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Baltimore Convention Center

Baltimore Convention Center
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  • Baltimore Convention Center expansion: A real opportunity for downtown

    Marta Mossburg's "Convention Center expansion: Build it and they won't come" (June 8) offers a roadmap for destroying Baltimore as a tourist destination. Imagine Baltimore without Harborplace, the Aquarium, the Science Center, M&T Bank Stadium and...
  • New convention center and arena plan critical to Baltimore's future

    New convention center and arena plan critical to Baltimore's future
    The Greater Baltimore Committee's proposed concept for building a new 18,500-seat arena and a 500-room hotel on Conway Street and connecting the arena to an expanded convention center has generated a deluge of media "buzz." Reactions to the idea of...
  • Stadium authority approves study of convention center/arena

    The Maryland Stadium Authority agreed Tuesday to study the feasibility of building a new downtown arena and expanding the Baltimore Convention Center — but directors want the city of Baltimore to help pay part of the study's $150,000 cost....
  • Baltimore Hilton is off to a promising start

    Baltimore Hilton is off to a promising start
    The city-owned Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel is far from a thrilling piece of architecture. Its massive bulk blocks the view of the eye-pleasing Bromo Seltzer Tower for fans sitting in Camden Yards. But as a convention hotel designed to boost...
  • Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in Baltimore events, movies, music and more

    Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in Baltimore events, movies, music and more
    MOVIES OPENING A Better Life Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part The Trip Winnie the Pooh NOTABLE TV Eureka (season premiere, 8 p.m. Monday, Syfy) MLB Home Run Derby (special, 8 p.m. Monday, ESPN) Warehouse 13 (season premiere, 9 p.m. Monday, Syfy)...
  • Charles Street corridor sees post-recession resurgence

    Charles Street corridor sees post-recession resurgence
    Walid Hajj is happy he followed his instincts and bought an incomplete condo redevelopment in Baltimore's Mount Vernon neighborhood last fall. Within three days of advertising the building's 13 newly redeveloped apartments this month, Hajj had rented all...
  • City says Grand Prix won't close downtown

    City says Grand Prix won't close downtown
    Baltimore's top transportation officials sought to reassure residents Monday that while several of the city's busiest streets would close for the Labor Day weekend Grand Prix road race, the downtown itself would remain open for business. The city's...
  • City to pay part of arena, convention center study

    Baltimore City will pay a third of the $150,000 cost of a Maryland Stadium Authority study to determine whether the city should build a new downtown arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center. Members of the Baltimore Convention & Tourism...
  • 150 years ago, the bloodshed started here

    150 years ago, the bloodshed started here
    A good deal of blood was spilled on both sides. … It was one battle from the President Street Depo —- to the Camden Street depot — I can say no more. Baltimorean Catherine N. Smith, April 1861 One week after the bloodless...
  • Timeline of Schaefer's public life

    Timeline of Schaefer's public life
    Significant dates in William Donald Schaefer's half-century in politics: 1950: Schaefer, a graduate of the University of Baltimore law school, opens downtown practice. Runs unsuccessfully for the House of Delegates from West Baltimore. 1954: Fails again...
  • The hero of Baltimore

    The hero of Baltimore
    Baltimore's favorite son, greatest cheerleader and most irascible politician is gone. By any measure, William Donald Schaefer, who died Monday at age 89, was an extraordinary man. Sixteen years on the Baltimore City Council, 15 as the city's mayor, eight...
  • From City Hall, Schaefer battled national tides

    From City Hall, Schaefer battled national tides
    Stanley Zerden remembers a time in the 1970s when Oldtown held promise. Largely burned out by the 1968 riots, the area became a focus for then-Mayor William Donald Schaefer, who closed blocks of Gay Street to cars and created a revolutionary concept...