• The Baltimore SunPark Cafe reopens under new ownership

    The Park Cafe & Coffee Bar reopened Wednesday under new ownership.The Bolton Hill eatery and coffee shop closed this summer after previous owner David Hart decided to take a break from running the establishment to take personal time off.Previous Park Cafe employee Elsa Valdes and her brother Jorge Gonzalez now own the business, said Hart in a message to The Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunLack of transportation keeping Baltimore residents from jobs at BWI Marshall, CEO says

    Lack of transportation presents the biggest obstacle to Baltimore residents who want to work at BWI Marshall Airport, the airport’s CEO told a group of business executives Wednesday.Growth in the numbers of passengers and airlines has led to an expansion of the airport’s roughly 14,000-person workforce, a number of whom do live in Baltimore. But getting Baltimoreans to the airport Read more...

  • The Washington PostDoes Baltimore want Colin Kaepernick? We asked 21 Ravens fans. The answer: It's complicated.

    There were 1,072 passes thrown over the first full week of NFL preseason action, none from the arm of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The former San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback remains unsigned by an NFL team, while NFL fans debate whether it’s because of his 2016 national anthem protest for racial equality and against police brutality, or for his play on Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunYBS Skola, Tate Kobang to headline scaled-back AFRAM Festival

    Baltimore rappers YBS Skola and Tate Kobang are among the musical highlights for this year’s scaled-back AFRAM Festival, set for Saturday* in Druid Hill Park.A smaller version of the African-American Festival that was held over two days in the M&T Bank Stadium and Camden Yards parking lots, AFRAM will also feature performances from R&B singer London Savoy, spoken-word artist Phraze Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunLoch Bar opening Boca Raton location

    Loch Bar is following its sister restaurant from Harbor East to Florida with a second location in Boca Raton’s Mizner Park mall.Seating 200 diners inside plus 75 on its patio, the 5,500-square-foot seafood restaurant is expected to open before the end of the year, according to a news release from Atlas Restaurant Group. Courtesy of Atlas Restaurant Group A rendering Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunAll signs point to Clementine's closure, again

    After reopening less than a year ago, it appears Clementine, a restaurant in Hamilton-Lauraville, has closed again.OpenTable indicates the restaurant is permanently closed, and a message on the restaurant’s voicemail says it has temporarily suspended business to focus on its catering and events arm. That’s the same reason the restaurant closed in 2015 after seven years. Sarah Meehan For more Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunBaltimore home sales, prices rose in July as inventory constricted

    Home sales and prices in the Baltimore region rose in July as housing inventory continued to dwindle, limiting buyers’ choices.The sales of 3,589 properties closed in July, inching up 0.8 percent from the same month last year, according to a report released Thursday by the local multiple listing service.The median sales price also inched up 0.9 percent, to $270,000, the Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunUnder new ownership, Maggie's Farm is finding its footing

    In its five-year lifespan, Maggie’s Farm in Lauraville has had a complicated history. New proprietor Abdul A. Saeed may be the one to bring stability to one of the neighborhood’s favorite hangouts.Saeed, who took over the restaurant in March, plans to move to the community from Middle River.“I love the neighborhood and the nice people,” he said.We’ve been following Maggie’s Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunNew restaurant, In Bloom, replacing Liv2Eat in Federal Hill

    The owners of Liv2Eat in Federal Hill are teaming up with another culinary couple to open a new restaurant in the Light Street space.After five years, husband and wife Kevin Perry and Cecilia Benalcazar, who own Liv2Eat, are partnering with Cyrus and Angela Keefer to open In Bloom.Cyrus Keefer and Perry will run the kitchen together, while Angela Keefer and Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunDemonstrators in Baltimore rally in solidarity with Charlottesville

    About 40 people turned out to Penn-North station Saturday night to stand in solidarity with counter-protesters who faced off against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., earlier in the day.A number of counter-protesters from Baltimore were in the crowd in Charlottesville, where violent clashes broke out and a car plowed through a group of people, killing one and injuring Read more...