| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:43 PM
The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, a key venue in the blossoming Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District, is getting a new president with a history of sparking the redevelopment of an arts community.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:55 AM
Every year at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, rows and rows of handmade material sit in booths for on-lookers to gaze at and admire. And behind the uniquely crafted jewelry and perfectly glazed ceramic pieces sits an artist, whose work on...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration plans to propose bigger property tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore — including the site of a new Amazon warehouse — to bring more jobs to the area.
A new "focus area," which must...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In East Baltimore, the 1200 block of North Broadway was once almost entirely vacant. Now a woman who moved to the city from Parkville has made it her family's home. There were once 25 vacants on this block; only six remain, all of which are under...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:39 PM
In recent years, Scapescape has emerged as one of the most exciting music festivals in the city. The lineup for this year's event, which will take place across six Station North stages (addresses to come later) on Aug. 30-Sept. 1, was released on Impose...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:06 AM
At 9 a.m. Friday, highways around Baltimore were mostly running smoothly as rush hour wrapped up. The State Highway Administration reported no incidents or lane closures in the region.
Meanwhile, motorists in Baltimore should be aware of a series of road...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:37 PM
At first glance — best shielded, given the sun's fierce glare reflected from all the chrome — the 7,500-pound, 29-feet-long "Finnjet" suggests transport for intergalactic travelers with a pronounced sense of humor.
More than 80 lights and...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:38 AM
It’s hot. Too hot to be outside. But here you are, lounging by the pool at the Tiki Barge in South Baltimore, watching the ice melt in your half-empty Jack and Coke.
You’d love to take a dip in the pool, if the water wasn’t 85...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Last summer, Baltimore writer Justin Sirois was mentally and physically exhausted, and his work was to blame.
The 34-year-old's debut novel, 2012's "Falcons on the Floor," attempted to humanize Fallujah's bloody war scene. "The Last Book of Baghdad,"...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Remember that card in Monopoly, "Bank error in your favor, collect $200?" With the top-hatted rich guy jumping in surprise and glee as the teller hands him the bills?
In Baltimore, it's more like, "Tax assessment error in your favor, keep the $1.5...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:18 AM
In August 2011, Baltimore singer/songwriter Adam Lempel finally realized he needed to get serious about his music. The epiphany came where many epiphanies occur — in a hospital bed.
"I ended up getting sick. I had a pneumothorax, which is like a...