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April 3, 1992
Numerous streets and intersections will be closed temporarily Sunday as Baltimore celebrates the opening of the baseball season.The activity begins with an 8-kilometer footrace from Memorial Stadium to Camden Yards. Later in the morning, areas of the downtown will be blocked off for the Oriole parade down Pratt Street.The following intersections and streets will be closed to all but local traffic for the duration of the race from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.:* Westbound 33rd Street at Loch Raven Boulevard and Ednor Road.
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The Baltimore Sun | November 8, 2013
Sunday's game between the Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium is the first since road and lane closures began near the stadium. Access to and from the stadium has been affected. Here are the streets affected: * A block of Warner Street, located directly south of the stadium, has been permanently closed due to the new casino being built in the area. The closure extends between Worcester and Bayard streets. Fans heading north on Russell Street, who would normally turn right on either of these streets, can now turn right on Worcester Street, which connects to Warner Street.
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NEWS
May 12, 2005
City transportation officials are planning a variety of parking restrictions and road closures, starting tonight, in anticipation of Saturdays WHFS Festival at the M&T Bank Stadium. From midnight until midnight Sunday, the northbound and southbound Russell Street service drive will be closed from West Street to Ostend Street. From 7 a.m. until midnight Saturday, Camden Street will be closed from Howard Street to Russell Street, and Eutaw Street will be closed from Camden Street to Pratt Street.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | October 8, 2013
Eight downtown streets will be closed, lanes will shrink and busses will be diverted to accommodate the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday. The one-day festival includes a marathon race, a half-marathon and other distance races that will take runners through downtown and other parts of the city. For more information on bus route changes, riders can visit mta.maryland.gov, or call 410-539-5000. Roads are expected to be congested and participants and spectators are encouraged to use light rail.
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By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,SUN STAFF | March 27, 1999
With just over a week before Opening Day at Camden Yards, concern about fan safety is again threatening to restrict where streets vendors can peddle their wares.The Maryland Stadium Authority wants to keep pushcart entrepreneurs from operating on the south side of Camden Street next to the stadium because of concern for the throngs of fans who use that walkway area to enter the stadium.Moreover, state regulations prohibit the street vendors from selling their merchandise on state property, the Stadium Authority said yesterday, and a recent land survey found that the south side of Camden Street is owned by the state.
NEWS
April 1, 2002
Several downtown streets will be closed or have parking restrictions beginning at noon today for Opening Day at Camden Yards, which begins at 3:05 p.m., the city Office of Transportation has announced. Camden Street from Howard Street to Washington Boulevard, Eutaw Street from Pratt Street to Camden Street and Lee Street from Ramp D to Russell Street will be closed beginning at noon. Also, Hamburg Street from Russell to Leadenhall Street will be made one-way eastbound before the game and one-way westbound after the game.
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By Baltimoresun.com Staff | April 1, 2005
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation has announced several traffic and parking alerts that will be in effect Monday for the Orioles' season-opening baseball game. The Orioles play the Oakland Athletics at 3:05 p.m. Parking restrictions and neighborhood permit parking regulations will be strictly enforced on game day, officials warned. Anyone without a parking permit for the Oriole Park at Camden Yards stadium lots is strongly encouraged to use public transportation. "Mass transit is a great way for O's fans to get to the ballpark," said Alfred H. Foxx, director of the Department of Transportation.
NEWS
March 30, 2008
Parking restrictions, street closings and new traffic patterns are in store for motorists traveling to or near Camden Yards for the Opening Day of the Orioles' regular season tomorrow. The city's Department of Transportation is urging people without parking permits for stadium lots to use buses or light rail. Parking in neighborhoods near the stadium, such as Ridgely's Delight and Federal Hill, is forbidden without a residential parking pass. "All parking restrictions and neighborhood permit parking regulations will be aggressively and strictly enforced throughout the season," the DOT said in a statement, warning that violators will be ticketed and towed to the Fallsway impound lot. New routes for pedestrians have been set up to ease navigation around the construction of a hotel on Eutaw Street.
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By STACEY HIRSH and STACEY HIRSH,SUN REPORTER | April 3, 2006
Fans heading into today's Opening Day game at Camden Yards may still hear Jeff Ingerman yelling "pretzels, pretzels" or see Junior McCrae peddling his $2 peanuts - but they'll have to look across the street to find them. Construction of a city-financed hotel on the north side of Oriole Park at Camden Yards has transformed the gateway to the stadium, funneling many fans through a covered walkway and moving about 30 vendors a block or more from their coveted spot outside the park's north entrance on Camden Street.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | November 18, 2000
In Baltimore County Third pipe bomb found, in home of suspect's relative TIMONIUM - Authorities said yesterday that they had found a third pipe bomb as they continue to investigate the activities of Steven E. Tarpley, a Harford County man in whose home two such bombs were found this week. The latest device was discovered Thursday afternoon by state and federal bomb specialists in the home of a Tarpley family member in Timonium, said the state fire marshal's office. State police were summoned to Tarpley's home in the 3400 block of Jarrettsville Pike on Tuesday because of a domestic dispute.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | August 28, 2013
Road closures in Baltimore connected to the Grand Prix will continue throughout the Labor Day weekend, with more streets shutting down Thursday. To accommodate the 2-mile race course near the Inner Harbor, these roads will be closed beginning at various times starting Thursday : Northbound Light Street between Key Highway and Pratt Street will close at 9 a.m. Southbound Light Street between Key Highway and Pratt Street will close...
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | August 27, 2013
Motorists should expect additional road closures in Baltimore connected to the Labor Day weekend Grand Prix, city officials said Tuesday. To accommodate the 2-mile race course near the Inner Harbor, these roads will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. Wednesday: •Pratt Street between Paca and Calvert streets. Local traffic can use Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard toward Paca Street as an alternative. Two-way traffic will be authorized between Penn and Paca streets. Interstate 395/Howard Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Pratt Street.
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The Baltimore Sun | February 4, 2013
If you go The Ravens victory parade will kick off at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at City Hall. From City Hall, the parade will proceed south on Commerce Street, continue to Pratt and Howard streets, and end at M&T Bank Stadium. About 12:30 p.m., fans can attend a free celebration featuring the team and entertainment at M&T Bank Stadium. The event will be held rain or shine. Concessions, merchandise and restrooms will be available. Parking for the stadium celebration is free in lots F, G, H, and J and will open at 9 a.m. No tailgating will be permitted.
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The Baltimore Sun | October 10, 2012
Streets throughout Baltimore will be closed temporarily Saturday for the 2012 Under Armour Baltimore Running Festival, which includes a 26-mile marathon, a half-marathon and a 5K race. According to the organizers, here is a list of street closures and approximate times. Organizers say that final decisions about when to open and close streets will be made by police officers at various intersections. They say there also may be "rolling stops," which means an officer may allow vehicles to proceed when there is a gap between runners.
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By Brent Jones and Brent Jones,Sun reporter | March 31, 2008
Eddie Brooks sold his colorful array of baseball hats, sweaters, pennants and sunglasses during Orioles FanFest at the corner of Camden and Eutaw streets, an area off-limits to vendors during games the past two years. The event Saturday wasn't an actual contest, so Brooks was able to sell at a spot that will be closed to vendors again come today's Orioles season opener against the Tampa Bay Rays. The event provided Brooks a brief flashback to the good old days. "If you came to a game in 2003 or 2004, everything was set up. All up and down Camden Street, people were selling pizza, there were umpteenths million hat stands.
NEWS
March 30, 2008
Parking restrictions, street closings and new traffic patterns are in store for motorists traveling to or near Camden Yards for the Opening Day of the Orioles' regular season tomorrow. The city's Department of Transportation is urging people without parking permits for stadium lots to use buses or light rail. Parking in neighborhoods near the stadium, such as Ridgely's Delight and Federal Hill, is forbidden without a residential parking pass. "All parking restrictions and neighborhood permit parking regulations will be aggressively and strictly enforced throughout the season," the DOT said in a statement, warning that violators will be ticketed and towed to the Fallsway impound lot. New routes for pedestrians have been set up to ease navigation around the construction of a hotel on Eutaw Street.
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By From staff reports | April 4, 2004
In Carroll County Sykesville man, 18, is killed in crash near Eldersburg ELDERSBURG - An 18-year-old Sykesville man was killed yesterday morning in a head-on collision on Route 32 just north of the Morgan Run bridge and Liberty Reservoir. About 6:30 a.m., state police said, a Chevrolet Camaro northbound on Route 32 crossed the center line and crashed into a delivery truck. The passenger in the Camaro, Nelson William Fincham III of Sykesville, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
NEWS
November 15, 1993
Kelsie Sigmon has a contention with the Convention Center.The Edgewood resident drives down Interstate 95 each day, through the Fort McHenry tunnel and along Interstate 395 into downtown.Going north on I-395, which turns into Howard Street, she makes a left onto Camden Street, turns right on Paca Street and then eases into the Marriott Hotel.But since construction on the $150 million Convention Center expansion began last month, her path has been blocked. The left onto Camden is prohibited.
NEWS
April 6, 2007
Branch aide Crider chosen to fill seat on City Council Vernon E. Crider, an aide to former City Councilwoman Paula Johnson Branch, was nominated by a committee yesterday to replace her as the representative from the 13th District, virtually ensuring that he will be sworn in to the position this month. Crider, 43, began as a City Council aide in 2004. Before that, he was a special-education teacher and an assistant principal at Lake Clifton-Eastern High School. On the committee of 10 council members, seven supported Crider, one abstained and two were absent, according to a spokesman for the City Council president.
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By JULIE SCHARPER and JULIE SCHARPER,SUN REPORTER | July 16, 2006
When the Orioles play at home, Jerry Smith flips sizzling Polish and Italian sausages, hot dogs and hamburgers on a grill at the corner of Pratt and Howard streets. "Two hot dogs, a soda and a bag of chips for four bucks, folks," he calls in a singsong voice. "Cheaper on the outside. Take it inside with you, folks." But this year, there aren't as many folks passing by to hear Smith's pitch. Many of his colleagues blame city construction - but others say the O's lackluster season hasn't helped, either.
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