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Catonsville wallpaper business considers moving or closing

A bright red "now leasing" sign on the building of a longtime Catonsville business is portending change along Frederick Road. While the future of Plymouth Wallpaper Furnishing & Gifts at the Catonsville location is unclear, the large sign promoting available space has prompted questions in the...

  • Legal Aid: Despite errors in complaints, landlords win rent cases

    Legal Aid: Despite errors in complaints, landlords win rent cases

    Landlords have won cases in rent court despite failing to completely document claims or prove they are licensed to rent properties, and in instances were tenants were not properly served notice that they faced possible eviction, according to a study released Tuesday by Maryland Legal Aid. The organization,...

  • County, family seal land sale that will lead to park in Towson

    County, family seal land sale that will lead to park in Towson

    The Radebaugh family, owners of a 92-year-old floral company based in Towson, have agreed to sell a portion of their property off Aigburth Avenue to Baltimore County for use as a new park. The county has agreed to purchase 2.36 acres of land at 50 Aigburth Avenue for $1.1 million, according to spokeswoman...

  • Where the wealthy once lived, renovation aims to bring back comforts of home

    Where the wealthy once lived, renovation aims to bring back comforts of home

    A trio of Cathedral Hill townhouses that once housed wealthy Baltimore families are being reinvented as apartments aimed at a new generation who want to live and work downtown. Renamed Franklin Lofts & Flats, the Federal-style merchants' homes face East Franklin Street at St. Paul Place, a few...

  • Decision on development in historic Ellicott City delayed

    Decision on development in historic Ellicott City delayed

    Howard County's planning board delayed a vote on a plan to build 13 houses less than a mile away from flood-ravaged Main Street in historic Ellicott City, continuing a more than six-month- long case that gained renewed opposition following July's flash flood in the historic district. Residents...

  • Living small is big for business

    Living small is big for business

    WASHINGTON — The idea started on an empty alley lot in the Washington, D.C.'s little-known Stronghold neighborhood. Brian Levy wanted to show those around him the benefits of minimal and environmentally friendly living. So in 2012, he enlisted an architecture firm and builder to construct a 210-square-foot...

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