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  • Arts prize to launch pig-festooned weather station, city's tallest mural

    Arts prize to launch pig-festooned weather station, city's tallest mural
    Five community art projects, including a sculptural weather station featuring a giant pig, a children's garden full of upward-growing, kinetic "sculptures" and Baltimore's tallest mural, will begin transforming some of Baltimore's underused public...
  • Challengers attack Anderson's record in city sheriff's race

    Challengers attack Anderson's record in city sheriff's race
    According to his challengers in the Democratic primary, John W. Anderson is woefully unqualified to continue as Baltimore's sheriff. He's mismanaged his agency, they say, allowed thousands of warrants to go unserved and kept an intentionally low profile...
  • Steve Clevenger says he's 'going to do my best' to fill in for Matt Wieters

    Steve Clevenger says he's 'going to do my best' to fill in for Matt Wieters
    Steve Clevenger said he's viewing the next few weeks simply: No pressure, no fanfare. Yes, the Mount St. Joseph graduate and former Pigtown resident is now the starting catcher for his hometown Orioles and has been called on to replace the injured...
  • City works on spending plan for casino money

    City works on spending plan for casino money
    After the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opens later this year, the city needs to figure out how to spend an estimated windfall of at least $15 million a year meant for the neighborhoods around the casino. Officials and community members said they want to...
  • Old Bay aims to extend its reach

    Old Bay aims to extend its reach
    If you composed a list of local brands that could be considered venerable, Old Bay would probably sit at the top. From popcorn to pizza — and the seasoning's most beloved partner, steamed crabs — Marylanders have found many uses for the...
  • T.J. McFarland recalled from Triple-A Norfolk; Orioles mulling next step with Tommy Hunter

    Left-hander T.J. McFarland was prepared to make his scheduled start for Triple-A Norfolk on Friday when he received a call telling him he was headed to Baltimore to give a depleted bullpen an extra arm. McFarland arrived at Camden Yards about 90 minutes...
  • Manny Machado out of starting lineup with groin stiffness, but Orioles optimistic he can avoid DL stint

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was not in the starting lineup for Friday’s game against the Cleveland Indians at Camden Yards, but manager Buck Showalter said the team believes Machado can avoid going on the disabled list. Machado left...
  • Pigtown's Steve Clevenger goes from watching Opening Day in the stands to being on the field

    Pigtown's Steve Clevenger goes from watching Opening Day in the stands to being on the field
    Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger regularly made it to Opening Day at Camden Yards growing up, even if it meant missing school. Clevenger grew up just across the street from Oriole Park in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore, so making his first Opening...
  • Baltimore kicks off neighborhood holiday shopping campaign

    Baltimore kicks off neighborhood holiday shopping campaign
     Baltimore will kick off its annual "Miracle on Main Streets" holiday shopping campaign Thursday in an effort to encourage residents to shop in the city's nine Main Street neighborhoods. The coordinated promotion among the neighborhoods features special...
  • Senators press Batts on city crime

    Senators press Batts on city crime
    Baltimore's state senators pressed police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts on Thursday to address city residents' fears in the aftermath of the spate of killings that started the year. Batts tried to assure them that he was "just as upset as you are" and...
  • Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying

    Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying
    Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy. The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...