Long before writing Young Thurgood, Larry Gibson broke down Baltimore’s political barriers.
In the garage beneath the downtown law offices of Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler, Larry Gibson lifts a piece of luggage loaded with hardcover copies of his award-winning book, Young Thurgood...
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...
Martin O'Malley is on the short list of Democratic presidential contenders. Can he win?
Another body cannot possibly squeeze into the packed house at James Joyce’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, an early anchor in Harbor East when it served its first Guinness pint and plate of corned beef...
After Maryland’s highest court finds pit bulls “inherently dangerous,” the breed’s supporters take their fight to the General Assembly.
Still carrying his Nerf dart gun, 10-year-old Dominic Solesky ran outside and down the alley behind his family’s East Towson row home after hearing his friend, Scotty Mason, screaming.
At 70, Maryland’s longest-serving Senate President isn’t stepping aside anytime soon.
Reality set in during the 11th hour of the final day of the General Assembly last April at the State House in Annapolis. The last day of session—known as sine die, which in Latin means to adjourn...
Would you ever date someone who was a member of an opposing political party?
Heath Harris, 28, financial advisor: Date? Yes. Be serious with? No.
Lorrie Jane Jamison, 46, patient coordinator: What about James Carville and Mary Matalin? Their dinner conversations have to be...
Firsthand Accounts Of What's Happening in Baltimore
JULY 14, 2012NO. 22, BRONZED: EUTAW & CAMDEN STS.
The picnic area by the Camden Yards bullpen is fancier than ever: waiters in bowties, drinks on silver trays. It’s obvious today is special. The...
Let’s face it: For a least a century, Baltimore has had something of an inferiority complex. Maybe it’s because our location makes it too easy to compare us to those bigger places, like D.C., Philly...
<p>A curious piece of Baltimore’s political history fades away.</p>
Folks entering the front door of the Hampden Republican Club are not greeted by political functionaries. There’s no phone bank getting out the vote for the upcoming election, no signs promoting GOP...
Maryland's Oldest & Oddest Congressman Fights For His Political Life
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...