle Studio in McHenry Row is no dance club. Halfway into the studio's Rev60 Zen class — a "fusion" of 40 minutes of cycling and 20 of yoga — a dozen cyclists are pedaling...
  • After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday

    After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday
    Monday's snowfall introduced a spell of more dangerous cold that could continue to disrupt work, school and travel in the region for several days. Temperatures early Tuesday morning were forecast to threaten a record dating to 1873, with lows in the...
  • 'Major storm' expected to bring ice, up to 8 inches snow

    'Major storm' expected to bring ice, up to 8 inches snow
    A winter that hasn't pulled any punches has started to sock the region again Monday, with as much as 8 inches of snow expected followed by another round or two of single-digit temperatures. As of 5:30 a.m. about an inch has fallen in Reisterstown and...
  • Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore

    Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore
    The port of Baltimore's continuing labor dispute, which boiled over in a three-day dockworkers strike in October before a three-month "cooling-off" period, now simmers with uncertainty. Labor peace in the port seems precarious. A contract covering the...
  • Harbor Point a model for brownfield revitalization [Commentary]

    Harbor Point a model for brownfield revitalization [Commentary]
    Cities around the world are working to revitalize brownfield sites — areas where redevelopment or reuse may be complicated by some kind of contaminant — particularly in former waterfront industrial zones, where there is often the greatest...
  • Longshoremen again reject Baltimore port contract, with support of national union

    Longshoremen again reject Baltimore port contract, with support of national union
    Unionized longshoremen who work the docks at the port of Baltimore voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to reject a contract proposal from their employers, once again extending a labor standoff that has destabilized the state's primary trade hub for months....
  • County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks

    County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks
    Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions. Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
  • Longshoremen to vote Tuesday on new contract

    Longshoremen to vote Tuesday on new contract
    Members of a local longshoremen's union are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to accept a contract proposed by employers at the port of Baltimore. The contract covers automobiles, forest products and other break bulk cargo. The union has already...