May 17, 2013
City schools CEO Andrés Alonso's performance was marked by, "a series of cheating scandals - found by the state to have taken place during the year the district's progress was most celebrated" and further under his tenure, "The system had paid $14 million in overtime over several years, with the top earner being Alonso's driver. " ("City schools chief Alonso resigns," May 6.) This track record will help recruit the next "great urban education reformer"? Lauding this man's "leadership," or I should say, "oversight," of Baltimore City schools, is bizarre.
September 5, 2012
A new information box will accompany this Sunday's review of Family Meal, Bryan Volaggio's new Frederick restaurant. At a glance, you'll be able to see, along with the information we've always provided about hours of operation, prices and location, some additional context that readers have been encouraging us to provide. We are now including notes about parking and reservations as well as, when applicable, about dietary considerations and accommodations for children. We'll also let you know about the noise level.
April 19, 2013
More than a year-and-a-half ago, The Baltimore Sun stopped offering the app you are using right now. Effective May 23, the app will be retired to coincide with the launch of our new mobile-optimized site. You may visit this new site now at http://touch.baltimoresun.com . The site, accessible via any modern Web browser, was specially built for touchscreens and automatically adjusts to whatever smartphone or tablet you are using. Access to the “touch” site content follows the same model as our desktop site.
March 24, 2013
Ed Reed doesn't want to say goodbye, but he does want to say thanks. The former Ravens safety took out a full page ad in the Sports section of today's Baltimore Sun to deliver a message to the fans who have cheered him for more than a decade. The ad reads: Ravens Nation, My eleven seasons in Baltimore were more than I would have ever imagined, which is why I have such deep love for you all. I will forever cherish my time with the Ravens and the chills that ran down my spine when I finally kissed the Lombardi Trophy.
April 23, 2010
The Baltimore Sun was named newspaper of the year and first in website excellence in the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association annual awards contest. The Sun won 30 awards in the editorial contest, including first-place prizes in public service, education, editorial and column writing, and photography, the association announced Friday. Competing in the division for dailies with 75,000 or more circulation, The Sun also placed first for coverage of state government, sports, and arts and entertainment.
March 29, 1993
No. School .. .. .. .. Record .. Pts.1. North Carolina . .. 7-0 .. .. 802. Princeton ... .. .. 2-1 .. .. 713. Johns Hopkins .. .. 4-1 .. .. 604. Syracuse . .. .. .. 2-2 .. .. 535. Brown .. . .. .. .. 3-0 .. .. 486. Loyola ... .. .. .. 2-2 .. .. 417. Virginia . .. .. .. 4-1 .. .. 348. Navy .. .. .. .. .. 4-1 .. .. 239. Army .. .. .. .. .. 5-0 .. .. 1510. Duke . .. .. .. .. 5-2 .. ... 7Others receiving votes: Towson State 4, Massachusetts 4.The Baltimore Sun's 1993 poll voters are: Navy coach Bryan Matthews, Cornell coach Richie Moran, Syracuse coach Roy Simmons, Virginia coach Dom Starsia and Baltimore Sun reporters Doug Brown, Paul McMullen, Mike Preston and Bill Tanton.
March 22, 2012
The Baltimore Sun staff and its favorite fans and followers are gathering on Wednesday, March 28 at Bond Street Social. The Baltimore Sun meetup at Bond Street Social goes from 6 to 8 p.m. Happy hour prices will be in effect throughout with $4 for all beers, $5 for call drinks and wine and $6 select specialty cocktails. Bond Street Social is very social. All of chef Neill Howell's plates are meant to be shared. Signature "Social Drinks" are brought to the table in an 80-ounce infusion jar, perfect for sharing among your fellow Sun fans and even with the Sun staff, who are generally deligthed to share just about anything except their byline.
August 2, 2009
Readers are now able to search and purchase digitized microfilm copies of articles published in The Baltimore Sun from its first issue, on May 17, 1837, through the last day of 1945 - more than 100 years of historical material. To subscribe to this service, go to baltimoresunstore.com and click on "search for articles." In the past, Sunstore could only offer digitized article searches from September 1990. The Baltimore Sun is working to make available its articles from 1946 through September 1990 as well.