| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Someone over at Downtown Partnership of Baltimore apparently decided that one way to help promote Baltimore would be to partner with Buzzfeed (and, presumably, pay money to Buzzfeed) to make some cool listicles. We had a lot of reactions to one of its...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:58 AM
The Wandering Eye is a new weekday blog series in which members of the City Paper staff give their take on the news of the day.
-People celebrate Labor Day by not working for a day, a tradition that started in the 19th century, when the excesses of...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:33 AM
A Baltimore man filed suit on Sept. 5 against three Baltimore police officers, seeking monetary damages for a strip and anal cavity search he says police performed on him on the sidewalk on the 200 block of North Highland Avenue. As the D.C. Clothesline...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The Washington Post has published the first and second parts of its three-part series about law enforcers seizing cash from motorists, taking more than $2.5 billion with little in the way of legal challenges despite constitutional concerns surrounding the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Daward Lee Falls, the CEO of bankrupt payment-processor Electracash, was charged yesterday in Maryland U.S. District Court with money laundering in connection with illegal gambling. The development is the latest in a long-running Maryland-based...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:27 AM
The most recent round of campaign finance reports for Baltimore City's 12 legislative-district races – a Senate and House race in each of the six districts - were due late May at the Maryland State Board of Elections. The mass of new data reveals...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Location: A swath of east/northeast Baltimore from Midtown to the city line, roughly between Harford Rd. and Route 40 East.
Demographics: Adult population of about 89,000, almost 72 percent black and 24 percent white.
| Jun 17, 2014
Hey Baltimore—and Maryland, even—did you know there is an election coming up on June 24? Politics! Government! Democracy! Voting! A Day Off From Work or at Least an Excuse for Being Late or Leaving Early! Yeah man, Tuesday, June 24 is the...
| Jan 15, 2014
More than a quarter-century has passed since Maryland's last truly competitive Democratic primary for governor in 1986, when Attorney General Stephen Sachs lost to Baltimore Mayor William Donald Schaefer. So this year's polling on June 24 will be...
| Apr 2, 2014
It was only a month ago that most Baltimoreans learned that the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) is contracting to sell off about half of its 10,300 federally subsidized low- income apartments to private companies.
The Baltimore Brew broke...
| Feb 26, 2014
When Christopher Boardman first started working in Baltimore, at the port in the 1970s, he was already a frustrated writer. In the 1960s and early '70s, he'd penned opinions for the progressive Capital Times in Madison, Wisc., and missives for the Distant...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Martin O’Malley Love him or hate him, this has been a good year for Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D). Two O’Malley-backed laws got the nods of the majorities of Maryland voters in last fall’s elections—...