| Mar 11, 2015
| 5:42 PM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's upcoming centennial season will include high-profile soloists such as cellist Yo-Yo Ma and violinist Joshua Bell, specially commissioned new music, a multimedia collaboration with NPR's Kitchen Sisters, a concert ...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:57 AM
Continued bitter cold, snow, and ice could not dampen Baltimore’s murder rate very much. There were 13 murders in February this year, against just 10 in 2014. Still, last year the city had two more murders as of this date.
Monday, Feb. 23
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:46 PM
Boston, at about the same size and population of Baltimore, has 23 officially designated neighborhoods. By any count, official or not, Baltimore has a few hundred. So much of our identity and loyalty is tied to our tiny neighborhoods, and our tight travel...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Though the Army-Navy game was taking place at M&T Bank Stadium, the real tactical battle was between the Baltimore Police Department and the People's Power Assembly-led Day of Anger protesters.
Moments after the protest started at McKeldin Fountain...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Less than a week before his moving day, Manoj Jha doesn’t know where he’ll be living. He knows it will be federal prison, he hopes it will be a minimum security camp, but the U.S. Marshals office has not yet told him, as of Tuesday, Nov. 24,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Baltimore City’s first manufacturing forum took place on Oct. 7 in the Hilton, a deluxe hotel the city spent $300 million to build, which has lost about $50 million since its 2008 opening.
Caron Brace, the Mayor’s press secretary, and...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:53 PM
"We been peaceful all day, and now everybody want to show your ass," Joseph Kent, a 21-year-old student from Morgan State University, said from the center of the crowd near the end of Tuesday's protests over the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 1:42 PM
In paint-splattered, brown work boots, clean black jeans, and a black Andy Warhol T-shirt (neatly tucked in), Jeffrey Kent hops down a couple of steps into the main area of the dimly lit gallery. “Watch your step, everywhere in here,” he warns...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 12:20 PM
When Tre’Quan, a student of mine, threw hands at a student in the cafeteria of the repurposed William H. Lemmel Middle School in West Baltimore this fall and then resisted police—getting cuffed and put in the squad car—most in the school...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The McKeldin Fountain (dedicated as The Waterfall), which is expected to be demolished in the next year, sits between the northbound and southbound lanes of Light Street at Pratt. Its upper reaches hold the skywalks that once spread across downtown in a...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:18 AM
WEDNESDAY: Chicago-based bassist and composer Matt Ullery leads a quartet at An die Musik Live.Juan Wauters of The Beets and Guy Blakeslee of The Entrance Band play solo at the Metro Gallery.Don’t miss: Baltimore DJ/weirdo Schwarz kicks off his...
| May 28, 2014
It was Reagan who lied to us first.
The "us" is a room of about 30 people, overwhelmingly of the Millennial set. We're gathered in Highlandtown listening to a panel of CEOs, nonprofit founders, artists, and students talk about what they're doing to...