Citizen Crime Blog
Marcie Jones Brennan started Baltimore Crime, which tracks breaking news and criminal-justice issues, after a possible murder near her Hampden house went unreported...
50 years later, August 28 is still a day about jobs and freedom.
Historians say the 1963 March on Washington culminated 50 years ago on the hot, humid afternoon of August 28, as a throng of some 250,000 people stretched a mile on both sides of the national...
Firsthand accounts of what's happening in Baltimore.
May 07, 2011
Regent’s Drive, College Park
Walking across the stage, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet’s familiar serene figure—bald pate, large glasses, flowing maroon and gold robe—draws a...
A sparkly, new law school is the capstone of UB’s growth.
If you’ve been in midtown lately, you’ve probably noticed the gleaming 12-story building on Mount Royal Avenue that sits in stark contrast to neoclassical Penn Station across the street. It,...
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...