The city rewrites its zoning code for the first time in 40 years.
At first, changing a city’s zoning code may sound quite boring. But, upon closer look, it could mean things like more community gardens, fixing up abandoned buildings, creating bike parking, and...
Baltimore celebrates the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with two special events this month.
First up is the play The Mountaintop, which brings alive the man himself as he unwinds after delivering what would be his final speech in Memphis in early April, 1968. In room 306 of the Lorraine...
Exposé: City Paper’s “Keeping Secrets”
City Paper’s shocking story about a Fells Point barkeep accused of raping two young girls shed a harsh light on the disconnect between mental-health services in...
Are there really more youth sports concussions these days, or does it just seem that way?
In an office adorned with brightly-colored athletic jerseys on every wall, Kevin Crutchfield—director of LifeBridge Health’s Comprehensive Sports Concussion Program—practices neurology as if it’s a...
<p>A group of Catholics finds a local bar blasphemous.</p>
A priest walks into a bar. . . . No, it’s not the start of a joke, but closely mirrors a dispute between some Catholics and a Fells Point watering hole.
Recently, a group of religious devotees...
<p>Maryland's Oldest & Oddest Congressman Fights For His Political Life</p>
Congressman Roscoe Bartlett doesn't have an entourage.
Almost every morning, around 6 a.m., the 20-year veteran of the House of Representatives, who will turn 86 in June, drives his Toyota Prius...
Who has it. Who's lost it. And how to get it.
Delegate Keiffer Mitchell Jr. is at a cafe, being interviewed for this story, when his cell phone rings. "Hang on a sec, I've got to take this," he says. He leans away and answers the phone. He's...
With layoffs, the encroaching Internet, and the recession, is Baltimore's paper of record on the verge of collapse?
Shortly before 2:30 on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 29, Baltimore Sun technology reporter Gus Sentementes went to pick up his lunch around the corner from the paper's Calvert Street offices.
Our big payday poll tells you who earns what, from your bartender to Mr. Big
As the year wound to a close, you couldn't swing a financial analyst around your head without hitting a news story about the derailing economy, dwindling retirement stocks, and the climbing...
Do we want a city flush with high-tech public toilets?
Unless you're personally responsible for cleaning up our public spaces, you're out and about around 2 a.m., or you spend a lot of time in parking garage stairwells, you might not fully appreciate a...