| Nov 18, 2012
| 5:00 AM
In 1987, The Sun's editorial board decided to bestow upon the Johns Hopkins University's then-president, Steven Muller, a newly created award: Marylander of the Year. The distinction was meant to honor the person who "contributed the most to Baltimore and...
| May 12, 2012
| 12:07 PM
As an unseasonably warm St. Patrick's Day drew to a close in Baltimore, teens by the hundreds swarmed downtown, keeping one step ahead of police while battling from corner to corner, mostly with fists, sometimes with knives.
As authorities watched from a...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Several streets around the Inner Harbor will close from 3 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday for a helicopter lift to replace air conditioning units at Harborplace and The Gallery shopping center, city officials said.
Adrienne Barnes, spokeswoman for the city...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 10:36 AM
The downtown Baltimore lunch crowd can look forward to two new fast-food spots opening in May -- Sushi Express and Crazy Kabobs. The new vendors will fill empty space in the food court at The Gallery mall across East Pratt Street from Harborplace.
| Apr 29, 2012
| 1:49 PM
On a sunny spring afternoon, children continue a tradition in the downtown playground next to Annapolis Elementary School: shooting hoops, kicking a ball around, riding the swings. Adults, meanwhile, pursue another generations-old practice: arguing the...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Believe it or not, a seventh-generation member of the Flying Wallenda family plans to walk a high wire above Baltimore's Inner Harbor on May 9.
Nik Wallenda's feat will promote the opening next month of a new Ripley's Believe It or Not "odditorium" in...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:33 AM
I believe to this day that I accepted the job I was offered at the Evening Sun in 1981 because of the Bromo Seltzer clock.
The route from the airport took us right past the downtown tower that (at the time) still defined the Charm City skyline, and I was...
| May 9, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Readers might conclude that they were well served by The Sun editorial page's 1971 endorsement of City Council President William Donald Schaefer for mayor. Perhaps less so by its lament that he was "not an inspiring leader" or its prediction that the city...
| May 8, 2012
| 2:22 PM
For the second time in 40 years, a member of the "Flying Wallenda" family will wow Inner Harbor crowds Wednesday with nothing between him and the murky harbor waters but a wire cable.
Self-proclaimed "King of the High Wire" Nik Wallenda will follow in...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:36 PM
He didn't fall — but it looked like he came close.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda made it nearly all the way across a wire over the Inner Harbor, stepping steadily and deliberately, when he stopped to kneel and pump his fist in the air. He was walking...
| May 15, 2012
| 8:51 AM
The Brass Elephant could soon be reopening. Well, not the Brass Elephant exactly. A restaurant named The Museum is set to open within weeks at 924 N. Charles St., the elegant Mount Vernon townhouse that the Brass Elephant called home for almost 30 years...