City Hall is laying the groundwork for a major overhaul of the city-owned market that could cost up to $25 million … But officials acknowledge that managing what happens outside is vital to achieving success inside.
We stayed out of the water at Saturday’s rescheduled Polar Bear Plunge.
(Matthew Paul D’Agostino / For the Baltimore Sun)
You know it is warm outside once the Arabbers make it to Hampden.
36th Street, Hampden, north Baltimore, Md.
Although it’s just nine square blocks in the middle of Baltimore City, Abell is known in part for its vibrantly colored “Painted Lady” rowhouses (an extension of its former Charles Village connection) and historic architecture.
About 70 years ago, Oriole Park burned to the ground in Baltimore’s Abell neighborhood.
Happy Presidents’ Day!
This snow sculpture of Abe Lincoln (styled after the statue at D.C.’s Lincoln Memorial) was watching over Towson this weekend.
Happy Valentine’s Day, hon. Downloadable versions here.
Figured we’d remind you about last year’s Baltimore-themed valentines too.
From Baltimore, with love: Happy Valentine’s Day hon. Downloadable versions here.
The Front Page: Feb. 12, 1983
31 years ago today. Bad sign?
Baltimore-born Summer Britcher will take her first run at an Olympic medal today in the women’s luge competition.
There have been a lot of written Baltimore-you’re-tugging-at-my-heartstrings pieces passed along in the past few days. Here’s a roundup of the ones that have caught our eyes, including those not-quite-thinkpieces-but-reflect-on-Baltimore-pieces. Feel free let us know if you see any others.
(People walk on the ice over the Chesapeake Bay during the Big Freeze of 1976-77. Photo courtesy of Bob Grieser)
OK, we’ll grant you it’s cold outside, and it may very well get colder. But so far, this is nothing compared to the great freeze of the winter of 1977.
Guess we can’t complain now…
Ten days until pitchers and catchers report.
Until then, baseball came back to Baltimore this weekend (sort of) with FanFest.