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  • Mayor launching micro-loan program for Baltimore small businesses

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is launching a micro-loan fund for small businesses in Baltimore, to help them hire and stabilize their businesses. The effort, called BaltimoreMICRO, will enable small businesses with under $1 million in annual revenue...
  • Rawlings-Blake names new Rec and Parks director

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has hired a new director of recreation and parks, choosing an experienced manager who has headed similar agencies in three cities. Ernest W. Burkeen Jr., 64, who previously ran recreation and parks departments in Miami,...
  • Miracle on Main Streets kicks off Wednesday

    Miracle on Main Streets kicks off Wednesday
    Shoppers who lined up at Sears on Thanksgiving and braved Walmart before dawn on Black Friday might want a change of pace, city officials are hoping. With the Miracle on Main Streets campaign, the city hopes to encourage holiday shopping in Baltimore's...
  • Grading system for Baltimore restaurants proposed

    Grading system for Baltimore restaurants proposed
    Restaurant and bar owners in Baltimore may soon be required to post letter grades rating their performance in city health inspections — a system aimed at informing the public about the cleanliness of neighborhood eateries. Legislation mandating...
  • Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year

    Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year
    The developers of Baltimore's casino will pay the city at least $11 million in their first year of operation — significantly less than terms proposed in 2009, but enough to help fund a small property tax cut for city homeowners, officials said. The...
  • City says injunction for casino construction not warranted

    City says injunction for casino construction not warranted
    Lawyers for Baltimore say a group of Westport residents seeking an injunction to stop construction of the Horseshoe Casino along Russell Street have no legal standing and are being used by a shadowy organization more concerned with delaying the facility...
  • Bankruptcy suit reveals details about Turner's tries to develop Westport waterfront

    Bankruptcy suit reveals details about Turner's tries to develop Westport waterfront
    The only residents of the Westport waterfront last week were a gaggle of geese that commandeered a large puddle amid the brush and broken asphalt. The only structure was a battered chain-link fence, capturing wind-blown litter along the perimeter. By now...
  • Without Brodie, BDC projects, tax incentives move forward

    Without Brodie, BDC projects, tax incentives move forward
    For the first time in 16 years, the directors of the Baltimore Development Corp. met Thursday without M.J. "Jay" Brodie at the helm of the city's influential, quasi-public economic development arm. The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, who has...
  • City plans to sell Senator Theatre to Cusack family

    City plans to sell Senator Theatre to Cusack family
    The Baltimore Development Corp. has agreed to sell the historic Senator Theatre to its current operators, officials said Thursday. The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, announced the sale to Kathleen Cusack and her father James "Buzz" Cusack...
  • Occupy anniversary: The 1 percent are winning

    Occupy anniversary: The 1 percent are winning
    It's been a good year for the 1 percent. The protesters who occupied public spaces in cities across the country, beginning with Wall Street on Sept. 17, 2011, garnered a great deal of attention for the idea that our democracy is being hijacked by the...
  • Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change

    Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change
    Some are working to change the way development in Baltimore affects low-income residents. Others are using art to comment on social inequalities. Still others are battling home foreclosures in the city or gathering free books to hand out in poor...
  • Affordable-housing requirement waived for Superblock

    Baltimore's Department of Housing and Community Development has waived the affordable-housing requirement for the Lexington Square "Superblock" project, a development discussed Thursday at a meeting of the City Council's Taxation, Finance and Economic...