Adam Jones Selling Massive Maryland Estate He Bought from Cal Ripken Jr.

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images Outfielder Adam Jones has spread his wings and flown away from the Baltimore Orioles. As a result, he’s placed his estate in Reisterstown, MD, on the market for $3.995 million. The sprawling 24-acre property with a 21,890-square-foot main house was previously the property of Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. Jones emerged as the winning bidder for the massive estate in an auction just last

Decomposing body found in Mount Vernon apartment building, Baltimore police say

The decomposing body of a 64-year-old man was found in an apartment in Mount Vernon on Tuesday, Baltimore police said. The man’s name was not released. His body was found with no signs of trauma in a third-floor apartment at 6 East Read Street about 9:38 a.m., police said. The body was taken to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. It wasn’t immediately

New Ronald McDonald House heart lights up Baltimore's skyline

The 26-foot heart above the new Ronald McDonald House scheduled to open this Spring was illuminated on Feb. 26, 2019. The new house will be located in the Jonestown neighborhood. (Ronald McDonald House Charities) If you “heart” anything about the Ronald McDonald House Charities that provides housing for seriously ill or injured children — and who doesn’t? — you might find your own ticker giving an approving thump at the

Baltimore program turns vacant public housing apartments into homes for chronically homeless families

Diamond Christy moved into Douglass Homes with her two children in a pilot program that takes empty housing units, renovates them, and moves the most vulnerable families into them. (Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun video) Baltimore’s latest effort to get the most vulnerable families into permanent housing and off the streets, out of shelters and no longer couch surfing involves an obvious solution: pairing them up with vacant apartments in the

Maryland receives $53.3 million from HUD to help the homeless

Maryland has received $53.3 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help the homeless, the federal agency announced Friday. “Local communities in Maryland are on the front lines, working day in and day out to reduce homelessness,” Joe DeFelice, HUD’s Mid-Atlantic regional administrator, said in a statement. “I’m pleased we can bolster their efforts by renewing support to 143 existing programs and funding 20 new, promising

'Chili Bowl Sunday' feeds hundreds of homeless in Baltimore

Chili Bowl Sunday founder, Asma Hanif, right, assists Charles Callahan, 67, by holding his bowl of chili as a volunteer offers water, at the annual event held near the Fallsway underpass. (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun) Smelling the chili in the air, the homeless along Fallsway in Baltimore quickly queued up. Beyond 10 steaming aluminum trays of chili, volunteers loaded tables on the sidewalk with a bounty of cornbread, bagels,

Fleetwood Mac Coming To Baltimore In March

From Ticket Network BALTIMORE, MD — Supergroup Fleetwood Mac will perform in concert as they continue their North American tour with a March 24 stop at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore. This American-British rock band has been performing since 1967. Over the years they’ve sold over 100 million records, which makes them one of the best-selling bands in the world. In 1998 band members were inducted into the Rock and

Kamala Harris picks Baltimore as site for headquarters for potential presidential campaign

In this photo taken on Sept. 28, 2018, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California and member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks with survivors of sexual assault in Washington. (SAUL LOEB / AFP/Getty Images) U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris has selected Baltimore for her campaign headquarters if she runs for president, as expected, in 2020, according to sources familiar with the California Democrat’s plans. Harris picked Baltimore because of

Real Estate Investments in Baltimore Have Been Proven to be Profitable, Expert Says

Baltimore, MD – For the past decade Baltimore, Maryland has proven to be a profitable city for real estate investing. Whether a person is trying to stabilize their retirement portfolio, generate passive income or a new career, real estate investing in Baltimore is a great option. While real estate can be profitable there are a handful of barriers. For instance, a person may not want to manage the property. They