| Sep 14, 2012
| 11:14 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The hospital ship USNS Mercy returned to its San Diego home port Friday following a nearly 5-month-long humanitarian mission.
Hundreds of family members were dockside to greeted the crew after the Mercy tied up at Naval Station San Diego...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:02 PM
It's easy to see why the city's sale of the Senator Theatre gave Comptroller Joan Pratt heartburn. The city paid $810,000 for the movie palace three years ago and this week sold it for a $310,000 loss. Worse yet, the city is hardly washing its hands of...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Sebastian Martorana is a stoop storyteller in the finest tradition of Baltimore's stoop storytellers.
The sculptor, a transplant to the city who recognized immediately the cultural meaning of rowhouse marble steps, tells the story of trying to rescue...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:38 AM
CORONADO, Calif. -- Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 12 is scheduled to return to Naval Air Station North Island Thursday following an eight-month deployment aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, the Navy announced.
The squadron nicknamed the...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:02 PM
RANCHITA, Calif. -- Navy and Marine helicopters helped protect the homes of hundreds of rural East County residents Wednesday from a wildfire burning out of control west of Anza Borrego State Park, officials said.
At the request of Cal Fire, the Navy...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:15 AM
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:50 AM
A new restaurant named The Chesapeake will open Monday, according to one of the developers, in Charles North, where another restaurant named the Chesapeake closed more than 20 years ago.
A mainstay of Baltimore dining for decades, the old Chesapeake...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:04 AM
For decades, the well-heeled and hungry went to the Chesapeake Restaurant at the corner of Charles and Lanvale streets for formally served dinners of charcoal-broiled steaks, unabashedly rich seafood dishes like jumbo crab lumps au gratin and a decadent...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Hurry up and finish, willya?
That's becoming almost a rallying cry on the Baltimore arts and entertainment scene, as filmgoers, theater lovers, lounge lizards, even merry-go-round riders wait eagerly for new and refurbished venues to open.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Celebration, the veteran, psychedelic indie-rock quintet from Baltimore, is a live-and-learn type of band.
The last time The Baltimore Sun spoke to lead singer Katrina Ford, it was 2011, and she was turning the St. John's Baltimore church into a concert...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Two food-truck events were scheduled for the weekend. But concerns about Tropical Storm Andrea have led the organizers of The Gathering to cancel Friday night's food-truck rally in Canton.
This was to be the first-ever trip to Canton for the traveling...